Nature-Inspired Art Exhibit Open To Somerset County Locals

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BERNARDS, NJ — Visitors are invited to enjoy beautiful nature-inspired artwork on display at the Somerset County Park Commission’s Environmental Education Center (EEC) located at 190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920, starting Thursday, Aug. 31. The art exhibit “Second Nature: A Visual Investigation of Nature and Humanity” will be available to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 31 through Sept. 24. The exhibit will be closed on Labor Day, Sept. 4.

Visitors of all ages can spend a relaxing day viewing interesting abstract and true-to-life depictions of nature in paintings, collages, drawings, and photography. The artwork has been created by members of the Westfield Art Association; a volunteer organization that helps support the artistic endeavors of artists.

For more information, call 908-722-1200, ext. 5336 or visit

About the Environmental Education Center (EEC)
The EEC at Lord Stirling Park provides approximately nine miles of hiking trails, Naturalist-led programs, school field trips, fun festivals, nature-themed exhibits, facility and classroom rentals, a resource library, science and conservation research, and more. Our goal is to improve environmental literacy in Somerset County and beyond.

About the Westfield Art Association
The Westfield Art Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization, which has provided art education and public exhibitions since 1922. Today, the non-profit continues to actively encourage its many members and the pursuit of artists and their artistic goals.