Events

May 17, 2017

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Meet the Birds of Rutgers University–Newark: Wednesdays in May, Newark
Enjoy a free guided walking tour that explores the urban bird habitat of Rutgers University–Newark every Wednesday morning in May. Groups meet at 7:45 a.m. at the entrance to Boyden Hall on the Norman Samuels Plaza. Learn more here

Landscape Architecture Environmental Planning Studio Exhibit: through May 31, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Art Library presents an exhibition of landscape architecture students’ works through May 31. Learn more here.

Reflections: Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese: through July 30, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum exhibits Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese through July 30. Learn more here.

Highland Park Sculpture River Walk: through September 1, Highland Park
Mason Gross School of the Arts MFA sculpture students join the Borough of Highland Park on a public art initiative, which includes seven sculptures positioned along the Raritan River, creating an outdoor “gallery” stretching from the entrance of Highland Park at the Albany Street Bridge to the beginning of Johnson Park, Middlesex County. The sculptures are on view through September 1. Click here for a walk sheet guide.

2017 Garden Series Classes: through September 16, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens offers a variety of classes for enthusiasts through experienced gardeners through September 16. Topics include gardening, landscape design, and garden crafts and fine arts. Learn more here

May 10, 2017

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Spring Flower Fair: May 12, 13, and 14, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens hosts the Ultimate Plant Sale on May 12, 13, and 14 at Hort Farm No. 1 - Log Cabin. Learn more here

Telling Untold Histories Unconference: May 11, Newark
Every place, every person, and every object has a history, but not all histories are told. Telling Untold Histories—New Jersey’s annual “unconference” that looks for human stories yet to be told—explores these histories and asks why some stories remain untold. The event is on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Campus Center. Register here.

Landscape Architecture Environmental Planning Studio Exhibit: through May 31, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Art Library presents an exhibition of landscape architecture students’ works through May 31. Learn more here.

Reflections: Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese: through July 30, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum exhibits Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese through July 30. Learn more here.

Highland Park Sculpture River Walk: through September 1, Highland Park
Mason Gross School of the Arts M.F.A. sculpture students join the Borough of Highland Park on a public art initiative, which includes seven sculptures positioned along the Raritan River, creating an outdoor “gallery” stretching from the entrance of Highland Park at the Albany Street Bridge to the beginning of Johnson Park, Middlesex County. The sculptures are on view through September 1. Click here for a walk sheet guide.

2017 Garden Series Classes: through September 16, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens offers a variety of classes for enthusiasts through experienced gardeners through September 16. Topics include gardening, landscape design, and garden crafts and fine arts. Learn more here.

Practice Mindfulness: Weekly, New Brunswick and Piscataway
Stressed? Learn mindfulness meditation at one of three weekly hour-long Mindfulness Meditation Noon Workshops. The workshops are held from noon to 1 p.m. at three locations at Rutgers University–New Brunswick through May 11: Tuesday, Room 122a, Busch Student Center; Wednesday, Conference Room, Student Activities Center, College Avenue Campus; and Thursday, Room C, Douglass Student Center. Beginners are welcome. Learn more here.

May 3, 2017

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Grand Opening Celebration for Express Newark: May 5, Newark
An official celebration of the opening of Express Newark in the former Hahne & Co. Building—now an arts, culture, business, and community hub in downtown Newark—takes place on May 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. Events include the inaugural L + M Lecture “Newark: My Home in the Arts,” a reception, tours, and interactive demonstrations by each of the arts partners housed in Express Newark. Learn more here.  

Rutgers Energy Symposium: May 3, Piscataway
The Rutgers Energy Institute presents its 12th annual symposium on May 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fiber Optic Materials Research Building, Piscataway. The theme this year is “Carbon Capture and Storage and Low-Carbon Technology.” Learn more here.

CURE Seminar Series: Rasheda L. Weaver: May 5, Camden
The Center for Urban Research and Education’s monthly seminar series hosts Rasheda L. Weaver, a Ph.D. candidate in the Public Affairs program, who presents “Social Enterprise: Examining the Quest to Humanize Business” on May 5 at 12:15 p.m. in the faculty lounge, third floor, Armitage Hall, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Rutgers Pianists Gala at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall: May 8, New York City
Take a musical trip around the world with Mason Gross pianists on May 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The concert features performers from 15 countries and music from composers such as Carl Nielsen, Manuel de Falla, and William Bolcom. Purchase tickets here.

