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The Weapons of Science Fiction and The Pax Americana: Thursday Evening Salon Series
The Weapons of Science Fiction and The Pax Americana
Presented by H. Bruce Franklin, Professor of English, Rutgers University
Science fiction is not just what we read in books and what we see on movie screens – it has become a crucial part of our culture. This presentation will discuss the connections between 20th and 21st century science fiction and America’s global destiny and defense policies. Science- fiction images from the 19th century to recent artwork produced by the Department of Defense will be shown.
|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|
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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