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Annual Open Media Juried Exhibition 2018

Perkins Center, Moorestown Gallery

Opening Reception, Saturday, October 7, 2018 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Juror: Bill Scott
Bill Scott is 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
Entry Fee: $10 / entry / each artist may enter 3 works

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Wiffle Ball Cup

Evergreen Lawn, Moorestown

Perkins Center’s Wiffle Ball Cup is the largest event featured on the Evergreen Lawn in Moorestown. The day features family friendly competition with the Wiffle Ball Cup and Corn Hole tournament. While on deck, enjoy concessions, art activities, and more! All funds raised through the event support the community arts & education programs and services at Perkins Center for the Arts, a 501 (c)3 organization.

2018 Tournament & Festival Schedule:

*Registration Fee Required for Wiffle Ball and Corn Hole players

AM Wiffle Ball Bracket
9AM-12PM

PM Wiffle Ball Bracket
12PM-3PM

Championship Games
3PM – 5PM

Corn Hole Tournament 
6-9PM

WIFFLE BALL REGISTRATION

 

CORN HOLE REGISTRATION

 

Perkins Center’s Conservatory Faculty & Friends Live on the Evergreen Lawn

 

Bring your lawn chair to Perkins Center for the Arts and enjoy FREE concerts featuring Perkins Center Conservatory of Music Faculty and their professional musician friends.

Frank Staneck, Beverly Pugh Corry, George Bittner and Tom Cavanagh!

 

Vinyl Comes Alive on the Evergreen Lawn

Perkins Center for Arts house band, Vinyl Comes Alive, will perform a concert featuring many of the greatest songs from the Motown era, as well as artists and bands that popularized the Stax and Atlantic Records sound.  Songs by artists such as Wilson Picket, Sam and Dave, Otis Redding, Charles Bradley and many others will be presented for your listening pleasure.

Members & Faculty Exhibition

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This annual exhibition features work by staff, faculty and members of Perkins Center for the Arts. It is a diverse exhibition that includes art in a variety of mediums; including ceramic, photography, watercolor, pastel, gouache, oil, acrylic, crayon, pen, pencil, fiber and digital art.

 

Artists Reception: Sunday, May 6th  1-3pm

Delivery of Work: 

Week of April 15th -23rd

Pick up work:

Sunday, June 17th  12- 4pm

Monday, June 18th 10am – 3pm

Members faculty Prospectus 2018

Submission :
1.) Login into your account or create a new account.
2.) “Set up Artist Account” button to the right,
3.) “Click here to enter” button.
4.) Enter all the information about your artwork,
5.) Upload pictures of your work. ( if you want)

 

Submit Your Work

 

Questions? Please give us a call at 856-235-6488

 

Exhibition Hours

Thursdays & Fridays 10am – 2pm
Saturday & Sunday 12-4pm

Lunch & Learn: Lynne Schill & Kimberly Bunn- Nipper Dogs, RCA and Moorestown

Do you wonder why there are nipper dog statues in Moorestown? Join us as Lynne Schill and Kimberly Bunn unpack the history of the nipper dog.

 

 

This Lunch & Learn is part of a series of  FREE conversations featuring culturally focused lectures designed to connect and introduce topics of interest in South Jersey. Bring your lunch to Perkins Center, Moorestown on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 12:30pm – 1:30pm for a free cultural conversation. 

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Coffee & Classics: A Series of FREE Morning Musical Presentations

New this year at Perkins Center, Moorestown!

 

Take your morning coffee break with us during our monthly classical music series. Join us on the 1st Wednesday of each month November – May at 10am.

18’ Schedule

March 7th – Frank James Staneck

April 4th – Ray Landers

May 2nd – Irina Nenartovich

 

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.

Birthday Fiesta

Celebrate Perkins Center’s 40th year at a birthday dinner with our friends at Tortilla Press Cantina in Merchantville. In addition to delicious, locally-crafted food, the event will include chances to win prizes, raffles and more. Tortilla Press Cantina will also extend their happy hour bar prices throughout the evening.

 

Advanced tickets required, RSVP by calling 856.235.6488 before February 23. Because this event is a fundraiser, tickets are non-refundable. Choose from three different guest seatings: 5:30 pm, 6:15 pm or 7:00 pm.

A children’s menu, gluten free and vegan options will be available.

 

Appetizers
Chips, assorted salsas, black bean dip

First Course
(choose one)
Chicken Tortilla Soup (GF) or
Mexican Chopped Salad (GF) or
Cheesesteak Empanada

Entrée
(choose one)
Carne Asada
Wth rajas, queso frsco and garlic chile butter. Served with Mexican red rice and black beans. (GF)

Coconut Habanero Shrimp
Served with chipotle mashed potatoes and garlic green beans (GF)

Chicken Milanase
Sauteed tender breast of chicken with citrus butter, caper sauce. Served with poblano spinach rice and garlic green beans.

Garlic Braised Oyster Mushroom Tacos
Warm corn tortillas topped with cherry habanero vinaigrette, jicama and julienned cabbage. Served with poblano spinach rice and black beans (Vegan)

Dessert
(choose one)
Coconut Flan (GF)
Key Lime Pie
Cheesecake with cajeta and chocolate

Beverages
Hot coffee, hot tea, fountain sodas
(Cash bar will be available with happy hour pricing throughout the evening)

 

Call 856.235.6488 to RSVP today

Lunch & Learn : Roses from the Forest to the Garden

 

 Join us for lunch on Valentine’s Day. Drew Lehrian is coming to talk with us about the roses in our gardens, and identify native roses that can be seen in South Jersey.

Drew Lehrian is the Head Gardener for the Barnes Foundation, overseeing the Arboretum Department.  He is responsible for the daily care and maintenance of the living collection and has been working for the Foundation since May of 2010.  He is a 2009 Graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Agriculture, where he majored in Landscape Horticulture and minored in Agribusiness.

Prior to his work for the Barnes Foundation, Drew was a Research Assistant at the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC) which is a part of the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service.  The OPGC’s primary role is to conserve and develop germplasm of value for the Floriculture and Nursery Industry.  They currently hold over 3,200 accessions.  Drew also worked for the Ohio Seed Improvement Association, Mason City Schools, Kings Island Amusement Park, and Longwood Gardens.

This Lunch & Learn is part of a series of  FREE conversations featuring culturally focused lectures designed to connect and introduce topics of interest in South Jersey. Bring your lunch to Perkins Center, Moorestown on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 12:30pm – 1:30pm for a free cultural conversation. 

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The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll – A Musical Evolution (Moorestown)

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Perkins Center for the Arts’ Faculty and Friends House Band 
Presents

The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll – A Musical Evolution

Join us on Evergreen Lawn as we celebrate the history of rock ‘n’ roll music.  This concert will feature the sounds of rock music’s evolution from the earliest Blues-driven tunes of the mid 1950’s to the Grunge era of the early 1990’s.  Also highlighting songs that characterize the British Invasion, Psychedelic, 70’s Arena, Punk and New Wave periods.

FREE CONCERT

Perkins Center for the Arts

395 Kings Highway, Moorestown

JUNE 12th

6:30pm

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We thank the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey for their support of this series and Perkins Center for the Arts. Additional support from PNC Arts Alive and The Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation.

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