Exhibitions

Sally Spofford (1929-2014): Late Work

A new exhibition of the recent work of Sally Spofford not only honors a talented artist, but recognizes the efforts of a significant member of the Hunterdon Art Museum’s community.

“She was amazing, smart, witty and fearless,” said Ingrid Renard, who has curated and installed numerous shows at the Museum after being recruited by Spofford years ago.

Spofford passed away in July 2014. The Museum, which […]

Through the Lens

Microscopes? Telescopes?

You don’t typically expect to find either in an art exhibition, but both are main components in Through the Lens, the newest show at the Hunterdon Art Museum. The exhibition invites visitors to explore the artistic possibilities in the infinite and the infinitesimal.

Through the Lens opens Sunday, Sept. 27 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. that everyone is welcome to attend. […]

walking shadow: recent work by jury smith

Ceramic artist Jury Smith’s new exhibition at the Hunterdon Art Museum is a calling to home, of sorts.

“Some of the forms and patterns are rooted in personal references — old white churches in long hollows, chopped bits of wood, echoes of the past, moments of clarity and moments of beautiful darkness,” Smith said.

The exhibition, walking shadow: recent work by jury smith, opens on Sunday […]

Young Artists Showcase

The Young Artists Showcase is one of the Hunterdon Art Museum’s longest running programs, having started more than 25 years ago. The showcase has encouraged many students to enjoy the arts throughout their adult lives; some have even gone on to pursue professional careers in the arts.

Each year, the Museum invites elementary, middle and high schools throughout Hunterdon County to participate in a series […]

2014 Members Exhibition

Our annual Members Exhibition showcases the unique talents of the members of the Hunterdon Art Museum.

Artists selected in this year’s exhibition are: Karin Abromaitis, Susan Amann, Kiyomi Baird, Bennett Bean and Elizabeth Rand, Richard Begbie, Barbara Bell, Jan Ten Broeke, Berendina Buist, Arturo Cabrera, Ann Calandro, Rene Culler, Eric Dillman, Don Esch, Edward Evans, Missy Graff, Yevette Hendler, Robert Hill, Dion Hitchings, Lora Hudicka, […]

Artist Founders of the Hunterdon Art Museum

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Explore the works of three artists and innovators—Anne and James Marsh, and Katherine Trubek—who were driving forces in converting a stone mill on the banks of the south branch of the Raritan River into what would become a center for contemporary art, craft and design.

Anne Steele Marsh (1901-1995) painted with oils and watercolors, and her bold strokes and vivid colors could depict stillness or […]

A Clay Bestiary

Discover the many fascinating and fresh ways real and imaginary animals are depicted by artists when A Clay Bestiary opens at the Hunterdon Art Museum.

The exhibition runs from Sept. 27 to Jan. 4, 2015, with an opening reception on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. About 15 artists will display their work, and Garth Johnson will speak at the opening reception. You […]

Darren McManus: Tangents

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Darren McManus’s work in Tangents spans a decade in the making and represents a paradox of sorts. In his paintings, color is used to create harmony and extreme contrast: Hard-edged forms share the same space as blurry, amorphous masses; and, natural imagery such as flowers and plant life coexist with technological or mechanized motifs. The surfaces of his paintings are super flat, but possess […]

Giovanna Cecchetti: The Consciousness of Infinite Goodness

Giovanna Cecchetti’s journey to The Consciousness of Infinite Goodness began under the broadleaf canopy of the Amazon jungle.  She first traveled there in 2008, living in hammocks, discovering the rainforest with a medicine man, and drinking plants that made her feel connected to the ancient ways of those around her.

What she saw truly amazed and inspired her: the sounds, spirits, animals, insects and plants […]

Sky Pape: Traces of Places

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For Sky Pape, whose abstractions explore nature through unconventional uses of traditional drawing materials, water serves as a creative material and a muse. She works with handmade kozo paper and created the works in this exhibition with black Sumi ink and water in its various forms: Mist, ice, rain and snow — each of which makes a different kind of mark when combined with […]