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The Butterfly: A Radical Act of Community Storytelling

Join us, as we radically change minds and hearts at transformative, uncensored adult storytelling concerts.

The Butterfly is a FREE community storytelling concert held the 4th Tuesday of each month at our Collingswood location.

Storytelling is the first art form.  From its inception on the continent of Africa, storytelling has been steeped in communal ethos.  It is an amalgamated event of teller and audience.  It teaches lessons, empowers voice and maintains societal values.  It makes us laugh, cry, gasp, hold on and release — It connects.

If you would like to participate as a teller, please Submit to Tell Here.

October: Travels, Travails and Triumphs (traveling stories, vacations, outside the US)
Deadline for Submission: October 8
Notification to Tellers: October 10
Rehearsal: October 16
Concert Performance: October 23

November: You’ve Got to Know This (history, relationships, values that must be shared)
Deadline for Submission: November 8
Notification to Tellers: November 10
Rehearsal: November 20
Concert Performance: November 27

CANCELLED December: Holiday Faux Pas (surviving the holidays, that special aunt, uncle, cousin or gift, humorous celebrations)
Deadline for Submission: December 2
Notification to Tellers: December 7
Rehearsal: December 10
Concert Performance: December 18

Be encouraged to indulge your creativity around the theme.

For more information about our Folklife Center & The Butterfly please click here.

Glassworking Demonstration

GLASS comes to Collingswood!

As part of a grant from the Cultural and Heritage Commission, glass artists David Graeber and Paul Stankard will give a demonstration on artfully working with molten glass, the tools, and flame. Please join us in Collingswood on the 13th and prepare to be amazed by the transcendent nature of glass!

David will be offering three glass workshops through Perkins Center this fall. Demonstration attendees will be able to register on-site during the event.

You can learn more about David and Paul here:
https://graeberartglass.com/
http://www.paulstankard.com/

Conversations on Culture

Join us at Perkins Center, Moorestown on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:00 am through May 2019, for a free cultural conversation. This series of conversations will feature culturally focused lectures designed to connect and introduce topics of interest in South Jersey.

The series will be held in the Living Room Gallery at Perkins Center in Moorestown.

2019 Conversations on Culture Schedule:

1/10 – Richard Bell, The Last Veterans

2/14 – Sharon Harris, The Art of Pinhole Photography

3/14 – Ray Blume, Tai Chi & Qi Gong 

4/11 – To be determined

5/9 – Jenson Cheng, Asian Arts

This series is FREE and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Social Artworking programs are focused on eliminating barriers to the arts.  These acts of Social Artworking are made possible with the support of PNC Arts Alive, Be Part of Art.

 

2018 Fall Annual Juried Exhibition

Open Reception: Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
 
This year’s juror is Bill Scott, an American painter known for his vivid abstractions.The artist lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. His works are in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He is represented by HollisTaggart Galleries, New York.
 

Awards Totaling $1100
1st Place $400
2nd Place $350
Third Place $250
Honorable Mention $100

PROSPECTUS

 

Below is the list of those accepted into this year’s exhibition selected by juror Bill Scott.

