Upcoming Events

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.

Members Art Show & Collectors Week

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

The Members’ Committee is excited to announce the Members Art Show & Collectors Week! This exhibition is a celebration of art made by our members. Register early to guarantee a spot! Space is limited. Artwork Accepted: Tuesday, May 31, 10 AM–8 PM Exhibition Opening: Friday, June 3, […]

Members Appreciation Day

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

Join us for a day celebrating our members! We will be offering refreshments and a craft project for adults and kids to complete with instructor Kat Block. Registration information to come!

Raku-Fest

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

Raku-Fest at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Saturday, June 11 & Sunday, June 12, 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 heat […]

Summer Art Camp: Week 1

Summer Sampler (ages 5–9) WAITLIST ONLY June 20–24, 10 AM–3 PM Try it all! Summer Sampler includes at least one art project from each upcoming camp theme, plus a few inspired by classic summer pastimes. Projects will not be repeated later in the summer should […]