The Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Beatles performing on the Ed Sullivan Show with live appearances by Ron Campbell, director of The Beatles film “Yellow Submarine” and director of the Beatles cartoon series, during “KOOL 98.3 & 103.7 WMGM Rock Art Show & Sale” this weekend.
Campbell will be available throughout the entire show. He will have many of his original Beatles paintings on sale created specially for this show as well as give a live demonstration of his painting. He will also personalize a special “All You Need is Love” painting based on the “Yellow Submarine” film with a couples name or wedding date, show organizers say.
In addition to his Beatles past, Campbell has been involved with dozens of classic cartoon shows, including Scooby Doo, Krazy Kat, George of the Jungle, The Jetsons, The Flintstones, the Smurfs, Goof Troop, Captain Caveman, Rugrats, Winnie the Pooh and Ed, Edd & Eddy.
The Rock Art show is billed as the largest exhibit of its kind in the world.
Besides commemmorating The Beatles’ debut in America, the show displays a rare collection of rock ’n roll art and photographs including Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Ron Wood, Paul McCartney, Jerry Garcia, The Who, Bob Dylan, Santana, The Doors, Aerosmith, The Police, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd, Ringo Starr and U2.
Highlights include two never before published photographs of Bon Jovi taken at The Warehouse Recording studio in Philadelphia during the recording of the “7800 Fahrenheit” album in 1985, a hand-signed lithograph from Bob Dylan that has never been released in America, and a signed Ringo Starr drum head that was created for the Grammy Museum exhibit featuring Ringo’s personal memorabilia.
Also featured will be gold records, animation art and concert tour posters.
In addition, The Beatles tribute band Britishmania will perform live 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15.
The show is free and open to the public. Every piece of art is also available to purchase. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 15, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16.
Local artist Steve Kuzma will give an “Artist Talk” 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at The Noyes Studio: Hammonton, located at 15 Horton St. Kuzma will discuss and present examples of his most recent work and experiences from an autumn artist residency at the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild in Woodstock, NY. He will also show and talk about his work related to Hurricane Sandy and other paintings done on location. The event is free and open to the public. The artist will also present a Studio & Plein Air Techniques class, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Information: 609-561-8006 or go to NoyesMuseum.com
The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College offers an art class for children: Creative Sparks “Colorful Paper Pulp Art Cards,” 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, for ages 5 to 12. Fee: $5 child, $5 adult. Registration deadline Thursday, Feb. 13. 609-652-8848 or go to NoyesMuseum.org
The Links 45th Annual Black History Month Art Exhibit, featuring works of Kevin A. Williams, runs to March 2, at the Noyes Arts Garage: Stockton College, 2200 Fairmount Ave., Atlantic City. 609-626-3805 or go to ArtsGarageAC.com
Meed Barnett, a member of the Hammonton Arts Center, will exhibit her work throughout the month of February at the Hammonton Branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 451 Egg Harbor Road Hammonton. The works can be viewed during regular library hours. Go to HammontonArtsCenter.org
John Irwin is the Hammonton Arts Center featured artist of the month for the February. His award winning watercolors are on exhibit at the HAC Gallery, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. Go to HammontonArtsCenter.org
Holtzman Gallery, 5301 Atlantic Ave., Ventnor, hosts its first solo artist exhibition featuring the works of artist Lance Balderson. The show runs through February. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; and Sundays by appointment. 609-822-8482 or go to HoltzmanGallery.com
“Baby It’s Cold Outside,” the latest exhibit from artists at the Galloway Cultural Arts Center, runs through March 15. Works can be seen at the Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Branch, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township, during regular library hours. The GCAC is conducting a membership drive. Information: 609-342-7435 or email@example.com
Two different perspectives of the Japanese American relocation sites of World War II are depicted in photography exhibits by Kevin J. Miyazaki (“Camp Home”), and Jon Yamashiro (“WWII Japanese Internment Camps”) running to March 23 at the Stockton College Art Gallery, main campus, Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. The gallery will be closed March 7-16 during the college’s spring break. Hours: noon to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 609-652-4214 or go to Stockton.edu/artgallery
Somers Point artist Carol Zerbe will exhibit her collection of watercolors entitled “Light and Location,” through April 30, in the second-level gallery of Latz’s By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. The exhibit is free and open to the public. All of the works are for sale. Information: 609-788-8838 or go to LatzsByTheBay.com or contact Great Bay Gallery, 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point, 609-653-4991 or go to GreatBayArtGallery.com
Current exhibits at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College: “Peggy Fox and Nancy Staub Laughlin,” runs through April 6.“Fabio Mazzieri: Memory of Material,” runs through May 4; “Eric Schultz: Man and the Machine,” runs through May 11; “Curlee Raven Holton: In the Shadow of Contemplation,” runs through May 18. The Noyes is located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township. Hours are: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. 609-652-8848 or go to NoyesMuseum.org
The Art Gallery at Shore Medical Center, located on the second floor of the Surgical Pavilion, in Somers Point, showcases the works from a trio of local artists: Paul Harrington, of Linwood; Katherine Mott, of Somers Point; and Frank Smith, of Ocean City. Free parking will be available in Shore’s self-park garage located along Medical Center Way. The works will hang in the gallery until spring. For more information about the Shore Medical Center Art Gallery call 609-653-3250.
