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Arts & Culture

From lunch-hour concerts to opening-night galas, you can celebrate and participate in the arts at Rutgers–Camden. We’re proud to be a catalyst for arts and culture in the metropolitan region, curating art exhibitions, presenting concerts and theater productions, and hosting author readings and scholarly lectures right here on campus.

Open to Our Community

All year, Rutgers–Camden hosts arts programming for the adults and children of all ages to enjoy. All of our events are open to the public, and many of them are free.

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Music, Theater & Visual Arts

From arts education and lectures to concerts and theater performances, there are many ways to experience arts and culture on our welcoming campus.

Center for the Arts

This multivenue arts institution presents programs in the visual arts, performing arts, arts education, and community projects for pre-K–12 students and adults.

Stedman Gallery

The Stedman Gallery shows works from the Rutgers–Camden Collection of Art as well as art by faculty, students and artists from across the region and globe.

Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts

Our Department of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts showcases the talents of our music, theater and visual arts students, faculty and visiting artists in exhibits and performances open to the public.

Symphony in C

One of only three professional training orchestras in the country, Symphony in C presents its entire concert series at Rutgers–Camden.

Readings & Lectures

World-renowned researchers, prize-winning writers and other thought leaders often lead panel discussions, give readings and attend insightful conferences at Rutgers–Camden.

Writers in Camden

The nation’s brightest literary stars visit our campus for public readings and more as part of the MFA in creative writing visiting writers series.

CURE Seminar Series

The Center for Urban Research and Education hosts a series of seminars on interesting, cutting-edge research and initiatives by scholars, community activists, and others engaged in urban research and/or urban change.