James Rose Center 2022 Events Calendar

May 2022

May 15 – James Rose Center Opens for 2022 Season

The Center will be open to visitors Tuesday through Sunday between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

June 2022

June 17 – Lunchtime Mindfulness Series – Session 1

12:00pm – 12:30pm — This weekly program provides easy guided mindfulness and meditation sessions to close the busy work week and open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us. Appropriate for all levels of experience.  (Fridays: June 17 – July 22, excl. July 1). More Info…

$45/person entire series; $10/person individual sessions.  

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June 21 – Ridgewood Walks

10:ooam – 12:00pm — Step into Summer with Ridgewood Walks on their informative ‘Art and Architecture’ tour throughout the village of Ridgewood. The tour will begin at the Ridgewood Art Institute, making stops at the Lester Stable, Bolger Heritage Center at the Ridgewood Public Library and finally here at the James Rose Center. More Info…

June 24 – Lunchtime Mindfulness Series – Session 2

12:00pm – 12:30pm — This weekly program provides easy guided mindfulness and meditation sessions to close the busy work week and open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us. Appropriate for all levels of experience.  (Fridays: June 17 – July 22, excl. July 1). More Info…

$45/person entire series; $10/person individual sessions.  

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June 28 – Artist Day

10:00am – 4:00pm — Be inspired by the beautiful landscape architecture of the James Rose Center, while working side-by-side with fellow local artists. Experience the beauty and tranquility of the Center through changing shadows throughout the day. Artists of any level are welcome but should bring any materials needed. Fourth Tuesday of every month. $15 Recommended Donation. More Info…

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July 2022

July 8 – Lunchtime Mindfulness Series – Session 3

12:00pm – 12:30pm — This weekly program provides easy guided mindfulness and meditation sessions to close the busy work week and open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us. Appropriate for all levels of experience.  (Fridays: June 17 – July 22, excl. July 1). More Info…

$45/person entire series; $10/person individual sessions.  

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July 10 – Sunday Brunch/Tour

11:00am – 12:30pm — Join the staff of the James Rose Center for a light continental brunch and an in-depth tour led by Dean Cardasis, our Director and leading expert on the landscape and architecture of James Rose. BYOB is permitted with no corkage fee. More info…

$50/person; $20/children ages 6-12. Space is limited, advance reservations required.

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July 11 – Creative Explorers – Kids Series – Session 1 ‘Young Architects’

3:30 – 4:45 – Students take a kid-friendly tour of the property, learning about different elements of landscape architecture and design at the James Rose Center.  As they go, they will collect materials to help create their own model home at the end of the tour! Grades K-4. More Info…

$50/student for series; $20/individual session. Space is limited, advanced reservation is required.

*All Students must be accompanied by an adult.

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July 12 – Creative Explorers – Kids Series – Session 2 ‘Garden Artists’

3:30pm – 4:45pm – Students explore the paths and plants of the James Rose Center, learning to identify the plants by the shapes, colors and textures. Along the way they will gather materials to make their own paint brushes and end by painting their favorite plant with their self-made paint brush. Grades K-4. More Info…

$50/student for series; $20/student for individual session. Space is limited, advanced reservation is required.

*All Students must be accompanied by an adult.

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July 13 – Creative Explorers – Kids Series – Session 3 ‘Eco-Designers’

3:30pm – 4:45pm – Students will learn about James Rose’s passion for using recycled and local materials when creating his design elements like seating and lighting. They will hear about the importance of both reusing and recycling materials by building their own decorative bird feeder using used water bottles and other plastic waste. Grades K-4. More Info…

$50/student for series; $20/student for individual session. Space is limited, advanced reservation is required.

*All Students must be accompanied by an adult.

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July 15 – Lunchtime Mindfulness Series – Session 4

12:00pm – 12:30pm — This weekly program provides easy guided mindfulness and meditation sessions to close the busy work week and open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us. Appropriate for all levels of experience.  (Fridays: June 17 – July 22, excl. July 1). More Info…

$45/person entire series; $10/person individual sessions.  

