Upcoming Events

Spring Semester Begins

The Art Center's spring semester begins on April 1. Registration will open to the public on Monday. March 26.

Self-Expression Through Art: A Workshop for Teens

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ, United States

Trying to balance it all as a teen can feel overwhelming, and at times, difficult to put into words. Using art as a tool for expression can help to identify, manage, and cope with various sources of stress and anxiety. Come join art therapist Megan

Garden State Art Weekend

Garden State Art Weekend is a one-of-a-kind, state-wide celebration of art in New Jersey. The mission is to create an inclusive, once-a-year art weekend for all to enjoy, inspired by Upstate Art Weekend in New York. For more information, visit gardenstateartweekend.org.

Teacher’s Professional Development Symposium – Plein Air Painting

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ, United States

Plein Air Painting This symposium is led by artist Duane Lutsko Throughout history, the dramatic potential of changing light and those expressive possibilities have captivated artists such as Whistler, Van Gogh, Ryder, and Turner. In this course, suitable for all levels, students explore oil painting

Teacher’s Professional Development Symposium – The Suggestive Power of Oil Painting

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ, United States

The Suggestive Power of Oil Painting This symposium is led by artist Duane Lutsko Explore an oil painting approach that uses the power of suggestion to teach to success while refreshing your personal and professional painting practice. We will use an earth-colored ground, an Imprimatura, to

Spring Exhibitions Last Look

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ, United States

Join us for a last look at our winter/spring exhibitions celebrating Gallery Aferro, the Newark-based arts organization that recently closed its doors after 20 years. Founded by visionary artists and changemakers Evonne M. Davis and Emma Wilcox, Gallery Aferro was a platform for the exchange

Summer Art Camp: Week 1

SUMMER SAMPLER (ages 5–9) (WAITLIST ONLY) June 17–21, 10 AM–3 PM Try it all! Our Summer Sampler includes an art project from each of this summer’s camp themes, plus a few projects inspired by classic summer pastimes. Projects will not be repeated later in the

Summer Art Camp: Week 2

ANIMALS & WILDLIFE ART (ages 5–9) (WAITLIST ONLY) June 24–28, 10 AM–3 PM This week of camp is like taking a trip to the zoo, but so much more creative! Explore the exciting world of animals and their amazing habitats. Kids will create projects such

Summer Art Camp: Week 3

ART AROUND AMERICA (3 DAYS) (ages 5–9) July 1–3, 10 AM–3 PM Celebrate Independence Day through artwork inspired by American artists and famous during this patriotic week, we’ll make art projects such as a seascape painting inspired by Winslow Homer and a landscape drawing featuring

Vivid Stage Summer Solos 2024—Summer Shorts

The weekly solo reading series returns to the Art Center this summer! All tickets are $23 (advance sales only) and readings will be done on the lawn of the Art Center. Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs, picnic, and/or snacks!   A collection of

Vivid Stage Summer Solos 2024—Equally Divine

The weekly solo reading series returns to the Art Center this summer! All tickets are $23 (advance sales only) and readings will be done on the lawn of the Art Center. Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs, picnic, and/or snacks!   Told from the