As we enter our 4th year, we have so many exciting announcements in the Arts.
Please welcome Val Sivilli, our NEW Director of the Arts.
She is an artist and renaissance woman. She is a painter, printmaker, writer, musician and activist who serves as a liaison between artists and their community.
Worlds-Renowned Sculptor, Designer and Furniture-Maker David Horowitz will add Director of WhittemoreCCC's Sculpture Garden to his already impressive resume. He arrives to Whittemore with "Oracle" - our 1st of many pieces to inaugurate our new Sculpture Garden which will follow the Earthworks Art Movement - Environmental Sculptures using sustainable materials and processes.
He will also lead the Open Call for Sculpture Artists - more to come!
As we continue our partnership with
The Hunterdon Art Tour, 2020 will kick-off our art series - hosting a cocktail reception and art show:
“HATS/S”: a group exhibition Celebrating the Hunterdon Art Teacher & Student
Saturday, May 2nd, 2020.
SAVE THE DATE
Sandy Ross, photographer: will host several workshops for both the iPhone and Camera photographer.
We are working diligently planning programming so be sure to sign-up for our newsletter.
Gardens of Whittemore
This year Dawn Pogosaew - Steward of the Whittemore Property and Emily McCollum - Steward of the Gardens are joining out team.
They will bring back Community favorites: Children's Garden Quilt Day, the Community Gardens, as well as oversee our very own Whittemore House Cottage Gardens & property - which during the Spring and Summer season is used as the backdrop for our Plein-Air Painting Workshops, Yoga & Mediation classes and so much more!
Whittemore is a volunteer based organization, so if you would like to join these ladies be sure to check-out our Volunteer page for the many projects they are in need of extra hands.
Be sure to check our Garden page for a list of Workshops starting in February 2020.
And don't forget to post your pictures at #WhittemoreCCCArtinNature
Concerts in the Garden
Feel the warm summer evening air. Relax, take a sip, and feast your eyes on the blooms and mighty cedars that frame the summer stage of our evening concert series. Classical, Jazz, Irish and bluegrass inspired tunes will fill the fragrant air.
Jasmine Bloch-Krempels, a performer and music educator, is thrilled to be joining the Whittemore family as our new Music Director.
SAVE THE DATE
Thursday, May 28th @ 7pm
Kick-Off Garden Concert Series Fundraiser
We have (9) Concerts planned for our 2020 Season!
Check back in late March for our
Full Concert schedule.
FREE for members.
$15 for non-members.
Yoga & Meditation
Take a moment and imagine a meditative walk through the sunlight trails. Lift your arms to the blue sky just before folding over to touch your toes during outdoor yoga. We are partnering up with our area's leading Yoga and healing center. We can't wait to put the finishing touches on our partnership and tell you all about it.
Running & Walking
Are you a runner?
Do you like to walk the trails?
Then we have something for you - Kristina Cagno of Cagno Fitness will be returning with 2 new programs:
Natural Movement Adventures and Runner's Reset classes.
We will be posting the dates & descriptions of each class shortly -check back with us in February.
Wellness & Nature
2020 will take our Wellness and Nature programming into a new direction.
They will now become ONE - we have found that our Wellness programs involve Nature so why not combine them to provide the individual with a true natural experience.
Under the Direction of Dr. Ellen Ganek, MD and the guidance of Carl Klemme of PS. 108 & Glow - they will be creating a truly mindfulness experience.
Check back in March for our programming notes.
2020 Mindfulness Guided Walks & Meditative Walks
Will be returning.
Check back in April for our Guided Walk calendar.
FREE for members.
$5 for non-members
We have many workshops planned for the 2020 season;
Harry Potter Wand-Making, Walking Stick-Making, Print-Making, Glass-Making, Foraging, Seed Paper-Making and so much more. What do they all have in common - Nature!
Check back in April for our