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Whether you are looking for a new creative endeavor or a quiet afternoon strolling our galleries and learning about contemporary art, there is much to discover at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey. Speak with one of our customer relations staff in the main lobby to pick up current exhibition brochures and find out more about our Studio School and upcoming art education programs. While at the Art Center, consider dining or shopping in Downtown Summit.

The Art Center is located at 68 Elm Street in Summit, New Jersey. Our facilities are easily accessible by car or train. Parking is available on site.


Monday-Thursday: 10 AM-8 PM
Friday: 10 AM-5 PM
Saturday-Sunday: 11 AM-4 PM

Members are always FREE
$5 suggested donation for general admission
$3 suggested donation for senior and student admission


Hours vary per semester.


Monday-Friday: 9 AM-5 PM

The Art Center is located within walking distance of the Summit Train Station, which is serviced by NJ Transit’s Morris & Essex Line. Visit NJ Transit for schedules.

The Art Center will be closed for New Year’s Eve and Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving; the Studio School will be closed for many religious holidays; the offices will be closed additional national holidays. View our calendar for holidays and other closings.

The Art Center is wheelchair accessible. Special accommodations for any individual requiring assistance with this or other disabilities can be made. Please view our ADA Request Policy.