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FREEHOLD ART SOCIETY MEETING, THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2022

AT WAINRIGHT HOUSE AND MUSEUM

48 MAIN STREET, FARMINGDALE, NJ

1:30 TO 3:00 P.M.

Freehold Artist, Joseph H. Reilly will present a demonstration of portrait painting. .

Joseph H. Reilly was the Art Instructor at Freehold Borough High School from 1959 – 2004.  In addition, he was the Director of Drama, including set and costume design.

Joe was also the Costume and Set Designer for Brookdale Community College; Gateway Playhouse at Ocean County College;

the Theater Barn at Thompson Park; and the Theatre Arts Guild, Theatre 8.  In 2008, he received the Count Basie Lifetime Achievement Award.

Joseph Reilly is  a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.  His work has been exhibited widely, and he is currently a regular exhibitor at the Freehold Art Gallery. 

This program is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

EVENTS 2022

JUNE 4 – 26 Photography show, amateur and professional

JULY 2 – 31 Art Exhibit by the Freehold Art Society with a reception to meet the artists on Sunday, July 31 from 1 to 4 p.m

JULY 3 Childrens’ author, BETH FERRY, will be on hand for the season opening of our Library from 1 to 4 p.m.

JULY 6 Walking Tour of Farmingdale at 11 a.m. (approximately 1 hour)

AUGUST 6 – 28 Wedding gowns displayed (1800s and newer)

SEPTEMBER 3 – 25 Quilts on display

SEPTEMBER 7 Walking Tour of Farmingdale at 11 a.m. (approximately 1 hour)

OCTOBER 1 – 30 Springlake Rug Hooking Artist has rugs on display

OCTOBER 5 Walking Tour of Farmingdale at 11 a.m. (approximately1 hour)

NOVEMBER 5 – 27 Crafters (with handmade items for sale)

DECEMBER 2, 3 & 4

Annual exhibit of Gingerbread Houses, Friday December 2nd, evening hours. Then Saturday December 3th, 10 a.m to 2 p.m and Sunday December 4th, 1 to 4 p.m.

Local school classes and families will be creating wonderful and fanciful gingerbread houses again this year. Be sure to stop by to see them displayed throughout the first floor of Wainright House and cast your vote for your favorite. First, second and third places will be awarded. As always, there is no fee to enjoy this event.

WAINRIGHT CLOSES DECEMBER 18 FOR THE SEASON

The children’s art classes at Wainright will begin again when the Governor indicates it is okay to do so. In the meantime, we would like to thank CeCe Cavanaugh for volunteering to work with the children’s class in 2019. She was a good help in assisting our teacher, Carolyn Tischer Bartlett, during the fall session.

WAINRIGHT HOUSE AND MUSEUM WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 WITH AN ART EXHIBIT FEATURING THE ARTWORK OF LOCAL ARTIST AND TEACHER, CAROLYN TISCHER BARTLETT.

WE WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M. AND ON SUNDAY FROM 12 NOON TO 4 P.M. IT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. VIEW THE ART AND ENJOY A TOUR OF THE MUSEUM, GUIDED BY OWNER, HISTORIAN, VIRGINIA WOOLLEY.

MASKS MUST BE WORN WHILE IN THE MUSEUM.

DONATIONS ARE WELCOME BUT NOT REQUIRED.