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September 2019
Adult Workshop
SOLD OUT: Creating Connections: Botanical Illustration
18
SOLD OUT
This 8-week course for adults 55+ will explore both traditional and experimental media and mark making tools, often looking to the s...
Acer Courtyard Event
Acer Courtyard Happy Hour
20
Join us on select days through the summer from 4pm - 6pm to enjoy some of our favorite rotating craft beer selections and grilled favorit...
Museum Shop Event
Artisan Trunkshow: Kathleen Lang
21
Shop a special trunkshow from Organic Imprints home of The Wearable Garden!
Family
Tots For Sculpture
21
Moody Hues: Curious Colors Early learners explore materials, make art, and get inspired by GFS’s current exhibitions. Each month fe...
Young Artist Workshop
Places + Spaces: Maps and Memory
21
Get inspired and create! These workshops are designed for kids between the ages of 6 and 10 and combine exploration in the galleries and ...
Special Event
Epicurean Palette: A Benefit for GFS
22
Tickets on sale now!
A celebration of fine food and wine that helps support the exhibitions and educational initiatives at GFS.
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Artist Tour
28
Join artist Tallur L.N. for an intimate look at select artworks of his dynamic exhibition currently on view. Pre-registration required.
Wellness
Introduction to Herbalism: Moisturizing Oils
28
Discover the beauty of infusing herbs into oil for moisturizing, massage, and skin healing. In this hands-on class we will discuss the be...
Member Event
Member Mornings
29
Enjoy a quiet start to your day and catch the morning light at GFS. At GFS, we believe visiting an oasis of beauty, where art and imagina...
October 2019
Rat's Event
Rat's Vineyard Dinner
2
Join Rat's in celebrating harvest season as we hostour Vineyard Dinner. We will set up farm tables on our water side terrace and serve a fam...
Rat's Event
Sing Along with Sculpture
2
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing Along with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Wellness
Wellness Walks
3
Walk the garden, explore wellness topics, and enjoy light fare with friends. This season will focus on anatomical yoga with a different them...
Dance
The Outlet Dance Project Celebrates 15 Years: Dance on Film Festival
3
Join us for an evening of extraordinary dance films from around the globe produced and created by women filmmakers and choreographers.
Acer Courtyard Event
Acer Courtyard Happy Hour
4
Join us on select days through the summer from 4pm - 6pm to enjoy some of our favorite rotating craft beer selections and grilled favorit...
Acer Courtyard Event
Oktoberfest Beer & Brats in Acer Courtyard
5
We are kicking off Oktoberfest in our Beer Garden at the Acer Courtyard. We will be featuring seasonal Oktoberfest beers and traditional ...
Museum Shop Event
Artisan Trunkshow: Dawn Arena
5
Watch as everyday objects are transformed into delightful sculptures.
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Spotlight Series
5
Can artwork give voice to thought? Join local experts in the gallery for a focused look at the exhibition from different fields of the hu...
Dance
The Outlet Dance Project Celebrates 15 Years: Day of Dance
5
The Outlet Dance Project celebrates 15 years! An everlasting community favorite, this family-friendly program – featuring – i...
Rat's Event
Sing Along with Sculpture
9
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing Along with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Special Event
Teaching African American History: A Workshop for K-12 Educators
10
These topics will be the focus of presentations and break-out sessions in this all-day workshop. Teachers and administrators will be equi...
Acer Courtyard Event
Acer Courtyard Happy Hour
11
Join us on select days through the summer from 4pm - 6pm to enjoy some of our favorite rotating craft beer selections and grilled favorit...
Acer Courtyard Event
Acer Courtyard Happy Hour
12
Join us on select days through the summer from 4pm - 6pm to enjoy some of our favorite rotating craft beer selections and grilled favorit...
Adult Workshop
Introduction to Wood Working
12
Develop wood-working skills in this five-session workshop designed to strengthen techniques and self-expression. Taking inspiration from ...
Horticulture
Seeds: Ancient Ornaments, Modern Jewels
12
Seeds were among the first materials used as body adornment. Learn of the diverse, distant, and local plant seeds one can use in jewelry ...
Museum Shop Event
Artisan Trunkshow: Harshita Lohia
12
Shop uniquely designed wearable art during this special trunkshow by Harshita's designs!
Family
Family Journaling in our Garden
12
Why are some leaves very large, and other leaves very small? Does grass have a flower? Join horticulturist and writer Pam Ruch for a fami...
