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Ridgewood Art Institute Annual Members’ Show and Sale

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute is home to many talented artists. We welcome you to visit us and view our Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale, usually featuring over 150 pieces of beautiful artwork. Portraits, Landscapes, Seascapes and Still Lifes are all represented in this exhibition executed in watercolor, pastels and oils. Among our membership there are artists who have made the study of Art their lifetime ambition as well as those who are just beginning their Art journey. Art Enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see the quality of work available for sale at our many events and Artists can explore the options of starting a new class or medium. A portion of all proceeds benefit The Ridgewood Art Institute.
What better way to kick off the Holiday Season, than to purchase a gift for a loved one and support this wonderful institution. Work will be on view daily from 11am-3pm till December 24th, 2018.

Art makes a unique gift that can be treasured for a lifetime. Also, your gift helps support this fine institution, which is a gift to so many.

The Ridgewood Art Institute is a non profit organization providing the finest instruction in Classical Realism in a variety of mediums. Classes are offered on an open enrollment basis, and can be joined at any time. Each student is taught in direct relation to their personal skill level. For more information on class scheduling, this and future events please visit ridgewoodartinstitute.org

The Ridgewood Art Institute
12 East Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201.652.9615

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Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra final two concerts of our 79th season

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra final two concerts of our 79th season.

The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra is a regional inter-generational orchestra composed of talented volunteer musicians located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Supported by the surrounding communities and friends in neighboring areas, the orchestra serves the Northern New Jersey region with many musical and educational activities. For more information

March 8, West Side Presbyterian Church 8 p.m.Tschaikovsky, Wagner, Gershwin

May 3, West Side Presbyterian Church 8 p.m.Greig, Sibelius, Neilson

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The Ridgewood Art Institute Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute is home to many talented artists. We welcome you to visit us and view our Annual Members’ Holiday Show and Sale, usually featuring over 150 pieces of beautiful artwork. Portraits, Landscapes, Seascapes and Still Lifes are all represented in this exhibition executed in watercolor, pastels and oils. Among our membership there are artists who have made the study of Art their lifetime ambition as well as those who are just beginning their Art journey. Art Enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see the quality of work available for sale at our many events and Artists can explore the options of starting a new class or medium. A portion of all proceeds benefit The Ridgewood Art Institute.

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Palisades artist Robert Adzema will be exhibiting his sundials at The Art Gallery at the Stable in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Parks & Recreation presents , Palisades artist Robert Adzema will be exhibiting his sundials at The Art Gallery at the Stable in Ridgewood, New Jersey from Nov. 1 thru Nov. 30th 2018.

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Last Call: The Ridgewood Art Institute’s Instructors’ Exhibition

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Ridgewood NJ, last call, become acquainted with The Ridgewood Art Institute’s greatest assets , the work of our amazing Instructors is the focus of this beautiful exhibition .

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The Ridgewood Art Institute Instructors’ Exhibition

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute is a prominent player in the perpetuation of Classical Realism today and is considered one the nation’s best community art associations. It’s origins are based in the 19th Century French Barbizon School and it is closely tied to The Art Students League’s history, as there are many esteemed artists who have taught and studied at both RAI and ASL.

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Channel your inner Van Gogh and come Paint. Drink. & Have Fun at Pinot’s Palette Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Channel your inner Van Gogh and come Paint. Drink. & Have Fun. at Pinot’s Palette Ridgewood, where friends reconnect over their favorite drinks and a local artist guides everyone through painting their own masterpiece!

A simplified version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night focusing on the beauty in the stars and sky. This painting uses greens, blues, and yellows to create a simply beautiful Starry Night!

From set-up to clean-up and everywhere in between, our fabulous instructors are there for you every step of the way!

Just bring along your own drinks and snacks, and we’ll take care of all the rest!

Friday, August 31 at 7:30 PM – 10 PM

Pinot’s Palette (Ridgewood)
25 Oak Street, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450

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Pinot’s Palette in Ridgewood – Host a fun private party event

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Ridgewood NJ, Private paint parties in our studios are easy to customize, making them clear winners for birthdays, fundraisers, family get-togethers and work celebrations. Benefits include:
Fun for creative types AND not-so-creative types. You don’t need to know a thing about art! A professional artist guides the group through the painting and keeps things fun.

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The Ridgewood Art Institute’s 59th Annual Young People’s Exhibition: Call For Entries

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May 14,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Art Institute invites all young artists in Ridgewood and it’s surrounding communities to enter this exhibition. All entrants must be between the ages of 7 and 17. Original artwork, done either independently or at school is welcome. Any size is acceptable, however, all artwork must be framed, WIRED and ready to hang. No computer generated or 3-dimensional artwork will be accepted. Student members of the Ridgewood Art Institute may enter up two pieces, all others may enter one. Entries must be delivered to the Ridgewood Art Institute on Saturday, May 19th between the hours of 10am and 3pm. The following information must be printed on the back of the artwork: Name,Title, Age, Address, Contact Number, School and Grade.
In addition, you will be required to fill out an entry form on receiving day.

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 2-4pm
Artwork available for viewing through Friday, June 15th, 2018
Pickup: Saturday, June 16th, 2018 10am-12pm

All entries will be judged by the the Ridgewood Art Institute’s instructors. Scholarships in traditional painting and drawing, cash prizes, merchandise awards, certificates of merit and honorable mentions will be awarded.

The Ridgewood Art Institute is a non profit organization providing the finest instruction in Classical Realism in a variety of mediums. Classes are offered on an open enrollment basis, and can be joined at anytime. Each student is taught in direct relation to their personal skill level. For more information on class scheduling, this and future events please visit

www.ridgewoodartinstitute.org

Ridgewood Art Institute, 12 E Glen Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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Parlance Chamber Concerts Presents NEUBAUER-McDERMOTT FAMILY CONCERT

April 29,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, On May 6, the stellar Neubauer-McDermott Family will bring our eleventh season to an exhilarating conclusion. Violist Paul Neubauer (of the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society), violinist Kerry McDermott (of the New York Philharmonic), and their children, violinists Oliver and Clara Neubauer, will be joined by Kerry’s sister, CMS pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, in music of Bach, Dvořák, Ravel, and Schumann.

The concert will include the World Premiere of Gilad Cohen’s* Quintet for Three Violins, Viola, and Piano, commissioned by PCC especially for this event. Inspired by the familial theme, Cohen’s work will focus on children’s songs from Israel and America.

*Gilad Cohen is a Ridgewood resident and a music professor at Ramapo College. A Princeton Ph.D., he is the winner of the 2016 Barlow Prize and the 2010 Israeli Prime Minister Award for Composers.

Johann Sebastian Bach Preludio from Partita No. 3 arranged for 3 violins & viola
Antonín Dvořák Terzetto in C, Op. 74 for 2 violins and viola
Maurice Ravel Tzigane for violin and piano
Gilad Cohen World Premiere for 3 violins, viola and piano
Robert Schumann Sonata No. 1 in A minor, Op. 105 for violin and piano
Mark O’Connor F.C.’s Jig for violin and viola
Charles Dancla Variations on Ah! Vous dirai-je, Maman for three violins and viola
Y. Donbon Zowie! Goes the Weasel for 3 violins and viola

Parlance Chamber Concerts:
West Side Presbyterian Church
6 S. Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Adults $40, Seniors $30, Young Adults $20, Students $10.
for more info call 800-838-3006

SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 AT 3 PM NEUBAUER-McDERMOTT FAMILY CONCERT

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Parlance Chamber Concerts Presents Neubauer-Mcdermott Family Concert
Sun, May 06, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe Street, Ridgewood NJ 07450
Cost: 40