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MFA First-Year Exhibition
Friday, November 15–Friday, December 7, 2018
Two months into their graduate study, artists present this annuale xhibition featuring a variety of media including photography, painting, digital projections, installations, sculpture, printmaking, lightboxes, video/sound, and film.
Mason Gross Galleries
 
Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Sanya Kantarovsky
6:40 p.m. Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Sanya Kantarovsky is known for his work across a variety of mediums, as well as his texts and curatorial projects. His multifaceted approach often results in artworks that seem forced to reckon with their own embarrassment.
 
10 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2018
Luke Fowler presents a series of his short films. Post-screening Q&A with the director to follow.
 
7:30 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018
World-premiere works by Rutgers composers.
Schare Recital Hall
 
Sounds of Chamber Music
2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018
A diverse selection of student chamber ensembles performing a variety of styles and composers.
 
5 p.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring works by artists including John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, and Herbie Hancock.
Shindell Choral Hall
 
Chamber Competition Winner
2 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2018
Performances by winners of the Mason Gross Honors Chamber Music Competition.
Shindell Choral Hall
 
Rutgers Baroque Players Style
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Music for chamber orchestra from 17th and 18th centuries, played on period instruments.
Mable Smith Douglass Library
 
Fall Dance Concert 2018
7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 6–Sunday, December 9, 2018
New choreographic group works by dance majors, featuring contemporary modern dance.
Loree Dance Theater
 
10 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018
Filmed over nearly a decade, this documentary set in North Philadelphia begins at the dawn of the Obama presidency. Christopher "Quest" Rainey and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest," raise a family while nurturing a community of hip-hop artists in their home music studio. It's a safe space where all are welcome, but this creative sanctuary can't always shield them from the strife that grips their neighborhood. Director Jonathan Olshefski will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
 
First Fridays
December 7, 2018
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, featuring rotating events and performances from 5–9 p.m.
 
Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Diamond Stingily
6:40 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Diamond Stingily is an American artist whose work explores memory and identity through powerful, restrained installations mediated by an intentional choice of material and careful negotiation of spatial relationships
 
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Small-ensemble jazz featuring works by artists including Antonio Carlos Jobim, Charlie Parker, and Sonny Rollins.
Schare Recital Hall
 
7 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018
A screening of short films selected by students.
 
Monday, January 28, 2019–Thursday, February 14, 2019
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students' practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
 
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019
A choreographic methodology that integrates storytelling and explores how to activate women of color and feminisms in creative work. This event is open to the community.
 
7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2019
Engaging audiences as viewers and responders to dance and issues of social justice, This event is open to the community.
 
3 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019
Featuring artists and scholars devoted to innovating intiatives around social justice and artistry. This event is open to the community.
 
February 1, 2019
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. featuring rotating events and performances.
 
1 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019
Contemporary Indian dance intersected with principles from the classical Indian dance form Odissi, yoga, and the matrial art form Chhau.
 
10 a.m. Friday, February 15, 2019
A day-in-the-life comedy following an eclectic group of New Yorkers as they grapple with the mundane, the unexpected, and the larger questions permeating their lives. Director and Rutgers Filmmaking Center faculty member Dustin Guy Defa will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
 
Thursday, February 21, 2019–Monday, March 11, 2019
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students' practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
 
An essay about Cold War commemoration, this film captures the 75 panels of the Berlin Wall scattered across America, exploring how these monuments to the past resonate in the present. Co-director Pacho Velez will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
 
March 1, 2019
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. featuring rotating events and performances.
 
12:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The MacArthur Genius Award winner and renowned choreographer will share exceprts from his book Story/Time: The Life of an Idea, a reflection on his art and life and a meditation on the demands and rewards of artistic creation.
 
Monday, March 25, 2019–Friday, April 5, 2019
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students' practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
 
10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2019
A theatrical documentary about the life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Co-director Betsy West will appear for a post-screening Q&A.
Rutgers Cinema
 
April 5, 2019
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. featuring rotating events and performances.
 
Thursday, April 11, 2019–Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students' practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
 
Monday, April 29, 2019–Friday, May 10, 2019
Self-curated exhibitions that reflect the breadth of students' practice and capture the interdisciplinary mission of the program, featuring works in design, drawing, media, painting, photography, print, and sculpture.
 
7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019
A screening of short films selected by students.
 
May 3, 2019
Extended gallery hours until 9 p.m. featuring rotating events and performances.
 
7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Sixth-annual celebration of the works of student filmmakers throughout the 2018-19 school year. Cash prizes will be awarded and a reception follows the screening