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Friends and Neighbors Calendar

Friends & Neighbors Calendar

Friends and neighbors are welcome to attend a variety of exceptional performances, discussions, interviews and events on the Montclair State University campus. Each week we present a curated list of intriguing events open to the public.

September 11, 2018 – December 15, 2018
George Segal from the Permanent Collection of Montclair State University

George Segal Gallery proudly presents George Segal from the Permanent Collection of Montclair State University. This exhibit features more than 20 works by American icon George Segal, all from Montclair State University’s Permanent Collection. Mostly known for his figurative sculpture, this exhibit focuses more on his two-dimensional work, including drawings, silkscreens, aquatints, and lithographs.

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Detail of painting by George Segal

 

September 27, 2018
The SCM Colloquium Series presents: Disruption of the Beauty Industry and Implications on Communication and Media

Join us for a conversation with Tim Coolican, President of L’Oreal Paris USA since January, 2017.A reception will take place from 5:30-6:30 in the SCM Building Lobby followed by the discussion at 6:45-8:00pm. Reserve your seat now.

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September 27, 2018
Public Telescope Nights

See the night sky and learn about what you’re really looking at from professionals with professional equipment.

What you’ll see:

Constellations, the Moon, Planets, Star Clusters, Double Stars, Nebulae, Galaxies, and more.

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September 29, 2018
The National Anthems: Music of David Lang, Caroline Shaw, and Ted Hearne

Where does patriotism end and nationalism begin? Are there universal values that transcend national borders? The Crossing, hailed as an “ardently angelic” chamber choir by The Los Angeles Times, considers these difficult questions with works by three powerhouse composers: Pulitzer Prize winners David Lang and Caroline Shaw and Pulitzer Prize finalist Ted Hearne. The strings players of ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) magnify the impact of this stirring and timely concert.

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September 29, 2018
Food Truck Festival and Yogi Berra Tribute Day

Enjoy food, music, and games right on the field at Yogi Berra Stadium! You can also celebrate the life and legacy of Yogi Berra with a slew of fun activities at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. There is something for everyone, so bring the whole family for one of North Jersey’s biggest Fall events.

Because it’s Yogi Tribute Day, you can also visit the museum for fun, games and collectible giveaways at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center. Admission is FREE!

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October 1, 2018
How Design Is Key to Sustainable Companies

From funding and product to ethics and culture, design is key to sustainable companies. Find out how–and why–during this event with Cat Noone and Benedikt Lehnert, experts in design. Set in a fireside chat format, the discussion with Cat and Ben will be moderated by Tyrone Ross.

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October 15, 2018
Focus on Fashion Entrepreneurs (Women Entrepreneurship Week)

What does it take to succeed in the world of fashion? A panel of women who have started fashion companies will share their stories, including tips, advice, lessons learned and more.

Speakers include Fabiola Arias, owner and designer at Fabiola Arias LLC; Suuchi Ramesh, founder and CEO of Suuchi, Inc.; and Eleanor Turner, co-founder and chief creative officer of Argent.

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October 15, 2018
The SCM Colloquium Series presents: Reel Montclair: Dialogue with the Screenwriter Tony Gilroy

Join us for an in-depth conversation with Academy Award nominated screenwriter and director Tony Gilroy. Best known for writing intense and suspenseful action films, including the first four Jason Bourne films starring Matt Damon, and the blockbuster Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Gilroy is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after screenwriters, with additional credits that include Dolores Claiborne, The Devil’s Advocate, The Great Wall, Proof of Life, and State of Play.  He’s also written and directed the critically acclaimed thriller, Michael Clayton starring George Clooney, Duplicity starring Julia Roberts and Clive Owen, and The Bourne Legacy starring Rachel Weisz and Jeremy Renner.

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October 17, 2018
Women Entrepreneurship Week Conference

A day of inspiration and motivation for female founders, aspiring entrepreneurs, corporate women, millennials, students and anyone who wants to take a risk and launch a new venture. Conference will feature short TEDx-style talks from the Garden State’s top women entrepreneurs from a variety of industries. A corporate panel will include execs from Google, WeWork, PSE&G and more. A panel of funders will offer advice and tips about how to raise capital. Last year, more than 400 people (mostly women) attended the conference, and the event offers some of the best networking in New Jersey!

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