Calendar

Credit

Epicurean Palette 2019 – an annual celebration of food and wine to benefit Grounds For Sculpture, photo: David Michael Howarth Photography

Grounds For Sculpture offers a rich calendar of year-round events for all ages. Find inspiration and insight into the artistic process during lectures, and presentations by top creative minds. Meet and experience artists up close during salons, tours, and talks. Unleash your inner artist through a variety of hands-on classes and workshops for adults, children, and families. Be entertained by outdoor movies, contemporary dance performances, and concerts indoors, and out. Learn about wellness, horticulture, and experience the beauty of the gardens through tours of all sorts.

Some programs require registration, others are free with your paid park admission. Reach out in advance if you need special accommodations. Scooters and wheelchairs are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis in our Welcome Center. Assisted listening devices are also available in the Welcome Center.

Browse the programs below. You can sort by topic or view by date. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Special Event
Jersey Cares Coat Drive
October 22, 2019 — December 7, 2019
Welcome Center
Veteran’s Day
November 11, 2019 10 AM - 6 PM
Free Admission for Active Military & Veterans
Tour
The Seward Johnson Atelier and Digital Atelier Tour
November 13, 2019 5:30PM - 7PM
$20 Members; $25 Non-Members, $15 Student Rate with College ID.
Rat's Event
Sing-Along with Sculpture (Nov 13)
November 13, 2019 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Rat's Restaurant
Wellness
Wellness Walks (November 14)
November 14, 2019 9:30 AM — 12:00 PM
Welcome Center
Family
Tots For Sculpture: Soundscapes, Landscapes
November 16, 2019 10:30 AM — 11:45 AM
Education Studios
Family
Young Artist Workshop: Repetition & Tessellation
November 16, 2019 10:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Education Studios
Museum Shop Event
Artisan Trunkshow: Suzanne Pease
November 16, 2019 12-3PM
Museum Shop
anamnesis: (re)collection
November 16, 2019 11AM - 4PM
Free with park admission. No reservations required.
Domestic Arts Building
Horticulture
Canopy of Colors Autumn Tour
November 16, 2019 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
$10 Members; $20 Non-Members, includes park admission
Welcome Center and Grounds
anamnesis: (re)collection
November 17, 2019 11AM - 4PM
Free with park admission. No reservations required.
Domestic Arts Building
Rat's Event
Sing-Along with Sculpture (Nov 20)
November 20, 2019 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Rat's Restaurant
Special Event
Artists in Conversation: Sculptor Robert Murray with Author Jonathan D. Lippincott
November 21, 2019 6:00PM
$5 Members, $10 Non-Members
Auditorium
Member Event
Member Mornings
November 24, 2019 8:00 AM — 10:00 AM
Rat's Event
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
November 28, 2019 11:00 AM — 7:00 PM
Price: $62/adult; $24/children 5-12; children under 5 no charge
Rat's Restaurant
Member Event
Member Trip to Winter Lights at Longwood Gardens
December 4, 2019 1:30-9:30PM
$95 includes coach transportation, refreshments on bus, and admission
Rat's Event
Sing-Along with Sculpture (Dec 4)
December 4, 2019 5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Rat's Restaurant
Horticulture
Greenhouse Tour
December 4, 2019 10:30 AM — 11:30 AM
Welcome Center and Greenhouse
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Spotlight Series
December 7, 2019 1:30PM
$10 Members; $20 Non-Members, $10 Students. Includes park admission.
2:30PM
Horticulture
Winter Wreath Making Workshop (December 7 • 10:30)
December 7, 2019 10:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Motor Exhibits Building
Horticulture
Winter Wreath Making Workshop (December 7 • 2:30)
December 7, 2019 2:30 PM — 4:30 PM
Motor Exhibits Building
Rat's Event
Brunch With Santa
December 8, 2019 11:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Price: $62/adult; $24/children 5-12; children under 5 no charge
Rat's Restaurant
Concert
An Evening with Westminster Concert Bell Choir
December 8, 2019 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
East Gallery
Concert
An Evening with Boheme Opera NJ
December 13, 2019 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
$10. Late Night Admission included.
East Gallery
Family
Tots For Sculpture: All Your Senses!
December 14, 2019 10:30 AM — 11:45 AM
Education Studios
Family
Young Artist Workshop: Maps From Other Dimensions
December 14, 2019 10:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Education Studios
Horticulture
Winter Wreath Making Workshop (December 14 • 10:30)
December 14, 2019 10:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Motor Exhibits Building
Horticulture
Winter Wreath Making Workshop (December 14 • 2:30)
December 14, 2019 2:30 PM — 4:30 PM
Motor Exhibits Building
Rat's Event
Brunch With Santa
December 15, 2019 11:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Price: $62/adult; $24/children 5-12; children under 5 no charge
Rat's Restaurant
Wellness
Introduction to Herbalism: Potions & Practices for Winter Solstice
December 20, 2019 4:30 PM — 6:00 PM
Education Studios
Rat's Event
Brunch With Santa
December 22, 2019 11:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Price: $62/adult; $24/children 5-12; children under 5 no charge
Rat's Restaurant
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