Farmstead Arts Center is temporarily closed to the public. Concerts, lectures, art classes are postponed. More here…March 23 Update – Farmstead Arts Center


Our fine and diverse programming includes concerts, theatrical and musical performances, lectures seasonal events like Barn Dances and community events such as participation in the Somerset County Weekend Journey Through the Past.  

Professional and amateur artists showcase their talent in music, theater, fine and visual arts and help us build a community through the arts here at the historically rich Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead.  Farmstead Members enjoy discounted ticket prices. See Events »


We offer an exciting schedule of art exhibits and shows throughout the year.  Each themed exhibit is displayed in our Farm House which is open to the public during gallery hours. Special shows are held in the English Barn and are scheduled in the warmer months. All are welcome to meet the featured artists at receptions for each exhibit.

Exhibit admittance is always free of charge; donations are appreciated to show support for the Farmstead Arts Center. See Exhibits »


We have something for everyone!

Our classes and workshops in drawing, illustration, painting using a variety of media such as pastels, acrylic and watercolor, collage, and ceramics are offered year-round for all ages and skill levels. Our instructors are working artists, illustrators or cartoonists who are passionate about engaging the community in the arts and dedicated to bringing out the creativity in their students.

Farmstead Members enjoy discounted class rates. See Classes »

Join & Support

There are many ways in which you can support the Farmstead Arts Center – from attending an event or exhibit to becoming a member, donor or corporate sponsor, volunteer or board member. No matter how you choose to support us, you can make a difference!  

As a non-profit organization, the Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead and Farmstead Arts Center depends upon the generous support of our members, donors, patrons, and sponsors.  This support goes toward providing quality concerts, theater, and arts programs as well as preserve and maintains our historic buildings and grounds. See Join & Support »

  • Gallery Closed
    April 12, 2020|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Adult School Classes - Cancelled
    April 13, 2020|9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Made possible, in part, by funds from the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. 


Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920 | (908) 636 7576

Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday 9 am – 1 pm
Farm House (open to the public): Monday - Wednesday 11 am – 1 pm
Gallery Hours (when there is a show in progress):
Same as the Farm House hours plus Sundays 1 pm – 4 pm (unless there is a concert or other event)

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