A feature on the vibrancy and resilience of Newark’s art scene in a moment of uncertainty.
The kindness between the two characters develops into a friendship of intergalactic proportions!
A shortlist of cultural content for the week of July 13, 2020.
PRG Gallery Attendant Jonathan Pena on the work of Robert Rauschenberg.
A collection of self-care resources for healing and overcoming racial trauma.
6 Indigenous artists/culture bearers of all traditions, mediums and genres will be awarded grants of $50,000.
In the Studio is a video series highlighting the work of artists from our past, current and upcoming exhibitions.
A shortlist of online cultural content for the week of July 6, 2020.
The Food Justice Poster Wall in Feast & Famine lifts up the subjects, the causes, the voices of people who do not have the luxury or privilege to ignore the imbalance of feast and famine.
PRG Gallery Attendant Luisa Pinzon on the work of Emma Wilcox.
Each work in this section of Feast & Famine points out: the illusion of control creates more problems than it solves.
A shortlist of cultural content for the week of June 29, 2020.
Last Thursday, Newark based poet Jasmine Mans lead an incredible performance and Q+A, honoring the lives we’ve lost due to racial injustice.
In this video, visual artist Willie Cole introduces himself, his practice, and his involvement in our exhibition Feast & Famine.
A shortlist of cultural content for the week of June 22, 2020.
In section three of our exhibition Feast & Famine, Keary Rosen’s 3D food printer installation opposite Lauren Greenberg’s photo series documents the tension between humans and machines.
Gallery Attendant Jonathan Pena on the work of Catherine Chalmers.
A short list of cultural content for the week of June 15, 2020.
In this video, photographer Juan Giraldo introduces himself and his practice.
A mutual aid syllabus for ways of knowing, creating, and orienting during the pandemic.
Taking a counter-clockwise tour of the Main Gallery, the next section of Feast & Famine feels like a supermarket aisle.
A shortlist of cultural content for the week of June 8, 2020.
Gallery Attendant Jonathan Pena on the work of Marilyn Minter.
Check out actress Tabitha Brown’s reading of Perfect, Just Like You! , a story created to help children from around the world love, appreciate and respect the differences of others and themselves. Read along!
To provide support in this defining moment, Critical Minded is now accepting applications for need-based, unrestricted relief grants of $500 to cultural critics in the US and US territories experiencing financial hardship.
To the activists in the streets and those organizing from their homes for the Movement for Black Life: we hear you, we see you, and we are with you.
A shortlist of cultural content for the week of June 1, 2020.
In this video, artist Jaz Graf introduces herself, her practice, and her involvement in our exhibition Why We Do What We Do.
Feeling awash in a see of content? Here’s a shortlist of online art and activities for the week of May 25, 2020.
This playlist encourages the listener to consider sonic interpretations of the visual work. How can we harmonize with earth’s song?
“Jug’s World is about creating your reality, manifestation and the understanding that the world is truly at your fingertips.”
What to make and do for the week of May 18, 2020.
PRG’s Jonathan Pena on the work of John Baldessari.
In the Studio is a video series highlighting the work of artists from our past, current and upcoming exhibitions. In this video, artist Caren King Choi introduces herself, her practice, and her involvement in our exhibition Why We Do What We Do. http://paulrobesongalleries.expressnewark.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IMG_0694.mov
PRG’s Ngu Asongwed on the work of Renee Cox.
Join us in making posters and signs, with the objective of raising awareness and sending messages of caring, gratitude, and solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An updating list of resources from this LGBTQ+ focused organization.
The crowdfunding platform can now be used to raise general operating funds.
A fun activity accomplished in only four steps!
An online resource specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community.
The Tri-State Relief Fund to Support Non-Salaried Workers in the Visual Arts will distribute one-time unrestricted cash grants of $2,000.
Have you ever felt so moved by music that you wanted to sing, to dance, to paint?
A Creative Capital organized talk meant to help creative individuals cope with the unique financial challenges they face.
The fine art shipping company, Dietl, created a platform to showcase the artwork of art handlers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Artist Gabe Ribeiro talks about his ongoing archival project, COVID-19 Time Capsule.
Cloud: Collective Love On Ur Desktop is a collaborative project by BUFU and China Residencies to share care, strategies, wisdom, sweetness, resources, and love to support everyone affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Newark based fashion designer Amanda Lalite provides six steps for a DIY upcycled scrunchie.
Arts Administrators of Color has created an emergency fund for US-based BIPOC artists and administrators.
Format created a $25,000 fund to help photographers impacted by COVID-19.
