Upcoming Events

Now (Writing, Drawing, Storytelling)—Hybrid Workshop with Art Educator in Residence Dennis Redmoon Darkeem

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

In this hybrid In-Person/Virtual drawing-based workshop, Art Educator in residence Dennis Redmoon Darkeem will ask participants to focus on the present moment to inspire new ideas of personal history and storytelling. Participants will be creating connections to personal belongings, gratitude, and new outlooks for the […]

Winter/Spring Exhibitions Opening

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

WINTER/SPRING EXHIBITIONS February 4—May 22 Claiming the Narrative Claiming the Narrative is a group exhibition of figurative work that seeks a more authentic representation of our diverse society. Depicting people who have been marginalized, ignored, or even erased from the narrative of Western Art History, […]

Reception for the Women Featured in Parvathi Kumar: Everyday Blackness

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

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will host an informal artist introduction and celebratory reception for the women featured in Parvathi Kumar: Everyday Blackness on Saturday, March 26, from 4–6 PM. You can register for the free event by clicking here. This event is […]

Spring Break Art Camp (ages 6–12)

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

Monday, April 11–Friday, April 15 Join us for a special small group Spring Break Art Camp for kids ages 6–9 and tweens ages 10–12! At the Art Center, young artists will learn from our talented teaching artists, create unique art projects, and socialize with friends […]

Artist Talk: Claiming the Narrative

Join us for this virtual artist talk with Curator Mary Birmingham and artists featured in the Art Center's Main Gallery group exhibition Claiming the Narrative, on view through May 22. This event is free and open to the public. Click here to register.    About […]

Summit Arts Festival

A two-week festival to celebrate music, art, theater, and dance, featuring events from 15 local organizations, including VACNJ. Click here for the schedule and to see all the participating organizations.

Scholarly Talk and Reception with Dr. Betty Adams

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

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey will host a scholarly talk followed by a reception with Dr. Betty Adams, "When and Where I Enter: The Vital Agency and Activism of Black Womanhood-A Historical Perspective." Register for the free, public event here. Dr. Betty Livingston […]

Teacher’s Symposium: Time is a Circle

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

Time is a Circle led by artist Loren Abbate. The project for this symposium is called Time is a Circle and it is a mixed media project where materials include drawing tools, Bristol or thicker boards, collage, textures, and other embellishments. The project will interpret personal […]

Spring Exhibitions Closing Event

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

SAVE THE DATE for this informal gathering to celebrate the closing of our spring exhibitions.