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The Awakening – Opening Ceremony

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The entire Hopewell Valley community is invited to gather to celebrate the arrival of J. Seward Johnson II’s monumental sculpture – The Awakening – at D&R Greenway’s St. Michaels Farm Preserve in Hopewell on Sunday, May 21, 2023 from noon to 1pm.

The Hopewell Valley Arts Council and D&R Greenway are hosting a joy- and art-filled celebration that will including dance, poetry, music, and storytelling – all things that Seward Johnson loved.

This event is part of Seward Johnson | Celebrating the Everyday, a year-long celebration hosted by the Hopewell Valley Arts Council and the Seward Johnson Atelier to honor the amazing life of the late Seward Johnson.

The Awakening’s installation was made possible through a generous grant to the Seward Johnson Atelier from the Atlantic Foundation, a Johnson family foundation. The Johnson Family is thrilled to be part of this celebration.

For more details about this project, please visit www.hvartscouncil.org/sewardjohnson.


May 21
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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D&R Greenway St. Michaels Farm Preserve
Princeton Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525 United States
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