Programs & Events

Big Ten: Art

To celebrate the Scarlet Knights’ entry into the Big Ten athletic conference, the Zimmerli is spotlighting ten intriguing works of art from the permanent collection. The selections are chosen by the museum's curatorial staff and graduate assistants, and unveiled at Art After Hours during each month of the academic year.

Image Gallery

June 2015
Théodore-Joseph Deck, La Japonaise, 1876

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays

October 3 / 5 to 9pm

This month, Art After Hours offers curator-led exhibition tours and live music. The program is free and open to the public, and includes complimentary refreshments.

Rutgers Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018 / 10 am to 4 pm
A Zimmerli tradition continues as the museum welcomes visitors to participate in the university's annual Rutgers Day! This FREE celebration includes tours and family-friendly activities throughout the day.

Rutgers Day 2017 activities at the Zimmerli included:
(Zimmerli activities for the next Rutgers Day will be announced in early 2018.) 

Lectures, Films, and Performances


Friday, October 13 / 7pm
Our two cat and dog-themed exhibitions are open late for viewing before the film.
Voorhees Hall, Room 105 Tickets available at the door: $12 general public; $10 students, seniors, and Zimmerli members with ID; $9 Rutgers Film Co-Op/NJMAC friends

Programs & Events Overview

The Zimmerli offers a variety of entertaining and educational programs and events for audiences of all ages. Enjoy symposia for students and scholars, drawing classes, hands-on activities for families, summer art camp for young people, training programs with in-service credit for teachers, and more. Free First Sundays offers complimentary admission to all on the first Sunday of each month. Members receive free or reduced admission to many programs; in addition, a variety of special member-only programs are offered.