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February 2017
Family
Tots on Tour! - Feb. 25
25
11am and 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art in hands-on workshops.
Family
Blacks in Wax Live Museum
25
As part of Black History Month celebration & curriculum, students from Foundation Academy in Trenton researched influential African-A...
Literary
GFS Book Club - Feb. 26
26
Sundays, January 22, February 26, March 19, and April 23
Join the GFS Book Club to meet fellow book lovers and discover, discuss, and debate some truly great reads!
March 2017
Art Salon
Ned Smyth | Art Salon
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Meet the visionary creator of our current exhibition Moments of Matter in this intimate salon with Ned Smyth. Dine with the art...
Adult Workshop
Learning to See Nature with Photography and Pastel
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Saturdays, March 4 and 11
Develop your artistic eye by learning to see nature in a whole new way!
Family
Storytime in the Galleries / Cuentacuentos en las galerias - Mar. 9 / 9 de marzo
9
Thursdays, February 9, March 9, and April 13 / Los jueves – 9 de febrero, 9 de marzo, y 13 de abril
Both English and Spanish speakers welcome! En inglés y español!
Rat's Event
Comedy Night at Rat's
10
Local comic celebrity Helene Angley returns for another night of raucous laughs!  With a talented line up of well-seasoned comics wh...
Horticulture
A Natural Approach to Turf
11
Many of us strive for a beautiful healthy lawn.  Can it be done without using chemicals that are potentially harmful to living organ...
Film
Film for Thought Series - Life in A Day
12
3pm
Matinee day at GFS!  This popular film series features unique and specially curated selections inspired by the artists and work in t...
Family
Tots on Tour! - Mar. 18
18
11am and 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art in hands-on workshops.
Literary
GFS Book Club - Mar. 19
19
Sundays, January 22, February 26, March 19, and April 23
Join the GFS Book Club to meet fellow book lovers and discover, discuss, and debate some truly great reads!
Special Event
Artists in Action
25
Grounds For Sculpture is home to many outstanding artists, and Artists in Action is your chance to see what we mean.
Horticulture
The Garden Chair Workshop
26
Led by Dan Benarcik of Chanticleer Gardens, you will construct your own Garden Chair in less than three hours with only a cordless drill/...
Tour
The Seward Johnson Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant - Mar. 28
28
** This event is SOLD OUT **
Tour The Seward Johnson Atelier and the cutting-edge Digital Atelier.
April 2017
Community Event
EXHIBITION CLOSING: A Grounds For Sculpture History: The Land in Pictures and Words
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This exhibition is located in the Lakefront Gallery at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, NJ.
View the transformation of Grounds For Sculpture through images created by Princeton Photography Club members.
Museum Shop Event
Artisans in April: Kihye Kim La Foret Candle Trunk Show
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Meet guest artisan Kihye Kim, owner and maker of La Foret, a handmade soy wax candle line in Ridgefield Park, NJ.
Family
Storytime in the Galleries / Cuentacuentos en las galerias - Apr. 13 / 13 de abril
13
Thursdays, February 9, March 9, and April 13 / Los jueves – 9 de febrero, 9 de marzo, y 13 de abril
Both English and Spanish speakers welcome! En inglés y español!
Museum Shop Event
Artisans in April: Jennifer Santa Maria Ukranian Egg Trunk Show
15
Meet guest artisan Jennifer Santa Maria who will showcase her beautifully handmade Pysanky Ukranian Easter Eggs and explain this traditio...
Family
Tots on Tour! - Apr. 22
22
11am and 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art in hands-on workshops.
Museum Shop Event
Artisans in April: Arts Access Trunk Show
23
We are proud to partner with Matheny Center’s Arts Access program for this event. The mission of Arts Access is to p...
Literary
GFS Book Club - Apr. 23
23
Sundays, January 22, February 26, March 19, and April 23
Join the GFS Book Club to meet fellow book lovers and discover, discuss, and debate some truly great reads!
May 2017
Member Event
Member Preview Day: Spring/Summer Exhibition
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An exclusive opportunity for members to explore the upcoming exhibition season before it opens to the public!
Member Trip
Members Trip: Philadelphia Magic Gardens
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Join us for a GFS Members-only day trip to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, a visionary art environment created by Isaiah Zagar u...