Upcoming Events

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!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

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

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is a defining moment each year when Americans across the country step up to make our communities more equitable and take action to build the Beloved Community of Dr. King’s dream. The Visual Arts Center of New […]

The First Water is the Body: Artist and Curator Virtual Talk

Join guest curator Maria Hupfield and several of the participating artists in our current exhibition, The First Water Is the Body, for this virtual discussion of the show and their work. The exhibition, which opened in October and is closing on January 23, was recently […]

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 […]