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The co-cureate shows
Thursday, September 28–Monday, October 16, 2017
Reception: Friday, September 29, 6–9 p.m.
Representing a hybrid of collaboration, curating, and creation, these mini-exhibits are organized by teams of BFA and MFA students. Each team conceptualizes a show and recruits peers to exhibit, showcasing art in a variety of disciplines including painting, photography, sculpture, media, print, and performance.
Mason Gross Galleries
 
7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 1,  2017
New Jersey Digital Audio Concert (NJDAC) features performances of computer-based music by Rutgers students, faculty, and guest composer and percussionist Adam Vidiksis, who will be performing works by Annie Neikirk, Steven Kemper (Rutgers faculty), and himself. This concert is presented by Music Technology at Mason Gross (MTMG).

Shindell Choral Hall

First Fridays
October 6, November 3, December 1, 2017
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, October through December, featuring rotating events and performances.
Mason Gross Galleries
 
Visiting Filmmaker Series Fall 2017: Short Film Series with Kazik Radwanski
10 a.m. Friday, October 6, 2017
The Rutgers Filmmaking Center presents a screening of Kazik Radwanski's short films. Radwanski will appear for the screenings and host a post-screening Q&A.
Rutgers Cinema
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
Visiting Filmmaker Series Fall 2017: Kelly Reichardt's Old Joy
10 a.m. Friday, October 13, 2017
The Rutgers Filmmaking Center presents Kelly Reichardt's Old Joy. Watch the trailer for Old Joy.
Rutgers Cinema
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 

Mason Gross Presents: Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano (right)
12:30 p.m. October 16, 2017
Recital, master class, and Q&A with the renowned Norwegian performer and New York Philharmonic 2017–2018 artist-in-residence.
Nicholas Music Center

Mason Gross Presents: Rediscovering Telemann’s Fantasy
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Scholar and musicologist Thomas Fritzsch presents Georg Philipp Telemann’s fantasies for solo viola da gamba in honor of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s death.
Shindell Choral Hall
 
Visiting Filmmaker Series Fall 2017: Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves
10 a.m. Friday, October 20, 2017
The Rutgers Filmmaking Center presents Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves. Watch the trailer for Night Moves.
Rutgers Cinema
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
Undergraduate Annual Exhibition
Tuesday, October 24–Thursday, November 9, 2017
Reception: Thursday, October 26, 6–9 p.m.
Artist submissions to this juried show will explore this year’s theme, “Between Either and Or.”
Mason Gross Galleries
 
Visiting Filmmaker Series Fall 2017: Kelly Reichardt's Meek’s Cutoff
10 a.m. Friday, October 27, 2017
The Rutgers Filmmaking Center presents Kelly Reichardt's Meek’s Cutoff. Reichardt (right) will appear for a screening of Meek’s Cutoff and a post-screening Q&A. Watch the trailer for Meek’s Cutoff.
Rutgers Cinema
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
MFA Open Studios
3–6 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017
Get a behind-the-scenes look into the practice of student artists as they welcome visitors into their private studios in the Civic Square Building.
 
“Why Bach Matters”
Wednesday, November 1, 7 p.m.
Presented by George B. Stauffer
Despite the general decline of classical music in today’s society, the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in particular, seem to be growing in popularity. From movie sound tracks to concert performances to elevator muzak to public rituals, one encounters Bach’s music at every turn, where it continues to entertain, astonish, and uplift. Join Mason Gross Dean George B. Stauffer for a lecture about this phenomenon and the reasons why Bach matters.

Shindell Choral Hall

 
Master Class: Vocal with Bass-Baritone James Morris
6 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017
Bass-baritone James Morris has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and San Francisco Opera, among others. In the 2017–18 season, Morris returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Timur in Turandot and will make his Opera Theatre of Saint Louis debut singing Ben in Marc Blitzstein's Regina in a new production by James Robinson and conducted by Stephen Lord.
Shindell Choral Hall
 
MFA First-Year Exhibition
Thursday, November 16–Saturday, December 9, 2017
Reception: Friday, November 17, 6–9 p.m.
Two months into their graduate study, students present this annual exhibition featuring a variety of media including photography, painting, digital projections, installations, sculpture, printmaking, lightboxes, video/sound, and film.
 
Visiting Filmmaker Series Fall 2017: Short Film Series and Master Class with Stephanie Spray
10 a.m. Friday, November 17, 2017
The Rutgers Filmmaking Center presents a screening of Stephanie Spray's short films. Spray will appear for the screenings and host a master class as well as a post-screening Q&A.
Rutgers Cinema
This series is underwritten by the Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation.
 
String Day Concert
5 p.m. Saturday, November 18, 2017
High school chamber orchestras from the tri-county area perform under the guidance of Rutgers Symphony Orchestra director Kynan Johns.
Nicholas Music Center
 
HELIX! New Music Ensemble
7 p.m. Sunday, November 19, 2017
World premieres from student and faculty composers alongside leading international composers.
Shindell Choral Hall
 
Sounds of Chamber Music
2 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2017
Chamber music performances by winners of the Mason Gross Honors Chamber Music Competition.
Shindell Choral Hall
 
Rutgers Baroque Players: A Musical Banquet for the Telemann Year
7:30 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2017
Instrumental and vocal music of Georg Philipp Telemann played on period instruments in honor of the 250th anniversary of the composer’s death.
Shindell Choral Hall