Saturday, April 1, 2017

MEET SUMMER CAMP TEACHERS, CHECK OUT CLASS OFFERINGS @ VISUAL ARTS CENTER’S OPEN HOUSE

imageOPEN HOUSE
WHEN: Thursday, April 6, from 5:30 to 8pm
WHERE:
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 68 Elm Street in Summit, New Jersey
ADMISSION: free and open to adults, teens, and children
Visit www.artcenternj.org for more information about these exhibitions and programs.
Adult and children’s group tours are available throughout the year. Visit www.artcenternj.org for more information.
Gallery Hours: Monday to Wednesday and Friday: 10 AM to 5 PM; Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM; and Saturday & Sunday 11 AM to 4 PM. Please call 908-273-9121 to confirm holiday hours.

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit is holding an Open House for parents and students interested in Summer Art Camp and for students interested in the upcoming Spring Semester.

For Summer Art Camp, several of the teaching artists will be on hand to share with parents and children the Art Center’s teaching philosophy, designed to bring out children’s talents and creativity. Teachers will showcase some of the projects for summer campers from drawing to printmaking and digital projects and more. Parents and campers are invited to tour the entire Studio School, which encompasses nine working art studios.

In addition, students of all ages will be able to meet new teaching artists for the Spring semester, including faculty from such disciplines as painting, ceramics, sculpture, and fiber. Every instructor present will be ready to answer questions and demonstrate techniques available in offereings this spring and summer.

Support
Major support for the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Walter V. and Judith L. Shipley Family Foundation, the Wilf Family Foundations, and Art Center members and donors. 

About the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
For more than 80 years, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has been exclusively dedicated to viewing, making, and learning about contemporary art. Recognized as a leading non-profit arts organization, the Art Center’s renowned studio school, acclaimed exhibitions, and educational outreach initiatives serve thousands of youth, families, seniors, and people with special needs every year.

IMAGE: Father and Son at the Art Center’s 2016 Open House, photo courtesy of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey