Upcoming Events

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!


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

Summer Art Camp: Week 2

Art Around America (ages 5-9) WAITLIST ONLY June 27–July 1, 10 AM–3 PM Celebrate Independence Day through artwork inspired by American artists and famous landmarks. During this patriotic week, we’ll make art projects such as Rothko-inspired pastels, paintings in the style of Native Alaskan art,

Summer Art Camp: Week 3

Comics, Cartoons & Characters (4-days) (ages 5-9) WAITLIST ONLY July 5–8, 10 AM–3 PM In this 4-day week of camp, explore the world of cartoons, comics, and popular characters in everyone’s favorite camp! Create super fun art projects of familiar friends, like a mixed media

Vivid Stage Summer Solos 2022 – Accidentally Brave

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

Accidentally Brave by Maddie Corman Tickets: $20 Courageous, daring, and unflinchingly honest, Accidentally Brave is an inspiring true story about discovering a new normal when the familiar world falls apart, a must-see examination of what it means to navigate a world with no certainty. Maddie

Summer Art Camp: Week 4

NEW! Art on the Move (ages 5-9) July 11–15, 10 AM–3 PM Let’s go! Join us for an ALL-NEW week of art camp, where the projects are inspired by things that move. Art projects will include papier-mâché tugboat sculptures, airplane paintings, and school bus collages.

Vivid Stage Summer Solos 2022 – Hopper

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

Hopper by John Maclay Tickets: $20 A storyteller arrives to tell a story about a one-legged girl, true love, and a virus. It's an unusual ride filled with humor, heart, and tragedy. The right play for right now. Featuring: Daria M. Sullivan

Summer Art Camp: Week 5

Animals & Wildlife Art (ages 5-9) WAITLIST ONLY July 18–22, 10 AM–3 PM This week of camp is like taking a trip to the zoo, but way more creative! Explore the exciting world of animals and their amazing habitats. Kids will create projects such as

Vivid Stage Summer Solos 2022 – Polar Bears (NEW LOCATION 7/20 ONLY)

Oakes Center 120 Morris Ave, Summit, NJ

Polar Bears by David Templeton Tickets: $20 UPDATE 7/19: This week's Vivid Stage Summer Solo will be held at 6:30 PM at the Oakes Center due to the anticipated high temperatures. A father, sorting through boxes in his attic at Christmas time, spontaneously recalls one