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February 2016
Film
Film For Thought Series: ART & COPY
7
** This event is fully booked **
Our film series returns in 2016, featuring unique and specially curated selections.
Workshop
Mimosa and a Masterpiece
12
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Grab a friend and meet fellow art enthusiasts at an unforgettable workshop packed with fun and creativity!
Workshop
Pair of Paintings
13
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
The perfect Valentine’s Day Weekend event!
Artist Lecture
Focus on Sculpture Juror: Kenneth Ek
13
Kenneth Ek, juror for Focus on Sculpture 2016, will discuss his selection process and the works on view.
Literary
GFS Book Club
14
** This event is fully booked **
Nothing says warmth in winter more than curling up with a good book!
Wellness
The Art of Conversation
18
Weather not so good for walking?  As a winter alternative get-together to the Wellness Walks, GFS introduces “The Art of Conve...
Family Festival
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!
20
Snow Date: Sunday, February 21
S.T.E.A.M. is hot and everyone’s talking about it!
Family
Tots on Tour! - Feb. 27
27
Saturdays, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, 2015 & Jan. 9, Feb. 27, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, 2016 at 11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
March 2016
Literary
Storytime in the Galleries
2
Wednesdays, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, & Mar. 2
Bring the kids for treasured tales and a hands-on art project inspired by this season’s exhibitions.
Workshop
I Ate the Props! “Foodie” Photography
2
Have you ever seen a mouth-watering photograph on a food blog and thought “I wish I could eat that?”
Wellness
The Art of Conversation
3
Weather not so good for walking?  As a winter alternative get-together to the Wellness Walks, GFS introduces “The Art of Conve...
Young Professionals Night: RATTLE
3
Join fellow young professionals for a cocktail party featuring Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley of Yo La Tengo spinning their favorite ...
Family
Derby Car Design
5
Two separate sessions offered.
On your mark, get set, CREATE!
Family
Tots on Tour! - Mar. 5
5
Saturdays, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, 2015 & Jan. 9, Feb. 27, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, 2016 at 11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Film
Film For Thought Series: MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES
6
Snow Date: March 13
Our film series returns in 2016, featuring unique and specially curated selections.
Artist Lecture
A Disruptive Conversation
10
Artists in the Disruption exhibition on view in the Museum Building were asked to explore the theme of disruption in their artwork–...
Workshop
Felted Sculpture
12
with the Arts Council of Princeton
What is the process of felting a sculpture?
Literary
GFS Book Club
13
** This event is fully booked **
Nothing says warmth in winter more than curling up with a good book!
Wellness
The Art of Conversation
17
Weather not so good for walking?  As a winter alternative get-together to the Wellness Walks, GFS introduces “The Art of Conve...
Family Festival
Artists in Action
19
GFS is home to many outstanding artists, and Artists in Action is your chance to see just what we mean.
Workshop
Kokedama: Starting Your Spring Bulb String Garden
20
** This event is fully booked **
Learn a new take on the art of Kokedama—one of many beautiful Japanese garden methods.
Wellness
The Art of Conversation
31
Weather not so good for walking?  As a winter alternative get-together to the Wellness Walks, GFS introduces “The Art of Conve...
April 2016
Family
Derby Car Design
2
Two separate sessions offered.
On your mark, get set, CREATE!
Family
Tots on Tour! - Apr. 2
2
Saturdays, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 19, 2015 & Jan. 9, Feb. 27, Mar. 5, Apr. 2, 2016 at 11am & 1pm
Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art!
Concert
Southside Johnny and The Poor Fools
8
A seminal force as all-American rock n’ roll song-slingers!
Family
3D-Printed Derby Car Design
9
Saturdays, April 9, 16, and 23
Use the latest 3D printing technology to create the ultimate derby car!
Art Salon
Paul Henry Ramirez
14
A relaxed and stimulating opportunity to share ideas and fine food at Rat’s Restaurant with GFS artists.
Tour
Atelier Tour & Dinner at Rat's Restaurant
19
** This event is FULLY BOOKED **
Tour the famed Seward Johnson Atelier and the cutting edge Digital Atelier.
Member Event
Day Trip to Wave Hill
20
** This event is SOLD OUT **
Visit this exceptional art and garden venue in New York.
Family
Landscape-Inspired Poetry Workshop
23
Celebrate Earth Day with poetry!
Literary
Paint Out Princeton, on Location at GFS
23
Rain or Shine!
Visit our meticulously landscaped campus in honor of Earth Day!
Member Event
Member Preview Day: Spring / Summer Exhibition
30
An exclusive opportunity for members to explore the upcoming exhibition season before it opens to the public!
May 2016
Artist Lecture
The Future of Wellbeing with Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP
5
6pm VIP Pre-Reception; 7:30pm Lecture
Grounds For Sculpture welcomes Dr. Deepak Chopra for an intimate lecture and conversation.
Family
SAVE THE DATE! For the GFS Speedway Challenge
15
GFS revives the tradition of auto racing in the NEW GFS Speedway Challenge!
Member Event
LA BELLE FRANCE: Gardens, Art, and Inspiration
15
Find your own inspiration amidst the history and artistry of France.