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2017 Special Exhibitions & Events
5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ 07079
Pierro Gallery: The Blue Scarf Collective: Art in a Time of Resistance
Second Floor, Gallery Hours M-Thurs. 11-4pm & by appointment. Open for the Studio Tour.
May 10-June 17, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, May 10, 6-9 pm
Free Artist Talk: Thursday, June 2, 7pm
Blue Scarf Collective will be exhibiting their newest work in conjunction with the SOMA Artists Studio Tour. Works ranging from light installations, photography, illustration, painting, fiber art, printmaking, and sculpture will be on view. Guest artist and SOMA resident, Diana Fine will be exhibiting her latest series of work. Fine's work explores identity modification, advertising's inherent racial bias, and the toxic obsession with light skin.
During the studio tour weekend, June 3-4th, stop by and participate in the Button Resist Project. Design your own wearable protest with donations benefiting the Rain Foundation of Essex County.
Funky Fun Art Craft Room
Check out the Funky Fun Art space. Make a family friendly project and learn about Funky Fun Art Camps.
JUDI House: Art From the Heart
110 Irvington Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
Arts and crafts in all mediums presented by Artists from JESPY House
Mona Lisa Framing: Artists from GlassRoots
7 Highland Place, Maplewood, NJ
Glass Roots provides area youth with opportunities to create glass art, and develop entrepreneurial and life skills. glassroots.org.
Pet Wants: The Pet Project
67 South Orange Ave, South Orange
Exhibition runs 6/2- 7/6
Opening party: June 2, 7-9pm.
Recents works from artists Chrissy McIntyre and Lara Tomlin featuring modern and eclectic pet portraits. Open all day long during the Studio Tour.
ENDANGERED! Group Show
15 Scotland Road (Mark Murphy Music)
South Orange, NJ 07079
Studio Tour Artists explore the theme Endangered.
Pierro & South Orange Village Alliance Valley Street Windows
4-12 Village plaza (Rear)
South Orange, NJ 07079
Domareki Gallery at Columbia High School: AP Studio Art and Art 4 students
17 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040
An exhibition of the best of the visual arts at Columbia High School.
SOPAC Inspired Minds: Young Artists Exhibition 2017
Herb & Milly Iris Gallery at SOPAC
One SOPAC Way, South Orange
Opening Reception: May 18, 2106 6-9pm
An exhibit featuring drawings, paintings and photographs by Essex County's gifted high school artists. Open during the studio tour 11-5pm.
Arts Unbound Showcase
100 Baker Ave. Maplewood, NJ
Shop and Gallery
South Orange Public Library
65 Scotland Road, South Orange, NJ 07079
Digital Gallery: Sense of Place; Violetta Zuppa, Watercolors; Gina Petrecca Photography
Things that Matter: A written art project with thoughtful contributions from the community
3-D printing Demo: Saturday 6/3, 11am
Tony Smith Tau
Corner of North Ridge Road and Mead Street, South Orange
Permanent monumental work by native son, Tony Smith, owned by the Village of South Orange.
The Gateway Murals
The Gateway, 9 West South Orange Avenue, South Orange (ongoing)
Nine murals facing The Gateway luxury apartments. Oksana Berzinsh, Bill Billec, Mary Jean Canziani, Lawrence Ciarallo, Santiago Cohen, Kathleen Hong, Kevin O'Connell, Roberta Melzl, Franc Palaia.
ART IS HAPPENING IN
ESSEX COUNTY ALL WEEKEND
There's plenty of time to visit us all! Checkout the work of our colleagues at :
Riker Hill Art Park Studio Artists Tour
For more information, visit: www.rikerhillartists.org
Meet the Artists: A Series of Artist Interviews on Video
Hosted by Sybil Archibald and filmed and edited by Joy Yagid, the exhibit explores the perspectives and muses of 19 area artists (studiotoursoma.org/artist-videos, youtube.com/user/somastudiotour, somatv.org).