Barcelona Subway Performer, a silkscreen print by Trenton artist Chee Bravo, is among the more than 40 pieces on display in Fast Forward to 40 from the Trenton Museum Society's permanent collection.
(TRENTON, NJ) -- “Fast Forward to 40”, the Trenton City Museum’s just-opened exhibition, celebrates the art and artists of the Ellarslie Open over the show’s 40 years. As co-chair of the Ellarslie Open for many years with Carolyn Stetson, Carol Hill lent her experience and discerning eye as the show’s Curator. The show is on view through June 11. The public is invited to the show’s Artists Reception Sunday, April 30, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm to meet up with Carol Hill, with artists whose work is featured, and with fellow museum friends and volunteers.
The exhibition features artwork that was purchased by the Trenton Museum Society for its permanent. Artists with featured work are: Sherri Andrews, Erik Armusik, Gail Bracegirdle, Chee Bravo, James Cann, Tom Chesar, Jeanne Chesterton, Larry Chestnut, Sue Chiu, Anne Gannon, Trudy Glucksberg, Jeff Goodwin, Diane Greenberg, Richard Hoffman, Kevin Hogan, Danielle Ingeri, Derek Jecxz, Justin Jedrzcjczyk, Joe Kazimierczyk, Michael Kember, Kristin Lerner, Susan Luty, Raymond Mathis, Paul Matthews, Mary McKay, Charles McVickers, Paul Mordetsky, Jeane Nielsen, Dennis Michael Normile, John O’Neill, Katie Petrille, Deborah Pey, Dallas Piotrowski, Janet Purcell, Jennifer Renshaw, Judith Rosenthal, Louis Russomanno, Christina Schmitz, Jay Shin, Marion Simmons, Jack Turkel, Gloria Wiernik, Mary Yess, and Margaret Zullinger.
Do you have EO memories to share? While enjoying the exhibition, visitors are encouraged to add their stories, photos, or memories to a special EO Memories display in the Thomas Malloy Gallery that is set up like a walk-in scrap book and year-by-year timeline. Memories may also be shared by sending an email to email@example.com.
The Trenton City Museum, housed in historic Ellarslie Mansion, showcases contemporary works by area artists, ongoing and changing displays that explore Trenton’s rich history, varied performances, and family-friendly programming. The museum and its museum shop are open Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 4:00pm, and Sundays, 1:00pm to 4:00pm. While there is no admission fee, donations to support the museum’s programs are welcomed. The Trenton Museum Society, founded in 1973 to support and operate the museum’s programming, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2023 with many events planned throughout the year.