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school kids try hands-on exhibits at the da Vinci exhibit

Da Vinci - Inventions Exhibition Open Through Mid-April at Kean

From middle school students sketching copies of famous artworks, to senior citizen groups and others marveling at “flying machines,” thousands of visitors have toured Da Vinci — Inventions since it opened at Kean University’s Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall in January.
Liberty Hall 360 co-director Manny Vozos consults with actors in the film.

Kean Receives New York Emmy Nomination for Film Collaboration

Liberty Hall 360: Revolutionary Wedding, a short film produced by students, faculty, alumni and staff at Kean University, has been nominated for an Emmy Award by the New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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Kean Human Rights Institute Conference to Focus on Voting Rights

The 13th annual Kean University Human Rights Institute (HRI) conference will focus on the power, importance and fragility of voting as our nation prepares for its next presidential election. Ari Berman, an award-winning journalist and author, will be the featured speaker.
Kean alumna Emily Conklin received the Bauer Boucher Award. She is pictured with Nancy Boucher and W. John Bauer.

Kean Theatre Student and Alumna Receive Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards

Two women, a Kean theatre student and a recent graduate who is now building a theatre career in New York City were named recipients of the Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award presented by Premiere Stages, Kean's professional theatre company in residence.
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Kean University Music Conservatory to Offer Prestigious Augustine Foundation Classical Guitar Scholarship

Kean University has joined the ranks of world-renowned colleges and schools of music in offering a music scholarship supported by the prestigious Augustine Foundation. 
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Da Vinci – Inventions Exhibit to Open at Kean University

The Liberty Hall Academic Center at Kean University is set to unveil a world-class traveling exhibition, Da Vinci – Inventionsshowcasing faithful reproductions of many of Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci’s most important inventions, drawings, paintings and mo
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Kean-produced Historical Virtual Reality Film Wins International Award

Liberty Hall 360: Revolutionary Wedding, a short film written and produced by Kean University history, design, communication and theatre students, was recently awarded top honors at the international 2019 MarCom Awards. 
Gerald Wirth worked with Kean's Concert Choir

From Vienna to Kean, Famed Boys Choir Artistic Director Teaches Master Class

Soaring vocals filled a classroom in Wilkins Theatre on Friday, October 18 as the Kean Concert Choir and Women's Chorus sang in a master class with an internationally known artist, Vienna Boys Choir Artistic Director and President Gerald Wirth.
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Two of Rose Gonnella's drawings are pictured at left, in Sara Roby Gallery traveling exhibition. It was in Nantucket.

Kean Associate Dean’s Drawings Included in Smithsonian Collection

Four drawings by Michael Graves College Associate Dean Rose Gonnella are part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Sara Roby Foundation Collection in Washington, D.C.
Kelli O'Hara leans over to share microphone with students to showcase their talents.

An Anniversary Year for the Arts at Kean University

Kean University’s arts programming is celebrating two milestones this year as Kean Stage enters its 10th anniversary season and Premiere Stages marks its 15th anniversary.