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Artist Residency Roundtable October 23rd, 2014


What is an Artist Residency? Who are the teaching artists? What kind of planning and preparation is involved? Administrators, Teachers, Cultural Arts Representatives, join us on October 23, 2014, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm, for our Artist Residency Roundtable and learn all about these exciting school programs. Whether it’s Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Shakespeare, Mosaics, Murals, [...] Read more »

Morris Arts’ 5th Annual Pumpkin Illumination, Oct. 24 and 26


The leaves are falling, the temperature’s dropping and the pumpkins are ready for carving! Bring your carved pumpkins to town and join us for what we know will be the best Pumpkin Illumination ever! Pumpkin Illumination is an evening of fun for all ages! Madison – Friday, October 24, 2014 – the schedule includes the following: [...] Read more »

Sandy: Destruction/Constructions Exhibit opened September 11

Roddy Wildeman, large multi starburst rectangular work, composite memory

More than 150 people attended Morris Arts’ opening reception on September 11, 2014 for its  new exhibit at the Gallery at 14 Maple, entitled SANDY: Destruction/Constructions.  For its 12th show,  the Exhibition Committee of Morris Arts and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation selected artists Bruce Perlmutter (Red Bank), Kevin Burkitt (Manasquan), Laura Petrovich Cheney (Asbury Park) and [...] Read more »

Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company Oct. 26 “Homecoming to the Bickford Theatre!”


The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company returns to its roots featuring its newest techno savvy tour de force, INTERIOR DESIGNS with excerpts of a crowd favorite, LOVE SUITE LOVE, to music by the inimitable Patsy Cline. The program is topped off with Doug Elkins’ eclectic ode to love, NARCOLEPTIC LOVERS. CDDC immerses the senses and thrills [...] Read more »

2014 Community Foundation Grant

2nd Grade Students at the Marie V. Duffy School in Wharton participated in a Multicultural Folk Dance Residency thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation.