ART EVENTS FOR MAY 2023
WHITTEMORECCC – THEN & NOW – Opening Reception, Saturday, MAY 6, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Originally intended as part of WhittemoreCCC’s 5th anniversary celebration in 2021, THEN & NOW is a singular exhibit showcasing five artists who were the first to utilize the gallery at WCCC. Join us in welcoming TODD LAMBRIX, CHRISTINA SORACE MACKINNON, JEFF MCCONNELL, BETH O’GRADY and SANDY ROSS as they explore how their work has evolved since 2016/2017 and share thoughts on their connection to Whittemore. Violinist Laura Giannini will be playing in the gardens during the May 6 Opening Reception. This is a FREE event – please reserve your ticket HERE. Exhibit on view Sunday, May 7 through Sunday, July 30.
SAVE THE DATE – Monday, MAY 22 – Salon des Artistes, a THAT and Whittemore CCC program will feature THAT Artist VALERIE HUHN! Details to follow.
HUNTERDON ART MUSEUM – ARTFUL SUNDAYS ARE BACK! Artful Sundays celebrates local art, craft, and design, offering a unique shopping experience as you explore the works of talented artists in our community. This Artful Sunday is just two weeks before Mother’s Day, making it a great opportunity to find one-of-a-kind gifts for the special moms in your life! On the Toshiko Takaezu Terrace at HAM – 7 LOWER CENTER STREET, CLINTON, NJ 08809 (908-735-8415)
And be sure to SAVE THE DATE – Sunday, MAY 21, 2 PM to 4 PM – to celebrate the OPENING OF HAM’s SPRING EXHIBITIONS! View the new work – Claybash 2023, Nona Hershey: In the Cloud and Monica Ong: Planetaria – mingle with friends and fellow art lovers, and hear from exhibiting artists.
CHECK OUT FLEMINGTON DIY’s MAY CALENDAR HERE! Flemington DIY has it all – ART shows, LIVE music, a scavenger hunt and more. Mark your calendar for Sunday, MAY 21 to join in celebrating DIY’s Nine Year Anniversary!
THE MIX – MOTHER LOVE MARKET – Saturday, MAY 6 & Sunday, MAY 7, 11 AM to 6 PM Swing by 2 Kingwood Avenue, Frenchtown for a weekend of art and shenanigans! From jewelry and ceramics to glass wares and blacksmithing, THE MIX has something for everyone! @themixfrenchtown
ARTJAM 2023 — ArtSpace’s annual “Pop-up Gallery” fundraising event is happening NOW through Saturday, MAY 27 in downtown Princeton, NJ. This rotating art exhibit and sale features a diverse collaboration of national and local artists, along with ArtSpace artists for a spirited program of inclusiveness. Over 100 artists and more than 1,000 creative works are represented throughout the event. Check out work by THAT Artists BILL JERSEY, CHRISTINA SORACE MACKINNON and COLLEEN MILLER.
34TH RARITAN RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL – The Legacy of Musical Traditions – Raritan River Music is the product of those who came before, set the stage, laid the foundation for creating the music and culture of today. This year, RRM honors the founders of musical organizations that have been influential in their lives, providing the legacy upon which Raritan River Music has grown to become an integral part of the community. The first concert is Sunday, MAY 6 featuring THE FOUR NATIONS ENSEMBLE – Les Grandes: French Baroque Music from Court & Concert. Learn more and purchase tickets for this season’s concert schedule HERE.
MODERN FOSSILS – UPCOMING SHOWS – CHECK OUT THE COMPLETE CALENDAR HERE! Mankind’s interaction with its natural environment is the basis and subject of this work. Just as natural fossils are the imprints of prehistoric life on earth, THAT Artists JUDITH MARCHAND and DAVID HOROWITZ have created “Modern Fossils”: pieces that ponder the substances we are currently leaving behind in our environment, to be unearthed far in the future. These artists were inspired by the embellished metal manhole and storm drain covers that are found in their local river towns. With these in mind, they create original plaster artworks, which represent their community’s impact on the waterways that sustain us and give us life.
DAVID SCOTT GALLERY is presenting Botanica: An Unlikely Garden, a group exhibition of seven artists from Central NJ and Bucks County, NOW through Saturday, JUNE 24. Opening reception is Saturday, MAY 20 from 2 PM to 5 PM. Works by THAT Artists SUSAN MANIA, ALISON SCHERR, ANN THOMAS and KATHLEEN THOMPSON are featured in the gallery, which is located in the offices of Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach – 253 Nassau St, Princeton, across from Blue Point Grill. Gallery hours are M-F, 9 AM – 5 PM, weekends from 10 AM – 4 PM. @davidscottgallery.bhhsfoxroach on Instagram for more details.
ARTVENTURE – NOW through Wednesday, MAY 31 Twelve ArtVenture Flemington members are exhibiting a group show of photographs and acrylic, oil, and mixed media paintings on the first and second floors of the North Branch County Library, 65 Halstead Street, Clinton.
ARTYARD – SHOES: A LOVE STORY, PAUL BOWEN: DRIFT and AS IS – NOW through Sunday, MAY 21. Artwork by THAT artists VALERIE HUHN and DAVID HOROWITZ are part of the SHOES exhibition.
CHECK OUT M GALLERIES STUDIOS – Summer Workshops 2023 and REGISTER NOW. Call/text 908-689-3414 or email MARTGALLERIES@GMAIL.COM for more information.
THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART – Three Solo Exhibitions – NOW through Saturday, JUNE 3. TRACY DITOLLA: Tragic Flaws, STEVEN EPSTEIN: The Pedestrian Absurd, GREGORY HENNEN:Where I Wander.
Congratulations to THAT Artists RJ CALABRESE, JEANINE PENNELL and WES SHERMAN on their early acceptance for the 5TH EDITION OF ART FAIR 14C! This highly competitive show will be on view Thursday, OCTOBER 12 through Sunday, OCTOBER 15 at the historic terminal building in Liberty State Park, Jersey City.
Congratulations to THAT Artist’s TERRI FRASER and VALERIE HUHN for joining the group of contemporary emerging and established artists represented by IVY BROWN GALLERY.
THAT Artist MARYANN L. MILLER‘s book of poetry, Falling Into the Diaspora, will be published Friday, MAY 12. MaryAnn will be the Guest Speaker at our JUNE 2 Salon des Artistes at WhittemoreCCC. Invitation and details to follow via Paperless Post.
NEW JERSEY WATERCOLOR SOCIETY – 2023 ONLINE ANNUAL ELECTED MEMBER’s SHOW – ENTRY deadline Monday, MAY 15. Click HERE to apply.
MAKERS ALLEY – SPRING MEMBERS EXHIBITION – ENTRY DEADLINE Sunday, MAY 21
This is your chance to present your work and support our endeavor to transform what is just an old bank into a lively creative Art & Cultural Center enriching this community. Makers Alley’s membership drive starts with a call for submissions to its Spring Members Exhibition this coming June. By becoming a member you are eligible to enter your work in the Spring Exhibition! This is an excellent opportunity to open the vault, and to be a part of a vibrant and supportive artistic community, while showcasing your talent and creativity. Not yet a member? No problem! It won’t break the bank. Memberships help fund the development of the Art & Culture Center with the added benefit of being considered for this 3-week exhibition! Exhibition will be on view Saturday, JUNE 3 through Sunday, JUNE 25.
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