May 10, 2023

“Fast Forward to 40” Now At Trenton City Museum

“BARCELONA SUBWAY PERFORMER”: This silkscreen print by Trenton artist Chee Bravo is among the more than 40 pieces on display in “Fast Forward to 40,” on view through June 11 in the Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie in Cadwalader Park.

“Fast Forward to 40,” the Trenton City Museum’s latest exhibition, celebrates the art and artists of the Ellarslie Open over the show’s 40 years. On view through June 11, it is a special lead-up to the “Ellarslie Open 40,” opening June 24.

The exhibition features artwork that was purchased by the Trenton Museum Society for its permanent collection. Artists with featured work include Sherri Andrews, Erik Armusik, Gail Bracegirdle, Chee Bravo, James Cann, Tom Chesar, Jeanne Chesterton, Larry Chestnut, Sue Chiu, Anne Gannon, Trudy Glucksberg, Jeff Goodwin, Diane Greenberg, Richard Hoffman, Kevin Hogan, Danielle Ingeri, Derek Jecxz, Justin Jedrzcjczyk, Joe Kazimierczyk, Michael Kember, Kristin Lerner, Susan Luty, Raymond Mathis, Paul Matthews, Mary McKay, Charles McVickers, Paul Mordetsky, Jeane Nielsen, Dennis Michael Normile, John O’Neill, Katie Petrille, Deborah Pey, Dallas Piotrowski, Janet Purcell, Jennifer Renshaw, Judith Rosenthal, Louis Russomanno, Christina Schmitz, Jay Shin, Marion Simmons, Jack Turkel, Gloria Wiernik, Mary Yess, and Margaret Zullinger.

While enjoying the exhibition, visitors are encouraged to add their stories, photos, or memories to a special Ellarslie Open Memories display in the Thomas Malloy Gallery that is set up like a walk-in scrap book and year-by-year timeline. Memories may also be shared by sending an email to

The Trenton City Museum, housed in historic Ellarslie Mansion, showcases contemporary works by area artists, ongoing and changing displays that explore Trenton’s rich history, varied performances, and family-friendly programming. The museum and its museum shop are open Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. While there is no admission fee, donations to support the museum’s programs are welcomed.

For more information, visit or call (609) 989-1191.