21st Art in the Atrium Exhibit Opens Jan. 25

Opening reception, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., is free and open to the public.

Looking for a little more culture in your life? Look no further than the Administration and Records Building.

The Arts Council of the Morris Area invites the public to attend the free opening reception for its 21st "Art in the Atrium" African-American art exhibit, titled "Generation Next." The reception will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Atrium Gallery, which is location on floors two-through-five in the Morris County Administration and Records Building in Morristown.

Featured artist for this latest exhibit is Janet Taylor Pickett, whose works are on display on the fifth floor. She will give a talk at 7 p.m. as part of the evening’s festivities. The opening will also feature refreshments and music as well as free parking in the garage below the building, accessible via Schuyler Place.

"Embracing a wide variety of subject matter and media (oil, acrylic, collage, photography, fabric, multimedia, etc.), the artworks highlight the creative energies of over 30 artists drawn from throughout the United States, including  Alonzo Adams, Peter Ambush, Indira Bailey, Terry Boddie, Bisa Butler, Lynn Cabbell, Leroy Campbell, Ray Clark, Jacqueline Collier, Viki Craig, Jerry Gant, Keidra Hoskins, Marian Howard, Cassandra Jennings Hall, Glenda Jones, Oliver Lake, Thomas Malloy, Ray Mobley, Rosalind Nzinga Nichol, Wannetta Philllips, Cephas Stubbs, Sandra Smith, Janet Taylor Pickett, Gwen Verner, and Bisa Washington, among others," according to a press release. 

The Arts Council of the Morris Area manages the Atrium Art Gallery, selecting artists and scheduling exhibits on behalf of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Atrium Gallery is free and open to the public during business hours, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday. The "Generation Next" exhibit will run from Jan. 25 through March 22. For additional information about the show, visit www.artintheatrium.org.


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