Arts Council of Princeton Names Acclaimed Photographer Robin Resch as its Winter 2021 Anne Reeves Artist-In-Residence
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) have announced acclaimed fine art photographer Robin Resch as its Winter 2021 Anne Reeves Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, Resch will continue work locally on her series, aptly named Taking Pause, in response to the challenges of this year and the COVID-19 pandemic. The completed portraits will be on display in Princeton’s Dohm Alley from April to October, 2021.
Those Beautiful Rags, A Tribute to Ragtime Music and Tin Pan Alley, Comes To The Morris Museum
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- The Morris Museum presents Those Beautiful Rags, a tribute to Ragtime music and Tin Pan Alley, on display from January 30, 2021 through October 10, 2021. American ragtime, a precursor of early jazz, is a musical style that enjoyed immense popularity in the late 1800s through World War I. Ragtime was coined for its “ragged,” syncopated rhythms that arose from African-American musical traditions.
Morris Museum Announces New Hours For The Winter
(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- New Jersey’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, the Morris Museum, will open only on Saturdays and Sundays beginning in January. Hours will be 11:00am through 5:00pm on Saturdays, and 12:00am through 5:00pm on Sundays with exclusive Members hours from 11:00am -12:00pm on Sundays. Having reopened to the general public in July, one of the first cultural institutions in New Jersey to do so, this scale-back to only weekend hours is a response to the anticipated slowdown of visitation during the winter months. Until January, the Museum will continue to be open Tuesdays through Sundays throughout December and will also add Monday, December 28 to the opening schedule to accommodate additional visitors during the holiday period.
Arts Council of Princeton Presents "Travels: Domestic and aBroad"
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- The Arts Council of Princeton rings in 2021 with a new exhibit Travels: Domestic and aBroad, featuring works by Krysia Kolodziej and Libby Ramage in the Taplin Gallery from January 4 – January 30.
The Art School at Old Church Announces Exciting New Offerings for Winter 2021
(DEMAREST, NJ) -- The Art School at Old Church has announced its Winter session of classes and workshops, which begins January 4, 2021, and runs through mid-March. You may now register online over the phone (201-767-7160), or by mail (561 Piermont Road, Demarest, NJ 07627).
On the Road with Peter and Joan Takes Over Gallery Aferro's Instagram
Gallery Aferro continues their ongoing experimentation which begun 9 months ago as #GalleryAferroOnline. As an artist-run alternative space, they witnessed many artist’s lives evolve and unfold, at varying intervals, and with different kinds of intimacies. While every life is different, they imagine that many will relate to first wanting to make a change, figuring out what it could look like, and then beginning the business of living it. For creative people, deciding what kind of life you want and might be able to have can be particularly fraught. At the end of 2019, artists Peter Lester and Joan Pamboukes decided to embark on that change.
HARRIS. Art Academy to Open as Area's First Art School to Encourage Expressionism, Using Modern Media in New Art Education Approach
(HOWELL, NJ) -- Artist Candice Harris of West Freehold saw a need in the community for a different kind of art school, with flexible instruction and creative exploration she will offer at the HARRIS. Art Academy. Located at 2211 U.S. Highway 9 North, the innovative art school is slated to start online classes on December 21, 2020.