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December 2017
Rat's Event
Sing-A-Long with Sculpture
14
Grab a happy hour cocktail, choose a song from our songbook, and join in the fun as we sing standards from the likes of Richard Rodgers, ...
Community Event
Common Threads: Introduction to West African Dance
15
Join us as we share in a brief history on West African dance and culture followed by a dance instruction, accompanied by live d...
Community Event
Common Threads: Introduction to West African Drumming
16
Connect with us as we share a brief history on West African drumming.
Community Event
Common Threads: Life Stories of Harriet Tubman
16
Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths is currently on view at Grounds For Sculpture. But who was Harriet Tubman?
Family
Tots on Tour
16
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Rat's Event
Christmas Eve Brunch at Rat's Restaurant
24
Join us for a Christmas Eve brunch buffet at Rat's Restaurant!
Rat's Event
New Year's Eve
31
January 2018
Rat's Event
New Year's Day Brunch
1
Wellness
Winter Wellness
11
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
12
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Community Event
Common Threads: Woven Wishes Workshop
13
Stop by, reflect, and add your wish!
Film
Film For Thought: I Am Not Your Negro
14
Featuring specially curated selections inspired by the Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.
Wellness
Winter Wellness
18
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Rat's Event
Small Batch Bourbon and Low Country Cuisine
18
$95 plus tax and gratuity
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
19
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvre
Family
Tots on Tour
20
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Community Event
Ice Sculpture Demonstrations
21
Get up close as master carvers turn ice into art.
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
February 2018
Wellness
Winter Wellness
1
Beat the winter blues by focusing on wellness.
Horticulture
Wonders of Winter Tour
1
Experience evergreens and winter interests.
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.
Horticulture
Wonders of Winter Tour
3
Experience evergreens and winter interests.
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!
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.
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.
March 2018
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.
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.
Horticulture
Early Flowering Bulbs, Shrubs, and Trees
15
Come experience the flora of late winter.
Horticulture
Early Flowering Bulbs, Shrubs, and Trees
17
Come experience the flora of late winter.
Family
Tots on Tour
17
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
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.
Peacock Café Event
Easter Tea
31
Enjoy a delightful classic afternoon tea.
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.
Adult Workshop
Ordinary to Extraordinary: Sculptural Weaving
28
Select, weave, and sew alternative materials into a three-dimensional sculpture
Family
Tots on Tour
28
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
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.