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October 2014
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Fall Photowalk
22
** THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED **
Join nationally acclaimed photographer Michael S. Miller of Visions Photographic Workshops for a photowalk around Grounds For Sculpture. ...
Artist Lecture
ISConnects Features a Discussion with Michael Graves & Raymond Kaskey
22
The Portland Building, Portlandia, and its Impact on Public Sculpture
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on October 23rd
23
CANCELLED 10/23 | NEXT EVENT 10/30
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing-a-Long with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Wellness
Wellness Walk/Wellness Talk - October 23rd
23
Walks begin at 9:30am. Discussion and refreshments at 10:15am.
Enjoy the park and get fit at the same time!
Trips
Day Trip to the Newark Museum
24
Exclusively for Members and Volunteers!
Held in conjunction with Michael Graves exhibition.
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Mold-Making with the Iron Masters
25
Saturdays, October 11, 18, and 25
Hot new workshop (literally)!
Workshop
Family Workshop: Design for the Birds!
25
Decorate a birdhouse in the colorful, geometric style of exhibiting artist, Michael Graves!
Art Salon
Lisa Baratta & Patrick Strzelec
29
** Rescheduled from October 9th **
Come learn about the future of arts in academia from this power duo!
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on October 30th
30
5-7 PM
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing-a-Long with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Rat's Event
 Haunted Club Rat's
31
Party starts at 10pm
Join us Halloween Night! Drink bloodlust cocktails and witches brew and dance until the wolves howl.
November 2014
Family Festival
Iron Pour at GFS
1
Rain date: Sunday, November 2
Led by artists from the AbOmInOg International Arts Collective of Trenton.
Workshop
Scratch Mold Workshop
1
Rain or shine!
Suitable for beginners and students of any skill level.
Art Salon
Nina Levy
6
Reconsider realism with the sculptor of GFS’ Centaur, Nina Levy!
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on November 6th
6
5-7 PM
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing-a-Long with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Wellness
Wellness Walk/Wellness Talk - November 6th
6
Walks begin at 9:30am. Discussion and refreshments at 10:15am.
Enjoy the park and get fit at the same time!
Family
Tots on Tour! - November 8th
8
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art.
Family
2nd Annual Have A Ball Contest!
8
Winners Announced Saturday, November 29th at our Hello Holidays event!
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Hand-blown Glass Ornaments - November 8th
8
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Back by popular demand! No glassblowing experience needed!
Family
Demonstration: Holiday Ornaments
8
1pm, 2pm, & 3pm
Gain inspiration for creating your own ornament for the 2nd annual Have A Ball Contest!
Family
Storytime in the Galleries
12
Bring the kids for treasured tales and a hands-on art project inspired by this season’s exhibitions.
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on November 13th
13
5-7 PM
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing-a-Long with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Rat's Event
Comedy Night at Rat's
14
Local comic celebrity Helene Angley returns for another night of raucous laughs!
Dance
Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre: A Celebration of Dance, Music, and Art from Spain and Mexico!
16
1pm & 3pm
Join us for dynamic dance and musical traditions!
Family
Family Workshop: Mexican Folk Art Boxes
16
Before the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre performance...
Tour
Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
19
Tour the famed Johnson Atelier and the cutting edge Digital Atelier!
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on November 20th
20
5-7 PM
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing-a-Long with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Wellness
Wellness Walk/Wellness Talk - November 20th
20
Walks begin at 9:30am. Discussion and refreshments at 10:15am.
Enjoy the park and get fit at the same time!
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Hand-blown Glass Ornaments - November 22nd
22
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Back by popular demand! No glassblowing experience needed!
Family Festival
Hello Holidays!
29
Start your holiday season at Grounds For Sculpture!
Family
Hello Holidays!
30
Start your holiday season at Grounds For Sculpture!
December 2014
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Holiday Sing-a-Long on December 4th
4
5-7 PM in the East Gallery
Gather around the piano in the East Gallery for a Holiday Sing-a-Long with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Workshop
Adult Workshop: The Art and Science of Architectural Sketching
6
Saturdays, December 6 and 13
Discover how to create the illusion of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface!
Workshop
Young Artist Workshops: Design Style!
6
Join us for fun-filled children’s workshops based on design!
Family
Storytime in the Galleries
10
Bring the kids for treasured tales and a hands-on art project inspired by this season’s exhibitions.
Art Salon
Seward Johnson Art Salon
11
** THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED **
Spend time with the visionary founder of Grounds For Sculpture in this rare Art Salon with Seward Johnson.
Concert
Christmas Memories of Bygone Years: A Holiday in Carol and Song
12
Presented by Boheme Opera NJ
Enjoy a sparkling evening of music with Boheme Opera NJ!
Family
Tots on Tour! - December 13
13
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art.
Peacock Café Event
Holiday Cookie Decorating
14
A festive and delicious workshop!