Upcoming Events

Summer Art Camp: Week 10

Mini Masters (ages 5-9) WAITLIST ONLY August 22–26, 10 AM–3 PM Kids become mini masters while experimenting with art media and techniques used by famous artists. While learning about art history, campers will use pastel to paint colorful haystacks inspired by Monet and sculpt ceramic pumpkins

Fall Exhibition Opening – Ripple Effect

The Art Center's Fall Exhibition Ripple Effect opens on September 16 and features artwork from 37 members of the Art Center's teaching artists. For more information, click here. 

Newcomers & Neighbors Party

Join us on Thursday, September 22 at 6 PM at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for our first annual Newcomers & Neighbors Party! In partnership with the Mayor's Forum on Diversity, the Art Center is opening its doors to welcome our Summit neighbors, new and

Panel Discussion: The Narrative Impulse

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

Join us on Saturday, September 24, from 2–3:30 PM at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey for Narrative Impulse, a panel discussion held in conjunction with our fall exhibition Ripple Effect. The exhibition, which features artwork by 37 of the Art Center's teaching artists,

Self-Expression Through Art: A Workshop for Teens

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

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

Self-Expression Through Art: A Workshop for Teens

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

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

Art to Table

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

Art to Table returns to the Art Center! This signature event, created for art- and food-lovers alike, features an intimate, small group tour of our new fall exhibition with new Director of Exhibitions Kristen Evangelista followed by a prix fixe lunch at Summit House Restaurant +Bar.

Raku-Fest Fall 2022

  Raku-Fest at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23, 10 AM­–4 PM Raku-Fest showcases a unique ceramic firing process in which red-hot ceramic pieces are transferred directly from the kiln into a container of combustible materials. The

Observing Observation: The Role of Environment in Art Making

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

Observing Observation: The Role of Environment in Art Making Whether it is a natural environment or an urban/built environment, the process of artists leaving their traditional studio and entering the “real” world to create has a long and ongoing history. What role does the artist

Members’ Shows Opening: Teena Soni and Michael Wolf

Join us in our second-floor community galleries as we celebrate the opening of our newest members' shows Teena Soni: Lotus - Awakening the Chakra, on display in the Marité & Joe Robinson Strolling Gallery II, and Michael Wolf: Sanctuary (in Fairyland) on display in Ann’s

Dikra Gem Sale

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

Looking for the perfect stone to complete your piece? Dikra Gem Inc. will return to the Art Center on Tuesday, November 1, 7–10 PM, to offer their collection of faceted and cabochon stones, beads, pearls, and more for purchase. Add the perfect finishing touch to

Fall 2022 Road Trip

Join us for a road trip to this gem in the Hudson Valley! Departing from the Art Center at 9, we’ll enjoy a morning visit to the Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, and then head over for lunch at Savona’s Trattoria + Bar