Monday, August 16, 2010


Hunterdon Art Museum
ArtParty & Auction
a benefit for the Hunterdon Art Museum to be held at Pottersville Estate

The Hunterdon Art Museum is now taking reservations for its annual gala, ArtParty, to be held on Saturday, September 25, 6:00–9:30 PM.

Enjoy a magical evening on the majestic country estate of Tendenze Design, home of Andrea Filippone and William Welch, in Pottersville, NJ. To preview the event location, visit

Highlights include cocktail fare by Metropolitan Seafood, including their classic raw bar, dessert by The Garden Gourmet, wines selected by Chris Cree of 56ยบ Wine, an auction showcasing original works by over 30 artists including Bennett Bean, Frank Bowman Krimmel and Carol Westfall, and the presentation of the Cornerstone Award to this year's recipient, Ed Gagne.

All proceeds from the event will help to support the Museum's 200 art courses, camps, and workshops for children and adults and exhibitions of contemporary art, craft, and design. With approximately 20,000 visits each year, HAM's programming reaches individuals, schools, and community groups.

Reservations are $125 per person. For more information or to make your reservation, please call 908.735.8415, Ext. 110. Payment in full  is due with your reservation. No refunds or cancellations. The Museum is also seeking in-kind donations from local businesses and corporate and individual sponsors for the event.

For over 55 years, the non-profit Hunterdon Art Museum has celebrated the achievements of contemporary artists with exhibitions of fine art, craft, and design. The Museum offers education programs that include approximately 200 studio courses and workshops for children and adults, summer art camps, gallery talks, lectures, tours, and programs for schools and groups. Located at 7 Lower Center Street in Clinton, NJ, the Museum's hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 11 AM to 5 PM. For more information, contact the Museum at 908.735.8415. Suggested admission to the Museum is $5.

Museum programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the New Jersey Cultural Trust, the United Way, corporations, foundations and individuals.