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The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey’s Adult Studio School offers introductory to advanced courses in sculpture, ceramics, photography, printmaking, drawing, painting, digital media jewelry making and more. With a faculty of over seventy teaching artists, adult students and members of all ages can pursue their passion for art through group classes, workshops, one-on-one coaching or summer programs.


Spring Classes start April 17, 2017

With more than one hundred and thirty courses to choose from, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will refresh your artistic spirit. Beginners will find a variety of introductory classes and workshops to give them the right start, and experienced artists can expand their creativity in one of our intermediate or advanced offerings. Child and teen students also have a wide variety of classes from which to choose.

Important Spring Registration Dates

Registration: February 20 to April 29, 2017

Late Registration: We no longer charge late registration fees! You have 2 weeks after the beginning of the term to enter a class at full price. After that, the classes will be closed. Please note: Studio School classes will not be prorated for late entry or early departure.

The Art Center’s class schedule offers artists outstanding opportunities to expand their creativity in a wide range of media and at any level of experience.

Try something new or learn a specialized technique in any of our one to two day workshops in a variety of media.

Sip & Sample is our popular Art Camp for “grown-ups” to try their hand at a wide assortment of artistic styles and media while relaxing with a glass of wine.

New and experienced artists are invited join us for an evening of painting and wine.

Kick back and relax with friends as you color the night away.

The Art Center’s Mentor Program is perfect for the student seeking individualized, one-on-one instruction.

Need some extra time to work on your art outside of class? We offer Open Studios in select media each semester for current students or Members.