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May 2015
Literary
Call for Entries!<br>The Visual in Verse: An Ekphrastic<br>Poets' Invitational
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Deadline for entries is Monday, July 6th at 10am!
Compose an original ekphrastic poem...
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on May 27th
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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!
Artist Lecture
Copyright / Copywrong
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The first in a new series of lively and interactive discussions featuring experts in the field.
Concert
The Princeton Festival Preview
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Don't miss this annual event!
June 2015
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
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Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
Member Event
Member Adventures: Trip to the Hamptons
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** SOLD OUT **
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 ...
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on June 3rd
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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 Walks/Wellness Talk - June 4th
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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.
Art Salon
Art Salon: BRUCE LINDSAY
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** THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED **
A relaxed and stimulating opportunity to share ideas and fine food at Rat’s Restaurant with GFS artists and your fellow patrons of ...
Family Festival
Anniversary Arts Party
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Celebrate GFS’ birthday!
Celebration Benefit
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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...
Live Local, Give Local!
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Learn about making effective contributions and building an intentional plan for your giving.
Rat's Event
Seward Johnson Sing-a-Long on June 10th
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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!
Film
Plein Air Cinema: Meet Me in St. Louis
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Rain Date: June 18
Celebrate the “Golden Age of Hollywood” with classic musicals under the stars at Grounds For Sculpture!
Family
Tots on Tour!
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11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Workshop
Studio Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting
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Saturdays, June 13, 20, and 27
Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton
Artist Lecture
ISConnects: Artist Walk & Talk with Jae Ko
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Join exhibiting artist Jae Ko for a Walk and Talk, presented by GFS in collaboration with the International Sculpture Center (ISC).
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - June 18th
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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
Garden Workshop: Creating a Container Garden
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Saturday, June 20 and 27
Make a beautiful container for your garden that will last for years!
Peacock Café Event
Father's Day BBQ
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We're firing up the barbeque to celebrate Dad's special day, so grab a drink and join us for some all-American favorites straight...
Strike Out Hunger: Meal Packing with the United Way of Greater Mercer County
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Volunteer Now!
Help the United Way of Greater Mercer County pack 375,000 servings of healthy breakfast oatmeal for New Jersey food banks at a meal-packi...
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Mikey Junior
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Rain or Shine!
Discover something new at GFS!
Workshop
Rediscover Poetry at GFS
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Rediscover the imaginative and inspiring poetry displayed throughout GFS!
Literary
Open Verse
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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
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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.
Film
Plein Air Cinema: West Side Story
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Rain Date: July 16
Celebrate the “Golden Age of Hollywood” with classic musicals under the stars!
Family
Tots on Tour!
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11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 1
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3D Sculpture Modeling Using Resin/Sawdust
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - July 16th
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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
Young Artist Workshops
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Sessions begin at 11am & 1pm
Join us for a day of fun-filled children’s workshops!
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 2
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Art in the Garden
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Second Sky
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Rain or Shine!
Discover something new at GFS!
Giving with your Family Workshop - Raising Generous Children
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Learn about making effective contributions and building an intentional plan for your giving.
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 3
27
Contemporary Landscape Painting
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
28
** THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED **
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
Wellness
Wellness Walks/Wellness Talk - July 30th
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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.
August 2015
Family
Family Drop-In: Spilled Ink!
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Learn how to print on water!
Film
Plein Air Cinema: Singin' in the Rain
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Rain Date: August 13
Celebrate the “Golden Age of Hollywood” with classic musicals under the stars!
Family
Tots on Tour!
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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
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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
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Improvised movement inspired by Jae Ko’s installation Force of Nature, 白Shiro
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Vanessa Collier
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Rain or Shine!
Discover something new at GFS!
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
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** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
September 2015
Artist Lecture
Artist Talk: LAUREN CLAY
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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!
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11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Family Festival
NJ Storytelling Festival
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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
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In this one-day workshop, we’re stripping away color and helping refine your monochrome vision.
Epicurean Palette
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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!
October 2015
Member Event
Member Adventures: Santa Fe, the City of Enchantment
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Join GFS Member Adventures for a trip to Santa Fe, the City of Enchantment.