Horticulture
Nature Journaling
12
Immerse yourself in the calming effects of nature with a deeper look into the intricacies and connections of our incredible garden with h...
Rat's Event
Sing Along with Sculpture
16
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing Along with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Wellness
Wellness Walks
17
Walk the garden, explore wellness topics, and enjoy light fare with friends. This season will focus on anatomical yoga with a different t...
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Spotlight Series
19
Can artwork give voice to thought? Join local experts in the gallery for a focused look at the exhibition from different fields of the hu...
Young Artist Workshop
Focus on Form: Silhouettes + Structures
19
Get inspired and create! These workshops are designed for kids between the ages of 6 and 10 and combine exploration in the galleries and ...
Family
Tots For Sculpture
19
Take Shape: Cuckoo Configurations Early learners explore materials, make art, and get inspired by GFS’s current exhibitions. Each m...
Family
Recording Natural Light
19
With leaves of all shapes and sizes fluttering from the trees, autumn is the perfect time to collect a few favorites and produce a handma...
Museum Shop Event
Artisan Trunkshow: Andrea Johns
19
Shop our GFS exclusive Hand painted Glassware and wine glasses hand made by South Jersey artisan Andrea Johns.
Rat's Event
Sing Along with Sculpture
23
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing Along with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Adult Workshop
Hand-blown Glass Ornaments
26
Learn the old-world craft of using Glaskolben tubes and a torch to make up to 10 glass ornaments.
Member Event
Member Mornings
27
Enjoy a quiet start to your day and catch the morning light at GFS. At GFS, we believe visiting an oasis of beauty, where art and imagina...
Special Event
Present to Past: India’s Historic Temple Sculpture
30
In the exhibition Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N., artist Tallur L.N. incorporates fragments of India’s past into his sculptures ...
Rat's Event
Sing Along with Sculpture
30
Gather around the piano at Rat’s Restaurant for a Sing Along with artist and Grounds For Sculpture founder, Seward Johnson!
Wellness
Wellness Walks
31
Walk the garden, explore wellness topics, and enjoy light fare with friends. This season will focus anatomical yoga with a different them...
November 2019
Rat's Event
Comedy Night
1
Local comic celebrity Helene Angley visits for another night of raucous laughs! With a talented line-up of well-seasoned comics who have shi...
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Spotlight Series
2
Can artwork give voice to thought? Join local experts in the gallery for a focused look at the exhibition from different fields of the hu...
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Spotlight Series
9
Can artwork give voice to thought? Join local experts in the gallery for a focused look at the exhibition from different fields of the hu...
Special Event
Breaking Up With Broke: A Conversation On Black and Brown Wealth | Presented by Authentic Convos
9
Authentic Convos Presents "Breaking Up With Broke: A Conversation On Black and Brown Wealth," on November 9, 2019, from 4 ...
Rat's Event
Truffle Dinner
13
Truffle season is here! Join Rat's for this once a year opportunity. We will be sourcing some of the world's best truffles for this special ...
Member Event
Member Mornings
24
Enjoy a quiet start to your day and catch the morning light at GFS. At GFS, we believe visiting an oasis of beauty, where art and imagina...
Rat's Event
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet
28
We at GFS and Rat’s Restaurant have a lot to be thankful for and we invite you to share that warmth by having your Thanksgiving dinner here....
December 2019
Tour
Interference Fringe | TALLUR L.N. Spotlight Series
7
Can artwork give voice to thought? Join local experts in the gallery for a focused look at the exhibition from different fields of the hu...
Rat's Event
Brunch With Santa
8
Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy brunch with us. Rat’s brunch buffet presented in its beautiful kitchen, featuring decadent hot break...
Rat's Event
Brunch With Santa
15
Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy brunch with us. Rat’s brunch buffet presented in its beautiful Kitchen, featuring decadent hot break...
Rat's Event
Brunch With Santa
22
Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy brunch with us. Rat’s brunch buffet presented in its beautiful Kitchen, featuring decadent hot break...
Rat's Event
Christmas Eve Dinner at Rat's
24
Join the Rat's team as we celebrate the holiday season on Christmas Eveand share our favorite holiday recipes. Our chefs will prepare their ...
Rat's Event
NEW YEAR’S EVE
31
Fling out the old year and ring in the new with delicious food and wonderful company at Rat’s Restaurant. Dine à la carte or indulge in a s...