Creative Bayonne

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via JerseyDigs – On September 24th, the Bergen Point art community in Bayonne got to meet the newest addition to the family. Cheryl and Christopher Mack unveiled the grand opening of their passion project, The Bridge Art Gallery, showcasing local work from Bayonne and Montclair artists, as well as some pieces from Atlanta.

Located in the heart of Historic Bergen Point, 199 Broadway at 7th Street, the gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, from 12pm until 7pm.

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Summer Sounds by the Bay

Bayonne will host cool grooves with the Summer Sounds by the Bay concert series every Wednesday this July and August.

The first concert in July, featuring the Marty Hoff Big Band, took place tomorrow, July 6, as part of Bayonne’s Independence Day celebration.

A full schedule of the summer concert series is as follows:

Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.: Sunset Soundz

Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.: The Mahoney Brothers

Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.: The 1910 Fruitgum Company

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.: Large Flowerheads

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m.: Gerard Esposito & His Trio

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m.: Beginnings

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m.: The Nerds

The concerts will be held at the amphitheater on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park, which is located between Avenue A and Newark Bay.

Take Wing in Bayonne

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The Bayonne Nature Club Presents “Wings” an exhibit of exquisite wildlife photographs by Lois Adlin.

Join the Bayonne Nature Club members & friends in this very special dedication & opening reception in memory of Lois Adlin on Sunday, January 24th from 1-4 pm in the Lobby Gallery of the JCC of Bayonne located at 1050 Kennedy Blvd (45th street) Bayonne, NJ 07002. 

Don’t miss the “Indoor Birdwalk” with guest speaker and bird expert Michael Brit at 2:00pm. This event is FREE & Open to the Public! Wine, cheese, coffee/tea will be served. The facility is Wheelchair Accessible!

Exhibit on view 1/24/16 – 3/01/16 M-Th 9a-10p, Fri 9a-6p, Sat-Sun 9a-4p. For more information about this event please contact JCC Director of Fine Art Erin L. Kachmar or call 201.436.6900.

Spring Classes to Start at Creation Imagination Art Studio

2015-04-16_13-53-42Spring classes begin on April 26th at Creation Imagination Art Studio, celebrating its’ 10th anniversarylocated at 122 West 12th St. right here in Bayonne.

Classes are run by artist and educator Stacey A, Kaelin. From the website:

From digital dreamlands to highly rendered traditional media, my work celebrates the poetic interplay of texture and form. Character designs spring to life as 3D digital sculptures with believable musculature and anatomy. As a result, fantasy and realism fuse together making it difficult to discern what is real and what is imagined.
Artist/ Instructor: Stacey A. Kaelin

Artist/ Instructor: Stacey A. Kaelin

In addition to her art studio, Ms. Kaelin is also and art educator at  Waterfront Montessori in Jersey City, NJ. She has also created commissioned public works for the city of Bayonne.

The Spring class offerings include Drawing Realistic and Cartoon Faces, Drawing Animals in Pencil and Charcoal, and Private Art Lessons in Digital & Traditional Media.