Experience the Arts & Humanities

Painting, music, discussion. Rutgers Day offers a feast for the eyes, ears, and soul.

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K-12 Students: Connect to Rutgers!

Discover programs and opportunities available for K-12 youth at Rutgers University during the academic year and summer.
Office of Enrollment Management
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
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Mobius Strip

Make your own mathematical Mobius Strip out of paper.
Women in Mathematical Sciences
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Women and Math

Hill Center, room 114
Learn about women doing math throughout the ages, from the ancient Greeks to Rutgers’ own! At the end of the day inside the Hill Center, graduate student Corrine Yap will perform her one-woman show, Uniform Convergence. Scavenger hunt starts at 11 a.m.; performance starts at 2 p.m.
Department of Mathematics
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Passion and Painting

Get your face painted or have henna art applied. Plus, learn about youth empowerment through service, leadership, and scholarship.
Inspiring South Asian Youth
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Research, Discovery, and Innovation

Spin the wheel for information about the Library of Science and Medicine (LSM) and win a prize. Along the way, learn more about library materials and services at Rutgers.
Rutgers University Libraries - New Brunswick
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RU Translational?

Check out models of 3D printed items, translational materials, and an anatomical body model.
NJ Center for Biomaterials
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Virtual Rutgers: Making Reality

International Lounge
Explore Rutgers architecture, history, and student creations through technologies that make the virtual real.
Game Research and Immersive Design (GRID), Department of Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT)
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All the World's a Stage

Participate in interactive theatre.
Mason Gross School of the Arts Department of Theater
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Art Detective Scavenger Hunt

Zimmerli Art Museum
Follow the clues hiding in works of art at the Zimmerli to complete a scavenger hunt and win a prize!
Zimmerli Art Museum
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Art Explorations

Zimmerli Art Museum
Enjoy art-making and other hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the Zimmerli’s exhibitions.
Zimmerli Art Museum
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Be Your Own Masterpiece

Beguile with a smile as Leonardo's Mona Lisa. Exorcise your angst through Munch's The Scream. Channel your inner stoic through Grant Wood's American Gothic. Join in the fun to be immortalized in great works of art. Perhaps you'll start your own family gallery!
Art History
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Celebrating 25 Years

See how the school has trained both undergraduate and graduate students in the interconnected fields of urban planning, public policy, public health, and health administration.
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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Crafts and Culture

Join in crafts and games, and meet the famous paper cutter, Master Cheng.
Asian American Cultural Center
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Creative Play Center

Attention kids! Squeeze and sculpt mounds of colorful kinetic sand, all the while using abstract thinking to develop symbolic representation skills. Develop content knowledge by mixing different colors of sand together to make new colors. On the street scene mat, kids also share cars and play people figures, developing a sense of cooperation and language skills by exploring new scenarios through pretend play.
Office of Communications & Marketing, Rutgers Graduate School of Education
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Culture and Language

Join in games, music, and activities related to Spanish, Latin American, and Portuguese culture and languages.
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
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Dramatic Play Center

Make your own puppet and decorate it with bright clothes and a whole assortment of buttons, sequins, stars, and other fun accessories.
Office of Communications & Marketing, Rutgers Graduate School of Education
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Europe Day

Quizzes, games, and giveaways highlight Rutgers and the European Union.
Center for European Studies
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Events at the Zimmerli

NB Cultural Arts Tent
Learn about the museum's current and upcoming exhibitions and programs.
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
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Face Painting

Become a living work of art! Choose from butterflies, dinosaurs, the Rutgers “R”, and many more designs.
Zimmerli Art Museum
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Fromage Frenzy

Join in this famous annual cheese-tasting test.
Department of French
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Global Suncatchers

Capture the beauty of the world in a craft project, while learning about study abroad opportunities and picking up some international trivia.
Rutgers Global – Study Abroad
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Honors College: Curiosity. Knowledge. Purpose.

Explore the Honors College and its mission of "Curiosity. Knowledge. Purpose." Through an interactive mosaic of life at the HC, we invite you to share your own curiosity, knowledge, and purpose to make positive change. Tours of the Honors College available just steps away
Honors College at Rutgers University – New Brunswick
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Imagination in Action

Experience the creativity of 4-H artists and performers, and learn how volunteers foster the imaginations of New Jersey youth. Then, explore your own creativity with hands-on arts activities.
4-H Youth Development Department, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
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Leadership Puppet Shows

Bring the kids for original puppet shows based on community issues. Or, make your own puppet or get your face painted.
The Collaborative Center for Community - Based Research and Service
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Learn Spanish With Us

Brush up on your espanol with games and crafts related to Spanish culture and language.
Rutgers Spanish Club
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Marathon Reading

Listen and take a turn as students, children, faculty, alumni, an other literature lovers stage an all-day, continuous reading of Roald Dahl's “Matilda."
Department of English
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Philosophy Cafe

Join faculty, staff, and students in the Philosophy Café for a little coffee or lemonade, logic puzzles, chess matches, and philosophic discussion.
Department of Philosophy, Center for Philosophy of Religion, Rutgers University Philosophy Club, Phi Sigma Tau-Philosophy Honors Society, and Arete-Rutgers Philosophy Journal
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Prize Wheel

Answer a question and win a prize by spinning the prize wheel. If you win a t-shirt, take it to the tie dye station to make it your own.
School of Communication and Information
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Regional Bestsellers

