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The city of Trenton is known as a center for arts and entertainment, with numerous art galleries and museums, cultural and historic sites and performing arts venues. TDA will be sharing both virtual and in-person events on this calendar, as well as in our weekly "EventSource" eblast.

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— Upcoming Events —

Hardenbergh Hikes through History
Hardenbergh Hikes through History
Jan 18, 2022
12 p.m - 1 p.m

Location:

Online Event

Presented By:

NJ State Library

Artist and Ornithologist Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh depicted the wildlife and landscapes of the Jersey Shore at the turn of the twentieth century but his own roots in the Garden State stem from the Jersey Dutch and the American Revolution.

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WEBINAR – Genealogy from Home
WEBINAR – Genealogy from Home
Jan 19, 2022
12 p.m - 1 p.m

Location:

Online Event

Presented By:

NJ State Library

Trying to do Genealogy from home, but not sure what resources are available to you? Don’t fret! Genealogy Librarian Regina Fitzpatrick discusses all things related to conducting genealogy research outside of the repository.

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Cooper's Riverview Eat Local Club Meet-up
Cooper's Riverview Eat Local Club Meet-up
Jan 19, 2022
6 p.m

Location:

50 Riverview Plaza, Trenton

Presented By:

Trenton Eat Local Club

January's Eat Local is at Cooper's Riverview. Join us to support great Trenton businesses, hang out with great people and eat great food!

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Ties That Bind: Nanticoke and Lenape Language and Revitalization
Ties That Bind: Nanticoke and Lenape Language and Revitalization
Jan 23, 2022
2 p.m

Location:

Online Event

Presented By:

William Trent House

The land on which the Trent House was built is part of the traditional territory of the Lenape, called “Lenapehoking.” Today, Lenapehoking is a diaspora of different communities across the United States and Canada, connected by history, culture, and language.

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WEBINAR – Understanding Your Pension Benefits for State Employees
WEBINAR – Understanding Your Pension Benefits for State Employees
Jan 24, 2022
10 a.m - 11:30 a.m

Location:

Online Event

Presented By:

NJ State Library

This webinar is designed specifically for PERS and TPAF members employed by a N.J. State department, State agency, State Institution, or a N.J. State College/University.

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The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis, 1754-1836
The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis, 1754-1836
Jan 26, 2022
7 p.m

Location:

Online Event

Presented By:

Old Barracks Museum

Larry Kidder will present a lecture on his book “The Revolutionary World of a Free Black Man: Jacob Francis, 1754-1836.” Born in Amwell Township to a free Black mother, Jacob Francis lived his 82-year life in a world of revolutionary change.

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The Problem of Prisoners of War in the American Revolution
The Problem of Prisoners of War in the American Revolution
Feb 9, 2022
7 p.m

Location:

Online Event

Presented By:

Old Barracks Museum

This lecture by Cole Jones on his book "Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution" will examine how the founding generation of Americans grappled with the problems of prisoner treatment.

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— Recurring Events —

Preserving the Pinelands
Preserving the Pinelands
Sep 16, 2021
Jan 2, 2022
Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Location:

New Jersey State Museum, 205 W. State St., Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

“Preserving the Pinelands: Albert Horner’s Portraits of a National Treasure” has been extended to allow visitors to browse the galleries and experience the wonder of this exhibition in person. The exhibition features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve.

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Fine Feathered Friends
Fine Feathered Friends
Sep 16, 2021
Mar 6, 2022

Location:

New Jersey State Museum, 205 W. State St., Trenton

Presented By:

New Jersey State Museum

"Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse" will be extended so that visitors can browse the galleries and experience the wonder of this exhibition in person. This exhibition brings together nearly 200 rarely-seen artifacts to explore the status of our fine feathered friends as ecological mainstay and their historical role as a design-inspiring force, or muse, for New Jersey craftspeople.

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Digital Drawing Class
Digital Drawing Class
Nov 13, 2021
Dec 18, 2021
2:30 to 3:45 p.m.

Location:

Trenton Free Public Library

Presented By:

Trenton Free Public Library

The Trenton Free Public Library and the West Windsor Art Council is excited to offer a free Digital Drawing Class for children ages 9-14. All material provided. 5-session class. No class on November 27.

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Painting the Moon and Beyond: Lois Dodd and Friends Explore the Night Sky
Painting the Moon and Beyond: Lois Dodd and Friends Explore the Night Sky
Nov 19, 2021
Apr 29, 2022

Location:

299 Parkside Ave., Trenton

Presented By:

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion

Together for the first time, 75 nocturnes and other works by Lois Dodd, Jeff Epstein, Dan Finaldi, and Elizabeth O’Reilly invite you into the ethereal magic of the night sky.

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Constellation: The Tuesday Alignment Exhibit
Constellation: The Tuesday Alignment Exhibit
Dec 3, 2021
Jan 2, 2022

Location:

449 South Broad, Trenton

Presented By:

Trenton Social

A group exhibit featuring: Roseanne Kanter, Renee Kumar, Léni Paquet-Morante, Michelle Post, Robin Robinson and Karen Titus Smith.

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The OK Trenton Project
The OK Trenton Project
Feb 3, 2022
Dec 20, 2021

Location:

Mill Hill Playhouse: 205 East Front St., Trenton

Presented By:

The Passage Theatre Company and Main Street Production

The OK Trenton Project is an experience that explores the role art plays in our community and the consequences we face when it’s taken away.

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