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Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett

Kean Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Knowledge Bennett

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett, Kean’s inaugural artist-in-residence, opened a multimedia exhibition of his latest work, entitled "Pieces of a Man," at galleries spanning the campus. The exhibition will run through December 17.
Knowledge Bennett artwork

Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett's ‘Pieces of a Man’ Exhibition to Debut at Kean

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett will open a multimedia art exploration at Kean University, beginning September 1. "Pieces of a Man" focuses on matters of science, mathematics, spirituality and societal issues.
A graphic design self portrait of alumnus Olu Adewalure

Kean Design Alumni Chosen for National Mentorship Program to ‘Change the Face of Advertising’

Five recent Kean alumni working in advertising will be mentored by top creative leaders in the field in a new national program designed to increase diversity and inclusion both in advertising campaigns and among the people who create them.
Andrea McArdle performs a streamed concert from Kean's Enlow Recital Hall

Broadway Star Andrea McArdle Shines in Streamed Holiday Concert at Kean

Broadway’s original Annie, Andrea McArdle, will perform a holiday concert of hope and joy streamed from Kean’s intimate Enlow Recital Hall, making her first concert appearance since the start of the pandemic.
The Newest Americans is on exhibit at Kean

Kean Galleries Focus on Democracy This Fall

Kean Galleries is shining a light on democracy and politics as gallery spaces across the main Kean University campus feature exhibitions on voting, immigration, and political graphics and cartooning.
Live entertainment returns to Kean.

Live Entertainment Returns to Kean University with Outdoor Events

Kean University welcomed the community back to campus with three outdoor entertainment events — a family-friendly show, a doo wop concert and a play at Liberty Hall Museum — created with COVID-19 precautions to allow audiences to enjoy live performances safely.
Kean Lecturer David M. Barber

Mentorship Program Introduces Students to Entertainment Careers

A new mentorship program designed to increase diversity and introduce students to behind-the-scenes careers in film, TV and theatre was launched recently for students at Kean.
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.
VOTE-Graphic-HRI

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.