Browse books about our great state and surrounding region, and meet best-selling authors who will sign copies of their books. Enter to win $100 worth of books.
Rutgers University Press
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Scarlet and Black Historical Walking Tours

Take a walk through history, to learn about the experiences of African Americans and Native Americans at Rutgers.
Public History Program - Department of History
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Short Film Showcase

Milledoler Hall, room 100
Screen student animation projects.
Rutgers Animation Club
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Step into Chinese Opera

Discover the beauty and pageantry of Chinese opera. Face painting, coloring, stage costumes, and props make it fun for kids of all ages. Enjoy having Chinese characters painted on your face, color an opera mask pattern, and pose for a photo dressed in an opera costume.
Confucius Institute of Rutgers University
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Tent of Big Ideas

Faculty members and students present their research.
School of Arts and Sciences
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Tie Dye Station

Personalize a SC&I t-shirt with tie dye.
School of Communication and Information
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Wheel of Knowledge

Spin the wheel and answer a question, or learn an interesting fact about the Rutgers New Brunswick Libraries.
Rutgers University Libraries - New Brunswick
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1:00 p.m.

Chamber Music

Zimmerli Art Museum
Ensembles from the Mason Gross Extension Division’s Young Artist Program and the Adult Chamber Music Program perform selections from their end-of-year concert. Directed by Dr. Allison Brewster Franzetti, Chamber Music at the Mason Gross Extension Division provides a variety of performance opportunities encompassing jazz and classical styles, for pre-college, college and adult participants. Ensembles rehearse and perform together throughout the year under the direction of the Mason Gross Extension Division's Artist Faculty, led by Dr. Allison Brewster Franzetti.
Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division
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College AvenueBishop House Area

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Archaeology Exploration

Sift through the sandbox to find relics of the ancient past, and reconstruct them like a real archaeologist.
Rutgers University Classics Club
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Polish Disco

Join us for "Disco Polo Karaoke" and a dance-off, as well as Polish trivia and treats.
Polish Club
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Bachata Dancing

Center for Latino Arts and Culture
See how bachata, a form of dance founded in the Dominican Republic, brings cultures together.
Bachata Club
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Fiesta Latina

Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Stop by for face painting, crafts, and a community arts project that engages the entire family.
Center for Latino Arts and Culture
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LATINIDADES: Works by Student Artists

Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Experience an exhibition by student artists, exploring the meaning of Latino identities through works on paper and other media.
Center for Latino Arts and Culture
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Latino Student Organization Showcase

Center for Latino Arts and Culture
Check out an exhibition highlighting the recent accomplishments of Latino student organizations at Rutgers.
Center for Latino Arts and Culture
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“New Jersey First: The Life and Legacy of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg”

Alexander Library
View the exhibit on Senator Lautenberg showcasing his life and accomplishments, and learn about a senator whose influence is still felt today.
Rutgers University Libraries - New Brunswick Special Collections
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1:00 p.m.

@Rutgers_SCUA: Social Media Archives

Alexander Library
You’ve seen them on social media, now see them in person. Explore items from the archives’ four main collecting areas: Sinclair New Jersey Collection, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and University Archives. Open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Special Collections and University Archives - Rutgers University Libraries
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3:30 p.m.

SAS Honors Program Alumni Gathering

The Student Activities Center (SAC)
Meet or reunite with fellow School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program alumni, and help welcome the Class of 2018. Celebrate the five year reunion of the SAS Honors Program Class of 2013 during a reception.
School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program
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Be an Anthropologist

Anthropologists study human culture by drawing maps, asking questions, observing behaviors, analyzing talk, and more. Discover what it takes to be an anthropologist and find that maybe you already are!
Department of Anthropology
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Comic Book Superstars

Loree Building, room 013
Create a comic strip with you as the star and take home a copy.
Office of Information Technology
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Get Engaged: Practice Politics in 2018

Lot 78
Register to vote, cast your ballot in a real voting booth, play politics-themed games, and learn about the research, education, and public events available to help the community get informed and engaged in American politics.
Eagleton Institute of Politics
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Green Screen Getaway

Loree Building, room 007
Pose for a customized picture against a green screen, and bring home a keepsake print.
Office of Information Technology
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Language Diversity Challenge

Learn how language has the power to connect and culturally divide us.
Department of Anthropology
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Cook/DouglassRed Oak Lane Area

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Experience the Impact

Through powerful pictures and video, experience for yourself the impact of Habitat for Humanity efforts.
Rutgers University Habitat for Humanity
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Literary Trivia Toss

Answer trivia questions about famous books or fairy tales, by tossing bean bags towards the right answer.
Reach Out And Read
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Origami Shuriken

Learn how to craft origami shuriken or other origami figures, then use your creation in a competition for all!
Rutgers Asian American Cultural Center, Anime and Japanese Environmental Society
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Cook/DouglassPassion Puddle Area

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Labor Movement Pop Quiz

Test your knowledge of the New Jersey labor movement. Kids are invited to “build" their future careers with foam blocks.
School of Management and Labor Relations
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What's New in Technology

Experience a demonstration of virtual reality and augmented reality technology.
kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store
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Cook/DouglassNew Jersey Folk Festival

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New Jersey Folk Festival

A large-scale, multi-faceted family and educational event focused on folk singers, dancers, musicians, and craftspeople.
American Studies
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