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March 2015
Art Salon
Art Salon: BRUCE LINDSAY
5
Rescheduled to Thursday, June 4, 2015 due to the pending inclement weather.
Rat's Event
Winter Warm Up Prix Fixe Dinner (March 5)
5
Thursdays in March (5-7pm)
Join us Thursdays in March for a special 3-course prix fixe dinner and a selection of half-priced wines at Rat's Restaurant.
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Less is More - Painting with a Limited Color Palette
7
Saturdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28
Explore plein air painting using the invaluable practice of working with a limited color palette.
Artist Lecture
Focus on Sculpture Juror's Talk with Frank Peluso
7
Frank Peluso, juror for this year’s Focus on Sculpture, will discuss his selection process and the photographic works on view.
Film
FILM FOR THOUGHT: Objectified
8
Sunday Matinees at GFS!  This pioneer film series features unique and specially curated selections.
Rat's Event
Winter Warm Up Prix Fixe Dinner (March 12)
12
Thursdays in March (5-7pm)
Join us Thursdays in March for a special 3-course prix fixe dinner and a selection of half-priced wines at Rat's Restaurant.
Family
Tots on Tour!
14
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art in hands-on workshops designed for 3-5 year olds.
Film
FILM FOR THOUGHT: Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman
15
Sunday Matinees at GFS!  This pioneer film series features unique and specially curated selections.
Rat's Event
Winter Warm Up Prix Fixe Dinner (March 19)
19
Thursdays in March (5-7pm)
Join us Thursdays in March for a special 3-course prix fixe dinner and a selection of half-priced wines at Rat's Restaurant.
Film
FILM FOR THOUGHT: Unfinished Spaces
22
Sunday Matinees at GFS!  This pioneer film series features unique and specially curated selections.
Tour
Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
24
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Tour the famed Johnson Atelier and the cutting edge Digital Atelier.
Rat's Event
Gastro Pub & Belgium Beer Dinner
25
Tasting 6pm; Dinner 6:30pm
Join Rat’s for an experience featuring the artisanal beers of Belgium and the creative cuisine called gastro pub food.
Donor Workshop: Giving With Your Family
25
Join GFS in partnership with the Princeton Area Community Foundation to learn about making effective contributions and building an intent...
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Sculpture Studies - The Evolution of Seeing
26
Thursdays, March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton
Rat's Event
Winter Warm Up Prix Fixe Dinner (March 26)
26
Thursdays in March (5-7pm)
Join us Thursdays in March for a special 3-course prix fixe dinner and a selection of half-priced wines at Rat's Restaurant.
Member Event
Visit the Home and Studio of Michael Graves
27
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!
A rare opportunity to get an insider’s look at the personal and professional spaces of Michael Graves.
Family Festival
Artists in Action
28
Rain or Shine!
Part of what makes Grounds For Sculpture so remarkable are the many outstanding artists who have studios here!
Literary
GFS Book Club
29
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Join the GFS Book Club to meet fellow book lovers and discover, discuss, and debate some truly great reads!
April 2015
Workshop
A Perfect Pot of Tea
4
1 - 3pm
It’s a tea time workshop!
Tour
Architect's Walk with Brian Carey
4
Tour the park with Brian Carey, Grounds For Sculpture’s talented architect and landscape designer.
Tour
Moonlight Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
7
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Let the magnificence of Grounds For Sculpture wow you by moonlight!
Art Salon
Art Salon: MICHAEL REES
9
Join us for a fascinating discussion of how formal sculptural concepts and new media technologies are influencing each other.
Concert
A Tribute to Bob Dylan
10
Celebrate Michael Graves’ melodic inspiration with the music of his muse, Bob Dylan...
Workshop
Adult Workshop: Pigmenting Paper
11
Take a hands-on approach to investigating the works of Jae Ko and Lauren Clay with this unique paper-making process.
Family
Tots on Tour!
18
11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art in hands-on workshops designed for 3-5 year olds.
Family Festival
Day at the Fair
19
Bring the whole family to celebrate our down home roots as the site of the New Jersey State Fairgrounds!
Member Event
Day Trip to Longwood Gardens
21
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!
Say hello to spring with a trip to one of the premier horticultural display gardens of our region.
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
Art Salon
Art Salon: JAE KO
7
Join Korean-born guest artist Jae Ko for a fascinating discussion of her current East Gallery installation, Shiro.
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 ...
June 2015
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 ...
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.
July 2015
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 1
13
3D Sculpture Modeling Using Resin/Sawdust
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 2
20
Art in the Garden
Workshop
Adult Art Boot Camp - Week 3
27
Contemporary Landscape Painting