Kassem Amoudi
White With A Past 5, Acrylic

Bobbie Adams
Rapture, Monotype

Phyllis Anderson
Sky Snow Rocks Reflection, Acrylic

Michael Anthony
Centerton Twilight

Arlene Arons
Channeling Kline, Acrylic

Robert Bender
Kirby”s Mill, Oil

Beverly Benson
Symphonic Stream, Acrylic

Amy Block
Ageing Gracefully, Clay

Eileen Caporaso
Purple Haze, Oil on Canvas

Sean Carney
A Joyful Stroll

Joy Carter
Fetch, Acrylic

Allan Christianson
Lot Line, Acrylic

Lydia Congiu
Fresh from the Farm, Colored Pencil

Laura Della Franco
Under the Sea, Pottery

Mary DeMarco
Tree #1, Collograph

Janet Devry
Moon on Mountain, Mixed Media

Charles Emlen
Affinity, Oil on Canvas

Ruth Formica
Late Wednesday, Acrylic on Canvas

Laura Della Franco
Celestial, Pottery

Donna Douglass
Pipe Dreams

Thomas Gaines
Rock 186: Black Amethyst, Oil on Board

Rebecca Giles
Strawberry Plant on a Stool, Oil on Canvas

Jenny Graham-Hougah
High Seas Navigator, Acrylic

Jenny Graham-Hougah
My Shining Moment, Acrylic

Helen Green
Todd, Pastel

Lise Grossman
November Afternoon – Hamilton, Water Color Giclee Print

Francesca Giannelli
Allegria, Mixed Media

Susan Gilli
Ice Fishing, Mixed Media

Colleen Hammond
Outbreak, Mixed Media

Richard Hoffman
Barn Along Towpath, Water Color

Helen Karol
Tide Gates, Acrylic

R.L. Kieffer
Snow Day, Oil on Board

Diane Lachman
Journey, Oil on Board

Alan Lankin
Flânerie, Acrylic

Katy Lin
Inner Landscape, Oil on Paper

Lisa Matera
Transparency & Distortion, Oil on Canvas

Deborah Marris
A Far Cry, Oil on Canvas

Paul McAllister
Young Mourning Doves

Peter Meadowsong
Selfie – Women’s March, Philadelphia, Watercolor

Chloe McEldowney
Flesh, Foil, Flora, Oil on Board

Joseph McAleer
Arabesque II, Acrylic

Joyce Millman
Thouron, Oil on Board

Bob Minnick
Self-portrait, Oil on Canvas

Bob Minnick
Letting Go, Oil on Canvas

Bob Minnick
Moonlight in the train yard, Oil on Canvas

Mark Natale
Golumpki Dinner, Oil on Canvas

Chau Nguyen
Garden, Pastel

Chau Nguyen
Tiki, Pastel

Maria Papadopoulos
Lexi and Laila, Oil on Board

Sally Paris
Fall Beauty, Oil on Canvas

Benjamin Passione
To the Bridge, Oil on Canvas

Benjamin Passione
Cyclops, Oil on Canvas

Carol Plimpton
Ir, Oil on Canvas

Gene Renzi
Peaches, Watercolor

Stephanie Rogers
Colors of Midnight, Acrylic on Wood Panel

Stephanie Rogers
Home Alone, Acrylic on Wood Panel

Sheri Roseman
Urbain des Champ, Oil

Joellyn Ross
Painting Myself into a Corner, Acrylic

Nathan Rutkowski
Woman on beach with palm tree, Mixed Media

Bill Schnug
Caldera, Mixed Media

Missy Schwartz
Hydrangea Explosion, Mixed Media

Rebecca Schultz
Fjadrargljufur Three, Acrylic

Diane Spellman
Movements of Color at the Beach, Pastel

Ira Stark
Thompson’s Row

Tucker Stouch
Running Free, Acrylic

Judy Terrivel
Baixa, Oil on Canvas

Karen Terry
A Fox at Night, Acrylic

Donna Thomas
Gray Scale, Acrylic

Mickayel Thurin
Revisited Portrait of a Young Man, Mixed Media

William Timmins
A Room With a View (Not Gone, but Forgotten)

Joshua Toritto
“Philly Special”, Oil on Board

Eric Toscano
Untitled (aka Backpackers), Collage

John Turner
Tuscan TerraCotta, Oil

Ted Warchal
Dragonfly

Michael Wick
Roller Coaster Seaside Heights, Watercolor

Zina Umyn
Lost, Acrylic

DJ Whitley
Bird in Hand, Mixed Media

 

Gallery Hours:
Thursday and Friday from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm – 4:00pm

 

Free Thursdays

Join us for free arts and cultural programming every Thursday from October through May at 10:00am.

Coffee & Classics: (Every 1st & 3rd Thursday) A series of musical performances by Perkins Conservatory faculty members.

Conversations on Culture: (Every 2nd Thursday) A series of culturally focused conversations designed to connect and introduce topics of interest in South Jersey.

Art Discovery Arts: (Every 4th Thursday) Art based programs designed for toddlers and PreK children and their grown-ups.

Each of these programs are free and open to the public thanks to the support of PNC Arts Alive.

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee & Classics

A Series of FREE Morning Musical Presentations

Take your morning coffee break with us during our twice monthly classical music series. Join us two Thursdays per month through May at 10:00 am.

The series by Perkins Conservatory faculty will resume on January 3rd in the Living Room Gallery at Perkins Center in Moorestown.

2019 Coffee & Classics Schedule:

1/3Tom Cavanagh (Guitar)

1/17Joseph Krupa (Piano) & Rachel Ellis (Cello)

2/7 – Dr. Ray Landers (Piano)

2/21 – Diane DeLuca (Vocal) featuring Dr. Ray Landers (Piano)

3/7 – Emma Brailovsky (Piano)

3/21 – Dr. Ray Landers (Piano)

4/4 – Emma Brailovsky (Piano)

4/18 – Irina Nenartovich (Piano)

 

2018 Coffee & Classics Schedule:

10/4 – Irina Nenartovich (Piano)

10/18 – Ray Landers (Piano)

11/1 – Irina Nenartovich (Piano)

11/15 – Diane Deluca (Voice)

12/6 – Frank James Staneck (Piano)

12/13 – Chris Hansen (Flute)

This series is FREE and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Social Artworking programs are focused on eliminating barriers to the arts.  These acts of Social Artworking are made possible with the support of PNC Arts Alive, Be Part of Art.

 

 

 

 

 

Becoming American – Program Two

Program Two: Promise and Prejudice
Welcome to Shelbyville

Becoming American is an in depth series studying the immigration experience in America. This special six -week public programming event will feature a documentary film presentation and a moderated discussion led by Bill Westerman, PhD. The series is designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues set against the backdrop of our immigration history.

Welcome To Shelbyville is a story set in a small town in the middle of “America’s Bible Belt”. Shelbyville undergoes a break neck demographic change and with it, the onslaught of issues of resulting from this new integration and the complex lives of the African American, Latino, White and Somali residents. Filmed during the 2008 Presidential election, the film captures the deeply complex lives of a small, culturally diverse, middle America town dealing with race and culture barriers and the efforts made to overcome them.

