Welcome to the Farmstead Arts Center
a center for fine, performing and practical arts in Basking Ridge, NJ located on the grounds of the historic Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead.
“Farmstead Arts Center in Basking Ridge, NJ is unreal, beautiful, breathtaking, and full of history”
Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming Events at the Farmstead
Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2 pm
Concert by Duo Cantiga, Katherine Harris, Soprano and Chistopher Kenniff, Classical Guitarist,explore Baroque through contemporary masterworks. Composers will include Dowland, Purcell, Brahms & Tedesco.
Play with Clay – Pick your time and date by contacting teaching artist Debbie Limoli at 908-705-2266 or email@example.com
Artist Doug Schiller teaches 6 week colored pencil, beginning and advanced drawing, and studio landscape drawing classes on Tuesdays,Thursdays and Fridays starting Tuesday, January 26 and Thursday, January 28. Sign up at http://farmsteadarts.eventbrite.com/
Ridge High School AP Art and photography Students Show “Immigration” opens March 11 and continues through April 1.
Farmstead Members Art Show April 10 – May 29.
Volunteers are needed to serve as Treasurer, Construction Committee Members, Public Relations, History Specialist, Grant Writer, Fund Raising Committee and Volunteer Chair. Interested? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Farmstead is a not for profit organization, and relies on memberships and donations to continue to restore the farm buildings and present programs. Your donations are greatly appreciated. Donations to Farmstead Arts, as part of The Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead, a not for profit 501(c) 3 organization, are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.
or send a check payable to:The Friends of KMS Farmstead
P.O. Box 155,
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 Annual Membership fees are $35/ $20 for seniors and students. Membership applications are here.
Listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, the Farmstead was honored with the New Jersey Preservation Award, one of the State’s highest honors for preservation and adaptive re-use and Somerset County’s Historic Preservation Award. The Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead is a not for profit 501(c) 3 organization. Restoration of the buildings at the Farmstead is made possible thanks to funding from the Somerset County Historic Grant Program, the New Jersey Historic Trust and the 1772 Foundation.
The 18th Century English Barn has been beautifully restored thanks to funding from the NJ Historic Trust, Somerset County Historic Preservation Grants, and the 1772 Foundation.
Farmstead Arts offers art classes, workshops, art exhibits, theater, concerts, dance, children’s activities and lectures in history and the arts. Local artists utilize the upstairs rooms in the farmhouse for individual studio space.
Funding has been made possible, in part, by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through funds administered by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission through the State /County Partnership Local Arts Program.