(HAMILTON, NJ) -- This spring, a Grounds For Sculpture exhibition will present a multi-faceted portrait of the Indian diasporic community in New Jersey, through first-person narratives, images, and objects. Local Voices: Memories, Stories, and Portraits is created in partnership with 15 community members and led by artist, teacher, and journalist Madhusmita "Madhu" Bora. It is one of two concurrent exhibitions that inaugurate the new Perspectives series at GFS and explore the role of creating person-centered exhibitions, ensuring individual and communal agency in the art of storytelling.
(HAMILTON, NJ) -- Grounds For Sculpture will present the site-specific exhibition Spiral Q: The Parade this spring to highlight Spiral Q, a community-based organization now in its 27th year, and its rich history of a take-to-the streets (real and virtual) approach to creating an unflinching and joyous commitment to justice and equality. They are honored to present their first retrospective exhibition showcasing 27 years of community partnerships, creativity, and advocacy. A key part of their tenure at GFS includes a three week residency with Artworks Trenton, building to a public parade at Grounds For Sculpture.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- "Nobody Turn Us Around: The Freedom Rides and Selma to Montgomery Marches: Selections from the John Doar Papers" showcases over 30 photographs and documents from two watershed events during the 1960s U.S. civil rights movement: the Freedom Rides of 1961 and the Selma-to-Montgomery marches of 1965. The exhibition runs Monday, April 24 through March 31, 2024 at Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library in Princeton.
(ROSLYN HARBOR, NY) -- Wherever and whenever Amedeo Modigliani's paintings go on view, crowds gather, experts turn out to debate, social media lights up and auction records fall. This Modern master personally changed the history of the portrait, adding the emotional and painterly power that has inspired generations since his untimely demise, the archetypal story of the doomed Bohemian genius. The Nassau County Museum of Art presents Modigliani and the Modern Portrait from July 22-November 5, 2023. Curated by Dr. Kenneth Wayne, the world's leading Modigliani scholar (founder of The Modigliani Project that researches the authenticity of works), this show will feature several spectacular paintings by the master, including the world premiere of two newly confirmed Modigliani paintings unveiled on this occasion.
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- The Montclair Art Museum (MAM) has announced four new, visually inspiring exhibitions opening this September and November: Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale; Siona Benjamin: Lilith in the New World; Inspired by the Weight of an Object–A Partnership with Studio Montclair; and Joel Meyerowitz: Photographs from Cape Cod (1976-1987).
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Gallery Aferro brings a phenomenal year of milestones and memories to a close with not one, not two, but five extraordinary exhibitions celebrating … well, milestones and memories. On September 29 2023, this always-innovating alternative arts space invites you to go beyond the conventional to see what truly connects us to our ideas and our ideals. Whether in the form of music, poetry, photography, mixed media or sculpture, the fall season at Aferro has something for everyone. All shows on exhibition will run to December 21, 2023.
(PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ) -- The Ode to New Jersey Art Show at West Windsor Arts celebrates the unique connections that artists have to the dynamic and ever changing state of New Jersey. The exhibition will run from August 29th to October 28th, with a free opening reception on Friday, September 8th from 7:00pm-8:30pm at West Windsor Arts.
(GALLOWAY, NJ) -- The Stockton Art Gallery is set to open with two new exhibitions ("A World Lit Only By Fire" and "A Pinelands Portrait: Art of the Pine Barrens") which will run from September 5 to November 12, 2023.
(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.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- In honor of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623, Princeton University Library (PUL) presents "In the Company of Good Books: From Shakespeare to Morrison," in PUL's Milberg Gallery. Curated by Jennifer Garcon, Librarian for Modern and Contemporary Special Collections, Gabriel Swift, Librarian for American Collections, and Eric White, Scheide Librarian & Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections, Rare Books & Manuscripts, the exhibition showcases Princeton’s diverse collection of English literature and many of the writers and readers who brought life to English literature around the world.