This important collaboration, made possible by a grant from City-Lore through the National Endowment for the Humanities:Exploring the Human Endeavor, the Folk Life Center at Perkins for the Arts and the Burlington County Library System, will shed great light on the history of immigration in our country and how it had impacted the culture of our ancestors as well as the communities we live in today.

For further information, please contact Karen Abdul-Malik, Director, Folk Life Center at the Perkins Center for the Arts 856 235 6488.

All programs are free, open to the public and will begin at 6:30PM.

Presented by:  Folk Life Center at Perkins for the Arts and BCLS
Location: Burlington County Library, Meeting Room

Becoming American – Program One

21 Feb 1935, Chicago, Illinois, USA — All cotton goods factories and shops workers in Chicago have been called on strike by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, which claims a membership of 10,000 in the city, for higher wages and a $16 minimum. Pickets are shown above in front of a factory on market street, on the edge of downtown Chicago. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Program One: The Century of Immigration: 1820-1924

New York, A Documentary Film: Episode 4, The Power and the People | The Jewish Americans: Episode 2, A World of Their Own

Becoming American is an in depth series studying the immigration experience in America. This special six -week public programming event will feature a documentary film presentation and a moderated discussion led by Bill Westerman, PhD. The series is designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues set against the backdrop of our immigration history.

This special event will begin with a screening of The Century of Immigration: 1820-1934 which provides a critical view of the study of immigration, looking at the reasons for and consequences of one of the peak periods of immigration. During this heightened period more than forty million immigrants were added to the population of the United States. This influx of cultural diversity helped to make immigration a major and defining aspect of American life. A guided discussion will explore the industrial expansion and how the need for inexpensive labor motivated major waves of immigration from all over the world. Topics such as the economic role of immigration, immigration and freedom, urbanization and the changes that impacted the social institutions that transformed America.

This important collaboration between the Folk Life Center at Perkins for the Arts and the Burlington County Library System will shed great light on the history of immigration in our country and how it had impacted the culture of our ancestors as well as the communities we live in today.

For further information, please contact Karen Abdul-Malik, Director, Folk Life Center at the Perkins Center for the Arts 856 235 6488.

This program is made possible by a grant from City-Lore through the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor and in cooperation with the Perkins Center for the Arts and the Burlington County Library System.

All programs are free, open to the public and will begin at 6:30PM.

Presented by:  Folk Life Center at Perkins for the Arts and BCLS
Location: Burlington County Library, Meeting Room

Becoming American Series

Becoming American is an in depth series studying the immigration experience in America. This special six -week public programming event will feature a documentary film presentation and a moderated discussion led by Bill Westerman, PhD. The series is designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues set against the backdrop of our immigration history.

This important collaboration between the Folk Life Center at Perkins for the Arts and the Burlington County Library System will shed great light on the history of immigration in our country and how it had impacted the culture of our ancestors as well as the communities we live in today.

PROGRAM ONE: THE CENTURY OF IMMIGRATION: 1820-1924
September 17
-New York, A Documentary Film: Episode 4, The Power and the People and The Jewish Americans: Episode 2, A World of Their Own

PROGRAM TWO: PROMISE AND PREJUDICE
October 1
-Welcome to Shelbyville

PROGRAM THREE: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: IDENTITY AND ACCULTURATION 
October 22
-The New Americans, Episode 1, The Nigerians

PROGRAM FOUR: HELP WANTED? IMMIGRATION AND WORK
Spring 2019
-Destination America, Episode 1, The Golden Door

PROGRAM FIVE: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
Spring 2019
-My American Girls

PROGRAM SIX: IMMIGRATION AND POPULAR CULTURE
Spring 2019
-The Search for General Tso

This program is made possible by a grant from City-Lore through the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor and in cooperation with the Perkins Center for the Arts and the Burlington County Library System.

All programs are free, open to the public and will begin at 6:30PM.

Presented by: Folk Life Center at Perkins for the Arts and BCLS
Location: Burlington County Library, Meeting Room

For further information, please contact Karen Abdul-Malik, Director, Folk Life Center at the Perkins Center for the Arts at 856 235 6488.

ARTS Reaching the Students Open House

Perkins Center has been a provider of In-School Arts Residencies for over 25 years. Join us to learn more about the experiences we can offer your school and teachers.

– Meet our teaching artists.
– Learn how residencies are customized to fit school themes like cultural diversity, environmental sustainability, social responsibility, character values and yearlong study areas.
– See how Perkins Center can inspire educators through artist-led Professional Development sessions.

We invite school leaders, administrators, and parents to join us to connect and learn more about the programs we offer K-12 schools throughout the year.

RSVP requested. Refreshments will be served.

Questions? Call Allison Hunt 856.235.6488 *305 or ahunt@perkinscenter.org.

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Moorestown
395 Kings Highway
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Phone: 856.235.6488
Toll Free: 800.387.5226
Fax: 856.235.6624
create@perkinscenter.org

Collingswood
30 Irvin Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Phone: 856.235.6488
Toll Free: 800.387.5226
Fax: 856.235.6624
create@perkinscenter.org

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