Cape May County
William Ris Gallery, 9400 Second Ave., Stone Harbor, has extending the exhibit of Jane Hartley’s show titled “ Flora, Fauna & Far East,” through April. Information: 609-368-6361 or go to WilliamRis.com.
The Cape May Artists’ Cooperative will open its new gallery at 122 Sunset Blvd., West Cape May, Friday, Feb. 14. The Cooperative was formed in 2009 and has been in residence at the West End Garage since 2010. The Cape May Artists’ Coop is a group of local artists who have joined together to showcase and sell their work. The new location will also allow the artists to conduct classes and workshops. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Mondays. Parking is available behind the store. 609-435-5253.
The Ocean City Fine Arts League will hold a reception and awards presentation for its February show, “Hues of Yellow,” Friday, Feb. 14, at its Art on Asbury gallery, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. The show runs through February. 609-814-0308 or go to OceanCityFineArtsLeague.org
The Cape May County Art League members’exhibit, Feb. 21, 22, at Kindle Auto Plaza Showroom, 525 Stone Harbor Blvd., Cape May Court House. An artists reception takes place 6 to 8 p.m. opening night. will be held on opening night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., music, light refreshments, meet the artists. A portion of sales from the show benefits the league’s scholorship fund. 888-826-3596 or go to CapeMayCountyArtLeague.com
Photographer Kevin Husta’s exhibit of the ship SS United States, docked and in a state of disrepair in Philadelphia, is featured until the end of February at the Ocean City Arts Center, located in the Community Center at 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. For more informatin call 609-399-7628 or go to OceanCityArtsCenter.org
An exhibit of new works by local artist David Ahlsted runs through March at William Ris Gallery, 9400 Second Ave., Stone Harbor. The exhibit is titled, “Birds At Home.” Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. 609-368-6361 or go to WilliamRis.com
“The Way We Were ... Cape May County’s Once Thriving Black Business Communities,” on exhibit through April 13, at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Gallery hours and days vary. 609-884-7525 or got o CenterforCommunityArts.org
The March artist of the month at Pine Shores Art Association is watercolor painter Carol Neugebauer. Her works can be viewed at the PSAA gallery, 94 Stafford Ave, Manahawkin. Information: 609-597-3557 or go to PineShoresArtAssociation.org
February Pastel Workshop, with Linda Coulter, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, $50 members, $75 nonmembers, all levels welcome. Upcoming artist demonstrations and monthly meetings: March 3: Nancy Barch will give a demonstration of her collage techniques, all welcome, meeting starts 7 p.m. 609-294-3165.
New class - Oil Painting Portraits with Joyce Lawrence, for intermediate to advanced skill levels, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, through Feb. 25, at Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, $75 members, $85 nonmembers. 609-294-8264 or go to PineShoresAartAssociation.org
Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, weekly open studio sessions: Sundays: Portraits, 1 to 3 p.m.; Mondays: Portraits, 7 to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays: Artists Helping Artists, 7 to 9 p.m.; Wednesdays: “Do Your Own Thing” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursdays: Life Drawing, 7 to 9 p.m. 609-597-3557 or go to PineShoresArtAssociation.org
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