***The Tea Talk has been postponed – keep an eye out for a future date***
The Ringwood Manor Arts Association invites you to an afternoon tea and talk from the comfort of your own home.
On Saturday, June 5 at 1:30pm, via Zoom, we are hosting an informative talk on the history of tea and Victorian tea etiquette.
The talk is $10 for non-RMAA members. A tea box containing finger sandwiches, sweets and scones with cream and jam, and two different teas can be added for $25. The tea box can be picked up at the Ringwood Manor Coffee Shop from 10am-12pm on the day of the event.
The talk is free to RMAA members (members email ringwoodmanorarts [at] gmail.com) to reserve your spot.
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***Orders are have been closed. Thank you for your overwhelming support!
**Order pick up is Saturday, February 13th, 2-4pm at 81 Choctaw Trail, Ringwood, NJ.
Looking for something sweet this Valentine’s Day? Check out these special desserts and help support the RMAA!
Orders due by February 8th
Contactless/Curbside Pick up in Ringwood – Saturday, February 13th 2pm-4pm
Payments via Paypal
Delicious, beautifully packaged desserts professionally prepared by LoveandSprinklesNJ
A portion of each sale will be donated to the RMAA
Two Options are available: Breakable Chocolate Heart or Dessert Box
1. Breakable Chocolate Heart & Mallet – filled with a 2 layered dark chocolate walnut dark brownie filled and topped with cream cheese frosting, cranberries & red chocolate drizzle. $25 (Message can be customized 15 letters maximum! Fill out the message at the PayPal button below.)
2. Valentine’s Treat Box – contains 2 cocoa bombs, 2 vanilla cake hearts, 4 chocolate covered strawberries, 2 chocolate covered Oreos & 8 chocolate covered pretzels. , $35
RMAA Valentine Draft
Happy New Year to our artists and supporters. As we come into the new year, we are heeding public health advice, and coordinating with Ringwood Manor Park for 2021 activities and will keep our exhibitors advised. Keep an eye on your email and our Facebook page for news.
We miss seeing new artwork at the gallery (and the artists who create it). So to get our dose of local artwork, we’re having an online contest.
Enter your original Paintings Only!
Artists can submit 2 entries
Deadline: January 31, 2021 11:59pm EST
We are running the contest on our Facebook page HERE or email a copy of your artwork to RMAAentries(at)gmail.com.
Our favorite will receive a Winsor & Newton professional watercolor set (12 tubes).
The entry with the most Facebook likes/loves will receive a $25 gift card to Jerry’s Artarama.
All RMAA decisions are final.
You don’t have to be an RMAA member to enter. However, many of our fixed expenses continue even though we can not open the gallery. Any membership payments or donations would be greatly appreciated!
As we head into the last part of a difficult year for all, we’d like to share some of the recent happenings at the RMAA.
First is our Plein Air Paint Out Day. During the first weeks of October, artists painted plein aire in Ringwood Manor Park. There is a presentation of our wonderful submissions below.
Being unable to hold our Fall or Member’s exhibitions due to the ongoing pandemic, our member artists submitted works to us that are in the second presentation below. Thanks to all of our members who submitted to us!
If you are interested in purchasing any of the artworks that are for sale below, contact us at:
RingwoodManorArts [at] gmail.com
Keep an eye on our Facebook page, our website, and your email to stay up-to-date with the latest news and happenings.
Thanks to all of our members, supporters, and exhibitors and stay safe!
Plein Aire Paint Out
Fall Member’s Showcase
The Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council is welcoming RMAA artists to a partnership exhibition at their gallery in Newton, NJ.
Important dates are below:
Drop-off: Sunday, January 26, 12 to 4 pm and Tuesday, January 28 from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Reception: Saturday, February 1, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Pick-up: Sunday, March 1, Noon to 3 pm and Tuesday, March 3 from 11 am to 4 pm
The entry prospectus and further details is available HERE or at the SCAHC website.
New for the 2019 Holiday Season : Holiday Tea & Tour
UPDATE: TEA & TOUR IS SOLD OUT – THANK YOU FOR THE SUPPORT!
On Wednesday, December 11 Enjoy a traditional Victorian tea in the quaint Coffee Shop (located next to Ringwood Manor) followed by a self-guided tour through the Victorian Christmas decorations on the first floor of Ringwood Manor. Take time to relax before the holidays, spend time with loved ones, and catch up with old friends over tea, savories, and sweets before viewing Ringwood Manor in its holiday splendor. Ringwood Manor historian, Sue Shutte, will give each seating an introduction to the history of the site before visitors enjoy a self-guided tour of the spectacular Victorian Christmas event.
Tea seatings are at 11:00am & 2:00pm
Tickets are available by clicking below or via the Ringwood Manor website : http://www.ringwoodmanor.org/holiday-tea–tour.html
Join us on Saturday October 12, 2019 for our first Plein Air Paint Out Competition and Sale
***RAIN DATE IS SUNDAY, OCT 13***
Artist information is below, and the entry form can be downloaded HERE.
Our Judge for the paint out will be Mr. Chuck Burk.
Chuck Berk is a New York City area figurative artist. Subjects include “slice of life” genre scenes as well as studio models.
He is a full member of The National Society Of Painters in Casein & Acrylics. His artworks are included in the permanent collection of the National Museum of Racing, Saratoga Springs, NY to the Novosibirsk Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia.
Additionally, Chuck is former President of the RMAA, the founding Director of the Young Artists’ Expo. and has taught Plein Air painting at Ringwood Manor for many years. His work
is also in the permanent collection of the (Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art) Florida.
Mr. Berk’s awards include 1st Place, Money•Greed•Crisis Int’l. (artists.de) Popular Award presented at the Klinkhammer Gallery, Düsseldorf, DE;
He holds an MA Visual Arts degree from William Paterson University, NJ and taught art for the State University of NY.Paint Out Artist Info
Join us for a Special Fundraiser for the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts!
UPDATE: The Magic Lantern Show has sold out. Thank you for the support!
Magic Lantern Show
As early as the 17th century, the magic lantern was used to project hand-painted slides in glowing, luminous color for awestruck audiences. The Magic Lantern at Ringwood Manor will be held inside the historic Great Hall and include demonstrations by filmmaker, author, and magic lanternist Joel Schlemowitz of the 18th-century Phantasmagoria, a show which used the magic lantern to create images of ghosts and spirits. This will be followed by projections of some of Mr. Schlemowitz’ collection of 19th-century magic lantern slides, including animated slip-slides, gearwork moving images, and dissolving views.
Only 40 tickets sold!
$20 for Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts Members
$25 for non-members
All proceeds benefit the Ringwood Manor Association of the Arts Carriage Barn Roof Restoration Fund.
Tickets on Sale Starting on August 15th at 9:00am
Tickets are sold exclusively through Ringwood Manor’s main website at: www.ringwoodmanor.org/events.html
We’re excited to announce our first online photo and calendar contest. Our goal is to create a calendar highlighting the beauty of Ringwood State Park and raise funds for the much needed replacement of the Ringwood Manor Carriage Barn Roof.
You need not be an RMAA member to participate.
The contest runs from June 30th – August 15th 2019.
For more information: https://www.gogophotocontest.com/ringwoodmanorarts/
2020 Calendar Contest Flyer