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ARTsee Happening at The Ross Farm in Basking Ridge

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Designed by ARTsee artist Alex Bigatti, the competed community created sculpture from the 2015 Happening:  Flights of Imagination Credits: CFO
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May 14th (15th rain date) 12 noon to 5pm 135 North Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge
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Come see ceramic artists create! Credits: CFO
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - ARTsee, a Basking Ridge/Bernardsville based artist collective, in partnership with the historic Ross Farm, will once again present a day of creativity, fun and nature at their ARTsee Happening, Garden pARTy:  Cultivating Creativity in the Community, to be held on Saturday, May 14. 

From noon to 5 p.m., the grounds of the Ross Farm located at 135 N. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge, the Happening will provide all ages with hands-on art experiences, presentations and demonstrations, nature walks, music and more.  

A fine art and jewelry exhibit and sale will be held in the farmhouse, along with an art scavenger hunt and creative projects.

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Picnic to music, learn about collaborative art making

All are welcome to learn about butterfly gardens, hydroponics and gardening. Visitors can see live raku firings and participate in community collaborative art making. People are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and relax to the sound of local musicians in the scenic, historic setting.  

Artists are invited to bring all the materials needed to create on-site; the landscape and views are inspiring and plein aire painting is encouraged!  Historic docents will be on hand to answer questions about the Ross Farm.

ARTsee, founded by Basking Ridge resident Caren Frost Olmsted, hosts two annual free community events. The Happening is held in the spring and the Open Home Studio Tour in the fall. For more information, visit the ARTsee website at www.ARTseeTour.com.

This event is free and open to the public, with on-site parking.

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