Join them for a festive FREE Opening Reception Friday November 22 from 6 - 8 pm. Enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the Monmouth Museum and visit our Holiday Gift Gallery.

For centuries, artists have expressed their feelings and observations about the holiday season in their art. This special exhibition features a wide representation of holiday celebrations from traditional scenes to contemporary works and installations. Artworks in a variety of media are featured including paintings, photographs and sculpture. A holiday tree decorated with an art theme by the Friends of the Museum completes this festive display.

All artworks in the exhibition will be featured in Museum announcements. Artworks pictured above (top row left to right), Michael Hynes, Rooftops of Unterageri, Silver gelatin print; holiday tree decorated by the Friends of the Museum; Gustav Rosenlof, Snow, PVC and steel wire; (middle row left to right), Ania Lesiak, Glow,
Oil on canvas; Pat Heck, Seasons of Love, Mixed media; John Gilluly, Light One Candle, Acrylics;
George T. Grubb, Santa Pub Crawl at the Intrepid, Pigment ink on archival cotton rag, (bottom row left to right), Jennifer Elliott, Marigold, Acrylic; Maria Lupo, Let Heaven and Nature Sing, Topsoil, sequins, glitter, pinecones

and acrylic; Vince Matulewich, Poinsettia, Photography; Lance Tainsy, Xmastree, Freestanding metal sculpture; and Guido Guazzoni, Peace on Earth, Oil. 


November 22, 2013 - January 12, 2014

This festive holiday showcase features a wide selection of beautifully hand-crafted gift items created by local artists. One-of-a-kind gifts include distinctive jewelry, books, photographs, prints, ceramics, textiles, decorative home and garden items and more!


Join us for special Holiday Programs and Activities at the Museum in December.
Visit for a schedule, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
All programs free with Museum admission.