There are many ways that you can measure the level of sophistication and cultural development in a place. One of those ways is by checking the number of art exhibits that you could find in it. The more art exhibits that you could find in a place the more culturally developed it is.
The state of New Jersey is not going to be left behind when it comes to that metric. It has a long history tied with the development of art in the country. It is dotted with many art galleries and museums that showcase numerous exhibits. If you would like to tour what the state has to offer, here are some of the places that you ought to check out in New Jersey:
New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art – This is a non-collecting museum and that means that it does not have a permanent location but holds its exhibitions in different places. It is the first museum of this sort in New Jersey and it aims to present world class exhibits without the confines of walls. It identifies artists of the period are producing significant pieces of work.
One such artist is Dumitru Gorzo whose “Heads” exhibit was curated by the museum. The exhibit comprises 50 pieces of artwork by Gorzo. These are pictures of human heads done in different ways to represent the universality of the human experience. The exhibit is hosted by buildings in Red Bank, N.J. That is just one exhibit brought to you by the museum.
Urban Legends- This is an Exhibition of City without Walls is being held in the Seton Hall University School of Law. The show includes works by artists such as Peter Emerick, M. Benjamin Herndon, Charlie Steiner and Kirsten Nash. The show is open to the public and is free. It opens at 10 am.
Connoisseur Gallery- If you are looking to buy a work of art, then this is a good place to start your hunt. Located in the city of Bernardsville, the gallery has a wide selection of pieces from 18th Century up to the present. They have a very wide selection to suit many tastes. They also offer restoration services and customized framing.
Mark Gallery- This gallery is located in Englewood, NJ and it has a collection of works by emerging artists who work in different types of media. So if you want to find works by contemporary artists, then this is a place to visit.