The Friends of Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House & Town of Ramapo cordially invite Sloatsburg & regional residents to Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House, Sunday August 19, 2018 from 1pm to 5 pm at 15 Liberty Rock Road, Sloatsburg, NY 10974.
Experience 21rst Century local artists including plein air painting which harkens back to a rich 19thand 20thcentury legacy of important artists who lived and worked in Sloatsburg including famed Hudson River School Painter Jasper Cropsey and the prolific designer, painter, ceramicist Edith Varian Cockcroft who had her home and studio overlooking Sloats Pond/Dam.
Artists will display their works of art for sale in the recently restored double parlor of the 1848 State and National Register mansion. We are featuring paintings, drawings and photography from the following participating artists: Andrew Renard Droege, Andi Sustrin-Filonow, Ivan Grosz, Tom Dauenheimer, Lori Villagos, Attiya Awadallah, Jessica Berman, Tenley Escoffery, Jessie Taylor, Gina Monego, Eric Stormes, The artists will be available to meet during the show and will also be drawing, painting, photographing or sculpting on the lawn.
Admission is $10.00. Seniors and Students $5.00 to support ongoing restoration projects at Harmony Hall. Along with the entry fee guests will receive a ticket to vote for the live drawing that is most attractive to them. There will be an opportunity to purchase additional voting tickets. The artist(s) who have the most tickets at the end of the show will receive a prize and be recognized on the FOHH website and in the FOHH newsletter.
The Friends of Harmony Hall champion arts, cultural & environmental education activities in our area building on year- round programs which include Blue Grass Festival and Victorian Holiday. We look forward to meeting you to help us launch our series on local artists!
And Coming to Harmony Hall October 2018…
Edith Varian Cockcroft (1881-1962), forgotten painter, textile designer, inventor, ceramist, Brooklynite who exhibited from Paris to Chicago. Eve M. Kahn, New York Times frequent contributor, excavates Edith’s story including her home and studio overlooking Sloats’ Pond/ Dam in Sloatsburg N.Y.
Lecture/Reception: Sunday, October 14, 2018 2pm to 4pm. At Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House. Presentation will include installation of Cockcroft art & will be followed by a hors d’oeuvres and wine reception to benefit the Harmony Hall restoration. Admission $25.00 single $30.00 couple. Reservations suggested. RSVP:
View our event flyer here.