Frequently Asked Questions

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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.

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 your spam or junk mail folders, you may have not fully completed the registration process.

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.

All withdrawals and transfers must be handled in person or by phone. To withdraw or transfer, contact the Studio School registrar at 908.273.9121, ext. 223. Also see our Studio School policies page for more information.

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


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


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.

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 advance and are offered for all ages, pre-K through adult.

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey employs a full-time contemporary art curator and does not accept unsolicited proposals for exhibitions. If you would like to introduce your work to the curator, you may email a few examples of your work or a link to your website.  She will contact you only if she wishes additional information. Due to the number of inquiries, the curator regrets that she cannot provide feedback or respond personally to every artist who submits work for consideration. Send all inquiries and artist submissions to mbirmingham@artcenternj.org. No phone calls, please.

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


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

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.

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

Yes. You can view it here.

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