Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

FREE OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY NIGHT

art by Laura Shabazz showing a woman's shadowy face

A work by Laura Shabazz: Rhapsody in Monochrome

The public is invited to join Morris Arts on Friday, May 18,  from 7-9 p.m. at the free opening reception for the new Spring/Summer 2017 Exhibit at the Atrium Gallery, located on Floors 2-5 of the Morris County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street in Morristown.

Featuring 237 works by member artists from the HUB Camera Club, ARTsee, the Blackwell Street Center for the Arts, the Myhelan Artists Network, and the Drew Art Association, the exhibit showcases the creative talents of 79 artists working in wide variety of media (oil, acrylic, collage, multimedia, pencil, paper, encaustic, watercolor, photography, etc.).

Morris Arts manages the Atrium Art Gallery, selecting artists and scheduling exhibits on behalf of the Morris County Board of Freeholders.

Sandra McTernan’s watercolor, Paris Through the Window

Sandra McTernan’s watercolor, Paris Through the Window

“We are delighted to once again offer this space to provide a forum for the art community and the residents of Morris County,” said Morris County Freeholder Director Doug Cabana.

Mia Mutascio’s photograph, Fire Bucket Leaning on a Fence

Mia Mutascio’s photograph, Fire Bucket Leaning on a Fence

“It offers an opportunity for artists to showcase their works and presents residents and students of our county and visitors to Morris County a great cultural opportunity.’’

The Atrium Gallery is free and open to the public during business hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The exhibit will run from May 18 through September 1.

For additional information about the show, contact Dr. Lynn L. Siebert, Gallery Director, and Director of Arts Participation & Communication for Morris Arts, (973) 285-5115, ext. 10 or [email protected].

Morris Arts is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 dedicated to building community through the arts.

Using the arts to inspire, connect and engage, Morris Arts serves as a resource for Morris County with a special focus on arts programming in the community and in the schools, arts advocacy, creative placemaking and support of the Morris Area community of artists and arts organizations.