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Posted on: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022

Women’s History: Passion and Power on Exhibit – Encaustic Works Honor Historic Women

Monmouth University, Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of the gallery exhibition Women’s History; Passion and Power featuring the work of Julie Dzikiewicz a Virginia-based artist. Dzikiewicz works in ancient encaustic technique using melted wax as paint. The wax is layered and re-fired to create luminous, stained-glass effects and three-dimensional texture. […]

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Miriam Beerman: 1923–2022 Nothing Has Changed Opens This Fall in the DiMattio Gallery

Monmouth University Center for the Arts has announced the opening of a new gallery exhibition Miriam Beerman: 1923–2022 NOTHING HAS CHANGED. The show runs from September 6 to December 11 in the Rechnitz Hall DiMattio Gallery. The exhibition showcases Beerman (1923–2022) as one of the 20th-century’s most provocative artists, whose humanist expressionist works highlight her […]

Posted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The Center for the Arts Awarded Grant by New Jersey State Council on the Arts at Their 56th Annual Meeting

The Center for the Arts was one of over 700 arts organizations, projects, and artists throughout the state that was awarded a grant by The New Jersey State Council on the Arts at their 56th Annual Meeting. NJSCA Council Chair Elizabeth Mattson noted, “Of the $28.3 million announced today, roughly 70% is to support the […]

Posted on: Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Aging and the Lived Experiences of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (t/gnc) – Older Adults: Narratives Through Art- Call for Entries

As told in their own voices through art and film this exhibit seeks to share some of the diverse lived experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming older adults (T/GNC) in the United States and throughout the world. The exhibit centers T/GNC individuals’ unique narratives and make their lives visible. We hope that this program provides […]

Posted on: Thursday, July 7, 2022

Center for the Arts Receives Arpa Grant From Monmouth County Commissioners

The Center for the Arts was one of 93 nonprofit organizations awarded grant through the Monmouth County American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant Program. Each nonprofit organization was eligible to receive up to $500,000 in funding for expenses and/or lost revenue during the Pandemic. Nonprofits could also apply for funding for enhanced […]

Posted on: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Monmouth University Presents a True Beatnik Night of Poetry, Jazz and “Harp” Beats

Poetry and music go together, but rarely do you have a chance to experience a beatnik night like Monmouth University’s Center for the Arts has planned for July 9 in the Pollak Theatre. The evening’s lineup mixes a local legend, up-and-coming talent, and a hometown guy who has reached the pinnacle of his craft. The […]

Posted on: Friday, March 11, 2022

Souls Shot Portrait Project on Exhibition at Pollak Gallery

Gun violence is rampant in the United States. While there are calls for legislation to stop tragedies from gun violence, it is not enough. In 2019, almost 40,000 people lost their lives to gun violence and those numbers are rising each year. To memorialize victims lost so soon, Monmouth University Center for the Arts is […]

Posted on: Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021

Announcing the Launch of the New Tuesday Night Record Club Podcast!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our NEW Tuesday Night Record Club Podcast! Episodes of past shows will be released every other week. Subscribe now to listen to the first episode – Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising and be notified when new episodes are published.

Posted on: Friday, Aug. 6, 2021

Monmouth Arts to Honor Vaune Peck and Monmouth University Center for the Arts at Annual Gala Event

Monmouth University Center for the Arts and Center Director Vaune Peck will be honored next month by Monmouth Arts with the Excellence in the Arts Award at the organization’s 2021 gala event All That Jazz! which is hosted annually to celebrate the accomplishments of community leaders who have made a difference in the arts in […]

Posted on: Monday, July 19, 2021

Met Opera Nightly Streams July 19–25 (Final Week: Viewers’ Choice)

After 70 weeks, 112 different operas, and more than 21.2 million views from 152 countries, our series of free Nightly Opera Streams reaches its grand finale. Enjoy one last week of exceptional performances, specially chosen by viewers. All Nightly Met Opera Stream will begin at 7:30pm EDT and will remain available via the homepage of […]