The Arts

Movies, Theater, Art, Books, TV, Music, and Dance

Count Basie 1938 at piano

Count Basie Comes Home

The archives of Count Basie are entrusted to Rutgers–Newark's Institute of Jazz Studies. ​

Emily Evrard at Christie’s auction house

Mastering the Old Masters

Alumna Emily Evrard lands a dream job at Christie's, the revered auction house.​

Red Acrobat by George Segal

The Apex of Art

The Zimmerli Art Museum gets a gift of 17 works of art by the late alumnus George Segal.​

Illustration depicting Performance Anxiety

Performance Anxiety

Calming the nerves of prospective art students auditioning for acceptance at Rutgers–Camden.

John Keene, chair of the Department  of African-American and African Studies and professor of English and African–American Studies at Rutgers University–Newark

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

John Keene, a faculty member at Rutgers–Newark, is awarded a 2018 MacArthur Fellowship. 

Illustration of abstract art

Collectors’ Agency

The Zimmerli invites alumni to submit their art collection for consideration for an upcoming show.