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February 2018
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.
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
24
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Community Event
Blacks in Wax: A performance by Foundation Academy students
24
Sculpture comes to life as students from Trenton’s own Foundation Academy Charter School take on some of the most famous African Am...
March 2018
Community Event
Common Threads: Life Stories of Harriet Tubman
3
Learn about the experiences faced by women, men, and children who sought to escape slavery, and listen to first-person stories of Tubman&...
Film
Film For Thought:13th
4
Featuring specially curated selections inspired by the Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths exhibition.
Special Event
Like Minds: A Conversation with Artists Joyce J. Scott, Sonya Clark, and Jeffrey Gibson
9
A lively conversation between three dynamic contemporary artists.
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
10
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
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.
Rat's Event
Comedy Night at Rat's
16
Local comic celebrity Helene Angley returns for another night of raucous laughs!  With a talented line up of well-seasoned comics wh...
Adult Workshop
Sculptural Textiles (Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton)
17
Build three-dimensional sculptures from fibers and recycled materials.
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!
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.
Community Event
Common Threads: GFS Book Club
31
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
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!
Member Trip
Trip to Wheaton Arts
5
GFS Members-only day-trip to the center of the nation’s first glass industry.
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.
Rat's Event
Sing-A-Long with Sculpture
26
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, ...
Family
Tots on Tour
28
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Family
Tots on Tour
28
Stories, tours, and art for tots!
Adult Workshop
Ordinary to Extraordinary: Sculptural Weaving
28
Select, weave, and sew alternative materials into a three-dimensional sculpture
Member Event
Member Mornings
29
Members will be granted early access to the garden and galleries.
October 2018
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...