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September 2019

“Species on the Edge” County Winners

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 1, 2019

D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

Through October 31, the D&R Greenway Land Trust displays county winners of Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey’s 16th annual juried exhibition of art and essays on our state’s threatened and endangered species. Spirited versions of remarkable creatures, --from Gloucester County’s vivid bog turtle to Passaic County’s Kennedy’s Emerald Dragon (dragonfly) to Mercer’s irresistible Blue-Spotted Salamander--, await visitors, from 9:30 to 5 p.m. each weekday. The students became virtual wildlife biologists, through intensive research and unique art for this statewide…

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Art Exhibition – Creature Comforts: Habitat Immersions

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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painting attached titled "A Hike Through the Park", by Judith Hummer
NJ United States + Google Map
Free

A celebration of nature's creatures from piscine to pollinator in their aquatic, forest, and meadow habitats.  Exhibiting artists: Patrick Bernuth, Annelies van Dommelen, Judith Hummer, Minako Ota.

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The Work of Several Lifetimes

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until November 17, 2019

Hurley Gallery, Lewis Center Arts Complex
Princeton, 08544 United States
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An exhibition of new work created over the past year by 2018-19 Hodder Fellow Mario Moore presenting etchings, drawings, and large-scale paintings of black men and women who work at or around the Princeton University campus in blue-collar jobs. Opening celebration September 19 from 6-8 p.m, followed by a reception in the Forum from 8-10 p.m. Free and open to the public.  

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Harry Bertoia’s Furniture Period

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rago Arts and Auction Center, 333 North Main St
Lambertville, 08530
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On Thursday, September 19, Rago Auctions hosts former Senior Industrial Designer for Knoll Product Development, William Shea, as he delivers a presentation titled “Harry Bertoia’s Furniture Period.” This talk will explore the 15-year period (1940 through the mid-1950s) during which artist, sculptor and metal craftsman, Harry Bertoia left his mark on mid-20th Century furniture design. As a lifelong fan of both Harry’s art and furniture, Bill Shea recounts the story of Bertoia’s foray into the world of furniture design. Bill…

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Tour Morven’s Reimagined Historic Gardens

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 27, 2019

Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$10

Enjoy a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in Morven’s reimagined gardens. Guides will share how the house and gardens evolved under each family that resided at Morven. Beginning with Annis Boudinot Stockton (18th century), Harriet Potter Stockton (19th century), and Helen Hamilton Stockton (20th century), based upon writings and journals of these women, followed by Robert Wood Johnson Jr. and Governor Walter Edge, the house and garden evolved to reflect the taste of the time. This year’s demonstration garden…

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Art Against Racism Opening Reception and Artists’ Talk

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540-7626
Princeton, 08540-7626
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The opening reception of Princeton's Inaugural Art Against Racism to promote social justice, inclusion, equity and anti-racist community building through the visual arts. The multi-faceted program, at various Princeton venues, will offer opportunities for Princeton area residents to consider and discuss racism,  locally and beyond. Gather with friends, participating artists, community, neighbors and organizers Rholind Ponder, fine artist, activist, attorney and long time Princeton Resident; Robt Seda-Schreiber, chief activist of the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice (BRCSJ); and Ruthann Traylor,…

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Portrait Photography from Start to Finish

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2019

Harlingen Road Studios, 22 Harlingen Road
Belle Mead, NJ 08502 United States
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$99 – $395

Portrait Photography Basics: Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Shooting Portraits: Saturday, September 14, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm The Polished Portrait: Sunday, September 22, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Harlingen Road Studios, Belle Mead, NJ Portrait photographer Frank Veronsky teaches you how to compose your portraits to make them more interesting, how to capture the character of your subject and how to use outdoor and artificial light and backgrounds. In the second, hands-on shooting…

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Victorian Pressed Flower Workshop

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15 – $25

Spend an afternoon as Victorian women, such as Harriet Stockton might have, and create pressed flower art surrounded by historic garden with Morven’s Curator of Education Debra Lampert-Rudman. Learn the “love language” of flowers, enjoy an illustrated powerpoint on this Victorian art, and create artwork of your own special design suitable for framing. All flowers, materials, and art instruction provided. No previous experience required and space is limited, ages 12 and up. Ticket price includes museum admission.

