Upcoming Events

Gem Sale

Looking for the perfect stone to complete your piece? Dikra Gem Inc. will visit the Art Center on Tuesday, October 19, at 7–9 PM, to offer their collection of faceted and cabochon stones, beads, pearls, and more for purchase. Both students and faculty are welcome […]

Raku-Fest Fall 2021

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

Raku-Fest at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Saturday, October 23 & Sunday, October 24, 10 AM­–4 PM Join us for Raku-Fest! Raku-Fest showcases a unique ceramic firing process in which red-hot ceramic pieces are transferred directly from the kiln into a container of […]

Meet the filmmakers: “Conscience Point”

The Film Society of Summit and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey are bringing together a panel to discuss the documentary Conscience Point. VACNJ Curator Mary Birmingham will moderate a discussion with native rights activist Becky Hill-Genia and Treva Wurmfeld, producer/writer/director/editor of the film […]

The Scavenger Hunt (Writing & Drawing)—Virtual Workshop

In this virtual workshop, participants will be encouraged to search and find items in their personal spaces that can be transformed into layered multimedia expressions. Canvas paper, watercolors, magazines, and found items around personal space will be listed to bring to this virtual workshop.

Curator-led Tour of Fall Exhibitions

VACNJ Curator Mary Birmingham will lead a tour of The First Water is the Body and Athena LaTocha on Saturday, November 13. This tour is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Click here to register.

Family Colors Workshop (Watercolors, Collage & Poetry) with Dennis RedMoon Darkeem

Dive deep into your history! Combine elements of your family’s symbolism, explore traditions, and utilize language to produce a unique family mandala. Participants will need to bring a set of watercolors, watercolor paper, collage materials, glue, scissors, and printed text or poetry to this workshop.

Artist Table Talk with Athena LaTocha

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

Join us on Friday, December 3, for an evening of fine food, fine drink, and fine conversation with exhibiting artist Athena LaTocha and VACNJ Curator Mary Birmingham. This intimate affair will begin at 6:30 PM with a champagne gallery reception, followed by an elegant buffet […]

Curator-led Tour of Fall Exhibitions

VACNJ Curator Mary Birmingham will lead a tour of The First Water is the Body and Athena LaTocha on Saturday, December 4. This tour is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Click here to register.

Athena LaTocha Artist Talk

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

Join us on Saturday, December 4, from 2–3 PM, to listen to artist Athena LaTocha speak about her practice. Her installation After the Falls was created specifically for the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to relate to the land in our region. This event is free […]

Winter Break Workshops for Kids

Give the kid or tween in your life the gift of creativity this winter season! This year, our popular winter-break art workshops are returning in-person to our socially distanced Art Center studios. During each session, young artists will learn techniques in a featured medium while […]

Adult Winter Break Workshop

Winter Break isn't just for the kids. Spend your break sharpening your art-making skills or trying something new! Click here to see what's being offered and secure your spot!