NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A new gallery exhibition on Soviet dissident artist and painter Vagrich Bakchanyan will be opening at the Zimmerli Art Museum on Saturday, October 24.

Entitled “Vagrich Bakhchanyan: Accidental Absurdity,” the gallery will be hosted in the Dodge Wing Lower Level section of the museum, and will feature artwork throughout Bakhchanyan’s career.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Zimmerli Art Museum recently announced a new free admission policy for all museum attendees, allowing every visitor to view the full museum without paying an entry fee.

The museum officially implemented the new general admission program on September 2, coinciding with the fall Rutgers University semester and autumn museum season.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Earlier this year, the Douglass Residential College officially admitted Vanessa González, an influential LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual) rights activist in the Rutgers University community.

González, a Rutgers junior, officially joined the women’s residential college this year after receiving an acceptance letter in late April.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On May 1, five critically acclaimed writers were invited to a Young Adult & Juvenile literature conference at the Rutgers Barnes & Noble on Somerset Street.

Entitled "The All Ages Show: Rutgers University’s First Annual YA & Juvenile Fiction Conference,” the conference invited young and old readers alike to learn more about the authors whose work crosses demographics and appeal to all ages.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Nearly three months after the opening of the Zimmerli Art Museum's "Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture" exhibition, a set of anonymous mid-20th century portraits have fascinated the national artistic community.

Entitled "445 Portraits of a Man," the photographic collection features 445 portraits of one anonymous subject over the course of several decades.

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