Wednesday, September 6, 2023

JC Fridays on September 8, 2023, features: Open Art Studios, Outdoor Arts Events, and Live Performances

Art House Productions announces the lineup for upcoming 

JC Fridays
WHEN: Friday, September 8.
events take place in all 6 wards of Jersey City
free and open to the public
Full listings and the events map are available on the JC Fridays website

Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival will showcase a variety of events including visual art exhibitions, music performances, studio tours, and more hosted at local businesses, galleries, studios, and arts organizations. 

Visitors are encouraged to travel from place to place to discover art and to enjoy the local arts scene. 

As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is rich with a wide variety of artists. The festival provides a special opportunity for visitors to interact with artists and experience their newest projects and works.

Printable event listings can be found here. An interactive map is available online ( to help patrons easily find artists and venues, as well as to create their own schedules.

The Lineup Includes:

Alexandra Alvarez Medina, Art House Gallery, ART150, Arte box, Canopy by Hilton JC Arts District, Destination Art Space & Greenville Arts Crossroads, Dvora 175 2nd Street, Dvora Art House, EONTA SPACE, Evening Star Studio, Fine Arts Gallery at Saint Peter's University, Guillermo Bublik, Hamilton House, Historic Downtown & Dancing Tony, HDSID, JC Print Room, Outliers Gallery, Pop-Up Art Fair, Pro Arts Jersey City, SMUSH Gallery, The Oakman, The Statuary, Third Eye Theory, Tiny Everyday Things, Tris McCall, and more.

JC Fridays Highlighted Events by Neighborhood - September 8, 2023


Pop-Up Art Fair Presents 
Adé, A Pop-Up Gallery Show
WHEN: Friday, September 8, 6 pm - 10 pm
WHERE: Ko Cafe - 722 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07304

Pop-Up Art Fair is excited to present our upcoming Pop-Up Gallery show, Adé. This showcase is an art show centering on artists of African descent and features those working in or around the concept of African art and culture. Adé means "crown" or "royalty" in Yoruba. Come engage, converse, and celebrate the culture.

Journal Square

Dreamscapes - Caridad Sierra Kennedy
Friday, September 8, 5 pm - 7 pm
Mac Mahon Student Center at Saint Peter's University, 47 Glenwood Avenue, 5th Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

The Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present “Dreamscapes” – an extraordinary painting exhibition that will take you on a mesmerizing journey through the realm of dreams and the untamed imagination. At the heart of this exhibition is the talented artist Caridad Sierra Kennedy, whose visionary creations serve as portals into surreal worlds and untamed thoughts. Caridad’s artistry goes beyond the canvas, as she weaves emotions, symbolism, and ethereal beauty into each stroke of her brush. Her pieces evoke a profound sense of wonder and introspection, inviting the viewer to explore their own dreamscapes and deepest desires.

Historic Downtown

Fires and Fluidity by Katrose Woodward
Friday, September 8, 3 pm - 9 pm
WHERE: The Canopy by Hilton 159 Morgan Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

"Fires and Fluidity" invites viewers to reflect on the intricate relationship between humanity and the environment, blurring the boundaries between reality and the fantastical. Through the juxtaposition of abstract expressionism and storytelling, the paintings aim to evoke emotions, provoke thought, and inspire a sense of connection and responsibility towards our planet. The abstract forms in the paintings take on organic and fluid shapes, representing the chaos, unpredictability, and volatility of the changing climate.

The Heights

Arte box
Friday, September 8, all day
 108 Hutton St, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Arte box features a window display of artwork from Jersey City artist CC.

Greenville/West Side

"LIT" Literature - Lyrics - Light: "A Speak Easy for a New Millennium"
Friday, September 8, 6 pm - 10 pm
 Three Thirds Cafe - 400 Claremont Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07304

Nomads, lyricists, lovers of literature, light seekers, techs, philosophers, outsiders, storytellers, filmmakers, inventors, multidisciplinary artists, musicians, and out-of-this-

world audiences are welcomed. Join us for another event hosted by Susan Justiniano and Melida Rodas at Three Thirds Cafe.

Additional events are added to the lineup daily; check out our website for the latest event listings.

Art House Productions is committed to accessibility and inclusivity in all the public programming presented by our organization. A list of wheelchair-accessible events can be found here:


Art House Productions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to developing and presenting the performing and visual arts in Jersey City, NJ. Art House Productions presents theater, performing and visual arts festivals, arts events, visual art exhibitions, and adult and youth art classes. For more information about our programs, please visit or stop by the Arts Center at 345 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City. Follow on social media @arthouseproductions @arthouseprods. To sign up for Art House's mailing list, please click here:

Art House Productions is generously supported by The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Public Funds from the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund, The Jersey City Arts Council, The Princeton Area Community Foundation, SILVERMAN, KRE, CoolVines, The SVOG, The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, and The Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs. A full list of funders can be found on our website.