The Second Saturday in November! Art lovers from around the region are invited to take a self-guided tour of the capital city’s artist studios, gallery spaces, grass roots art collectives, workshops, public art, and a host of breathtaking creative spaces largely unknown to the public. Special Art All Day trolley and guided bicycle tours will also take place. Over 85 artists will participate, at open studios and creative venues throughout the city. This is an opportunity to not only see art, but to also talk to the artist about his or her creative process, watch them work, and see their workspace. Artworks is proud to offer an event that showcases the remarkable creative diversity of Trenton.”
How does it all work?
Trenton’s free annual open studio tour and creative showcase will run from noon to 5 p.m. featuring over 85 artists of all disciplines and non-profit and business innovators ready to meet visitors at 25 sites throughout downtown and all wards of the city. In addition to new work and demos of painting, sculpture and photography, there will be food, film, dance, music and more.Attendees can stop by Artworks’ Everett Alley headquarters to pick up a free Art All Day map/program and plan their own itinerary, or they can enjoy an insider’s perspective on guided trolley, bicycle and walking tours led by guides who are active participants in Trenton’s creative revival. Food truck fare, hot coffee and other refreshments will be available at Artworks all day.Artist demos and other art-making activities will take place throughout the day at Artworks and other Art All Day sites. After the tour, all visitors are invited to a free reception at Artworks’ main gallery from 5 to 8 p.m., where the “Artists of Art All Day” group show will be hung. Free parking is available all day and evening at Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton (off South Stockton Street, across from NJ Motor Vehicle Commission building) Keep up with the latest news! LIKE Art All Day on Facebook.
The debut of Trenton’s first Latino arts space, live painting demos at multiple locations, tours of major new sculptures, urban farm projects and neighborhood revitalization efforts, plus the opportunity to encounter new work at art studios and pop-up sites across the city, all are awaiting visitors at the fourth annual Art All Day on Saturday, November 14.
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11 a.m – 8 p.m. Artworks Main Gallery open to the public, featuring Artists of Art All Day group exhibition, Artworks Outsider Artists group exhibition in the Community Gallery and the Orphaned Art exhibition in the ArtLab Gallery.
12 noon – 5 p.m. Studios, pop-up galleries and creative spaces throughout Trenton open to the public, all sites listed on free Art All Day map/program
12 noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. Special trolley tours on two separate loops (Northeast Loop and Southwest and 3 p.m.Loop), guided by Art All Day staff. Three tours on each loop, leaving from the Artworks parking lot. Each tour is approximately 1½ hours. Suggested donation: $10 for one tour, $15 for two, $20 for three.
12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Walking tours of downtown and central Art All Day sites led by Art All Day staff. Tour is approximately 1 hour. $5 suggested donation.
12 noon — 5 p.m. Special Art All Day bike tours (bring your own bike) led by tall biker Wills Kinsley. Bike tour is continuous all day, returning approximately every hour on the hour to Artworks to pick up new riders. $5 suggested donation.
5 – 8 p.m. Art All Day reception, Artworks Main Gallery
AAD community partners:
Artifacts Gallery, ArtPrideNJ, Conservatory Mansion, DanceSpora, D&R Greenway, Family Guidance Center, Galeria Casa Cultura, Isles, Inc., Modern Demand Dance Studio, New Jersey State Museum, 1911 Smokehouse BBQ, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Trenton Film Society, Trenton Museum Society
If you are interested in the TCNJ site – “Interested participants requesting disability-related accommodations should contact the Office of the Assistant Provost for Community Engaged Learning Programs and Partnerships at 609-771-2362. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, no qualified person will be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of, any program or activity operated by (or in collaboration with) The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) because of disabilities.”