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April 2015
Rat's Event
Spring Warm Up Prix Fixe Dinner
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Tuesday - Thursday in April (5-7pm)
Join us Tuesday - Thursday in April for a special 3-course prix fixe dinner and a selection of half-priced wines at Rat's Restaurant....
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Sculpture Studies - The Evolution of Seeing
23
Thursdays, March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton
Workshop
International Sculpture Day TASK Party
24
To celebrate the first-ever International Sculpture Day, International Sculpture Center and Grounds For Sculpture are pleased to present ...
Family
Family Drop In: Landscape-Inspired Poetry
25
In honor of Earth Day!
Create poems inspired by Mother Nature and the beautiful landscape surrounding you.
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Paint Out Princeton at Grounds For Sculpture
25
In honor of Earth Day!
Art al Fresco! In partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton.
Literary
Poetry in the Park: COOL WOMEN
26
Rain or Shine!
Like jazz musicians, the Cool Women are improvisational. And cool.
May 2015
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Layers of Inspiration for 3D Printing
2
Saturdays, May 2 and 9
Want to create your own 3D printed sculpture? Now you can!
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
5
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
Art Salon
Art Salon: JAE KO
7
** THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED **
Join Korean-born guest artist Jae Ko for a fascinating discussion of her current East Gallery installation, ?Shiro.
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - May 7th
7
Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
Wellness
Yoga in the Garden
9
Saturdays, May 9, 16, 23, and 30
Learn meditation techniques, proper alignment, and coordination of breath and movement.
Member Event
Member Preview Day
9
Join us for the first Member Preview Day!
As a current GFS member, you are invited to this exclusive preview of the upcoming artistic season before it opens to the public. Become ...
Member Event
Mother's Day Tea
9
This is a Members-only event. The park is CLOSED to the public on Saturday, May 9th.
Celebrate Mother's Day on Saturday and enjoy a delightful array of teas with mom and sample fresh baked scones, finger sandwiches and...
Literary
The Visual in Verse: An Ekphrastic Poets' Invitational
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Deadline for entries is July 6th at 10am
Experience the current exhibition season at Grounds For Sculpture and use it as inspiration to compose your original ekphrastic poem.
Family
Mother's Day
10
This year, Mother’s Day at GFS will be an exclusive ticketed event. No tickets will be sold at the door, so please be sure to purch...
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Spring Photowalk
13
Join Michael S. Miller of Visions Photographic Workshops for a class wandering the 42-acres of unique and inspirational landscape and scu...
Family
Tots on Tour!
16
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Dance
Yass Hakoshima Movement Theatre
16
Featuring Yass Hakoshima and live music by the Sirius Quartet
One performance only!
Tour
Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
19
Tour the famed Seward Johnson Atelier and the cutting edge Digital Atelier.
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - May 21st
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Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
Workshop
Connections with Sculpture
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The deadline to apply is Friday, May 22, 2015!
Now taking applications for Connections with Sculpture program at GFS. The goal of this FREE program is to connect school-based learning ...
Artist Lecture
Copyright / Copywrong
28
The first in a new series of lively and interactive discussions featuring experts in the field.
Concert
The Princeton Festival Preview
31
Don't miss this annual event!
June 2015
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
2
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
Member Event
Member Adventures: Trip to the Hamptons
3
Member Exclusive!
Members are invited to join us for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel with GFS to the Hamptons in June and participate in studio ...
Art Salon
Art Salon: BRUCE LINDSAY
4
Rescheduled from March 5, 2015
A relaxed and stimulating opportunity to share ideas and fine food at Rat’s Restaurant with GFS artists and your fellow patrons of ...
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - June 4th
4
Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
Celebration Benefit
6
Passing the Torch Fundraiser at GFS!
Please join us in honoring our visionary founder, Seward Johnson, who inspires us all. His tremendous passion, generosity,and belief in t...
Family Festival
Anniversary Arts Party
6
Celebrate GFS’ birthday!
Live Local, Give Local!
9
Learn about making effective contributions and building an intentional plan for your giving.
Film
Plein Air Cinema: Meet Me in St. Louis
11
Rain Date: June 18
Celebrate the “Golden Age of Hollywood” with classic musicals under the stars at Grounds For Sculpture!
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting
13
Saturdays, June 13, 20, and 27
Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton
Family
Tots on Tour!
13
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Artist Lecture
Artist Walk and Talk with Jae Ko
17
Join exhibiting artist Jae Ko for a Walk and Talk, presented by GFS in collaboration with the International Sculpture Center (ISC).
Artist Lecture
ISConnects: Art Walk with Jae Ko
17
Join exhibiting artist Jae Ko for a walk and talk, presented by GFS in collaboration with the International Sculpture Center.
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - June 18th
18
Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
Workshop
Garden Workshop: Creating a Container Garden
20
Saturday, June 20 and 27
Make a beautiful container for your garden that will last for years!
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Mikey Junior
26
Rain or Shine!
Discover something new at GFS!
Workshop
Rediscover Poetry at GFS
28
Rediscover the imaginative and inspiring poetry displayed throughout GFS!
Literary
Open Verse
28
Calling all poets, writers, musicians or any combination of the above… now is your chance to shine!
July 2015
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - July 2nd
2
Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
Film
Plein Air Cinema: West Side Story
9
Rain Date: July 16
Celebrate the “Golden Age of Hollywood” with classic musicals under the stars!
Family
Tots on Tour!
11
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 1
13
3D Sculpture Modeling Using Resin/Sawdust
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - July 16th
16
Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
Workshop
Young Artist Workshops
18
Sessions begin at 11am & 1pm
Join us for a day of fun-filled children’s workshops!
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 2
20
Art in the Garden
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Second Sky
24
Rain or Shine!
Discover something new at GFS!
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 3
27
Contemporary Landscape Painting
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
28
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - July 30th
30
Thursdays, May 7, 21; June 4, 18; July 2, 16, 30
Enjoy a walk through the park and get into fitness mode at the same time.
August 2015
Family
Family Drop-In: Spilled Ink!
1
Learn how to print on water!
Film
Plein Air Cinema: Singin' in the Rain
6
Rain Date: August 13
Celebrate the “Golden Age of Hollywood” with classic musicals under the stars!
Family
Tots on Tour!
8
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Fabricated Steel Sculptures
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Saturdays, August 8 and 15
Design and fabricate your own small scale steel sculpture!
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Summer Photowalk
12
Join Michael S. Miller of Visions Photographic Workshops for a class wandering the 42-acres of unique and inspirational landscape and scu...
Dance
Graffito Works
16
Improvised movement inspired by Jae Ko’s installation Force of Nature, 白Shiro
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Vanessa Collier
21
Rain or Shine!
Discover something new at GFS!
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
25
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
September 2015
Artist Lecture
Artist Talk: LAUREN CLAY
11
Don’t miss this unique chance to learn about the artist and discover her work in the exhibition.
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Paper Marbleizing with LAUREN CLAY
12
Don’t miss this opportunity to take a workshop with exhibiting artist Lauren Clay!
Family
Tots on Tour!
19
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Family Festival
NJ Storytelling Festival
20
Celebrate the art of spoken word as wildly diverse stories are presented outdoors.
Tour
Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
22
Tour the famed Seward Johnson Atelier and the cutting edge Digital Atelier.
Workshop
Studio Workshop: The Nature of Black and White Photography
24
In this one-day workshop, we’re stripping away color and helping refine your monochrome vision.
Epicurean Palette
27
The premier food and wine event in our region!
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
29
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!