For those who want to shake things up.
Gallery: Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association
On view through July 2, 2017
Reception: Friday, April 21 from 6–8 p.m.
American contemporary artist Kara Walker and a cohort of Rutgers students explore the history of the United States as a slave owning nation and the shadows that it continues to cast over the 21st century.
Zimmerli Museum, Focus Gallery
Pardon My Garden: Sculpture Show in Rutgers Gardens
Tuesday, April 18–Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Look for eight site-specific sculptures by Mason Gross School of the Arts undergraduate students on view at Rutgers Gardens, 112 Ryders Lane in New Brunswick. A public walk-through of the sculptures interspersed among the greenery will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. April 20 beginning at the gardens’ Log Cabin, at 140 Log Cabin Road.
The exhibition, Pardon My Garden, is a collaboration between Rutgers Gardens and a Mason Gross sculpture class. The gardens, open year-round on the George H. Cook Campus, encompass 180 acres of designed gardens and natural habitats, featuring a bamboo grove, a holly collection, an ornamental small tree collection, and tribute gardens, among other horticultural collections.
Participating students are Sean Carolan, Veronica Hahr, Lauren Loesner, Audrey Meehan, Thaly Rivera, Sabrina Rosario, Gillian Smith, and Clancy Vetter.
Rutgers Baroque Players: Concert or Combat? Baroque Concertos on Period Instruments
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Rebecca Cypess, director
Concerti for strings and winds by Bach and Vivaldi that pit soloist against orchestra and bring them back together again.
Rutgers Wind Ensemble: The Color of Wind
7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2017
Part one of a three-part cycle of impressions for wind ensemble connecting sight with sound. Works include Frank Ticheli’s “Dancing on Water,” Claude Debussy’s “The Engulfed Cathedral,” and John Mackey’s “Wine-Dark Sea.”
Nicholas Music Center
General Public $15 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $10 / Students $5 (Fees may apply)
Highland Park Sculpture River Walk
Friday, April 28–Friday, September 1
GRAND OPENING: Sunday, April 30, 1:30 to 5 p.m. Featuring an open-air artist meet & greet and live performances.
A team of intrepid MFA sculpture students joins forces with the Borough of Highland Park on a sculpture intervention just across the river from Mason Gross. The result: Seven sculptures on view along the Raritan, an outdoor "gallery" stretching from the entrance of Highland Park at the Albany Street Bridge to the beginning of Johnson Park, Middlesex County.
The Highland Park Sculpture River Walk is a cooperative project with the Highland Park Arts Commission, Borough of Highland Park, and Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Eugene Young Environmental Education Center
20 River Road, Highland Park, NJ
This installation has been made possible through the gracious support of the following sponsors: County Concrete Corp, Harry Gordon Studios, Highland Park Arts Commission, and Smooth-on, with additional support from The Home Depot and Digital Atelier.