ValleyArts

Monday, July 13 at 6pm
ValleyArts Artist Salon
plus an art exhibition by local artist Catherine Delett

Hat City Kitchen
459 Valley Street, Orange, NJ

Using cut paper which was first painted with acrylic paint, this series juxtaposes songbirds with headlines and pulls quotes from vintage
LIFE magazines to create pieces which are humorous and thought-provoking.

Come have a drink. Bring your artist friends and meet your artist colleagues from around the region at Hat City Kitchen.

The artist salon is the second Monday of every month.
Free admission, half price appetizers, plus drink specials.

Open until 2am
Hat City Kitchen
459 Valley Street, Orange, NJ
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The hub of the Valley neighborhood and one of the region’s hottest gathering spots, Hat City Kitchen offers live music, dining, and drinks going until the wee hours. hatcitykitchen.com
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Yema
  
540-B Freeman Street, Orange
Saturday, July 11 2-4pm
Knitting Circle with Jody Leight. $5/person 

Saturdays, July 11, 16 & 25
1-4pmAugust 1  1-4pm; Thursday, July 16 1-4pm

Community Arts Workshop Summer Sessions

“Mentoring Program for youth ages 10-18. Participants are partnered with a professional artist to learn how to knit, crochet, or sew. Community Arts Workshop for summer classes include crochet, knitting & jewelry making. Classes are held on Saturdays from 12-3pm. For information on how you can sit in on a class, or for a class schedule call 973-699-3269.

Saturdays, July 11 & 25
1-4pmAugust 1  1-4pm

Learn to Weave

Learn the basics of weaving in this 3 session class.
Cost: $10/session www.artsetcnow.org
To register: Info: 973-699-3269 or email  info@artsetcnow.org

Gallery hours:
Saturdays from 12-5pm & by appt.

Oualie Art

540-A Freeman Street, Orange

Saturdays
July 11 11am-2pm
(session 1)

July 18 11am-2pm
(session 2)  

Cyanotype Workshop
 
During this two-session workshop participants will investigate the expressive possibilities of the Cyanotype and will cover and demonstrate the techniques and procedures for making these blue-toned prints. Participants should be prepared to bring in several of their own images in negative/positive form during the second session. All other materials will be provided for the first session. Limited to 12 participants. $60.00 per workshop session. You can attend one session or both. Instructor: Terry Boddie. RSVP: oualieart@gmail.com 

544 Freeman Street, Orange NJ
July 16 – September 5
Summer Group Show
Thursday, July 16 5-8pm
Opening Reception
The exhibition will feature a wide range of mediums including collage, acrylic, oil paint, mixed media, and oil pastel. Other works for sale in the gallery range from hand-sewn pillows and dolls to silk scarves, stationery sets and notecards, and hand-crafted jewelry.
Featured artists:
Amy Charmatz, Kristen Zachares, Theda Sandiford, Ronaldo Byrd, Jason Towns, Sheryl Yeager, Joseph Cardillo, Tanaya Stover, Timothy McGillivary, Alex Torres, Denisha Brown, and Gifford Moy.
Wednesday, July 22  7-9pm
Drink and Draw
Enjoy an evening of professionally led Life Drawing instruction in a relaxed environment while sipping a glass of Merlot or beer. Class is suited for all levels of drawing experience. Live nude or semi nude model.
Registration is not necessary.

Oasis Urban Farms
406 Tompkins Street, Orange, NJ
 
Hyper-Local Community Agriculture
Members invest in the farm in the beginning of the season in exchange for a weekly share of crops.
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Greens include lettuces, salad mixes, baby greens, micro-greens and culinary herbs.

 

Watch for our Official Opening Announcement!
 
ValleyArts Creative Co-op
400 S. Jefferson Street

This is an exciting time for ValleyArts as we prepare for our new space at 400 South Jefferson Street–a space where artists will soon be able to work independently or collaboratively, share ideas, and inspire one another. 

We look forward to sharing many exciting programs and events with you at this gorgeous new space. From exhibitions to studio work, from celebratory events to seminars, the Creative Co-op is sure to add to the vibrancy of the Valley Arts District!

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ValleyArts Executive Director Richard T. Bryant on Comcast Newsmakers 3/16/2015

 

ValleyArts Welcomes Our Newest Anchor Organization
Oasis Urban Farms
406 Tompkins Street, Orange, NJ
 
Hyper-Local Community Agriculture
Eat Your Veggies!
Members invest in the farm in the beginning of the season in exchange for a weekly share of crops.
Greens include lettuces, salad mixes, baby greens, micro-greens and culinary herbs.
For more information visit OASISUrbanFarms.com or call
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JOIN VALLEYARTS MEMBERSHIP TODAY!

Whether you are an artist, audience member, collector, or someone who wants to make a difference in their community, ValleyArts offers a variety of annual membership levels, starting at just $40; and for your your convenience, sustaining membership options, starting at just $10 per month. All members receive a host of benefits to enjoy! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

University of Orange, working with the Orange Adult School, offers volunteer-led courses throughout the community.
For more information and details visit universityoforange.org.

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