Exhibitions

Meanings of Home

Tucked away, inside a rather nondescript building in Lawrenceville, some truly beautiful and empowering art is being created.

Small groups of adults comb through fabrics, searching for just the right swatch to capture their feelings. Others are hunched over whirring sewing machines, stitching together pillows or wall hangings. This mix of homeless women and volunteers are exploring what home means to them on a very […]

Members Exhibition 2015

This annual exhibition showcases the diverse talents of the members of the Hunterdon Art Museum. The artists work in an array of media including clay, photography, fiber, oils, acrylics and collage.

This year’s juror was Gail Stavitsky, chief curator of the Montclair Art Museum.

Artists featured in this year’s Members Exhibition are: Susan Amann, Kiyomi Baird, Bennett Bean, Richard Begbie, Bette Blank, Linda Brooks Hirschman, John […]

Member Highlight Exhibition: Arturo Cabrera

About two years ago, Arturo Cabrera was a familiar face at the Hunterdon Art Museum as a summer camp coordinator overseeing volunteers and managing supplies.

But when Cabrera returns to the Museum on Sunday, Nov. 15, his visit will be for an entirely different purpose. Cabrera was chosen last year from the Museum’s Members Exhibition for a solo show, which will run until Jan. 3, […]

Peter Jacobs: The Collage Journal — The First Decade

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This morning, Peter Jacobs rolled out of bed, poured himself a cup of coffee and reached into his leather shoulder bag for an X-Acto knife, some glue, a 9-x-12 inch self-healing matt and a 12-page Strathmore watercolor pad. He retrieved his copy of The New York Times from his front porch, and sat down at his kitchen table where he spent the next two […]

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 […]

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 […]