2019 Pumpkin Party

2019 Pumpkin Party
Join us for a FREE, after school, family-friendly Halloween Party & Parade.
 
The festivities will be held on Evergreen Lawn at Perkins Center for the Arts on Kings Highway/Main Street, Moorestown. Wear your best costume and march in our parade, play games, or create a piece of art. Come listen to a story, snap a spooky selfie in our photo booth, and enjoy seasonal treats!
 
– Costume Parade will begin at 4:00pm
– Children must be accompanied by an adult
– Rain date: Monday, October 28

Coffee & Classics – Irina Nenartovich (piano) – October 17, 2019

Coffee & Classics – Irina Nenartovich (piano) – October 17, 2019

**The October 17th 10 am performance will feature Irina Nenartovich on piano.**

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 from October 2019 through May 2020 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.

2019-2020 Coffee & Classics Schedule:

10/3 – Emma Brailovsky (piano) and Joe Kruppa

10/17 – Irina Nenartovich (piano)

11/7 – Emma Brailovsky (piano)

11/21 – Irina Nenartovich (piano)

12/5 – TBD

12/12 – TBD **Special Date**

1/2 – TBD

1/16 – TBD

2/6 – TBD

2/20 – TBD

3/5 – TBD

3/19 – TBD

4/2 – TBD

4/16 – TBD

5/7 – TBD

5/21 – TBD

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.

 

 

Conversations on Culture – David Gamber “Feed the Fire, Feed the Soul”

Conversations on Culture – David Gamber “Feed the Fire, Feed the Soul”

For the October 10th Conversations on Culture, Pottery Associate and teacher, David Gamber, will lead a discussion about pottery and how the arts can help to feed the soul.

Join us at Perkins Center, Moorestown on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:00 am October 2019 through May 2020, 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.

2019-2020 Conversations on Culture Schedule:

**Special Date** 9/26 – Albert Horner, renowned Pinelands photographer and activist

10/10 David Gamber “Feed the Fire, Feed the Soul” a discussion on the various forms of pottery and opportunities

11/14 Dr. Larry Glazer, NJ Director of Holocaust Education  – “Kristallnacht”

1/9 – TBD

2/13 – TBD

3/12 – TBD

4/9 – TBD

5/14 – TBD

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.

 

2019 Annual Perkins Board of Trustees Meeting

2019 Annual Perkins Board of Trustees Meeting

Please join Perkins Center for the Arts for the Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, September 26 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will take place in the Historic Perkins Manor in Moorestown and will be accompanied by light refreshments.

Join us for the Executive Director’s report detailing the successes of Perkins Center during 2018-2019 year; have a chance to meet Perkins Board of Trustees; hear about new opportunities for this coming year and ask questions. This meeting is free and open to the public.

We look forward to seeing you!

Conversations on Culture – Albert Horner

Conversations on Culture – Albert Horner

Join us for a FREE lecture from Albert Horner, renowned Pine Barrens photographer and preservation activist. Albert will be presenting his photography work, signing and selling copies of his new book, Pinelands: New Jersey’s Suburban Wilderness, and discussing the importance of preserving the Pine Barrens for future generations.

Perkins Center, Moorestown hosts Conversations on Culture on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:00 am October 2019 through May 2020, 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.

2019-2020 Conversations on Culture Schedule:

**Special Date** 9/26 – Albert Horner, renowned Pinelands photographer and activist

10/10 David Gamber “Feed the Fire Feed the Soul” a Discussion on the various forms of pottery and opportunities

11/14 Dr. Larry Glazer, NJ Director of Holocaust Education  – “Kristallnacht”

1/9 – TBD

2/13 – TBD

3/12 – TBD

4/9 – TBD

5/14 – TBD

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.

 

Coffee & Classics – Emma Brailovsky and Joe Kruppa

Coffee & Classics – Emma Brailovsky and Joe Kruppa

Take your morning coffee break with us during our twice monthly classical music series. Join us two Thursdays per month from October 2019 through May 2020 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.

2019-2020 Coffee & Classics Schedule:

10/3 – Emma Brailovsky (piano) and Joe Kruppa

10/17 – Irina Nenartovich (piano)

11/7 – Emma Brailovsky (piano)

11/21 – Irina Nenartovich (piano)

12/5 – TBD

12/12 – TBD **Special Date**

1/2 – TBD

1/16 – TBD

2/6 – TBD

2/20 – TBD

3/5 – TBD

3/19 – TBD

4/2 – TBD

4/16 – TBD

5/7 – TBD

5/21 – TBD

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.

