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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Culture in brief: Ben Wilson at the George Segal Gallery

The George Segal Gallery at Montclair State University is presenting a retrospective exhibition of works by an American original, the painter Ben Wilson (1913-2001), through Nov. 4.

Culture in brief: ‘Booty’ and desire at Montclair’s 73 See Gallery

Asha Ganpat, a Trinidadian-born, multicultural artist/sculptor, is creating a solo exhibit,“Booty,” with site-specific works “to both allure and bait,” according to a release from 73 See Gallery. The exhibition, which opens on Saturday, Sept....

Studio Montclair asks for art that celebrates

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Studio Montclair invites submissions of art that “celebrates celebrating.” SMI writes that they are “interested in work inspired by victories and achievements, like the joy of a job well done,...

Artists at 73 See in Montclair explore spirituality in abstraction

Abstract works at 73 See Gallery ‘The Body Is Just a Metaphor’ by Monika Smerdel ‘Earth Works’ by Keely McCool 73 Pine St. 73seegallery.com Artist talk Wednesday, July 26, 7 p.m. Closing reception Sunday,...

Montclair native Nanette Carter shows her artwork in Italy

Four decades ago Nanette Carter of Montclair was a student at Oberlin College. She spent her junior year studying art in Perugia, Italy, and never went back until this spring when, after 43 years, she...

Soul portraits and gardens of peace in Montclair

'Soul Portraits' Wednesday, July 5, and Thursday, July 6, 6-9 p.m. Creativity Caravan 28 South Fullerton Ave. thecreativitycaravan.com email hello@thecreativitycaravan.com, or call 201-259-9801 jlevinestudio.com, peacegardenproject.com By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news We say that beauty is in the eye of the...

Montclair Art Museum African American Cultural Committee opens scavenger hunt

The Montclair Art Museum’s African American Cultural Committee has organized a Summertime Scavenger Art Hunt, with proceeds to benefit a Yard School of Art scholarship. A series of galleries and art destinations throughout the tri-state...

Studio Montclair presents ViewPoints 2017

Studio Montclair’s 20th annual Open Juried Exhibition, “ViewPoints 2017,” runs through June 30 at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, 591 Broad St., Newark. This year’s show features 87 works selected from more than 1,000...

Artists and crafters return to Brookdale Park

More than 150 fine artists and fine craftspeople will share their talents at the 29th annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s Brookdale Park show June 17 and 18 from 10 a.m....

Studio Montclair celebrates its own

Good Works: Studio Montclair Celebrates Our Volunteers SMI Gallery @ Academy Square (ground floor) Remembering David Johnston SMI Virginia S. Block Gallery (second floor) 33 Plymouth St. (at Trinity Place) through July 28 Studiomontclair.org By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Studio...

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