Thursday, August 28, 2014


Hunterdon Art Museum

Free Open House
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 6, from 2 to 4 PM
WHERE: 7 Lower Center St., Clinton

Everyone is welcome to participate in several art projects, tour the studios,  and meet with class instructors to learn about the Museum’s fall class schedule.

This fall we'll be offering more than 65 classes and workshops taught by artists and educators, professional storytellers, book and fiber artists, classroom and enrichment teachers. Sign up for a class during our open house and qualify for a special $10 discount on most of our offerings.
Here's a sampling of what's coming up this fall:

Draw, Paint & Sculpt
Ages 7 - 9
Wednesdays, 4:15 - 5:15 PM
Pretty much everything you need to know is in the title! Kids will learn to experiment with different materials and make boatloads of cool art in this fun-filled class. Taught by Nan Krochta.

Intro to Fashion: Design Your Own Collection
Ages 9 - 15
WHEN: Wednesdays 6 - 7:30 PM

Encourage your children to embrace their inner Coco Chanel in this class where they will learn the basics of fashion design. Kids will be encouraged and inspired to create their own fashion designs then they'll learn how to draw a fashion figure and clothing, measure cloth, create an inspiration board and much more. Taught by Leah Cahill.

Beginner Drawing: The Academy Approach
Recommended for adults
WHEN: Fridays, 12:30 – 2 PM

A great class to begin or refine your skills! Patterned after European academy drawing classes, this course offers solid instruction in principles of drawing. Intensive studio projects are complimented with group and individual critiques, lectures and historical references.  Elements of contour, value, composition and perspective are defined as students work from a variety of subject matter including still life and the life model. Taught by Charles David Viera.

A Great Night for a Great Cause
Dine, dance and do a good deed by joining the Hunterdon Art Museum at its annual ArtParty fundraiser
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 10 PM
WHERE: 7 Lower Center St., Clinton

ArtParty proceeds directly support the Museum’s exhibitions and art enrichment programs including those for homeless families, at-risk youth and people with autism and other disabilities.

Metropolitan Seafood Company in Lebanon is again graciously donating an incredible raw bar for the evening’s festivities. Metropolitan Seafood will also cater the event. The menu includes pepper-crusted ahi tuna carpaccio, tequila-seared shrimp, mini lump crab cakes and chili-rubbed chicken sate.

The Party Pack will perform Motown hits and other great dancing music. 
A highlight of the evening will be a silent auction where attendees can bid on beautiful art, restaurant packages, a wine and chocolate tasting package, theater tickets, day-trip packages to New York City and Philadelphia, Walt Disney World passes and more. 

For tickets and more information, visit our website or call 908.735.8415.

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, and by funds from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission, New Jersey Cultural Trust and corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Hunterdon Art Museum is a wheelchair accessible space. Publications are available in large print. Patrons who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired may contact the Museum through the New Jersey  Relay Service at (TYY) 1 (800) 852-7899.