Landscape Architecture Environmental Planning Studio Exhibit: through May 31, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Art Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, presents an exhibition of landscape architecture students’ works through May 31. Learn more here.

Reflections: Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese: through July 30, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, exhibits Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese through July 30. Learn more here.

2017 Garden Series Classes: through September 16, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens offers a variety of classes for enthusiasts through experienced gardeners through September 16. Topics include gardening, landscape design, and garden crafts and fine arts. Learn more here.

Practice Mindfulness: Weekly, New Brunswick and Piscataway
Stressed? Learn mindfulness meditation at one of three weekly, hour-long Mindfulness Meditation Noon Workshops. The workshops are held from noon to 1 p.m. at three locations at Rutgers University–New Brunswick through May: Tuesday, Room 122a, Busch Student Center; Wednesday, Conference Room, Student Activities Center, College Avenue Campus; and Thursday, Room C, Douglass Student Center. Beginners are welcome. Learn more here.

April 26, 2017

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All Who Go Do Not Return: April 26, New Brunswick
The Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life hosts Shulem Deen, who will discuss his memoir All Who Go Do Not Return, winner of the National Jewish Book Award in 2015, on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Trayes Hall in the Douglass Student Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Rutgers University Chorus-Newark Spring Concert: April 26, Newark
The acclaimed 50-voice chorus presents its annual spring concert featuring music from the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East on April 26 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Rutgers Symphony Band: April 26, New Brunswick
Enjoy a concert by the Rutgers Symphony Band on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Jazz Ensemble Concert: April 26, Camden
Enjoy a jazz performance directed by Eric Polack, part-time lecturer of music, Department of Fine Arts, Camden College of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University–Camden, on April 26 at 12:30 p.m. in the Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

DancePlus Spring: April 26–30, New Brunswick
Watch works by guest artists Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Soon-Ho Park of Bereishit Dance Company (South Korea), and Jodi Melnick, as well as faculty members John Evans, Randy James, Robert Benford, Blair Ritchie, and Camille Moten, on April 26 through April 29 at 7:30 p.m. and April 30 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Rutgers University Glee Club: April 29, New Brunswick
Join this celebration of the return of the Glee Club from its appearance at the 2017 National Conference of the American Choral Directors Association on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Rutgers Theater Company Presents As You Like It: through April 30, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company presents Shakespeare’s comedy about exile, independence, and the search for love in Arden forest. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 27 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on April 30 in the Philip J. Levin Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here

Rutgers University Choir: A Spring Awakening: May 1, New Brunswick
Enjoy a celebration of the multidimensional awakening of springtime, with movements from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and works by Brahms and Whitacre on May 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Landscape Architecture Environmental Planning Studio Exhibit: through May 31, New Brunswick
The Rutgers Art Library presents an exhibition of landscape architecture students’ works through May 31. Learn more here

April 19, 2017

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Rutgers Theater Company Presents Julius Caesar: April 22 to 30, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company presents an all-female production of Shakespeare’s tragedy about power and ambition. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 22, 23, 26, 28, and 30 in the Philip J. Levin Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here

A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s: Distinguished Lecture and Reception: April 20, New Brunswick
In conjunction with its exhibition A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s, the Zimmerli Art Museum hosts Jane Costlow, Clark A. Griffith Professor of Environmental Studies at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, who explores the subject of nature imaginaries in Soviet literature and visual culture on April 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Rutgers Theater Company Presents As You Like It: April 21 to 30, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company presents Shakespeare’s comedy about exile, independence, and the search for love in Arden forest. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. April 21, 25, 27, and 29 and at 2 p.m. on April 22, 23, and 30, Philip J. Levin Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here

Classic Car Show and Men's Brain Health Fair: April 22, Newark
See more than 20 classic cars while learning about important issues for older men to protect brain health, reduce risk for Alzheimer’s disease, and improve memory on April 22 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Center for Urban and Public Service, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here.

Rutgers–Camden Performance Ensemble Concert: April 22, Camden
Enjoy a performance of Pink Floyd’s The Wall, directed by Stefán Örn Arnarson, theater programs director, on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Jeffrey Gibson Distinguished Lecture: April 24, New Brunswick
Mason Gross School of the Arts hosts a lecture by artist Jeffrey Gibson on April 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the James J. Florio Special Events Forum, Civic Square, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

April 12, 2017

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Rutgers Earth Week Festival: April 17–22, New Brunswick
Students for Environmental Awareness Earth Week Festival presents a series of events surrounding the environment, justice, activism, and community service at locations around Rutgers University–New Brunswick April 1722. All events are free, but RSVP is strongly encouraged for film screenings. Learn more here.

Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities Dance Studies Lecture and Book Signing with Rosemary Candelario: April 12, New Brunswick
Rosemary Candelario is author of Flowers Cracking Concrete: Eiko and Koma’s Asian/American Choreographies, the first in-depth study of the 40-year career of Eiko and Koma, two artists from Japan who have lived and worked in New York City since the mid-1970s, establishing themselves as innovative and influential modern and postmodern dancers. Candelario presents a free lecture on April 12 at 12:30 p.m. in Nicholas Music Center, Studio 110, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

United We Move, the 2017 Fitness Fair: April 12, Newark
Learn how to be fit and healthy while having fun at this event on April 12 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Norman Samuels Plaza, Rutgers University–Newark. Hands-on activities, educational games and exhibits, food, raffles and giveaways will be provided. Learn more here.

Mallery Concert Series: Alessandra Tiraterra: April 12, Camden
Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by pianist Alessandra Tiraterra on April 12 at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Music Room, second floor, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Distinguished Lecture: “Is Zen ‘Enlightenment’ Sudden or Gradual?: Insights from the Korean Buddhist Tradition”: April 20, New Brunswick
The Department of Religion sponsors “Is Zen ‘Enlightenment’ Sudden or Gradual?: Insights from the Korean Buddhist Tradition,” a lecture by Robert E. Buswell Jr. on April 20 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at  Alexander Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Practice Mindfulness: Weekly, New Brunswick and Piscataway
Stressed? Learn mindfulness meditation at one of three weekly, hour-long Mindfulness Meditation Noon Workshops. The workshops are held from noon to 1 p.m. at three locations at Rutgers University–New Brunswick through May: Tuesday, Room 122a, Busch Student Center; Wednesday, Conference Room, Student Activities Center, College Avenue Campus; and Thursday, Room C, Douglass Student Center. Beginners are welcome. Learn more here.

April 5, 2017

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Camden Comic Con: April 8, Camden
Camden Comic Con is a free, all-ages comic convention held in the Camden Athletic and Fitness Center, Rutgers University–Camden, on April 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more here

Writers in Camden: Lauren Grodstein and Patrick Rosal: April 5, Camden
Rutgers University–Camden Department of English faculty members Lauren Grodstein and Patrick Rosal read from their work on April 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Camden Campus Center, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more and RSVP here.

Mallery Concert Series: Clipper Erickson: April 5, Camden
Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by pianist Clipper Erickson on April 5 at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Music Room, second floor, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

Proof: April 5–9, Camden
Damon Bonetti directs David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play Proof, which tells a heart-wrenching personal tale of love, loss, and an uncertain future, from April 59 in the in the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers University–Camden. The performances are at 7:30 p.m. on April 58 and at 2 p.m. on April 9. Learn more here.

Douglass Dean’s Colloquia: “Conversations with Extraordinary Women”: April 6, New Brunswick
The Douglass Dean’s Colloquia “Conversations with Extraordinary Women” presents “Alice Aycock: Selected Works” on April 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Albers-Schonberg room at the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Learning Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more and RSVP here.

13th Screening and Discussion: April 6, Camden
The School of Social Work and the Division of Student Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden host a screening and discussion on Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated and critically acclaimed documentary 13th on April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room in the Camden Campus Center, Rutgers–Camden. Learn more here.

Fourth Julesz Lecture on Brain Research: April 6, Piscataway
The fourth Julesz Lecture on Brain Research features Jack Gallant of the University of California, Berkeley, speaking on “How the Brain Builds a Rich Representation of the Natural Visual World” on April 6 at 5 p.m. at the Fiber Optic Materials Research Building, Piscataway. RSVP here.

We Still Remain: A Focus on New Jersey Native American Tribes: April 8, Newark
Rutgers University–Newark hosts a panel discussion focusing on issues concerning cultural heritage, cohesion of tribal governance, and systemic and institutional racism on April 8 from 8 a.m. to noon at the at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers–Newark. Learn more here.

