Arts & Entertainment

Press Releases

Art Classes and Events Available at Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The following workshops and events will be offered at Riker Hill Art Park in Livingston in 2017:

Open Studio: Figure Drawing From a Live Model; Building 500

Tuesday - Open studio drawing session with live model, 10-12:30 p.m. (prices on request)


Sign Up for E-News

Contact: Ivan Bratko 973 495-6575, bratko.art@gmail.com

Open Studio Model Drawing Sessions; Building 501

Monday - Life Drawing, 7 - 9:30 p.m. ($15)


Wednesday - Costumed portrait model 7:30 – 10 p.m. ($12)


Saturday - Costumed portrait model 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ($12)

Contact: The Art Centre at Riker Hill, Tim Maher 973 229-1950, tm22maher@gmail.com

Sculpting From a Live Model; Building 500


Thursday - Adult Clay Sculpture Class with Live Model, 10-12:30 pm (prices on request)

Contact: Ivan Bratko 973 495-6575, bratko.art@gmail.com

Jewelry Making; Building 501

(For students from beginner to advanced for $15 per hour.)

Monday - 11:30-3:00 p.m.


Wednesday - 10:00-1:00 p.m.; 1:30-4:00 p.m.; 4:30-6:00 p.m.


Thursday - 10:00-12:30 p.m.; 1:30-4:00 p.m.


Contact: Sue Sachs 973 992-5746, suesachs1@gmail.com

Fine Arts for Children Building 500

(Classes for children in drawing, painting, clay, stone sculpture and pottery. Prices on request.)

Monday - 4:30-6 p.m.

Tuesday - 4:30-6 p.m.


Saturday - 11-12:30 p.m.

Contact: Ivan Bratko 973 495-6575, bratko.art@gmail.com

Gel Transfer, Collage and Medieval Manuscript Illustration Workshops

Contact the Artist for Schedule
; Building 509


Contact: Liz Demaree 201 970-0742, lizdemaree@gmail.com

Printmaking Workshops

Monoprinting and Lino Cut for all levels – Opportunities to join Viridian Printmaking Studio

Friday - 3-6 p.m.
; Building 506


Contact: Onnie Strother ostrothero@aol.com

Art Events

August 4, 5 and 6: “Essex County Parks Plein Air Event” First Annual Competition and Juried Show with Awards. Presented by “The Art Centre at Riker Hill” and the Riker Hill Art Park Association. Event is open to the public.


Contact: Francesca Pelaggi , Francesca.pelaggi@gmail.com, 908 246-8855 - Building 509 – “Studio 509”

September: “Picture Riker Hill” – Photography Competition and Exhibition open to the public. Riker Hill Art Park Association in collaboration with the Livingston Camera Club;


Building 509 – “Studio 509”


Contact: Sandy Anton, sandraanton@mac.com, 908 963-4058

September 30 and October 1: “In the Buff” – “The Art Centre of Riker Hill” and Ivan Bratko present the nude in all mediums.


Building 500 “Gallery”


Contact: Ivan Bratko 973 495-6575 bratko.art@gmail.com and Francesca Pelaggi, Francesca.pelaggi@gmail.com, 908 246-8855

October 15 through November 5: ACL Gallery, 2110 Town Center Way, Livingston, NJ

Celebration of the 35th Anniversary of Riker Hill Art Park - “The Artists of Riker Hill”


Contact: Sandy Anton sandraanton@mac.com, 908 963-4058, Hugh Mahon hughman2000@hotmail.com

November 4 and 5: Riker Hill Art Park Open Studio and Fine and Decorative Art Sale / 35 Artist Open Studios and two Galleries in Building 500 and Building 509


Contact: Sandy Anton, sandraanton@mac.com, 908 963-4058

November 18: Clay Cellar Pottery Student Show, Building 500

Contact: Carla Horowitz 973 886-8597 carlahorowitz@hotmail.com

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

West Essex

Essex County Man Found Dead After Shooting Near Feaster Park

November 18, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced on Saturday.

Tawan Moses, 25, of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Fester Park, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.

Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...

Upcoming Events

Tue, November 21, 7:00 PM

Crane’s Mill Continuing Care Retirement Community (Towne Square Conference Room), West Caldwell

Alzheimer’s New Jersey West Caldwell Support ...

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_d54e5739811e48d48b53_early_american_music___arts_photo

Sat, December 2, 2:00 PM

West Caldwell Public Library , West Caldwell

Early American Music and ARTS

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_0b4322b877017120d5a3_amy_rose_spiegel_photo

Tue, December 5, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

Book Talk & Signing with Up & Coming Author

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Parting Advice from Four Decades on the Front Lines of Local News

November 11, 2017

In February 1978 I walked into the office of The Rahway News-Record and Clark Patriot to begin what I thought was to be a short-term job stepping stone. 

Instead, it turned out to be a nearly 40-year odyssey in local journalism—including the last eight—overwhelmingly great—years with The Alternative Press (TapInto.Net).

I have decided it is time to spend more time in ...

Route 10 Westbound Overnight Lane Closures Begin This Week

November 13, 2017

Ramps on Route 10 West may be closed as necessary during construction

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced on Monday the start of a maintenance resurfacing project on Route 10 westbound that will require lane closures between Parsippany-Troy Hills and Roxbury in Morris County.

Beginning on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the next ...

The Last Game

My daughter recently played the last soccer game of her career.  

 

Yippee!  No more practices!  No more tournaments!  No more long drives to obscure fields!  No more tiny black turf pellets all over the car!

 

No more selfish surges of pride watching her athletic achievements.  No more thrilling victories.

 

My daughter is a ...