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January 2018
Wellness
Winter Wellness
25
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
26
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
27
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
February 2018
Wellness
Winter Wellness
1
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
2
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Adult Workshop
Bead Weaving Pendant Workshop
3
Experiment with this beadwork technique while creating your own pendant.
Wellness
Winter Wellness
8
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
9
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Family
Tots on Tour
10
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Horticulture
Wonders of Winter Tour
10
Experience evergreens and winter interests.
Family
Tots on Tour
10
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Film
Film For Thought: What Happened, Miss Simone?
11
Featuring specially curated selections inspired by the Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.
Peacock Café Event
Valentine's Day Tea
11
Enjoy a delightful classic afternoon tea.
Rat's Event
Breakfast For Dinner
15
Wellness
Winter Wellness
15
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
16
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Adult Workshop
Bead Weaving Earrings Workshop
17
Create a pair of earrings while experimenting with this beadwork technique.
Community Event
Common Threads: Introduction to West African Drumming
17
Connect with us as we share a brief history on West African drumming.
Community Event
Common Threads: Introduction to West African Dance
17
Join us as we share in a brief history on West African dance and culture followed by a dance instruction, accompanied by live d...
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
23
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Rat's Event
Club Rat's
24
Pop-up club with DJ and cocktail specials.
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
24
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
March 2018
Community Event
Common Threads: Life Stories of Harriet Tubman
3
Learn about the experiences faced by women, men, and children who sought to escape slavery, and listen to first-person stories of Tubman&...
Film
Film For Thought:13th
4
Featuring specially curated selections inspired by the Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.
Adult Workshop
Sculptural Textiles (Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton)
10
Build three-dimensional sculptures from fibers and recycled materials.
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
10
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
Tour
The Seward Johnson Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat’s Restaurant
13
Go behind the scenes at The Seward Johnson Atelier and Digital Atelier.
Rat's Event
A Night in Havana
14
A night in Havana with vibrant cuisine and exotic rums.
Family
Tots on Tour
17
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Family
Tots on Tour
17
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Horticulture
Early Flowering Bulbs, Shrubs, and Trees
17
Come experience the flora of late winter.
Community Event
Guild for Early Music Festival
18
Celebrate the early music of Europe & the Americas, and J.S. Bach’s 333rd birthday.
Art Salon
Art Salon: Joyce J. Scott
22
Learn about Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths from the artist herself while you enjoy lunch in the Domestic Arts Building. ...
Community Event
Artists in Action
24
Kick off the spring by exploring GFS’ on-site artist studios.
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
31
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
April 2018
Rat's Event
Easter Brunch in Rat's Kitchen
1
Celebrate spring in royal fashion at the event that is always a guest favorite!
Concert
Kaki King In Concert: The Neck is a Bridge to the Body
13
An innovative, immersive, multi-media production in music and storytelling.
Community Event
Slow Art Day
14
Slow down, look carefully, and discuss what you noticed during this annual, global event.
Rat's Event
Ramp Dinner
19
Dine under the stars at GFS for a meal to be remembered.
Family
Tots on Tour
28
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Family
Tots on Tour
28
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Adult Workshop
Ordinary to Extraordinary: Sculptural Weaving
28
Select, weave, and sew alternative materials into a three-dimensional sculpture
Member Event
Member Mornings
29
Members will be granted early access to the garden and galleries.
May 2018
Member Trip
Trip to Grand Rapids & Detroit, Michigan
21
GFS Members-only VIP tour of Michigan’s contemporary art scene. Register by February 9.