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NJCU to Broadcast Free Virtual Concert with Barron Ryan on April 24

Apr 22, 2021
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | New Jersey City University (NJCU)’s The Center for the Arts will broadcast a free, virtual performance with musician Barron Ryan, featuring music from his latest album, First of…
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NJCU Women’s and Gender Studies to Host ‘The Kamala Effect: Race, Gender and Power’ on March 31

Mar 23, 2021
New Jersey Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver to Highlight Panelists JERSEY CITY, N.J. | In the culminating event of Women’s History Month, New Jersey City University (NJCU)’s Women’s and Gender Studies…
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“Train Tracks” Virtual Mural by Gabriela Gomez Mestre `20 to be Showcased at Canopy by Hilton in Thriving Jersey City Arts District

Feb 25, 2021
Emerging Hudson Artist to be Featured in Partnership with Panepinto Galleries, NJCU and Canopy by Hilton
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NJCU to Host "A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Negro Leagues" on August 29

Aug 26, 2020
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | The New Jersey City University Center for the Arts will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues on Saturday, August 29 at 3 p.m. Eastern with a virtual panel…
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NJCU Receives $10 Million Gift from Congressman Frank J. Guarini

May 11, 2020
Gift will enable University to launch Institute for International Studies and state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center NJCU President Sue Henderson announced that the University received…
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NJCU Galleries Present March Exhibitions of Diverse Artists

Mar 2, 2020
In March, NJCU Galleries are going to hold two exhibitions to represent New-Jersey-based artists of diverse artistic and cultural background.    Boundless Light: Sunil Garg (March 17 – …
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Nov 22, 2019
Last week, the Jersey City Council cast 7 of its 9 votes in favor of an ordinance to amend the redevelopment plan encompassing University Place.  The amended plan now provides for a mixed-use…
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NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band to Perform with GRAMMY Award-winning Clarinetist/Saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera

Aug 9, 2018
Free Waterfront Performance in Jersey City on September 14The NJCU Center for the Arts presents the annual NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Concert on Friday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m. on the J…
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NJCU Appoints Stephanie Chaiken Director of NJCU Center for the Arts

Jul 16, 2018
New Jersey City University (NJCU) announces the appointment of Stephanie Chaiken as the inaugural full-time director of the NJCU Center for the Arts, a cultural hub for diverse performing, visual,…
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NJCU Announces Spring 2018 Arts Events

Jan 11, 2018
Visual Arts, Film, Performing and Literary Arts Offer Something for Everyone New Jersey City University (NJCU) Center for the Arts, the creative umbrella for the University’s performing, visual,…