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Please refer to the answers below for any questions you may have. If you cannot find an answer to your question here, call 908.273.9121 for assistance.


How do I register for a class or workshop?

Please click here or contact our Registrar, Barbara Smith at 908.273.9121 x 223 or barbara@artcenternj.org.

Where’s my Member Discount?

The Art Center offers a Member’s tuition rate for classes only, no discount applies to workshops or Summer Programs. Children only receive the Member’s tuition rate if covered by a Dual/Family level Membership or above. If you have registered for a class and did not receive the appropriate discount, your Membership may have expired. For assistance, contact the Art Center at 908.273.9121.

Why didn’t I get a confirmation email?

The Art Center does not confirm registrations, however receipts are sent automatically at the time of online enrollment. Check your spam or junk mail folder for receipts from noreply@artcenternj.org and add us to your safe sender list.

If you cannot find this email in you spam or junk mail folders, you may have not fully completed the registration process.

Can my teen take an adult class or workshop?

Adult classes and workshops are open to all students ages 16 and older. However, students under 18 years of age must have written permission from a parent or guardian to attend any class which uses a life model.

Can I withdraw from or transfer to another class?

All withdrawls and transfers must be handled in person or by phone. To withdraw or transfer, contact the Studio School Registrar at 908.273.9121 x223. Also see our Studio School Policies page for more information.

Can I take private lessons with one of your instructors?

Yes. Our Mentor Program is perfect for the student seeking individualized, one-on-one instruction. Learn more.


Why haven’t I received my Membership card?

Your membership card and acknowledgement letter are mailed within 30 days of enrollment.


How do I get invited to your Opening Receptions?

The Art Center’s Exhibition Opening Receptions are free and open to the public. Invitations are mailed to current members as well as other individuals and organizations. To be added to our mailing list, please send your name and mailing address to info@artcenternj.org.

Do you offer tours of your exhibitions?

Yes. The Art Center’s Gallery Education Tours encourage students and visitors to view, learn and share their ideas about the art on view. Tours must be booked in advanced and are offered for all ages, pre-K through adult. Learn more.

How can I exhibit my artwork at the Art Center?

Exhibition opportunities are available for members and students both on and off-site. Learn more on our Artist Opportunities page.


Can I host my child’s birthday party at the Art Center?

Yes. The Art Center offers custom art parties for children and artists of all ages. Learn more.

Can I host my event at the Art Center?

There are many ways to partner with Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to host your event. Please email info@artcenternj.org or call 908.237.9121.

Do you offer Professional Development credit?

Yes. The Art Center offers several ways to earn professional development hours as a certified professional development provider of the New Jersey Department of Education. Learn more.

Do you offer internships?

Yes. The Art Center offers an Arts Internship opportunity for students interested in gaining hands-on experience with an accredited arts organization. Learn more.