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Winter Exhibition: RMAA & Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council Joint Exhibition

In January 2019, the RMAA will be having a joint exhibition with the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council, running from January 5 – 24th, 2019.

The exhibit will be at the SCAHC gallery located at 133 Spring Street, Newton, NJ (Note to RMAA Members: It’s indoors and heated!).

Receiving for the show is Wednesday, January 2 and Thursday, January 3, from 10am – 5pm. The entry form can be downloaded HERE and is also below.

If you can help out the SCAHC with receiving or during the show, that would be appreciated to! SCAHC can be contacted found here :  https://www.scahc.org/

2019 SCAHC Partnership RMAA Exhibit January

2018 RMAA Holiday Fundraising Sale

Running in conjunction with Ringwood Manor’s Victorian Christmas, the RMAA’s Annual Holiday Sale runs the first three weekends of December from 11am – 4pm (and some select Wednesdays).
The RMAA is a 501(c) non-profit community art organization operating in Ringwood Manor State Park, holding numerous exhibitions and program throughout the year. Artist’s and crafters donate a portion of all proceeds back to the RMAA.

Support Our Young Artists During The Holidays

Deck the halls with one of our beautifully adorned tabletop holiday trees to raise money for the Young Artist Expo! 2019 is the 40th Anniversary of this very special exhibition and we need your help to keep it going. Free children’s programs like this are an essential community service, especially with funding for public school arts on the decline.

The Young Artists Expo is a singular exhibit opportunity that offers kids grades 4-12 a chance to display and sell their art in a real gallery setting. All the participants and their families also attend a gallery reception where they meet established artists, and winners are presented with art supplies and certificates in an awards ceremony. Best of all it there is NO ENTRY FEE for this exhibit! The entire show is free and open to all young people of any experience level, whether attending school, homeschooled, or those with various special needs.

Please help us continue providing this important art program by bringing one of our beautiful little trees into your home for the holidays – each one hand crafted and donated by volunteer artists from the RMAA or local community/school groups.

The auction runs in conjunction with the Holiday Sale the first 3 weekends in December at the gallery from 11am – 4pm. Bidding ends at NOON, December 16th and trees can be picked up that afternoon until 4:00. Other pick up options are available, and we will deliver locally at no charge. Also, should you fall in love with a tree, each has a Buy It Now price at which you can immediately take it home!

100% of the proceeds for each tabletop Christmas tree will go towards funding the Young Artist Expo, so why not spread a little holiday cheer and help support a unique Ringwood Manor Arts Association student artist program.

2018 Photography Exhibition Receiving 7/28

Receiving for this year’s Open Photography Exhibition is Saturday, July 28 from 11am-2pm at the Barn Gallery. If you do not yet have your entry form , a PDF form can be downloaded and printed HERE.

Summer is a busy time for everyone, so, we’d like to thank our 2018  adjudicators for blocking out time for us. Our judges for 2018 are fine-art photographer and University instructor Robin Schwartz (http://www.robinschwartz.net/bio/) and noted photographer Trevor Hodgson.

Winners will be notified via email and awards are expected to be up by Wednesday August 1, with show programs printed by Saturday August 4.

Last, but not least, if you can volunteer on receiving day, please let us know, we do need the help.

We look forward to seeing your show entries!

2018 iPhone / iPad Photo Art Creation Workshop

On Sunday, May 20, 2018 – 12:00pm – 3:30pm at Ringwood Manor, Phyllis Shenny will be presenting “Your Personal Lens” a hands-on iPhone/iPad Photography and Art workshop at the RMAA’s Gallery in Ringwood Manor State Park.
The workshop fee is $50 for RMAA members and $60 for non-members, prepaid.
$60 for members and $70 for non-members at the door.

Your spot can be reserved by paying via the PayPal Donate button on the bottom of the RMAA’s website (Please put “iPhone Workshop” in the payment comment) or by sending a check payable to RMAA to:
Phyllis Shenny c/o TruBamboo
38 E. Ridgewood Ave.
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Full information is below or can be downloaded HERE

Workshop presenter Phyllis Shenny can be reached at phyllis@artnsoul.biz for workshop questions.

 

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the gates of Ringwood Manor

Spring Manor House Art Tours This April!

On the weekend of April 7, 2018, the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts (RMAA) in conjunction with Ringwood Manor Park will be offering exclusive small group tours of the historic manor house on the grounds of Ringwood Manor State Park. In keeping with the spirit and mission of the RMAA, the tours will focus on the art collection in the Manor House and be hosted by the Manor curator and historian, Sue Shutte. All proceeds from the tour will go to support the RMAA, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit community art association.

The historic Ringwood Manor served as the summer estate of the Gilded Age industrialist Cooper-Hewitt families and is a National Historic Landmark District. The varied canvas and illustrative Cooper-Hewitt art collection in the Manor House include paintings by 19th-century Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole, important American landscape artist Jasper Cropsey, and landscape and still life artist Martin Johnson Heade.

Two tour sessions will be offered:
Saturday, April 7 – 10:30am
Sunday, April 8 – 1:30pm

The tour cost is $20 with all proceeds going to support the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts. Tours are limited to 20 people for each session. Due to group size limitations, advance payment is required to reserve your spot.
Reservation payment can be made via the PayPal Donate button at the bottom right of our web page.

For further information and inquiries please contact the RMAA: RingwoodManorArts@gmail.com

Reservation payment via check may be made payable to RMAA and mailed to:
RMAA
PO Box 32
Ringwood, NJ 07456

 

2017 Holiday Sale – Artist & Vendor Information

We are excited to once again be hosting the RMAA Holiday Sale to benefit the Carriage Barn Roof Restoration Fund. The sale will run from 11am – 4pm during the weekends of December 2-3 & 9- 10, and the day of December 6th, concurrent with Ringwood Manor’s Victorian Christmas celebration. This event brings lots of visitors to the Carriage Barn Gallery and is designed to feature the varied talents of our artists.

Each Artist can submit up to 10 pieces of hanging artwork, and an unlimited amount of crafts, ornaments, jewelry, prints, etc. This gives our artists an additional opportunity to showcase their talents.

There is NO charge to participate in the sale. All items must be for sale and we request a 30% donation to the RMAA Carriage Barn Restoration Fund.  Of course, any donations of items for sale are greatly appreciated.

You need not be a member to participate. However, should the gallery be full, members work will be given priority and we reserve the right to rotate items for display.

Alternatively, Artists can choose to rent a table during the show, at the cost of $40 per day or $60 for 2 days.

We will also be sponsoring an Ornament Contest, with cash prizes! All ornaments must be for sale and will be displayed either in Mr. Hewitt’s Office at Ringwood Manor or in the Carriage Barn Gallery.

Receiving for both the Holiday Sale and the Ornament Contest will take place, November 11th and November 25th from 11am – 2pm in the Carriage Barn Gallery.

The prospectus’ for the sale and ornament contest can be found below:

Download the Holiday Sale Prospectus HERE

Download the Holiday Ornament Contest Entry Form HERE