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Foundation Opens October With Arts & Humanities Month - Community Invited to See Public Artwork, Flood Theater, in Oradell
(HACKENSACK, NJ) -- During October, the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) - ArtsBergen joins arts organizations and communities nationwide in celebrating National Arts and Humanities Month. The NNJCF-ArtsBergen initiative encourages members of the community to see public artwork in their area. National Arts and Humanities Month, coordinated by Americans for the Arts, is a month-long celebration that grew out of National Arts Week and was started in 1985 by the National Endowment for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.
Novado Gallery presents 2023 Sculpture Invitational Show
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Novado Gallery presents its 2023 Sculpture Invitational Show from Saturday, October 14 to Saturday, November 11, 2023; in conjunction with the 34th Annual Jersey City Art and Studio Tour. Join them for an extraordinary celebration of three-dimensional artistry!
Acc gallery presents Joseph Choe solo show
(TENAFLY, NJ) -- Acc gallery presents a solo show by Joseph Choe from September 22 through October 14, 2023. Joseph Choe, a Korean American artist residing in New Jersey, was born in 1987 in Austin, Texas. Diagnosed with autism at the age of three, Choe began expressing interest in art at the age of seven, demonstrating artistic originality and distinct style.
"#Resiliart Angola" Art Exhibit on Display in Newark's City Hall
(NEWARK, NJ) -- The City of Newark hosts the "#Resiliart Angola" Art Exhibit from September 29 until January 12, 2024. The exhibit, curated by Newark artist Andrece Brady, celebrates the culture, art and art makers of Angola, and highlights artwork from previous residencies hosted by The American Schools of Angola in partnership with UNESCO. The works are installed throughout the Basement Level and the Third Floor hallways of City Hall.
Mercer County Community College presents Yonia Fain: Refugee Modernism Exhibit
(WEST WINDSOR, NJ) -- Mercer County Community College (MCCC) has announced that the Yonia Fain: Refugee Modernism exhibit - a collaboration between The Gallery at MCCC and the Mercer County Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education Center - will be open to the public beginning on October 9.
Inaugural "Jersey City Art Week" Premieres This October
Hudson County's Jersey City is known for its vibrant arts scene. There are many events celebrating the diversity of local artists throughout the year, however, this year local officials have taken the celebration of visual arts one step further and have created the first ever "Jersey City Art Week," which will run Oct. 12-15 in various neighborhoods throughout the city. This event combines the already existing Art Fair 14C and Jersey City Art and Studio Tour and puts them under one umbrella; one that city officials hope will bring even more visitors in to explore what Jersey City has to offer.
Zimmerli Art Museum Celebrates a Vanguard Art Center
An enormous banner heralding the exhibition The Brodsky Center at Rutgers University: Three Decades 1986-2017 hangs from the façade of the Zimmerli Art Museum on the Rutgers campus in New Brunswick, as if announcing a major homecoming. The gang's all here: Faith Ringgold, Miriam Schapiro, Carolee Schneemann, Joan Semmel, Joan Snyder, Willie Cole, Emma Amos, and so many other major artists who spent time at the renowned print and papermaking center.
Monmouth University presents "PAT CRESSON – Taking a Leap – The Power of the Natural World – 45 Years of Creative Work"
(WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ) -- Monmouth University's DiMattio Gallery presents PAT CRESSON Taking a Leap –The Power of the Natural World - 45 Years of Creative Work from September 5 through December 8, 2023. This retrospective showis a combined visual statement of over 45 years of artmaking. It covers 21 different categories ranging from painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, and digital imaging to sculpture. CRESSON have always been interested in a broad range of art topics, styles and techniques and has followed her heart and not limited herself to just one or two topics, series or styles. The exhibit is free and open to the public, Mondays through Fridays 10:00am to 5:00pm.
The Brassworks Gallery presents "Allan Gorman: Searching for Drama"
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- The BrassWorks Gallery presents "Allan Gorman: Searching for Drama" from September 22 through December 15, 2023. The show features over 30 recent paintings showing off Gorman's distinct perspective and remarkable fusion of two distinctly unique artistic realms. There will be an Opening Reception on Friday, September 22 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Ellarslie Open Celebrates 40 Years of Award-Winning Artists
Forty years – it can seem like a very long time if, say, you’re waiting for a bus or Uber Eats delivery. On the other hand, if you’re watching something grow – like the Ellarslie Open, the annual signature event at the Trenton City Museum that draws accomplished artists from the greater New Jersey region, you may be wondering: where did the time go?
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