RVCC Students Create Tunnel Mural for Bound Brook Train Station
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Students from Raritan Valley Community College's Arts & Design department, led by their professor, Ji Yong Kim, recently completed a 2,000-square-foot mural at the Bound Brook New Jersey Transit station tunnel.
Princeton Makes Artist Cooperative to Host Art Groove on June 9th
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Princeton Makes, a Princeton-based artist cooperative, will host the Art Groove – an evening art making party, on Friday, June 9, 2023 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm at its artist studios and art market in the Princeton Shopping Center. The Art Groove will feature creative activities for children and adults, artists working in their studio, video art screenings, a DJ and live music provided by Jonah Tolchin and others, and a raffle in which people can win artwork from Princeton Makes artists.
Middlesex County returns historic cultural material to Peru, strengthening cultural preservation efforts
(MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ) -- Arts Institute of Middlesex County has taken a significant step toward cultural preservation by repatriating historic cultural material from its museum collection to Peru. As an integral part of the American Alliance of Museum accreditation process, the Division of History and Historic Preservation meticulously identified culturally significant objects to be voluntarily returned to their country of origin
Teens, Master Ceramic Art at Ocean County Library Toms River Branch on June 20th
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Ceramic items add beauty to any living space, and they’re great gifts as well. Teens can create ceramic replicas of sea life in the Makerspace of the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch on Tuesday, June 20. All materials will be provided for this unique one-hour program for young adults aged 13 to 18. Create and decorate a colorful ceramic fish, and take your masterpiece home after it’s been fired in the kiln. The event begins at 3:00pm.
Photography by Kate Sanchez on Display at Ocean County Library Little Egg Harbor Branch throughout June
(LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ) -- Throughout the month of June, the Ocean County Library Little Egg Harbor Branch is pleased to display photographs of Southern Ocean County's natural splendor, and the creatures that inhabit it, by local artist Kate Sanchez.
When the Candy Dish Itself Becomes the Confection
Ever since childhood, Amber Cowan has known she wanted to be a glass artist. Not just any artist – 2D, admittedly, is not her thing – but specifically, an artist who works in glass.
The Passaic County Arts Center hosts "Everything's Fine" by NJ artist Gwenn Seemel
(HAWTHORNE, NJ) -- The Passaic County Arts Center hosts "Everything's Fine" by New Jersey artist Gwenn Seemel from April 22 through July 16, 2023. The artwork is from a series of surreal paintings about mental health.
'Neither on Our Knees nor Hanging From Trees' - Alison Saar and Toni Morrison Foster the "Cycle of Creativity" of Black Women
Hair. It seems a trivial topic to lead off with when discussing two of the most accomplished, influential women in literature and the arts. And yet you can't ignore the references to the reclamation of Black female identity through hair in the artwork of Alison Saar.