The Art of the Dog, Portrait Workshop

Inspired by the dog portraiture in Morven’s latest exhibition, In Nature’s Realm: The Art of Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh, and following a brief introduction to the history of dog portraiture, students will participate in this VIRTUAL workshop and draw their own dog – or favorite pet – live on Zoom with Morven’s Curator of Education and Public Programs and Dog Artist Debra Lampert-Rudman. Participants must email a clear .jpeg image of their pet to by February 19 to participate. Debra will provide a traced image of your pet on archival watercolor paper and together, using watercolor pencils and brush techniques, you will create a likeness of your pet. All experience levels welcome! REGISTRATION AVAILABLE WITH OR WITHOUT ART SUPPLIES (SET OF WATERCOLOR PENCILS, ERASER, BRUSH FOR CURBSIDE PICK UP – MAILING COSTS ARE EXTRA IF REQUIRED – SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED IF STUDENTS WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE OWN MATERIALS – WATERCOLOR PAPER WITH TRACED IMAGE PROVIDED TO ALL STUDENTS AT NO ADDITIONAL FEE) Full information, links, and curbside pick up instructions upon registration. For details email . Registration closes February 19. Debra Lampert-Rudman is an animal artist whose work has been exhibited in a one-woman show at NYC’s William Secord Gallery, the Morris Museum’s “The Dog Show”, and is a 3-time Maxwell Award winner.


  • Sat, February 27, 2021
  • 1:00 pm — 4:00 pm


Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

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