Call For Art
Artworks Trenton is accepting submissions for its annual juried print exhibition, opening this March. All entries must be original work completed within the last three years and not previously shown in any Artworks Trenton show. Copies and reproductions of original works of art are not eligible for submission. Prints such as lithographs, woodcuts, engravings, etching, screen prints, or any other method of hand pulled printing are acceptable. Digital works, giclee prints, and photography are not acceptable. Editions must be numbered. Visit www.artworkstrenton.org for the full list of submission requirements. $25 fee.
The Lawrence Library is hosting its annual TrashedArt Content this spring. The contest celebrates Earth Day by encouraging patrons to turn ordinary trash into extraordinary art. One entry per artist. The library will accept artwork between Thursday, March 22, and Thursday, March 29. Entries must be original artwork, no larger than 3’ by 3’ by 3’ and no heavier than 25 pounds. Any art medium is acceptable, so long as a minimum of 75 percent recycled content is used. For more details call 609-989-6920, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.mcl.org.
Send a Valentine
The Princeton Garden Statesmen will perform custom singing Valentines on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 13 and 14. The barbershop quartet will meet at a location of your choice and perform two long songs and present a personalized Valentine’s Day card, a rose, and a photo of the event. $65. Visit www.gardenstatesmen.org for information.
Raritan Valley Community College is offering a Dance Ensemble program this winter and spring. The Dance Ensemble will meet Fridays, January 26 to May 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the College’s Branchburg campus. Adult dancers who are interested in joining can audition on the first day of the program. Those selected to join the ensemble — based on their audition — will have the opportunity to work as part of a touring dance company. $50. Students must purchase their own dance shoes and some dance attire. To register for this course, visit www.raritanval.edu/ce.
Guidelines and application information for fiscal year 2019 New Jersey Cultural Trust Capital Facilities Grants for Arts Organizations are now available. This round of grants will be focused on projects that will improve an arts organization’s physical accessibility, or patron services in support of its Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Plan. To be eligible, an organization must first be designated as “qualified” by the New Jersey Cultural Trust. Visit www.artscouncil.nj.gov for information on how to apply.