Public Programs

Image courtesy of Alaina Simone and Quiana Adams

The Paul Robeson Galleries strives to bring high-quality, free, and accessible public programming such as concerts, lectures, and artist talks to help enrich the lives of those who are part of the Rutgers, Newark, and Greater Newark communities.

All programs are free and open to the public. View our calendar for upcoming programs, and learn more about our offerings below. Contact Caren King Choi at 848.445.0506 or carking@rutgers.edu for any questions you have about our public programs.

 

Artist Talks

For each exhibition, we invite participating exhibition artists to speak about their work, philosophies, and processes.  Each artist talk may also include an introduction and exhibition overview by the Director/Curator of the Paul Robeson Galleries, and is followed by a question-and-answer session.  These talks are scheduled according to level of interest and speaker availability.  For each exhibition, the PRG invites participating exhibition artists to speak about their work, philosophies, and processes.  Each artist talk may also include an introduction and exhibition overview by the Director/Curator of the Paul Robeson Galleries, and is followed by a question-and-answer session.  These talks are scheduled according to level of interest and speaker availability.

Exhibition Tours

The Robeson Galleries offer free exhibition tours. School groups and community organizations are invited to schedule a free exhibition tour with the curator. Learn about the rationale, artists, themes, and history behind each exhibition.Tours may be scheduled by reaching out to Associate Director of Programs Caren King Choi at 848 445 0506 or carking@rutgers.edu. For walk-in tours, inquire at the front desk. If a member of the gallery staff is available, we would be happy to show you around!

Concerts & Performances

The Paul Robeson Galleries frequently hosts and co-sponsors concerts that are open to the public. Musicians who have performed in PRG events include: NJ Symphony Orchestra Brass Quartet, Stanley Cowell Jazz Trio, Eco del Sur, Momenta Quartet, Caitlin Warbelow, Hassan Anderson, Leighann Narum, Akua Dixon’s Quartette Indigo, Siren Baroque, and more.

Art Biz

A series of lectures and events designed to provide artists with the skills necessary to negotiate their careers in the art world.Programs are free of charge and open to the public.

Download the flyer for Art Biz 2017-2018 here.

Past Seasons

2016-2017 flyer

2015-2016 flyer

2014-2015 flyer

2013-2014 flyer

 

The Hive

The Hive resource library, located just outside the gallery offices at Express Newark, contains books and related materials and is open during regular office hours. We are not a lending library but everyone is welcome to peruse our materials during our open hours. The books cover issues of being an artist, including overviews of how to manage your career, living a creative life, art history & theory, and sources of inspiration.

See the Art Resources Library PDF for a list of resources available.

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