Harlem based therapist and co-founder of Rooted, LLC, Anika Carter, LMSW provides our community with three ways we can prioritize our well-being.
Review and add to this open-source list.
Five easy steps to creating marbled prints using everyday materials.
Learn to edit Wikipedia from home. No prior experience necessary!
We’ve created an updating list of at home art making activities, virtual story times, tutoring resources and more.
Newark based fine art photographer, filmmaker and teaching artist Chrystofer Davis, has been documenting the city during COVID-19 in a series titled, “Social Distancing in Newark.”
Imagine a world free of oppression and built on social justice and community support instead. What would it look like?
We’ve created an updating list of resources for art workers and art organizations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of a state-wide campaign to fight the Coronavirus, on Saturday, March 21st, Governor Murphy made an executive order instructing New Jersey resident to stay at home and non-essential businesses to close. To comply with Governor Murphy’s executive order, Paul Robeson Galleries is closed.
In light of the rapidly changing situation surrounding COVID-19 Paul Robeson Galleries is canceling all public programs through April 15th.
Johnson-Ricks is a visual artist and DJ whose work spans a range of audiovisual media and often exist in the public eye.
Artist German Pitre spoke with State of the Arts about his practice and the exhibition, “The Glamorous Life.”
Michelle Bui spoke with CBC Arts about the presence of flowers in her practice. Her work, Happy Like Doris Day, 2018 (in the image, artwork to the right) is currently featured in Object Lessons, a group exhibition in the Box Gallery, Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark.
Paul Robeson Galleries is pleased to be nominated for the 2020 Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards in the category of Art Gallery.
Join us Thursday, September 12th to celebrate four exhibitions receptions and one open studio.
Calling all video artists! Express Newark has a new opportunity for you.
“Sometimes consuming food is a pedestrian act, but sometimes it’s a social and political one.”
Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark is pleased to announce that German Pitre is the next Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence is selected by a jury of art professionals. During their six-month tenure as Artist in Residence, a Newark artist works in a studio located in the former Hahne Department Store and participates […]
In advance of Newark Arts Festival, Tap Into Newark spoke with PRG Director/Curator Anonda Bell.
New Jersey Stage covered Kevin Blythe Sampson’s forthcoming talk with Renée Stout at Express Newark.
Hyperallergic spoke with Hyphen-Labs about their project, NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, on view in the Main Gallery exhibition Mirror Mirror.
The Brooklyn Rail reviews PRG Artist in Residence Ceaphas Stubbs solo show, Phantom Limb.
This video feature from State of the Arts includes insights from the exhibiting artists.
Announcing the New Paul Robeson Galleries Artist in Residence: Genesis Tramaine! Born in Brooklyn, NY, Genesis Tramaine is a highly motivated, self identified Black- Queer- Female- Bodied Urban Expressionist and Educator with passion in creative justice through the arts’ in urban communities and academic centers that encourage blended learning systems, liberal arts and social justice […]
The Brooklyn Rail reviews the exhibition, Resistance Across Time.
We’re excited to partner with NYFA Current, NJPAC, Aljira, City Without Walls and Newark Arts Education Roundtable in bringing the program to Newark.
Ceaphas Stubbs, “…Come Inside, Shut the Door…,” 2015, archival inkjet print, courtesy of the artist Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark is pleased to announce that Ceaphas Stubbs will be the next Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence is selected by a jury of art professionals. During their six-month tenure as Artist in Residence, […]
Paul Robeson Galleries is pleased to announce that Kati Vilim is the inaugural Artist in Residence at Express Newark. Kati Vilim holds Master of Fine Arts degrees from both the University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary, and Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey. She works across a range of media, including oil painting, printmaking, digital […]
Taped at the Newark Museum, Caren King Choi, Gallery Manager and Education Coordinator at the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University, discusses Paul Robeson’s legacy and how the galleries’ mission to support arts education throughout the community.
“I Might Be Next: Jerry Gant & Bryant Lebron” explores the theme of police brutality against Black people.
James Wilson, a Newark born-and-raised artist, currently has an exhibit on display at Rutgers Newark’s Paul Robeson Galleries featuring sketches he has done while riding the PATH or subway trains.
When activist and artist Clark Stoeckley took his WikiLeaks truck to support Chelsea Manning during nearly two years of trial proceedings, he noticed the media wasn’t paying attention, so he sketched everything he saw.
The Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University in Newark to feature the Datascapes exhibit, featuring art where data serves as it’s inspiration.
Review PRG’s press releases from 2009-2016.