 

FREE DeCafe House Concert with The Butterfly Storytelling

FREE DeCafe House Concert with The Butterfly Storytelling

Join us on August 23rd in Moorestown at 6:30 pm for a FREE concert with Soulport and featuring The Butterfly storytellers Dwight James
and Denise McCormack. This is the return of the DeCafe House Concert series.

The Moorestown DeCafe is a warm coffeehouse environment where great folks gather to enjoy live folk music, jazz, the blues, or world music once per month. Performers range from nationally known singer-songwriters like Michael Smith, Debbie McClatchy, and Chris Smither to talented local musicians on the verge of breaking out.

Approximately 75 guests attend each performance, providing an intimate setting for audience and performers alike. In keeping with its coffeehouse inspiration, the cost of admission includes coffee, tea, and light fare.

The paid series continues from September to March.

Concert dates:

August 23rd (**starts at 6:30 pm**) – FREE concert with Soulport and Storytelling with “The Butterfly” series themed “Rhythms of Life” with tellers Dwight James and Denise McCormack.

September 13th – Grady Hoss

October 11th – Madeline Finn

November 8th – Soulport

January 10th – Brian Betz featuring Denis DiBlasio

February 14th – April Mae and the June Bugs

March 13th – TBD

Doors open at 7:30pm and shows start at 8:15pm

A season subscription to the Moorestown DeCafe Coffeehouse Concert Series provides you with one ticket to each of the 6 concerts in the 2017-2018 season. Season subscriptions are $140. Individual tickets are $25 each (admission includes light refreshments).

Please note that a season subscriptions and individual tickets will not be printed – your name will be on the list at the door on the day of each concert.

Handcrafted 2019

Saturday May 11, 2019
Official Event Opening: 6:15-10 pm $100
Exclusive VIP Early Admission: 5-6:30 pm $25 additional

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

Perkins’ Handcrafted 2019 will be the premiere arts experience in the region.

Join Perkins Center for the Arts for its 9th annual celebration of all things handcrafted on Saturday evening, May 11, 2019 at a secret Moorestown location to be unveiled that night!
FAQ’s Download

•Shuttle transport to secret, 20+ acre estate in Moorestown never before opened to public
•Docent tours of gardens, grounds and buildings, some dating back to the 1800s
•Artisanal local cuisine from Harvest Seasonal Grill, Saving Thyme, Sweet Lucy’s, paired with exclusive wine tastings of small batch imports selected for the occasion
•Chef Robert Bennett of Classic Cake creating delicious desserts through demonstration
•Craft beer sampling provided by Devil’s Creek Brewery, Eight & Sand Beer Co., Flying Fish Brewing Co., Lower Forge Brewery, and spirits sampling by Hewn Spirits
•Artistic demonstrations, including glass blowing, ceramics
•Live music and Bachata dance instruction with Maestro Flaco
•Auction of 1st annual Plein Air exhibition – outdoor art created in Camden & Burlington Counties
•Silent Auction with items from the Kimmel Center, the Ritz Theater, Broadway Theater, plus local restaurants, Pilates and Yoga studios
•Illustrations by renowned artist Denise Fike

Purchase your tickets today! 

All funds raised through the event support the arts and education programs and services at Perkins Center for the Arts, a 501(c)3 organization.

If you are interested in participating in Handcrafted 2019 as a sponsor, in-kind donor, volunteer, or to learn more about the event, please contact Kelly Gannon, Manager of Marketing & Events at kgannon@perkinscenter.org or 856-235-6488 ext. 316.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

2019 Participating Artisan Food & Beverage Companies:

Chef Bennett of Classic Cakes | Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar | Saving Thyme Catering | Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse | Hewn Spirits | Devils Creek Brewery | Flying Fish Brewing Co. | Lower Forge Brewery | Eight & Sand Beer Co. | Origin Almond

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

Holman Automotive Group | Horizon Foundation for New Jersey | PNC Arts Alive | Miller Subaru | Bayada Home Health Care | Garrison Architects | Kitchen & Associates | Tickner Wealth Advisors of Janny Montgomery Scott | Republic Bank | CareKinesis

Conversation on Culture – Asian Art

Jensen Cheng will present on his role as a teacher of Asian Culture & Arts and will show examples of Chinese brush painting, ceramics, and origami. Jenson teaches classes for adults and children throughout Philadelphia and South Jersey.
Perkins is pleased to offer his Bamboo Brush Painting and Asian Arts for Kids classes this spring.

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

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.

Members & Faculty Exhibition

This annual exhibition in Moorestown 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.

Delivery of Work: April 15 – 26, 2019

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 4 | 1 – 3pm

Exhibition Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 10am – 2pm | Saturdays & Sundays 12 – 4pm

PROSPECTUS SUBMIT WORK