Birthday Fiesta

Celebrate Perkins Center’s 40th year at a birthday dinner with our friends at Tortilla Press Cantina in Merchantville.

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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. Drew has worked there since May of 2010 and is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He previously working as a Research Assistant at the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center and interned at Longwood Gardens.

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Space Lines Exhibition

Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood presents Space Lines an exhibition  with a unique perspective through drawing,  mixed media, construction and 3 dimensional  sculpture. Bobbie Adams, “ I am most interested in examining, pondering, and portraying aspects of the physical world. I have come to love the subjects of my childhood that I ignored back then – anatomy, physics, mathematics – and am intrigued with the challenge of portraying an essence or idea, of fundamental natural phenomena..”  Justine Ditto, Is a recent graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the fine Arts, “ My images are influenced by cell structures, wave patterns, and topographical contours; ancient and modern architecture, . By using a variety of materials such as wire, fabric, paper, and various forms of print, I can layer more deeply and create a material richness with my mixed media sculptures.” Oki Fukunaga ,  Uses wire coat hangers that manage to successfully

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