GFS Young Professionals

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Grounds For Sculpture Young Professionals (GFSYP) is a group of creatives and professionals ages 21-40 who rally around unique experiences, programs and events.


Use #GFSYP and the links below to contact us directly or to get information about upcoming events at GFS.

For more information about GFSYP, please contact Claire Cossaboon by phone at (609) 249-0234 or by e-mail at


A 25th Anniversary party hosted by the GFS Young Professionals.
Saturday, June 10, 9pm – 12 midnight
Enjoy a night of illumination with cocktails, live DJ, pop-up performances and revelry. Dress to impress! Learn more at

View photos from AFTERGLOW here!


NEW! First Fridays @ GFS
July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, 5-9pm
Looking for something different to do on Friday nights? Don’t miss new First Fridays @ GFS! Grab a drink at our open-air beer garden, check out the art, wander the grounds, go behind-the-scenes at on-site sculpture studio The Seward Johnson Atelier, and enjoy a variety of pop-up performances and other fun happenings as you unwind. A la carte pricing applies. Free admission for Members! Not a member? Join here!

Plein Air Cinema Series – Outdoor Movie Nights
Join us for another season of our popular Outdoor Movie Night as we celebrate the year we began - 1992! With a special selection of cult and family favorites, we bring you some of the most memorable films of GFS’s landmark year. Bring a blanket, and enjoy a picnic basket from the Peacock Café or snacks from the Gazebo. Arrive after work and order up a cocktail at Rat’s Restaurant Happy Hour before heading into the park for the film. Picnic baskets can be reserved 24 hours in advance of each engagement by calling (609) 890-6015.

June 8: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Don’t miss the pop-up dinner café, Café Terrace at Night, on the Van Gogh Café terrace this night only.

July 6: Sister Act

August 10: Ferngully: The Last Rainforest

September 7: Army of Darkness


Network for a Cause
Friday, October 6
, 5:00-8:30pm

Join Grounds For Sculpture Young Professionals (GFSYP) and United Way of Greater Mercer County for an evening of networking and supporting arts programs in Mercer County! Enjoy light appetizers and drinks while sorting art supplies for children in the community. Attendees can also participate in a scavenger hunt activity and explore GFS after the event. For more info, please contact United Way of Greater Mercer County at 609-637-4913. Register online here. This is not your traditional YP networking event!