Atlantic County

‘FOOD AS ART’ EXHIBIT: Mondays through Saturdays through Dec. 21; featured artists Wanda Chudzinski, Donna Conner, Susan Irland, Doreen Khebzou, Mary Ann Kline, Chuck Law, Dustin Rebecca, Ethan Rubein, Linda Wexler; Art Gallery, Spangler Library, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. 609-625-1111 or Atlantic.edu/ArtGal.

‘JET, BLACK, BROWN AND TAN: THE LEGACY OF JOHN H. JOHNSON’ EXHIBIT: through Dec. 30, African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City. 609-892-0439 or AAHMSNJ.org.

‘RUNAWAY ANGEL’: exhibited through Jan. 20; works by local artists interpreting the song “RunAway Angel” written by Jim Allison; features jewelry, paintings, photographs, stone carvings, note cards and clay-works; Nashville North Studios, 210 New Road, Suite 8, Linwood Greene, Linwood. 609-504-5044 or NashvilleNorthStudios.com.

Cape May County

GUYS NIGHT AT THE GALLERY: 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 16; guys shopping night at the Cape May Artists’ Cooperative Gallery; free refreshments; 122 Sunset Blvd., West Cape May. 609-435-5253 or CapeMayArtistCoop.com.

MAVERICK ART STUDIO GUIDED PAINTING EVENT: 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 22; enjoy a fun and relaxing evening painting with the guidance of an artist.; paint your own version of a beautiful holiday scene; Maverick Art Studio, 106 N. Main St., Cape May Court House, $25. MaverickArtStudio.com.

GUIDED PAINTING EVENT: 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15; inspirational evening of painting along with an artist; paint your own version of a beautiful holiday scene; Maverick Art Studio, 106 N. Main St., Cape May Court House, $25. 609-465-9500 or MaverickArtStudio.com.

ART PARTY CLASSES: two-hour paint lessons, led by teacher Juliana Jost, create your own artistic reproduction; 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays adult classes, $35; 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays “Mommy & Me” and “Daddy & Me” classes for kids, $40; 106 S. Decatur St., Cape May. 609-364-5304.

Ocean County

WATERCOLOR CLASS: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 15; taught by Pat Morgan; Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, $50 members, $75 non-members. PatMorganArt.com.

WATERCOLOR BASICS: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Dec. 27; taught by June Merrifield; another take on watercolor basics; Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, $50 members, $75 non-members. PineShoresArtAssociation.org.

GETTING DIRTY IN THE CERAMICS STUDIO: 7 to 9 p.m. first Friday of each month, BYOB, instructor Kerith Creo walks participants through a few introductory projects, LBI Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, 120 Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies, $45. 609-494-1241.

SCENE AT THE SHORE: Through Dec. 22. Group show of 10 diverse artists that focuses on the landscape, landmarks and features of the Jersey Shore. Grunin Center Art Gallery, Ocean County College Main Campus, College Drive, Toms River, GruninCenter.org.

View complete listings at AtTheShoreOnline.com

Items for Artsy Attractions should be sent two weeks in advance to pdollak@pressofac.com or mailed to Pamela Dollak, The Press of Atlantic City, 1000 W. Washington Ave., Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.

I interned with a small magazine in Wildwood before starting at The Press in 2013. I currently handle our Hometown and At The Shore calendar of events submissions and enjoy interacting with the local community.