New virtual programs added by the Zimmerli

PHOTO COURTESY OF NICK ROMANENKO. COURTESY OF RUTGERS UNIVERSITY.

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers will offer a variety of virtual programs this fall since the museum building remains closed to the public and in-person programs are suspended until further notice.

The series Saturday Sparks features two art workshops for adults on Zoom. On Oct. 24, join Wes Sherman for “Impression Collage,” which explores various techniques for rubbings to capture different textures and forms.

Tom Rutledge presents “Watercolors: At Sea” on Nov. 14, guiding participants in advancing their skills by creating their own interpretations of a nautical scene from the Zimmerli’s collection.

No experience is necessary and all are welcome, but space is limited and sessions ($15-40) fill quickly. Participants must provide their own materials; supply lists are provided following registration.

For complete details, visit https://go.rutgers.edu/artclasses.

The Zimmerli invites the public to a free, virtual screening of Political Advertisement X: 1952-2020 on Oct. 27. This tenth iteration of the film series by artists Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese surveys presidential campaign commercials and traces the impact of political media. Zoom registration is required at https://go.rutgers.edu/rutgersPAX

Following the screening, the artists will join a discussion moderated by Stuart Shapiro, associate dean of faculty and professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy; and John Weingart, associate director, Eagleton Institute of Politics, and director, Education Programs and Center on the American Governor.

Art Together offers free family art activities either live on Zoom or recorded to view on demand via Zimmerli at Home. Join upcoming sessions on Nov. 7 and Dec. 5. Register up to program start time by visiting https://go.rutgers.edu/arttogether Artists of all ages are welcome, but sessions are best suited for ages 5-13, joined by their grown-ups.

Recorded sessions are posted on Zimmerli at Home.

Visit Zimmerli at Home to explore eMuseum, Make Art at Home, Art + Music, Virtual Backgrounds, online exhibitions, artist interviews, virtual events, and videos.

In addition, a recording of Art Before/After Hours from Oct. 6 is available at go.rutgers.edu/ABAHOct6.

News regarding operations will be posted on the museum’s home page.

For Rutgers updates, visit Universitywide COVID-19 Information.