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Grounds for Sculpture Day Trip

Discover the beauty & be inspired by this magnificent park.
$160 JCC Members/$190 for the Public

Grounds for Sculpture Day Trip

A Feast for the Senses Where Art and Nature Unite

Join us on a walking tour followed by an exquisite lunch at Rat’s!

Discover the beauty & be inspired by this magnificent park. Nestled in the heart of central NJ, the Grounds for Sculpture offers a 42 acre park with more than 270 sculptures by renowned and emerging contemporary artists, each thoughtfully positioned on meticulously landscaped parkland of exotic trees and flowers. We will also view the latest exhibit Slow Motion (indoors and outdoors). Slow Motion invites visitors to slow down and move in new ways throughout their environments.

The tour will be followed by a gourmet 3 course lunch at the highly rated French restaurant “Rats” in a chateau-like setting surrounded by a sculpture garden. Rat’s Restaurant is designed to make guests feel like they have stepped back in time to Claude Monet’s beloved town of Giverny with menus featuring superb country French cuisine, Rat’s is a must-see (and must-eat) highlight of any visit to Grounds For Sculpture.

Named for the gregarious character in sculptor and creator Seward Johnson‘s favorite childhood story book, The Wind in the Willows, Rat’s will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time into a cozy and inviting French countryside café. Rat’s is a one-of-a-kind experience that will complete your visit to Grounds For Sculpture.

For more information please contact me at 201.408.1497 or email tifkaplan@jccotp.org

Thursday 6/6, 9:00 am-5:00 pm, $160 JCC Members/$190 for the Public

Price includes round trip luxury bus service to and from the JCC, entrance fee and 3 course gourmet lunch at Rat’s. Register early as space is limited. No refunds. Trip will run rain or shine (new exhibit is indoors). This is a walking tour so please wear comfortable shoes.