Historical Society of West Caldwell Hosts Opening Reception for May's "Art of Our Ancestors II" Exhibit; Saturday, May 2, 3pm to 5pm; West Caldwell Library, 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell
"Old Church in Caldwell", NJ, 1933
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Throughout the month of May, the Historical Society of West Caldwell is hosting a new exhibit of early-to-mid 20th-century local art. On Saturday, May 2, the "Art of Our Ancestors II" exhibit will kick-off with an Opening Reception held from 3pm to 5pm in the Richard R. Cass Gallery of the West Caldwell Public Library. The public is welcome to attend the free event; the library is located at 30 Clinton Avenue, West Caldwell.
The first "Art of Our Ancestors" exhibit was created and organized by the Historical Society in 2013 and was enthusiastically received by the public. Since that time, the groups as acquire new items, including watercolors, oil paintings and textiles - all of which capture moments in time of life in the Caldwells.
"Many of the images, and a few of the artists,
Art of the Ancestors II Featured Works
The collection will be exhibited at the Library from May 2 until May 30.
Highlights of the exhibit include:
The Historical Society received an operating support grant from the NJ Historical Commission, a Division of the Department of State and a project grant from the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.