Open Studios

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The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey offers open studios to our adult members and students during each semester. Our nine state-of-the-art studios have scheduled availability for artists to continue their creative process in a fully equipped studio.

Open studio space is available at the following rates:

  • Ceramics: $10/hour (only for currently enrolled students to ensure quality service)
  • Digital: $10/hour
  • Jewelry: $10/hour
  • Printmaking: $10/hour
  • Sculpture/Mixed Media: $10/hour
  • Drawing & Painting: $5/hour

Open studios are subject to change or cancellation at the Art Center’s discretion. Please call to confirm there is an open studio before you come. Open studio subscriptions may be available upon request and are only available to current adult students and teen students who have received permission from the Director of Studio School. Members with verifiable experience in our studios may also use open studios except in ceramics. You must be enrolled in a class in ceramics to use the open studios.

Open Studio Schedule for the Winter quarter:

*Open Ceramics (Studio 1)
Tuesday: 3:30–6 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM–12 PM, 12:30–3 PM
*Sunday: 12:30–3 PM (pending weekend workshops)
(*some Sundays in Studio 2)
✣ for current ceramics students only

Open Sculpture/Mixed Media (Studio 2)
Thursday: 12:30–3 PM
Sunday: 12:30–3 PM

*Open Jewelry (Studio 5)
Tuesday: 12 PM–4 PM
Saturday: 10 AM–2 PM (pending weekend workshops)

*Open Printmaking (Studio 4)
Friday: 12:30–3 PM

Open Drawing & Painting (Studio 8)
Wednesday: 6:30–9 PM
Friday: 12:30–3 PM

*NOTE: Due to safety concerns, these open studios must have a monitor present to run. If this condition is not met, the open studio will be canceled.