River View Observer Best Pick -Artists
Select Saturday afternoons starting March 20, 2010, 1 – 4 p.m.
$5 per person for members. $7 per person for non-members.
Pre-registration required. Call 201-413-0303 x116 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Jersey City Museum is proud to announce the new schedule for Adult Workshops at JCM, which was postponed from the original February start date due to snow. In this series of three workshops, participants will explore the museum’s current exhibitions, have the opportunity to learn art-making techniques and discuss issues in contemporary art with professional artists in a small-group setting.
The program will take place on select Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. in March and April, 2010. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to pre-register, please contact Manager of School Programs, Noaa Stoler, at 201-413-0303 x116 or email@example.com.
The program’s schedule is as follows:
Life Drawing with Michelle Loughlin, Director of Education and Public Programming at JCM
Saturday, March 20, 2010, 1 to 4 p.m.
Participants draw from works currently on exhibition. In the studios, Michelle Loughlin, artist and Jersey City Museum’s director of education and public programming, will lead a discussion on contemporary drawing issues and a group critique of works created in the galleries.
Painting Tips and Techniques with Jennifer Mazza
Saturday, March 27, 2010, 1 to 4 p.m.
Participants discuss Jennifer Mazza’s current painting exhibition at JCM, Self-Deceit. In the studio classrooms, Mazza will lead a discussion on creating artist statements and a group critique. Participants should bring one small work of art for a group critique discussion.
Photo Talk with Roger Sayre
Saturday, April 24, 2010, 1 to 4 p.m.
Participants discuss Roger Sayre’s work in JCM’s Hair Tactics exhibition. In the studio classrooms, Sayre will demonstrate how to take professional-quality photographs of flat or three-dimensional artwork with supplies purchased at the hardware and grocery store.
Founded in 1901, the Jersey City Museum is the major presenter of contemporary art serving the people of Jersey City, Hudson County and the region. The museum organizes several group and solo exhibitions every year, drawing from works by culturally diverse, contemporary artists and from its 10,000-piece collection of regionally significant art and historical objects. Through exhibitions, educational initiatives and programs, the museum welcomes over 25,000 visitors each year, including 11,000 school-aged children and youth.
Jersey City Museum’s gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and free for children under 12 and museum members. Jersey City Museum is located at 350 Montgomery Street at Monmouth in the Historic Downtown District of Jersey City, within walking distance of the Grove Street PATH and Jersey Avenue Light Rail stations. For more information, visit www.jerseycitymuseum.org or call 201-413-0303.