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Art Exhibits

October 17th–October 31st, 2015

Pascack 3rd Annual PAA Tri State Juried Show

Media categories include watercolor, oil, pastel, printmaking, mixed media.

Reception: Sunday, October 25th 2-4 PM

November 22nd–December 24th, 2015

Members' Holiday Show

Members are invited to enter two original works to be exhibited in a festive holiday setting.

This year the Holiday Show will include a special Small Works Fundraising Exhibition Members are invited to donate a framed 8x10 painting. All proceeds will go to support RAI. Details posted shortly.
Fund Raising Chairperson: Kate Faust

Reception: Sunday 1-4 PM, November 22nd

Receiving: Monday-Friday, November 2-6th
Hanging: Monday-Friday, November 9-13th
Reception: Sunday, November 22nd 1-4pm
Pick-up: Monday, Friday, Jan 5-9th 2016

Chairperson: Arthur Gilmore

December 25th– January 1st, 2016 Winter Recess

The Barn will be closed for the Holidays. Classes resume Monday, January 4th

January 16th - February 7th, 2016

36th Annual Regional Juried Show

 The juried show is open to all artists working in a representational or traditional manner in the New York Metropolitan Area. Professional and non-professional works will be judged on an equal basis by a qualified jury. Most of the artwork is offered for sale. There is a 25% donation to RAI on all sales. Only accepted works will be shown.

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Receiving: Saturday, January 9th 12-5 pm  *HAND DELIVERY ONLY*  Please refer to the Prospectus for important entry guidelines and restrictions. Entry fees are $40 for RAI members, $45 for non-members, payable by check.

Entries Juried: Sunday, January 10th*- Judges will consider each work for show acceptance and assign awards. Judges and award details will be announced in upcoming Show Prospectus (look for it in the mail, or pick one up in the RAI lobby in mid-December 2015).

Hanging: January, 14-15th

Reception: Sunday, January 31st, 2-4pm- An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Ridgewood Art Institute. Light refreshments will be served. Over $5,000 in awards and prizes, including a $1,000 grand prize, will be presented by the RAI President. Prize winners or representatives must be present at the awards ceremony.

Watercolor Demonstration by Joel Popadics

Sunday, February 7th, 2016- 2pm

Show Ends: Sunday, February 7th

Pick-up: Monday-Friday, February 8-12th

*Entries that have been declined in the judging process are notified by email. Declines will be emailed by Wednesday, January 13th. Declined work must be picked up on Thursday, January 14th - Friday, January 15th, 11-3 pm. -- HAND PICKUP ONLY.

Judges: Antonio Masi and Nicole Moné
Chairpersons: Lauren Andreach and Audrey Fink


February 14th– February 27th, 2016

Alban Albert Retrospective

Please join us as we present this very special exhibition

Reception: TBA

March 6th–March 19th, 2016

Gallery Space Available

RAI Gallery Space available for rent by an individual member or organization.

April 2nd - May 5th, 2016

64th Annual Sponsors Show

This remarkably original, emminently successful show features paintings given to the Institute by member artists. The Sponsors are the first of a limited number of people who contribute $275. On the last night of the show, as their names are drawn, the Sponsors select their favorite painting to take home.

Receiving: Monday-Friday, March 21st -25th
Hanging: March 28-April 1st
Reception: Sunday, April 10th
Drawing: Friday, May 6th (8:00 PM)

Chairpersons: TBA

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All Ridgewood Institute Art Exhibits are held in our galleries on the main floor of our unique historic building located at 12 East Glen Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ  07450, which is a 100-year old converted barn.

The public is always welcome to view our art exhibitions, and to attend our painting demonstrations and lectures. Our galleries host a full program of juried and invitational shows from the Institute's membership, as well as shows for individual accomplished painters and other affiliated arts organizations such as the Community Arts Association and the New Jersey Watercolor Society.

This listing may be subject to change during the year.  For more information, please call the Institute at (201) 652-9615.

All art exhibits are held in our galleries at the Institute, located at 12 East Glen Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ 07450 (directions.)

For more information, please call the Institute
at (201) 652-9615.

For more information on having a show at the RAI please contact the Exhibitions chairperson, Kate Hall.

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12 East Glen Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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