The opportunity to view an art gallery is in and of itself a tremendous privilege. To explore the mind of your fellow man and bask in the glow of creativity is truly one of life’s simple pleasures. But what if you had the opportunity to learn more about the curation and creativity that went into these dazzling displays? Now, courtesy of the Trenton City Museum, you can.

Guests are invited to the Trenton City Museum for a Juror’s Talk on Sunday, September 10th. This conversation will begin at 4pm at Ellarslie Mansion, nestled in Cadwalader Park at 299 Parkside Ave., Trenton, NJ 08606. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Reg Browne, Juror of the Ellarslie Open 40 exhibition. Tickets are $20 for Trenton Museum Society members and $25 for non-member guests. Space is limited, so please be sure to secure your tickets as soon as possible here: Tickets – EO40.

Ellarslie Open 40 (EO40) is the Trenton City Museum’s annual juried exhibition. This year, the TCM received over 600 submissions, of which only 150 were selected. Guests will have the opportunity to gain key insights into how the exhibit came together and the logic behind which artworks made the final cut. As a discerning collector of art himself, it will be fascinating to hear more behind the process of putting together this incredible collection. If you’d like to get a sneak peak at the EO40 gallery, please check out the Trenton City Museum website here: EO40 – TCM.

Reginald M. Browne is the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Chair of PAFA’s Board of Governors of Art College, and a member of the Executive Committee. He is the Chairman of Creative Capital Foundation, a nonprofit, grantmaking organization whose mission is to provide grant funding to artists in the creation of groundbreaking new work. He is on the board of Silver Art Projects, a nonprofit organization that provides artists with free, year-long studio space and career development opportunities that accelerate and enhance their artistic practice.

The host of the evening’s event, the Trenton City Museum, is a cornerstone for culture in the Trenton community. In addition to the EO40 exhibit, the Trenton City Museum also offers a number of curated collections to explore, inviting Trentonians to dive into history, the arts, and so much more. TCM also offers a wide range of community and educational events, assuring there’s fun to be had for every member of the family. The Trenton City Museum plays a vital role in keeping Trenton’s fascinating history alive and accessible, and continues to enrich the Capital City with each passing year. If you’d like to read more about the Trenton City Museum and their incredible work, please visit their website here: TCM – Home.

If you have any questions prior to the Juror’s Talk, please contact the Trenton City Museum at (609) 989-1191 or for additional details. Don’t miss the chance to hear how this excellent exhibition came to be, be certain to secure your tickets today!

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