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By Maddie Orton, JerseyArts.com
originally published: 09/01/2022
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Brunswick is showcasing its newly-acquired American art collection from the former Jersey City Museum for the first time. "American Stories: Gifts from the Jersey City Museum Collection” shares Jersey City history through work from artists like Chakaia Booker, May Stevens, Shelia Pepe, Melvin Edwards, and Jaune Quick-to-See Smith.
Host Maddie Orton spoke with Zimmerli Chief Curator Donna Gustafson about what we can look forward to seeing.
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the museum will host “SparkNight,” an opening celebration and dance party for the exhibit.
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About the author: Maddie Orton is an Emmy-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker. She has worked on several PBS shows including: "Take on Fake," "NJTV News," "MetroFocus," "WLIW Arts Beat," and "Treasures of New York." A life-long theater lover, Maddie created the documentary "I Can't... I Have Rehearsal," exploring New Jersey's arts education through high school musicals. She studied theater and American Studies at Rutgers University, and lives in the great Garden State with her husband and kiddo.
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