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Spectacular Sounds at Museum Day

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. This year, Museum Day celebrates the Smithsonian Year of Music, an institution-wide initiative celebrating the Smithsonian’s vast musical collections, and the Sarnoff is joining in on the fun with a variety of sound-related museum events to go with our temporary exhibit, In the Groove: A Century of Sound. The museum, and all exhibits, will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a variety of events…

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Old City Philadelphia

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old City Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States + Google Map
$99

Shoot the highlights and hidden gems of Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood, from the notable and historic, such as Christ Church and Elfreth's Alley, to modern attractions like The Painted Bride and The Center for Art in Wood. The area's colorful shops, galleries, cafes and alleyways provide great opportunities for interesting street photography. Discover what makes this unique neighborhood such a popular destination, while developing your photography skills and creating memorable images. Sign Up>

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West Windsor Arts Center- Opening Reception For STEAM

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550 United States
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The West Windsor Arts Center invites you to the opening reception for STEAM. This is the fourth and final exhibit in a series of STEAM–previous juried shows explored the relationships of each discipline of the acronym (Science, Technology, Engineering, and now Math) with art. The Relationship of Mathematics and Art - Despite being thought of as originating from opposite hemispheres of the human brain, mathematics and art have long been intertwined and enjoy a strong creative relationship. Artists such as…

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Art Against Racism Juried Art Exhibition and Literary Poetry Performance

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Arts Council of Princeton's  "Art Against Racism" : The Juried Art Exhibition & Literary Poetry Performance. This juried exhibition features artistic interpretations of "Art Against Racism (AAR)."  The exhibition is one of many AAR events scheduled from September 20-30, serving as a platform to promote social justice, inclusion, equity, & anti-racist community-building through the visual arts. AAR events offer engaging opportunities to consider and discuss racism, locally and beyond. The exhibition does so in a profound way. Featuring works of…

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Princeton Photo Workshop: The High Line with Hudson Yards Vessel

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The High Line, 42nd St and 12th Avenue
New York, NJ 10001 United States
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$129

The High Line, New York's only elevated park, is a brilliantly-conceived conversion of an historic out-of-use railroad trestle into a public landscape. Hudson Yards, New York’s newest neighborhood, is connected to the northerly section of the High Line. Its "extraordinary centerpiece", just opened this year, is The Vessel, a "soaring new landmark meant to be climbed". The High Line offers photographers some of the best views in New York, intriguing street photography and interesting composition opportunities. The Vessel, with its…

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Sunset at Philadelphia’s Boathouse Row and Art Museum Area

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
1 Boathouse Row Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States + Google Map
$99

Philadelphia's iconic Museum of Art and "Boathouse Row" offer photographers a variety of colorful and interesting subjects, including the restored Fairmount Water Works, skyline shots of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the 19th-century boat houses along the Schuylkill River. This class will have you exercising all your photographic muscles, from photographing people to shooting architectural details, from high F-stops to shallow depth-of-field, from dynamic hand-held street shots to tripod images during sunset and "blue night" to capture the boathouses…

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Princeton Photo Workshop – In The Studio: The Fine Art Nude

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Harlingen Road Studios, 22 Harlingen Road
Belle Mead, NJ 08502 United States
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$249

Join a small group of photographers in a professional photographer's studio for a special photography experience. Learn how to work with a live model, how to compose your images and how to effectively and creatively use studio lighting, backgrounds and props. Spark your creativity, improve your skills and go home with images you are proud of. All cameras are welcome. DSLR with Hot Shoe (flash connection) required to use strobe lights. Class Size: Maximum 6 Sign Up>

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October 2019

The Princeton Photo Workshop Presents Mastering Color in Photography: Theory, Practice, Critique

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Lambertville Free Public Library, 6 Lilly St,
Lambertville, NJ, NJ 08530 United States
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$189

Learn to make better use of color to create exceptional photographs. Learn how to really see color and use it effectively in your photographs as the subject and character of your image and as a compositional tool to connect and balance elements and create patterns. The class will begin by exploring advanced color theory and relationships and continue with exercises to make you a better observer. The group will shoot in the field, then have a critique and post-processing recommendations.

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Vision Beyond Seeing with Don Komarechka

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Erdman Center, 20 Library Place
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$199

Join acclaimed Canadian photographer, author and podcaster and author Don Komarechka for a photography seminar that weaves science and art together to help photographers of every skill level understand the limitations of both our cameras and our own vision and examine how to expand our boundaries as photographers.

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Princeton Photo Workshop: Macro Water Droplet Workshop with Don Komarechka

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Erdman Center, 20 Library Place
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$199

Photographing refracted images within water droplets reveals the beauty of simple physics and opens the creative doors to unlimited possibilities in macro photography. This hands-on workshop is open to photographers of any skill level. Even with simple gear we can make magic happen! If you don’t have equipment dedicated to macro photography, we'll work with reverse-mounting lenses to get close. Much of this workshop involves improvisation and will spark creative solutions to all kinds of photography challenges.

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