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Soon! Seward Johnson Atelier & Johnson Family Gallery Tour at GFS – FRI 8/3

On Friday August 3rd from 6:30pm-8:30pm, tour the world-famous Seward Johnson Atelier, get the inside scoop on how sculpture is made, and witness a “live” aluminum pour. Then take a unique gallery walk of “That’s Worth Celebrating: The Life and Work of the Johnson Family” with Lynn DeClemente Losavio, exhibit Curator and Collection Manager of the Seward Johnson Atelier.  $75 – for tickets, please click this link!

Slice of Art BBQ & Cornhole Tournament – SUN 9/9

The HV Arts Council’s “Slice of Art” BBQ & Cornhole Tournament is an ART SHOW and CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT in one event held at the beautiful Hopewell Valley Vineyards to benefit the Hopewell Valley Arts Council. There are two tiers of tickets, depending on how much fun you want to have! For more information, please click here.

With our mission to celebrate art in the everyday, why not include the Art of Shopping Local?

The Art of Shopping Local is part of our member benefits and a way that we can give back to the supportive business community in the greater Hopewell Valley. By partnering with valued participating businesses, the HV Arts Council can offer our members discounts and specials. Find out which businesses are participating!

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The HV Arts Council celebrates and creates “art in the everyday” and nurtures a vibrant, creative, and involved community through artistic events and major initiatives. You can support us with offering donation, serving as a volunteer, or becoming a member or sponsor.

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Hopewell Valley Arts CouncilFriday, July 20th, 2018 at 9:01am
The HV Arts Council’s featured artist this Saturday (7/21) from 9-1 at the Pennington Farmer’s Market is Cheryl Bomba. A native of New Jersey, Cheryl Bomba has been a resident of Mercer County for the past twenty years. Cheryl, also a public school special education teacher and adjunct professor of psychology, became involved with photography when she began making portraits of her students with autism. Since then, her interests have expanded to include capturing small moments in nature, architecture, and sculpture. Cheryl’s work has been juried into many local, regional and national exhibitions, including those at The Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, the Monmouth Museum, the Pennsylvania Center for Photography, the Philadelphia Sketch Club and the Phillips’ Mill Community Association. Additionally, Cheryl was the recipient of a Purchase Award in the 2013 “My Mercer: Mercer County Photography Exhibit” and her work is in the permanent collection of the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission. Cheryl is a member of Artists of Bristol on the Delaware, Belmar Arts, and the New Hope Art League. She is proud to be showing her work at the Centre for the Arts in Bristol, Pennsylvania as a resident artist. (Cheryl Bomba, Lavender Fields with Creamsicle Skies)
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We’re delighted to be teaming up with the Pennington Farmers Market to bring art and music to the market every Saturday on the lawn of Rosedale Mills from 9-1. Stop by! #hvarts #hvartscouncil #penningtonfarmersmarket #penningtonnj #farmersmarket #hopewellvalley #njarts #artistsofbristolonthedelaware
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Hopewell Valley Arts CouncilWednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 3:05pm
Know what game this is? It’s cornhole! Come play with us on THURS 7/18 6-8pm at the Pennington summer concert in Howe Commons! Also, for those artistically inclined, we still have some slices of wood waiting to be transformed into art.
Warm up for our upcoming “Slice of Art” BBQ and Cornhole Tournament on 9/9 at the Hopewell Valley Vineyards where you can buy local art, celebrate nature, drink wine, and play some serious cornhole for prizes! See you this THURSDAY and then on Sept 9th! #cornhole #cornholenj #hvsliceofart #hvoutoftheashes #hvartscouncil #hvart #localart #njarts #penningtonnj #hopewellvalley #hopewellnj
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Hopewell Valley Arts CouncilMonday, July 16th, 2018 at 10:19am
Local artist Ilene Dube’s show Anywhere But Here: Mixed Media Works is on view through August 9 at Northfield Bank, 280 NJ-31, Hopewell, New Jersey. Gallery/bank hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-1 p.m. enorthfield.com (609) 466-7399
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Hopewell Valley Arts CouncilThursday, July 12th, 2018 at 1:44pm
What does Princeton have in common with Giverny? Its own corps of plain-air painters actively immortalizing natural scenes in and around the town. D&R Greenway Land Trust’s Evelyne V. Johnson Gallery shimmers with plein-air art just completed on view at D&R Greenway until July 25. Selected artists are Helene Mazur, Lucia Stout, Jordan Spector and Heather Barros. All Plein-Air Painters of Princeton art is for sale – a percentage supporting D&R Greenway’s preservation and stewardship mission. Gallery hours Monday-Friday 9:30 to 5 p.m. Call 609-924-4646 to be sure gallery not rented at time of visit. D&R Greenway, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton. #hvarts #hvartscouncil #artlocal #njarts #pleinair #artistsatthestation (Heather Barros D&R Greenway Garden) @land4life_drgreenway @lmstoutartist
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Hopewell Valley Arts CouncilTuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 11:34am
Don’t Miss: Seward Johnson Atelier & Johnson Family Gallery Tour at Grounds for Sculpture! Join HV Arts Council for a very special “Art Experience” on Friday August 3 from 6:30pm-8:30pm touring the world-famous Seward Johnson Atelier to get the inside scoop on how sculpture is made and witnessing a “live” aluminum pour. Then take a unique gallery walk of “That’s Worth Celebrating: The Life and Work of the Johnson Family” with Lynn DeClemente Losavio, exhibit Curator and Collection Manager of the Seward Johnson Atelier. The exhibit focuses on the Johnson family’s passions, their belief in the spirit of innovation and the power of community, and how the founder’s vision for The Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture shaped the early years of the Grounds For Sculpture.

Spend the rest of your evening exploring Grounds for Sculpture and experience “First Fridays @ GFS!” Grab a drink at the cash bar open-air beer garden, check out the sculpture, wander the grounds, and enjoy a vareity of pop-up performances and other fun happenings! $75 – for tickets.Please visit our website hvartscouncil.org. #hvarts #hvartscouncil #hopewellvally #hopewellnj #njarts #groundsforsculpture #artevent (image courtesy of Steward Johnson Atelier)
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Hopewell Valley Arts CouncilFriday, July 6th, 2018 at 7:41am
Barbara DiLorenzo is our featured artist at this Saturday’s (7/7) Pennington Farmer’s Market from 9-1pm! Barbara DiLorenzo, Author & Illustrator is the author and illustrator of RENATO AND THE LION and QUINCY, and received her BFA in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and studied painting at the Art Students League of New York. In 2014, she received the Dorothy Markinko Scholarship Award from the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature. She is a signature member in the New England Watercolor Society as well as the Society of Illustrators. Currently, she teaches at the Arts Council of Princeton and is co-president of the Children’s Book Illustrators Group of New York. Currently, Barbara lives in Hopewell, New Jersey with her wonderful family who constantly inspires new stories.
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We’re delighted to be teaming up with the Pennington Farmers Market to bring art and music to the market every Saturday on the lawn of Rosedale Mills from 9-1. Stop by! #hvarts #hvartscouncil #penningtonfarmersmarket #penningtonnj #farmersmarket #hopewellvalley #njarts

Thanks to our members, sponsors, community partners, and fellow art-lovers!
 

MCC&HC Logo This program is made possible, in part, by the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission through funding from the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.

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