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February 2019
Adult Workshop
Abstraction with Acrylic and Ink
16
Use nonrepresentational techniques to render interpretive studies in this painting workshop.
Rat's Event
Winter Happy Hour
22
Winter Happy Hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvres
Rat's Event
Comedy Night at Rat's
22
SOLD OUT
Horticulture
Wonders of Winter Tour
23
Experience the serene and unique beauty of winter in the garden.
Horticulture
Winter Rose Pruning
23
Learn how, where, and when to prune during this hands-on workshop.
Community Event
Blacks in Wax: A performance by Foundation Academy students
23
Sculpture comes to life as students from Trenton’s own Foundation Academy Charter School take on some of the most famous African Am...
Film
Film for Thought: SAMSARA
24
Samsara illuminates the links between humanity and the rest of nature.
March 2019
Rat's Event
Comedy Night at Rat's
1
SOLD OUT
Member Trip
Member Trip to the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show
5
Join us for an unforgettable day of beauty on this day-trip to the 2019 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, the nation's largest and longes...
Young Artist Workshop
Young Artist Workshop
9
Hands-on workshops tailored for creative kids ages 6 and up.
Rat's Event
Wild Mushroom Dinner
14
Wild Mushroom Dinner
Wellness
Tai Chi and Meditation
14
Focus on body and spirit as you practice Tai Chi in GFS’s galleries.
Family
Storytelling in the Gallery
16
Using kamishibai (paper theater) Tara McGowan brings Japanese folklore to life and engages with Masayuki Koorida’s work on view.
Adult Workshop
Studio Intensive Workshop: Soft Stone
16
SOLD OUT
Discover a new material during this day-long introduction to working with stone.
Film
Film for Thought: HALF THE PICTURE
17
A film that celebrates the groundbreaking work of female film directors in Hollywood.
Horticulture
First Signs of Spring Tour
20
Discover the beauty of plants that appear as the season changes.
Art Salon
Adam Garey Art Salon
21
Meet Adam Garey, sculptor and fabrication supervisor at the Seward Johnson Atelier, over lunch.
Wellness
Tai Chi and Meditation
21
Focus on body and spirit as you practice Tai Chi in GFS’s galleries.
Horticulture
First Signs of Spring Tour
23
Discover the beauty of plants that appear as the season changes.
Concert
Guild for Early Music Festival
24
Regional performance groups celebrate music from the 12th to 18th centuries.
Tour
The Seward Johnson Atelier Tour
26
SOLD OUT
Go behind the scenes at The Seward Johnson Atelier and Digital Atelier.
Wellness
Tai Chi and Meditation
28
Focus on body and spirit as you practice Tai Chi in GFS’s galleries.
Demonstration
Artists in Action
30
Kick off spring by exploring GFS’ on-site artist studios.
April 2019
Wellness
Tai Chi and Meditation
4
Focus on body and spirit as you practice Tai Chi in GFS’s galleries.
Adult Workshop
Landscape Studies in Graphite
6
Discover the grounds through drawing during this four-part class.
Wellness
Tai Chi and Meditation
11
Focus on body and spirit as you practice Tai Chi in GFS’s galleries.
Adult Workshop
Landscape Studies in Graphite
13
Discover the grounds through drawing during this four-part class.
Tour
Slow Art Day
13
Engage in close looking and extended conversations with GFS Engagement Staff during this annual, global event.
Rat's Event
Spring Ramp Dinner
18
Spring Ramp Dinner
Tour
Virtual Close Looking Tour
18
Focus on sculptures with a virtual layer during this hour-long experience in the Michael Rees: Synthetic Cells Exhibiton
Wellness
Tai Chi and Meditation
18
Focus on body and spirit as you practice Tai Chi in GFS’s galleries.
Rat's Event
Easter Brunch in Rat’s Kitchen
21
Easter Brunch in Rat’s Kitchen
Tour
Beyond Material Gallery Tour
25
Explore the stories materials can hold in this James Carl inspired tour.
Member Event
Member Mornings
28
No reservations required. Members are granted early access to the garden and galleries at 8am.