Art and Nature in New Jersey

Wed, Oct 26 / 9 am–6:30 pm

Just for MAD Members, a day of cultural exploration and contemporary craft. We'll cross the Hudson to pay visit to one of New Jersey's most celebrated art destinations, Grounds for Sculpture. Enjoy a guided walking tour of this expansive 42-acre sculpture park and museum, followed by lunch of French country cuisine at the charming Rat’s Restaurant. In the afternoon, the Tony award-winning producer and contemporary craft collector Sharon Karmazin will welcome us to her home for an exclusive tour of a collection of art glass Karmazin has assembled over the last 25 years.   

Itinerary

8:45 am: Meet at the Museum at 2 Columbus Circle.

9 am: Travel via private motor coach to Grounds for Sculpture.

  • Guided walking tour of Grounds for Sculpture, the contemporary sculpture park and museum with nearly 300 works of contemporary sculpture sited across 42 landscaped acres
  • Private prix-fixe lunch at charming Rat’s Restaurant, serving French country cuisine
  • Exclusive tour of the art glass collection of Sharon Karmazin. Karmazin is a board member of the American Alliance for Contemporary Glass. 

6 pm: Projected arrival back at 2 Columbus Circle. 

We must receive your completed registration form and full payment no later than Monday, October 21, 2022.

RESERVATION AND ITINERARY POLICY: This trip may be limited to 15 participants, and reservations will be taken in order of receipt. The itinerary provided is provisional. In the event that any changes are made, be assured that the quality of the program will be maintained. The trip includes transportation via private coach; pickup and drop-off at MAD; curatorial comment; lunch; gratuities; administration costs; and tour preparation. We encourage you to wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: As space is limited, reservations will be honored in order of receipt of reservation form accompanied by complete payment. Cancellation must be received by October 15. After that date, the trip is 100% non-refundable. MAD reserves the right to cancel the trip if there are fewer than 10 participants or due to unforeseeable circumstances. Upon reservation, participants assume responsibility for their physical abilities to travel and must notify the Museum of any health or physical conditions and/or allergies (including dietary restrictions) that may hinder their ability to fully participate in this trip.

Please note that we cannot guarantee an exact return time to the Museum, due to the potential for traffic and unforeseen road conditions. All participants will return to MAD at 2 Columbus Circle. No stops will be made prior to arrival at the Museum.

Please review our health and safety protocols before you arrive. MAD strongly recommends all visitors six months and older are vaccinated against Covid-19 and visitors ages two and up wear face coverings, even if vaccinated. Thank you for your cooperation.

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