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Welcome Back! Re-opening Celebration Sunday, December 5

Welcome Back! Re-opening Celebration Sunday, December 5

Welcome Back Open House at The Sarnoff Collection

Join us to celebrate another important milestone, the reopening of the Sarnoff Collection at TCNJ! Stop by the Sarnoff Collection on Sunday, December 5th to mark the Sarnoff’s reopening with a free public reception and audio/visual presentation by TCNJ emeritus professor Gary Woodward based on his provocative new book, The Sonic Imperative: Sound in the Age of Screens. Continue Reading

In Living  Color: The Long Quest for Television

In Living  Color: The Long Quest for Television

Premiering Online: https://sarnoff.omeka.net/exhibits/show/in-living-color For more information about the exhibition and related program, click here.  When American audiences tuned into NBC in 1957, they might have heard the announcer proclaim that “the following program is brought to you in living color!,” and they would have seen an animation of a peacock unfurl its six-colored tail feathers…… Continue Reading

Repair Rodeo – Cancelled

Repair Rodeo – Cancelled

Due to updated TCNJ guidelines regarding novel Coronavirus, we are cancelling this event. Repair Rodeo: learn to repair, not replace, your stuff! Drop by the Sarnoff Collection at 11:00 to learn how to solder and take home a flashlight you make yourself (registration required), and drop by from 12:00-1:00 for a repair workshop, where you… Continue Reading

RCA @ 100

RCA @ 100

On November 20, 1919, the American Marconi officially became the Radio Corporation of America, and on November 17, 2019, we’ll celebrate RCA’s 100-year birthday with a series of events and activities that celebrate the company and the culture of innovation it engendered, and (of course) birthday cake! Do you have an RCA collection that you’d… Continue Reading

Temporary Exhibit | RCA Radios Through the Ages

Temporary Exhibit | RCA Radios Through the Ages

  Radio Through the Ages: a temporary exhibit for World Radio Day Visit the Sarnoff Collection on Sunday, Feb.18 at 1:30 for a guided tour of Empire of the Air: RCA Radio in the 20th Century, a temporary exhibit for World Radio Day. Come to learn about the progression of radio technology through the ages,… Continue Reading

Playing with Innovation: The Games of Joseph Weisbecker

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘computer game’? For most people, the term describes a game played on a computer or other electronic device. However, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, before the microcomputer revolution that would make computer games as we know them possible, people played computer games that had… Continue Reading

Sarnoff Collection Presents New Exhibition on RCA’s Video Games

Sarnoff Collection Presents New Exhibition on RCA’s Video Games

From November 4, 2015 through May 20, 2016, TCNJ’s Sarnoff Collection will present a new exhibition Computer Fun for the Whole Family: Video Games and The Sarnoff Collection. In the late 1960s, RCA recognized the entertainment potential of computers and was among the first firms to produce electronic gaming systems aimed at the general public.… Continue Reading

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