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2019 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

The Center for Contemporary Art 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345 The Center for Contemporary Art 2019 Members’ Non-Juried Exhibition & Sale includes 108 pieces in all mediums including oil, acrylic, watercolor, collage, photography, ceramics, mixed media and more. The Center’s faculty members and judges Helen Marie Farrant, Wendy Hallstrom and Wes Sherman awarded the Sally Bush Memorial Award – Best of Show ($250); Ceramics Award of Excellence ($250); two Awards of Excellence ($100 each); and three Honorable Mentions. On view now through August 24. For more information visit our website. Pictured: Laurie Pettine’s “Figment” winner of the Sally Bush Memorial Award – Best of Show. Gallery Hours Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sundays and major holidays The galleries are open during regular hours of operation and on evenings and weekends when classes and workshops are in session. Please call (908) 234-2345 with any questions.

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Paintings by Renee Post on Display at Bernardsville Library in July

July 2 @ 10:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

Paintings by Renee Post on Display at Bernardsville Library in July Bernardsville Public Library is pleased to present "Adventures,” paintings by Renee Post, in exhibition in the Community Room during the month of July. The show will be on view from July 2 to July 30, 2019. Ms. Post, a graphic designer and retired teacher, lives in Whitehouse Station. She paints both with brushes and pallet knives, and sometimes squeezes the paint directly out of the tube onto the canvas. “To me, art is an adventure,” she says, “I experiment and explore with brushstrokes, color, texture and lighting. The exploration is always moving forward. Starting with a figure or perhaps a shape or lines, my approach to painting is expressive. Feelings, empathy, and humanity drive me to respond to the flow and viscosity of the paint. The conveyance of a feeling, a belief or questioning of the same, is paramount to my creative process. Looking at art is a dialogue between the painting and the viewer. For me, it is exciting and risk-taking, like an exploration of a different shore.” Ms. Post has been painting for 43 years. Twenty-one years ago, she began a rewarding career teaching high school students Learn More ...

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9:00 am

NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Closed Mondays
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Free

NJ Audubon: Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition at the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery David DesRochers and Phil Witt, long-time instructors for the Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary’s digital photography workshop series, have been photographing the natural world for decades. Their enthusiasm for both nature and photography is evident in their images — ranging from landscapes to wildlife captured from locations around the world. They, along with this year’s workshop assistants, Cathy DesRochers, Becky Witt, and Jack & Ellen Moskowitz, will have a show of their nature-oriented images in the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery between May 31, 2019 and August 26, 2019. There will be an Opening Reception for the exhibition on Sunday, June 2, 2019 between 1pm and 3pm where members of the public can meet the artists. When Friday, May 31, 2019 through Monday, August 26, 2019 Gallery Hours Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm Closed: Mondays Where The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ, 07924 Cost Free

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7:00 pm

Magic Tree House: Space Mission

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

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$10.00

Magic Tree House: Space Mission Join Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel, and more. Who can help them answer the questions left for them by the mysterious “M”? This show is based on the same-titled, best-selling series of novels. (ages 5 and older) Reservations recommended.

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7:05 pm

Somerset Patriots vs. New Britain Bees Baseball Game

July 12 @ 7:05 pm - 10:05 pm
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$10 – $26

- Don't miss the Best FIREWORKS Show in New Jersey following the game.

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8:00 pm

First and Farthest

July 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

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$10.00

First and Farthest From the first rockets, to the first man on the moon, First and Farthest celebrates humanity’s great accomplishments in the Space Race. This show will bring back memories for those who experienced the Space Race and inspire new generations to keep exploring our universe. With its discussion of science, technology, engineering and mathematical concepts, First and Farthest supports a STEM-focused curriculum. The presentation is made possible with a grant from NASA’s New Jersey Space Grant Consortium. (Recommended for ages 10-adult) Reservations recommended.

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9:00 pm

Rockin’ Cosmic Laser Concert

July 12 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 19, 2019

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$10.00

Rockin’ Cosmic Laser Concert Join us for a space-themed laser concert as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing this month. Songs include “ET” by Katy Perry, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie, “Drops of Jupiter” by Train, and “Rocket Man” by Elton John. (Recommended for ages 8-adult) Reservations recommended.

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11:30 pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show

July 12 @ 11:30 pm - July 13 @ 11:30 pm
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$20 – $25

The Brook Arts Center brings back, the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, A wildly entertaining story of a prudish and newly engaged young couple, who stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite mad scientist, who is hosting the annual Transylvanian Convention Ball. Throughout the evening his guests in elaborate costumes perform dances and rock songs, as the couple discovers they are there on a very special night, the unveiling of Frank-N-Furter’s latest creation: the ultimate male, “Rocky Horror”. Showtime Friday, July 12 @ 11:59pm, Tickets are $20 Online and $25 at the Door. Tickets include Prop Bags and audience participation instructions. Order Early Prop Bags are limited! Purchase Online @ www.brookarts.org or call 732-469-7700 for more information.

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