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Last Chance to Register
for This Weekend's Workshops!
An Exploration: Women in
Art Instructor: Heather Zises Ages 16+ Saturday, Nov. 6, 1 - 3 pm Tuition: Non-Member: $60; Member: $45
From the First
Wave of Feminism to the #MeToo Movement, many aspects of cultural
awareness are embedded in today’s art historical canon. During this
workshop, Heather Zises, author of 50 Contemporary Women Artists
(Schiffer, 2018) will examine the role of contemporary women artists
through the lenses of social justice and structural change. She will
address these relevant topics by highlighting the work and practice of
prominent women artists such as Judy Chicago, Marilyn Minter, Shirin
Neshat and Kara Walker.
Creating Space for Young
Adults in Art Instructor: Petra Pankow Ages 14-22 Saturday, Nov. 6, 13, & 20. 10 am - 12 noon This workshop is FREE! Funded by the Cestone Family
The context of
this 3 session Saturday Teen/Young Adult workshop is to educate,
challenge, and inspire. Art Educator, Petra Pankow, will guide teen participants
through community building exercises and engage in dynamic
conversations centered on art. Teens will reflect on current issues
allowing themselves to explore and constructively discuss relevant
topics that our nation is facing. Gallery discussions will highlight
the work of two contemporary artists who are on view at the Museum –
Marie Watt and Alisha Wormsley. Through informal conversations and
hands-on art activities together students will raise awareness around
diversity through art. Featured image: Alisha Wormsley, The
This workshop will provide a basic introduction
to gouache (opaque watercolor) and the materials and practices
that are used. This medium provides a change from the high sheen
of oil and some acrylic paints with beautiful flat tones that are characteristic
only to gouache.
Party Wine & Design Saturday, Nov. 20 Instructor: Sarah Gromek Ages 21+
Gather your friends for paint party madness! Try your
artistic hand at still life painting in a relaxed and fun HAM studio.
From beginners to advanced, all students are welcome. Our instructor
will guide you through the workshop and you will walk away with a
gorgeous painted art piece. Workshop is BYOB, 21 & over.
By Hand Sunday, Nov. 21 Instructor: Beth Krumholz Ages 16+
Embroidery is the art of stitching designs onto fabric.
In this workshop, students will learn different stitching techniques
and directly apply original designs to fabric. Each participant will
leave with a finished project and the confidence to continue exploring
the new techniques they learned at home.
Me Winter Crafts Sunday, Dec. 4 Instructor: Sarah Gromek Ages 5+ with an Adult
11 am -
Bring along your favorite adult and embrace the winter
together with craft-making for two! With projects that will channel
warmth and creativity, this workshop is a great opportunity to get out
of the cold and into working together to make winter-themed projects.
REGISTER NOW Tuition: Non-members: $55; Members: $40 (per person)
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Hunterdon Art Museum
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exclusive benefits that come with becoming a member of HAM! Get
discounts on classes, workshops, and summer camps,
unlimited admission to exhibitions, the opportunity to submit work to
our annual juried Members Exhibition, guest passes, and FREE
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American Reciprocal Museums.
Hunterdon Art Museum is a
501(c)3 nonprofit, and your tax-deductible support is important to
us. It ensures that the Museum continues being a vibrant part of our
community. Your contributions help us maintain our beautiful historic
building, which is on the National and State Historic Registers,
assist us in creating exhibitions that share contemporary art from
around the world, and make it possible for us to develop programs
that teach skills and foster creativity.
Programs are made possible in part by funds from the New
Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National
Endowment for the Arts; The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; New Jersey
Arts and Culture Recovery Fund; Hunterdon County Board of County
Commissioners, through funds administered by the Cultural & Heritage
Commission; Hyde and Watson Foundation; Investors Foundation; The
Large Foundation, and additional support provided by the IFPDA
Foundation along with other 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 (TTY) 1 (800)