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

July 10 / 5-9pm

Art After Hours concludes the season on a special night, with live music by the Eric Mintel Quartet, Gallery Tours, a Talk by artist and educator Wes Sherman, refreshments, and more!


Throughout the evening: Enjoy performances by the Eric Mintel Quartet. Pianist and composer Eric Mintel has brought his own lyrical and energetic style of jazz to audiences of all ages for more than twenty years.

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 2018 activities at the Zimmerli:

Lectures, Films, and Performances

Lectures and Films

Aperture Magazine Launch and Panel Discussion: Prison Nation
Tuesday, April 24 / 5-7pm (Note: Date change from March 21 due to inclement weather) 
Free and open to the public
Reception and magazine sale to follow

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.