Upcoming Events

Oscar Peterson’s art on display this summer

A diptych (titled: Eyes on You) will be in the Hunterdon Art Museum Faculty Exhibition (7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ). That show runs June 17 to September 3, with the opening reception Saturday June 17, from 2:00 to 4:00PM. The event is free and open to the public. For more info please see the museum’s website: hunterdonartmuseum.org.

Detail: Eyes on You, Oscar Peterson

Also, his drawing “Classic Pose” will be part of the Center for Contemporary Art’s summer art auction. The piece will be in the Member’s Exhibition & Sale (June 23 — September 7), with the auction taking place during the closing reception on September 7. For more information (and how to bid), please contact ccabedminster.org.

Classic Pose, Oscar Peterson

 

AAC Members Orna Greenberg and Oscar Peterson featured in Art Shows May – June 2017

 

Long-time Art Advisory members Orna Greenberg and Oscar Peterson, both painters, will be exhibiting in the upcoming months.

Orna Greenberg:

Solo show: New Work in Oil and Watercolor
May 1 -31
43 Canal Studio
43 Ridge Street, New Hope, PA
Opening Reception: Saturday May 6, 6-8 pm

Solo Show: Ordinary People and Special Places
May 3-31
Watchung Art Center, 18 Stirling Rd, Watchung NJ
Opening Reception: Sunday May 7, 2-4 pm

Group show: Stolen Identity
April 29- May 26
1978 Maplewood Art Center, 1978 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood
Opening Reception: Friday May 12, 6-8 pm

Artworks below by Orna Greenberg:

Oscar Peterson:

I’ll have a diptych (titled: Eyes on You) in the Hunterdon Art Museum Faculty Exhibition (7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ). That show runs June 17 to September 3, with the opening reception Saturday June 17, from 2:00 to 4:00PM. For more info contact hunterdonartmuseum.org.

Upcoming Events at Greenwood Gardens: March 2017

Botanical Art with Karen Fuchs Wednesdays, March 22 and 29, and Tuesday April 4, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. each sessionart-forms-in-nature

This series will focus on art forms in the natural world taught by teaching artist and designer Karen Fuchs. Participants will observe and learn about these growth patterns, draw from specimens and images, and create an art project based on these concepts. Register for one or all three workshops in this series. Registration required.

Please click here for information about the workshops.

Birds We Love But Seldom See: Owls, Rails & Nightjars Tuesday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.owls_rails_nightjars_pete-800x400

Learn about New Jersey’s owls, nightjars and rails with Pete Bacinski of New Jersey Audubon So-ciety. Pete will present beautiful photographs of these fascinating birds while discussing their nat-ural history, where to find them and other interesting facts about these secretive and amazing avi-an creatures that seem to fascinate us all. $10 members; $15 non-members. Registration required.

GREENWOOD GARDENS ~ 274 Old Short Hills Road, Short Hills, NJ 07078 ~ 973.258.4026

Please register online at greenwoodgardens.org

Gardens Bee Day Event

Greenwood Gardens is having their 3rd Bee Day event on Saturday, July 23 from 11-2.  This year the focus is on bees, butterflies and birds.  The day is filled with family activities, lunch, treats, demonstrations, a butterfly release and more.

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Greenwood Gardens 3rd annual History and Harvest Celebration

Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Greenwood Gardens,   274 Old Short Hills Road, Short Hills, NJ,   07078

973-258-4026

greenwoodgardens.org

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En Plein Air Painters: Greenwood Gardens

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Wednesday, June 10.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join New Jersey Society of En Plein Air Painters for a day of painting in the open air.  Please bring drop cloth.  Free admission.  Reservations are not required.

Greenwood Gardens    274 Old Short Hills Road            Short Hills, NJ         07078

973-258-4026

greenwoodgardens.org

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“Art in Nature” Invitation: Greenwood Gardens

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“Art in Nature” Exhibit Reception at Greenwood Gardens

“Art In Nature” Sponsors get ready to tour the outdoor sculpture exhibit at Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills during the reception for Artists and Sponsors:

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Andrew Permison (Art Advisory), Oscar Peterson (Art Advisory), Laraine Barach (Art Advisory, Chairwoman), Kim Kaminski (Investors Bank, Millburn), and Amy Mc Govern (Art Advisory)

This wonderful site-specific show will be up until November 2, 2014.

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photos by Maren Less 

Next Film Festival starting January 18, 2014  

More details to come soon about the next series, “Weird Worlds”.  This film series for the family at the Millburn Library will be screened on the following Saturdays: January 18, February 15, March 15 and April 26 – at 2 pm each day.

October 2013: “Rotare” Installation Ceremony and “Millburn Landmarks” at the Millburn Library

Please check back for more details about the Lenny Shapiro “Rotare” Installation Celebration, scheduled for October 12th.

October also will feature the Art Advisory’s annual art show, “Millburn Landmarks” featuring works created by Millburn-Short Hills artists and owned by the township.  Scholarship winning pieces from last year’s high school AP Art students will be part of the show.  This artworks will be in the main lobby and  on display from October 1-31.

Lenny Shapiro and Laraine Barach in front of the installed "Rotare"

Lenny Shapiro and Laraine Barach in front of the installed “Rotare”

Six Week Film Festival “Around the World” Schedule Announced

In conjunction with the Millburn Free Public Library, the Arts Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the line up for the “Around the World” Screenings.

Sunday, January 20, 2013:  “My Neighbor Totoro”, Hiyako Miyzaki, dir

Saturday, January 26, 2013:  “Babies”, Thomas Balmes, dir.

Sunday, February 10, 2013:  Wallace and Gromit shorts:  “A Grand Day Out”, “The Wrong Trousers”, and “A Close Shave”, Nick Park, dir.

Sunday, March 3, 2013:  “Children of Heaven”, Maji Majidi, dir.

Saturday, March 9, 2013:  “Whale Rider”, Niko Caro, dir.

Sunday, April 21, 2013:  “Kirikou and the Sorceress”, Michael Ocelot, dir.

All screenings are free and will be at 1pm in the Millburn Library. Feel free to bring a friend and some popcorn!

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Six Week Film Festival to Return

The Six Week Film Festival will be returning to the Millburn Library on select Saturdays and Sunday in the fall and winter of 2012/2013.  Upcoming family friendly series are “Around the World” and “Classic Animation for Kids”.  Check back to see the full list of films and dates.

Gala

The Arts Advisory Committee will be hosting a gala at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston in the spring of 2013, date and time to be announced.  (This is rescheduled from November 29, 2012.)   $80 for individual ticket, $150 for pair to include buffet, wine, entertainment and dancing.  Stay tuned for more details.

Girls Night Out

The Arts Advisory Committee will have a table at Girls Night Out in the Millburn Town Hall parking lot on Thursday May 3, from 5- 9 pm.  We will have information available about our committee, and entries will be accepted for the Boardwalk Empire Poster Door Prize.  Entries will continue to be accepted until November.

Scholarship Winner Reception

The Millburn-Short Hills Arts Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the recognition of this year’s scholarship winners in a special event to be held on May 22, 2012 at the PaperMill Playhouse, Millburn.

For details, please email: larainebrennan@aol.com

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