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July 2018
Rat's Event
Dinner and a Stroll
3
Tuesdays - Thursdays • July & August • 5 -7pm
A delightful mid-week reason to visit GFS and Rat’s.
Member Event
Call for Entries! Members' Musings 2018
3
Submissions will be accepted between July 16th through August 3rd.
An annual event at Grounds For Sculpture, this year’s Members’ Musings will be the ninth exhibition exclusively featuring art...
Family
Tots On Tour
21
Stories, tours, and art for early learners!
Special Event
Saturday Happy Hour in the Acer Courtyard
21
Join us every Saturday in the Acer Courtyard for the best outdoor happy hour around!
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat’s Restaurant
24
** SOLD OUT **
Experience a wonderful meal and the brilliance of GFS in the dark.
Horticulture
Butterfly Bonanza with the Mercer County Park Commission
25
Explore different species of these delicate beneficial insects in GFS’ meadow.
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: Kyrie London
27
Local. Original. Live. And in the great outdoors!
Member Event
GFS Family Breakfast
28
Exclusive program for Family level members and above! Enjoy breakfast, explore our exhibitions, and create art together! Free reservation...
Special Event
Saturday Happy Hour in the Acer Courtyard
28
Join us every Saturday in the Acer Courtyard for the best outdoor happy hour around!
Member Event
Member Mornings
29
Members are granted early access to the garden and galleries. No Reservations Required.
August 2018
Community Event
First Fridays @ GFS
3
Grab a drink, check out the art and garden, and unwind with us! Don’t miss the pop-up beer garden in the Acer Courtyard. Must be 21...
Special Event
Saturday Happy Hour in the Acer Courtyard
4
Join us every Saturday in the Acer Courtyard for the best outdoor happy hour around!
Adult Workshop
Nature as Inspiration for Abstract Photography
4
Use design principles, natural forms, and your camera to create strong abstract compositions.
Film
Plein Air Cinema Series: The Adventures of Prince Achmed
9
Explore the infinite possibilities of animation through four features sure to ignite the imagination. On each of these special evenings, ...
Special Event
Saturday Happy Hour in the Acer Courtyard
11
Join us every Saturday in the Acer Courtyard for the best outdoor happy hour around!
Family
Tots On Tour
11
Stories, tours, and art for early learners!
Young Professionals
AFTERGLOW 2018 Young Professionals Summer Party
11
Enjoyed a night of illumination with cocktails, live DJ, live performances and revelry.
Young Artist Workshop
Young Artist Workshop: Paper Re-Imagined (ages 10+)
11
Hands-on workshops tailored for creative kids
Young Artist Workshop
Young Artist Workshop: Stack It! Cardboard Reliefs (ages 6-9)
11
Hands-on workshops tailored for creative kids
Rat's Event
Cuban Pig Roast
17
Slow-roasted local pig, classic mojitos, and more.
Special Event
Saturday Happy Hour in the Acer Courtyard
18
Join us every Saturday in the Acer Courtyard for the best outdoor happy hour around!
Concert
Courtyard Concert Series: De Tierra Caliente
24
Local. Original. Live. And in the great outdoors!
Special Event
Saturday Happy Hour in the Acer Courtyard
25
Join us every Saturday in the Acer Courtyard for the best outdoor happy hour around!
Member Event
Member Mornings
26
Members are granted early access to the garden and galleries. No Reservations Required.
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat’s Restaurant
28
** SOLD OUT **
Experience a wonderful meal and the brilliance of GFS in the dark.
September 2018
Peacock Café Event
Summer BBQ: Labor Day
3
All-American favorites grilled to order.
Film
Plein Air Cinema Series: The Beatles Yellow Submarine
6
Explore the infinite possibilities of animation through four features sure to ignite the imagination. On each of these special evenings, ...
Community Event
First Fridays @ GFS
7
Grab a drink, check out the art and garden, and unwind with us! Don’t miss the pop-up beer garden in the Acer Courtyard. Must be 21...
Adult Workshop
Sculpt, Mold, Cast
8
Learn the basics of casting with resin in this three-day class.
Rat's Event
Vineyard Dinner
13
Dine under the stars at GFS for a meal to be remembered.
Family
Art Alive!
15
Images comes to life during this drawing-meets-device drop-in workshop.
Community Event
Papermaking Demo with Frontline Arts’ Paper Connects
22
Learn more about this ancient art and try your hand at the process too!
Family
Tots On Tour
22
Stories, tours, and art for early learners!
Benefit
The 18th Annual Epicurean Palette
23
A celebration of fine food and wine that helps support the exhibitions and educational initiatives at GFS.
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat’s Restaurant
25
Experience a wonderful meal and the brilliance of GFS in the dark.
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat’s Restaurant
27
Experience a wonderful meal and the brilliance of GFS in the dark.
Member Event
Member Mornings
30
Members are granted early access to the garden and galleries. No Reservations Required.
October 2018
Community Event
First Fridays @ GFS
5
Grab a drink, check out the art and garden, and unwind with us! Don’t miss the pop-up beer garden in the Acer Courtyard. Must be 21...
Young Professionals
“Network for a Cause” with United Way of Greater Mercer County and GFSYP
5
Network while giving back to the community.
Member Trip
An Autumn Cultural Escape: Toronto, Ontario
12
Join GFS on an insider’s tour of Toronto’s cultural wonders, with highlights including the Art Gallery of Ontario, the new Ag...
Member Event
Member Mornings
28
Members are granted early access to the garden and galleries. No Reservations Required.
November 2018
Member Event
Member Mornings
25
Members are granted early access to the garden and galleries. No Reservations Required.