Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
7 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
ContactMs. Noreen A. Scott Garrity
For arts-in-education and community arts programs in Camden, NJ.
The mission of Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) is to present exhibitions, performances, education programs, and community projects that inspire a full appreciation and enjoyment of the arts, create meaningful opportunities to participate in the arts, advance the central role of the arts in Pre/K-12 education, and increase awareness of the arts as essential to cultural, economic, and community vitality. RCCA programs serve residents and schools in Camden and throughout the region. RCCA successfully manages grants from private and public sources, with match requirements up to 1:4; accounts are monitored by the Financial Services Office. RCCA is a public service unit of the Camden Campus of Rutgers.
Cyril Reade, RCCA Director/Art Historian, has a PhD. In Visual and Cultural Studies from the University of Rochester, NY. He holds an MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
Noreen Scott Garrity, Associate Director/Education, oversees Arts Education and Community Arts Projects since 1990. She graduated from University of Delaware (BFA 1986) and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 1988).
Nancy Maguire, Associate Director for Exhibitions, since 1988, oversees finance functions. Ms. Maguire has a B.A. in art history from Rutgers University.
Carmen Balcazar Pendleton, Community and Artist Programs Manager since 2004. Ms. Pendleton serves on the District Community Collaborative Board in Camden; she has an Associate Degree in Design from Purdue University.
Miranda Powell, Arts Education & Community Arts Program Assistant, since 2012. holds a BA, Rutgers University, Summa Cum Laude, Fine Arts with a concentration in photography.