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Contemporary African Art: A Curator’s Perspective: Thursday Evening Salon Series
Contemporary African Art: A Curator’s Perspective
Presented by Christa Clarke, Curator, Arts of Africa, The Newark Museum
Increasingly of interest in today’s globalized world, contemporary African art has a growing presence in museum collections, exhibitions, galleries, and international biennials. Curator Christa Clarke surveys the on-going creativity of a dynamic continent and considers issues surrounding its representation in museum spaces.
|Where||Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 68 Elm St, Summit, NJ 07901|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||7:30 pm–9:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Everyone, Seniors|
|Price||Free but call to reserve a seat|
More About Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Founded in 1933, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is the state’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to viewing, making and learning about contemporary art. Comprised of a renowned studio school with a full exhibition, education and programming schedule, the Art Center receives over 60,000 visitors each year and is wheelchair-accessible.
The non-profit Art Center includes a nine-studio art school, four interior galleries and an outdoor Sculpture Park. Guided tours are available by appointment for school, community and adult groups. The Art Center is available for children’s art birthday parties and facility rentals.
The Art Center offers studio classes and workshops throughout the year for kids, teens and adults in a broad range of areas, including: painting, sculpture, ceramics, and digital photography. Summer Art Camp is offered for kids and teens ages 5-15. A Summer Saturday Art Camp is also available for kids ages 6-9. Teens ages 16-18 may participate in a Portfolio Development Intensive program to work on their entrance portfolio for submission to fine arts colleges.
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