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Fine arts, dance, music, and more…
Arts On Division is an outdoor festival of the arts in downtown Somerville, NJ. Enjoy live performances including dramatic readings, dance, music, and meet-the-author events. The four day celebration also includes pop up galleries of diverse fine art including painting, sculpture, photography, and printmaking, and more – all available for purchase. Admission is FREE so come and experience a great weekend in Downtown Somerville.
“Witness: An Exhibition of Veteran Art” (2013)
The Printmaking Center of New Jersey (PCNJ) is an uncommon, award-winning arts center founded in 1973. For nearly 40 years, PCNJ has operated the state’s only open printmaking studios. Artists access our fully stocked studios at affordable rates to create art all day and into the night; 7 days a week. PCNJ also exhibits exceptional, thought-provoking art; offers sophisticated printmaking classes for adults; and provides traveling art programs to children to stimulate life-long creativity.
Recently, PCNJ launched Combat Paper NJ, a ground-breaking program that uses art as a tool to help veterans resolve the psychological, emotional and physical effects of their combat experience.
Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19 – “Witness: An Exhibition of Veteran Art”, 34 East Main Street , Somerville . An exhibition of art by veterans on handmade paper created from their combat fatigues. Gallery Hours: Thursday, 12 to 6pm, Friday and Saturday, 12 to 8pm, Sunday, 12 to 4pm.
Friday, May 17 at 7pm – Mural Dedication. Combat Paper NJ , a program of the Printmaking Center of New Jersey, has brought together street artist LNY, veterans and students from the Immaculata High School Art Club to collaborate on a mural installed on the alley-side wall of the Firehouse on Division Street .
Saturday, May 18, all day – Print Sales in Tent on Division Street
ARTS ON DIVISION is sponsored by Downtown Somerville Alliance and the Borough of Somerville with volunteer support from the Printmaking Center of New Jersey and the Greater Somerville Arts Initiative.
2013 Participating Organizations
The Printmaking Center of New Jersey (PCNJ)
The Five Straws
The Whitehouse Wind Symphony
The Somerville Middle School Jazz Band
The American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School
The Playwrights Theatre
The Center for Contemporary Art
Raritan Valley Community College Film Program
4-H Programs: Magicians Guild, Fantastic Fibers Club’s Fiber Project, Hispanic Culture Club Dancers, Clover Ensemble
Country Squire Pottery
Day de DaDa Collective
Division Street Music
Arts on Division 2013 Exhibiting Artists
Metaxas, Kathleen Lange
The Printmaking Center of NJ