Upcoming Events

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 […]

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 […]