George Segal Gallery: Congressional High School Art Competition
Join us as U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) hosts his Annual Congressional Art Show and Competition at the George Segal Gallery on Friday, April 29, at 6:00 p.m.
This exhibition includes prize-winning artwork by young New Jersey artists, the best of which will compete in the national high school art competition at the Library of Congress exhibition in Washington, D.C. The first place artist will have his or her artwork displayed in the United States Capitol Building for one year along with the winners of the competitions from across the nation. The runner-up to this year’s competition will have his or her work displayed in Rep. Pascrell’s Paterson office.
The competition in Rep. Pascrell’s congressional district is part of a nationwide program that is held in many of the 435 congressional districts in the United States.
George Segal Gallery Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Thursday: 12:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
The George Segal Gallery serves as the flagship facility of the University Art Galleries, boasting more than 3,000 square feet of exhibition space and 3,300 square feet of office, classroom and storage space. In addition to housing some important works by George Segal, the gallery has become home to a growing permanent collection of modern and contemporary art, which includes works by Richard Anuszkiewitz, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol, Clarence Holbrook Carter, Andre Masson, Mayer William Schlesinger, the Lida Hilton Print Collection and the Lucy Lewis Collection of Contemporary Native American pottery.