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


Music at the Museum • Salon Series

For a list of all programs related to Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein, including those that do not take place at the Zimmerli, please click here.

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays

February 4 / 5 to 9pm
Come out of the cold and join us at our February Art After Hours, with a tour of Dialogues Ilya Kabakov and Viktor Pivovarov: Stories About Ourselves, a documentary on celebrated Russian-American artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, music by Brandon Broderick, refreshments, and more.


Rutgers Day

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 25, 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.

(Zimmerli activities for the next Rutgers Day will be announced in early 2020.) 

Lectures, Films, and Performances

Children’s Poetry by Soviet Nonconformist Poets
Saturday, February 22 / 4 to 7pm
4pm: Reading
5pm: Intro and Film Screening
6pm: Reception

Free and open to the public

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.