"Hooray for May" free family arts day returns to The Center for Contemporary Art on May 5
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BEDMINSTER, N.J. - JerseyDesk -- "Hooray for May" returns Sunday, May 5 from 1-4 pm at The Center for Contemporary Art ("The Center"). "Hooray for May" brings families from the community together for a fun and interactive day of making art and enjoying music and dance performances.

Hands-on art activities for kids and parents alike will take place in The Center's three art studios, outside in Pluckemin Park and its outdoor pavilion. The event will include a variety of creative projects including a Mother's Day card making station; designing your own paper airplanes; assembling your own kazoo led by our partners from New Jersey Youth Chorus; learning the art of graffiti; making art prints from the sun; working with watercolors at the watercolor resist station led by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission; and more.

Members of the community are invited to use their artistic talents to help complete a community art project, the creation of a large ceramic coil pot, and are welcome to visit the three art exhibitions in The Center's galleries.

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Families will be treated to live performances from Wharton Arts New Jersey Youth Chorus at 2pm, and dance performances from the Tiruchitrambalam School of Dance and the Natya Mayuri Dance Ensemble at 3pm.

Refreshment stations will be provided and Neapolitan wood fired pizza will be available for purchase from the Va Fa Napoli Pizza Truck.

Hooray for May is presented free of charge to the public thanks to our sponsors: BLICK Art Materials, Coldwell Banker Bedminster/Bridgewater, Goldman Sachs, EMD Electronics, Etta & John Marshall, The Merrill G. and Emita E. Hastings Foundation, Morey, Nee, Buck & Oswald, and Risk Strategies – Meeker Sharkey Hurley.

About The Center for Contemporary Art

Founded in 1970, The Center for Contemporary Art is a vital regional art center with a vibrant studio art school, extensive exhibition program and important community partnerships component. The Center for Contemporary Art is committed to enabling all visitors to experience its classes and workshops, exhibitions and public programs. The Center is located at 2020 Burnt Mills Road in Bedminster, NJ. For further information, please visit The Center for Contemporary Art online at https://ccabedminster.org/.

Leigh Zona

Source: The Center for Contemporary Art

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