The Arts

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

Louis Masur, a Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at the School of Arts and Sciences

A Scholarly Look at Springsteen

Why professor Louis Masur believes Bruce Springsteen personifies the American Dream.

Artist Vaughn Spann

Painting With the Material World

Vaughn Spann, a Rutgers–Newark graduate, is getting lots of national attention for his art. 

Isamu Noguchi’s E = MC2

The Einstein Effect

A Zimmerli Art Museum exhibition investigates how scientific advances influenced modern art.

Brooke Kamin Rapaport

Public Exposure

Alumna Brooke Kamin Rapaport promotes more exposure for sculpture in urban settings.

Spencer Crew

Living History

Alumnus Spencer Crew takes over at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.​

NBPA building openining

It’s Showtime!

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, new home for Mason Gross and other arts organizations, opens.

Stuart Brown

The Best of Broadway 24/7

Former WRSU deejay Stuart Brown turns his love of musicals into an online radio station.

Carolyn Waters

Leading a Rare Society

Alumna Carolyn Waters, head librarian at the New York Society Library, nurtures a new generation of patrons.