Register Here

July 22 – Lunchtime Mindfulness Series – Session 5

12:00pm – 12:30pm — This weekly program provides easy guided mindfulness and meditation sessions to close the busy work week and open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us. Appropriate for all levels of experience.  (Fridays: June 17 – July 22, excl. July 1). More Info…

$45/person entire series; $10/person individual sessions.  

Register Here

July 26 – Artist Day

10:00am – 4:00pm — Be inspired by the beautiful landscape architecture of the James Rose Center, while working side-by-side with fellow local artists. Experience the beauty and tranquility of the Center through changing shadows throughout the day. Artists of any level are welcome but should bring any materials needed. Fourth Tuesday of every month. More Info…

$15 Recommended Donation.

Register Here

August 2022

August 3 – Evening Mindfulness Series – Session 1

7:00pm – 8:00pm — A three-part series on the beautiful roof garden at the James Rose Center, introducing a variety of mindfulness and meditation techniques.  Appropriate for those new to mindfulness and long-time practitioners. Led by certified mindfulness instructor Sarit Lotem and Kevin Rose. More Info…

$50/person entire series; $20/person individual sessions.

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August 10 – Evening Mindfulness Series – Session 2

7:00pm – 8:00pm — A three-part series on the beautiful roof garden at the James Rose Center, introducing a variety of mindfulness and meditation techniques.  Appropriate for those new to mindfulness and long-time practitioners. Led by certified mindfulness instructor Sarit Lotem and Kevin Rose. More Info…

$50/person entire series; $20/person individual sessions.

Register Here

August 17 – Evening Mindfulness Series – Session 3

7:00pm – 8:00pm — A three-part series on the beautiful roof garden at the James Rose Center, introducing a variety of mindfulness and meditation techniques.  Appropriate for those new to mindfulness and long-time practitioners. Led by certified mindfulness instructor Sarit Lotem and Kevin Rose. More Info…

$50/person entire series; $20/person individual sessions.

Register Here

August 23 – Artist Day

10:00am – 4:00pm — Be inspired by the beautiful landscape architecture of the James Rose Center, while working side-by-side with fellow local artists. Experience the beauty and tranquility of the Center through changing shadows throughout the day. Artists of any level are welcome but should bring any materials needed. Fourth Tuesday of every month. $15 Recommended Donation. More Info…

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September 2022

September 9–October 2 At The Rose House: Green River Project/Object & Thing – Modern and Contemporary Art and Furniture Exhibition

Green River Project LLC and Object & Thing will collaborate on an exhibition of contemporary and 20th century art and design at the James Rose Center.  For the exhibition, Green River Project LLC will create a new collection of furniture inspired by Rose’s house and garden. These works will be complemented by the work of artists and designers that reflect a reverence for the natural world, or recognize the 1950s–70s New Jersey art scene. A percentage of sales from the works will benefit The James Rose Center.

October 2022

October 2 – At The Rose House: Green River Project/Object & Thing – Exhibit Closes

October 8October Talks – Session 1

2:00pm — Origins of the James Rose House &  Garden: Ridgewood’s Modern Masterpiece – Slide Lecture and Tour led by Dean Cardasis, FASLA; Director, James Rose Center. More Info…

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October 15 – October Talks – Session 2

2:00pm — Practicing Sustainability in the Home Garden – Led by Arianna Lindburg; Plant Expert, Rutgers University. More Info…

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October 22 – October Talks – Session 3

2:00pm — The Preservation Plan for the James Rose Center – Led by Meredith Bzdak; Partner, Mills and Schnoering Architects and Michael J. Mills, FAIA. More Info…

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October 30 – James Rose Center Closes for Winter

Last Day for 2022 Public Tours.

November 2022

November 5 – Volunteer Day

November 12 – Volunteer Day