Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures traces the natural and cultural roots of some of the world’s most enduring mythic creatures.
See the legends come to life! Build your own digital dragon, interact with 3-D objects including fossils of prehistoric animals, and see magical remnants of unicorn horns. This family-friendly exhibition features unique cultural objects to highlight the surprising similarities and differences in the ways people around the world envision and depict mythic creatures.
Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures is organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
This solo exhibition features new works by Anna Shukeylo that focus on play and capturing the sentimentality of the moments they portray.
Melissa Stern’s HouseBroken considers the notions of house/home—in all their mixed messages. Each sculpture and drawing riffs on the notions of houses, homes, family, loneliness, connection, security, or escape. This body of work is a loose document of the pandemic years and also stands on its own over time as a visual musing about the nature of “home.”
Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern is an award-winning American figurative artist living and working in the New York metropolitan area. She is best known for re-contextualizing art-historical images within a contemporary setting.
Collage offers artists unparalleled opportunities to create concepts and designs and lend a sense of texture that simply isn’t possible through other mediums. Visual elements are thoughtfully combined, producing a new image that conveys a...
Sight Unseen presents work by the world’s most accomplished blind photographers as they explore ideas about the nature of seeing. The artists of Sight Unseen, in bringing their inner visions into the world of the sighted, reveal a rich visual and emotionally complex blending of the physical and conceptual worlds.
Internationally recognized artist Spandita Malik explores the very specific way traditional Indian embroidery has passed down her matrilineal line, becoming a language common to the women in her family.
Hidden Gems is an exhibition of freestanding sculptures inspired by rock structures and created with multiple parts of cast, assembled and carved resin.
Photographic images presented in this digital exploration document Kean Community members’ first-hand study of the United States Civil Rights Movement during recent visits to Georgia and Alabama.
The end of war does not mean peace. It is simply the end of war, the end of death and destruction. Every story of war includes a chapter that almost always goes untold – the story of the aftermath, which day by day becomes the prologue of the future. Image: Kathryn Cook.
Blended, by artist Jerome China, is an exploration of reimagined, recycled and reused metals made into sculpture. The identity of each piece is formed through several individual remnants, which are fused together to compose an entirely new art piece with its own story to tell.
The Rarely Seen exhibition is meant to engage audiences in cross-disciplinary conversations about climate change, animal welfare and human perspective.
Appendices is a site-specific installation made of assorted repurposed material that create through a visceral experience a visible understanding of the urgency we are facing in climate change. The title Appendices is defined as...
Experience Build Wide Then Up, a student exhibition curated by Kean Artist-in-Residence Interns Nazira Goldware and Brandon Bravo. This exhibition will feature works by Daniela Arrieta, Linda Davis, Candace Gely, Marielena Guthrie, Taylor...
Lives were altered in 2020. The drumbeat of society stopped and crisis unfolded as fear, uncertainty, frustration, powerlessness, anger, loss and anxiety took the world stage.
PULSE Nightclub: 49 Elegies is a series made to honor and commemorate with a monoprint each of the 49 people massacred at the LGBTQ PULSE nightclub in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016. Artist John Gutoskey began this series in early July...
KEAN UNIVERSITY is pleased to present “PIECES OF A MAN,” a survey of new works by Los Angeles based, contemporary artist, Knowledge Bennett. Bennett returns to his home state of New Jersey to put together his largest exhibition to date, waging a complete takeover of KEAN University’s campus galleries. The exhibition will span across 5 galleries, each with its own new body of work.
While the world was experiencing a global lockdown, Bennett was reminded of what it meant to be “still” yet not necessarily sit still. Continuing right through the pandemic, studying, designing, photographing, and painting, he’s amassed a collection of new works ready to be unveiled to the public this fall. The exhibition borrows its title from the late great Gil Scott-Heron’s 1971 debut studio album. The album which Scott-Heron emphatically states, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”.
PIECES OF A MAN shall commence September 1 and run thru December 17, 2021. Kean University is located at 1000 Morris Ave, Union NJ 07083.
Today’s cultural influences motivate our fashion choices and the contemporary art landscape. Artist Amanda Yoakum brings three-dimensional, Warhol-influenced, pop culture art to Van sneakers. Paired with two-dimensional paintings, her...
Photographic art on display addresses the struggles and injustices experienced by Black Americans and people of color in New Jersey.
Joy is an exhibition of photography infused with moments of weightlessness and happiness. The joys of being human when we are our true selves are captured through the camera lens.
Laura Petrovich-Cheney’s exhibition entitled Reconstruction is a profound assessment of contemporary issues merging with traditional folk art practices. In all of the artist’s recent sculptures, a dialogue exists between environmental and...
Discover the inherent connections between science, math and art through Leonardo’s eyes by observing recreations of over 60 of his most important inventions. A tank, submarine, helicopter and dozens of other mechanical marvels will occupy...