2017 Garden Series Classes: through September 16, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens offers a variety of classes for enthusiasts and experienced gardeners through September 16. Topics include gardening, landscape design, and garden crafts and fine arts. Learn more here

March 29, 2017

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LGBTQ Veterans and Active Military Service: March 30, Newark
“The Courage to Be … LGBT Veterans and Military Service” encourages LGBTQ veterans to share their experiences with the Newark and Rutgers communities on March 30 at Ackerson Hall, Dean's Lounge, Rutgers University–Newark. Film clips will be shown from 6 to 6:45 p.m., followed by a panel, Q&A, and refreshments from 7 to 9 p.m. Panelists include James Credle, Benny Roman, Danielle King, and Jahari Shears-King. Click here for more information.

 An Evening with the New York Times’ Frank Bruni: March 29, New Brunswick
The Eagleton Institute of Politics hosts veteran New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni at 7 p.m. on March 29 in the Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. RSVP here.

Mallery Concert Series: Aligheri Duo: March 29, Camden
Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by the Aligheri Duo on March 29 at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Music Room, second floor, Fine Arts Building, Rutgers University–Camden. Learn more here.

A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s: Tour, Film, and Reception: March 29, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick hosts a tour of its A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s exhibition by curator Anna Rogulina on March 29 at 4:30 p.m., followed by a screening of the 2015 award-winning documentary film Babushkas of Chernobyl at 5:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Film Screening: Don’t Tell Anyone (No le Digas a Nadie): March 30, New Brunswick
The Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities presents a film screening of Don't Tell Anyone (No le Digas a Nadie) followed by a discussion with filmmaker, Mikaela Shwer, and film subject, Angy Riveraon, on March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Living Learning Center, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Master of Business and Science Open House: March 30, Piscataway
Learn more about the master of business and science degree, which combines a master of science with hands-on learning, business courses, and networking opportunities, on March 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Computing Research and Education Building, Piscataway. Learn more here.

New Jersey Medical School vs. Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Annual Charity Hockey Game: March 31, Newark
The annual New Jersey Medical School vs. Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Charity Hockey Game, which will benefit the Smiles Across Bangladesh fund, will be played March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Prudential Center Amerihealth Pavilion in Newark. Admission is free but donations to the fund are encouraged. Learn more or donate here.

Film Screening: Old Stone: March 31, New Brunswick
The New Jersey Film Festival and the Confucius Institute of Rutgers University present a free screening of the feature film Old Stone on March 31 at 7 p.m. at Voorhees Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here

Healthcare Innovation Summit: April 1, New Brunswick
The Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts its first Healthcare Innovation Summit to address topics such as evolving patient care paradigms, new medical education tools, and innovative biotechnology on April 1 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Register here

2017 Garden Series Classes: through September 16, New Brunswick
Rutgers Gardens, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, offers a variety of classes for enthusiasts through experienced gardeners through September 16. Topics include gardening, landscape design, and garden crafts and fine arts. Learn more here

March 22, 2017

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Screening: Don’t Tell Anyone: March 22, Newark
Don’t Tell Anyone is a film about courage, facing insurmountable obstacles and the determination to fight for justice. Angy Rivera, 24, steps out of the shadows to share her parallel journey of being undocumented and sexually abused, emerging as an activist, blogger, and advice columnist for others in her situation. The screening is March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Campus Center, Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here

Mallery Concert Series: Jean Lin: March 22, Camden
Take a midday break and listen to live music performed by pianist Jean Lin on March 22 at 12:15 p.m. in the Mallery Music Room, second floor, Rutgers University–Camden Fine Arts Building. Learn more here.

“Moving Forward: Defending Civil Liberties and Human Rights": March 22, New Brunswick
Center for Women’s Global Leadership hosts the discussion “Moving Forward: Defending Civil Liberties and Human Rights” on March 22 at 6 p.m. in Room 2225, Rutgers Academic Building, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Register here.

School of Health Professions Open House: March 23, Piscataway
The School of Health Professions hosts an open house on March 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Research Tower, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Piscataway. RSVP here.

School of Public Health Open House: March 24, Newark
The School of Public Health hosts an open house on March 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Grand Foyer, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark. RSVP here.

Free Symposium: “Reinventing Documentary Photography in the 1970s”: March 23–24, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, hosts the interdisciplinary symposium “Reinventing Documentary Photography in the 1970s.” On March 23 at 6 p.m., independent artist, researcher, editor, and curator Jorge Ribalta presents the keynote talk “Not Yet. On the Reinvention of Documentary and the Critique of Modernism,” reflecting on the exhibition of the same title that he organized at Madrid’s Museo Reina Sofia in 2015. A reception precedes the talk at 5 p.m. The symposium on March 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. explores the multiple ways that documentary work was rethought and contested during the decade, in both critical discourse and artistic practice. The event is free but registration is required.

Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Women’s Empowerment Conference: March 25, Piscataway
Attend the Jewel Plummer Cobb S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Women’s Empowerment Conference on March 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Busch Student Center, Piscataway. The goal is to unite, educate, and inspire women to discover their passion and purpose and elevate their understanding of what it means to be a woman in today’s society. The theme is “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” Purchase tickets here.  

Emperor of the Moon: through March 25, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company presents Emperor of the Moon, the story of a space-obsessed professor who believes that life on the moon is the answer to all the world’s woes. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on March 21 to 25 with an additional 2 p.m. show on March 25 in the Philip J. Levin Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

RU Ready to Farm: March 25, March 28, April 1: North Brunswick
“RU Ready to Farm: Specialty Crops,” a three-day course for beginning farmers interested in commercial vegetable production, will take place on March 25, March 28, and April 1 at Middlesex County EARTH Center and Extension Services. Register here.

Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir: March 26, New Brunswick
The choir performs Heinrich Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien, a baroque masterpiece for chorus, soli, and chamber orchestra, on March 26 at 5 p.m. in Kirkpatrick Chapel, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Symposium: “Advances in Tuberculosis Research Relevant to Global Tuberculosis Control”: March 28, Piscataway
The School of Public Health, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, presents “Advances in Tuberculosis Research Relevant to Global Tuberculosis Control” on March 28 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 3 A/B, School of Public Health, Piscataway. The seminar, presented by Jerrold J. Ellner, professor and chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Boston University, will be available via Lifesize Conferencing @ Newark in Conference Room 741, Stanley S. Bergen Building, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark. Learn more here.

cELLAbration! A Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald's 100th Birthday Anniversary: March 24–25, Newark
The Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies, in collaboration with Rutgers University Libraries and the Office of the Chancellor, presents “cELLAbration,” a free two-day symposium of presentations and music celebrating the most influential vocalist in the history of jazz, on March 24 and March 25 at Clement’s Place, 15 Washington Street,  Rutgers University–Newark. Learn more here

March 15, 2017

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Horses: The Best of the Best: March 18–19, Piscataway
Equine enthusiasts of all levels are invited to a conference that presents the most recent updates in the equine industry to the general public on March 18 and March 19 at the Livingston Student Center, Piscataway. Learn more here

41st Annual Rutgers Home Gardeners School: March 18, New Brunswick
The Home Gardeners School offers 37 individual workshop sessions covering a wide array of horticulture topics on March 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hickman Hall, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Registration is required. The event is sold out but there is a wait list. Learn more here.

Symphony in C Presents “Tchaikovsky and Schubert”: March 18, Camden
Enjoy Symphony in C on March 18 at 8 p.m. in the Walter K. Gordon Theater, Rutgers University–Camden. Symphony in C will perform early works by Mozart and Schubert and Respighi’s depiction of birdsong, The Birds. Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme will showcase principal cellist Yoni Draiblate. Learn more here.

Portrait Garden by Lynn Cazabon: Artist Talk: March 20, Newark
Lynn Cazabon talks about her Portrait Garden project at the Center for Law and Justice, Rutgers University–Newark, on March 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. The artist conducted interviews with 11 women incarcerated at Maryland Correctional Institution for Women and asked them to self-identify with perennial plants. She then selected for each an additional native species. In the fall of 2013, Cazabon and the 11 women established the gardens, which the women continued to maintain. The following spring, Cazabon returned to photograph the mature plants, creating Portrait Garden, a collection of photographs of the cultivated plants paired with the recorded conversations she shared with each woman. The exhibition is on view through July 31. Learn more here.

Emperor of the Moon: March 21–25, New Brunswick
Rutgers Theater Company presents Emperor of the Moon, the story of a space-obsessed professor who believes that life on the moon is the answer to the world’s woes. Performances are from March 21 to March 25 at 7:30 p.m. and also on March 25 at 2 p.m. in the Philip J. Levin Theater, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Learn more here.

Reflections: Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese: through July 30, New Brunswick
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, exhibits Photographs of Iconic African Americans by Terrence A. Reese through July 30. Learn more here.

Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken!: through September 15, New Brunswick
Rutgers University Libraries commemorates the centennial of America’s entry into World War I with the special exhibition Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken!: New Jersey in the Great War through September 15 at Alexander Library, Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Click here for more information.

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