Ms. Swiderski is ValleyArts’ Open Orange 2014 juried exhibition Best in Show winner, and returns to the Firehouse Gallery with a breathtaking exhibition this spring.
Thursday, March 19, 6pm – 9pm
ValleyArts Firehouse Gallery Hours:
Saturdays 10am to 4pm
Sundays 1pm to 4pm.
Sylvia Taylor Bio
*Explore Quilting with Faith Valentinetti.
*Dollmaking with Faith Valentinetti
Discount available for students taking both classes.
Saturday, March 14, 2-4pm
Open to all levels of knitters and crocheters. $5/person
Saturday, March 14, 6-9pm
Sadee Brathwaite’s, Secret Language of Khemet
Come meet the artist. Exhibit, which runs through March 28, is free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible.
We are excited to announce that ValleyArts is featured in this year’s online Jersey Give Back Guide, an online giving portal designed to take the guesswork out of making year-end donations to New Jersey nonprofits.
Using the Jersey Give Back Guide’s devilishly easy-to-use Generosity Generator, individuals can choose from four categories — Community, Arts, Environment and Newark — to learn about this year’s 22 recommended nonprofits, find one or more that match their passions, and quickly and easily support them. All donations go directly to the organizations.
Recent Event: An Evening with Danny Glover
Pages: Artwork inspired by Books
This show will include artwork inspired by books – the concept of storytelling, the physicality of books, the materials they comprise and the forms they can take. On exhibit will be works by Kristen Zachares of Montclair, Tim Jackson of Morristown, Ida Ballard of East Orange, NJ DeVico of Titusville and more. Exhibit runs throughMarch.
Saturday Family Workshop
Join us to make some book-related art celebrating our “Pages” exhibit, explore the gallery, and enjoy refreshments.
$5 suggested donation. Open to all ages; all supplies provided.Have your art professionally photographed! Terry Greene, photographer, will be in the Arts Unbound Gallery to take photographs of your artwork on Monday,March 30.
Call for Art Submissions
Application Deadline: April 3
Opening Spring 2015
At the new Kelli Copeland
400 South Jefferson Street, Orange, NJ
Watch this space for details about this new cooperative arts facility with shared artist studios for jewelry, printmaking, and clay, an artist service center to support back-office needs, and a programmable gathering space for workshops, meetings, and events.
Memberships, Classes, & Workshops On Sale Soon.
More information at: valleyartsnj.com
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!
ValleyArts Artist Salon
Hat City Kitchen
459 Valley Street, Orange, NJ
Come have a drink. Bring your artists friends and meet your artist colleagues from the Valley Arts District and around the region.
The Artist Salon is held on the second Monday of every month.
Free admission plus drink specials.
Valley Arts District in the News
Two One-Act Plays
by Phoebe Farber
Directed by Kate Redway
A quest for meaning in their lives leads two outwardly unremarkable middle-aged women on a rousing tour of India, each one having her own secret dreams of what the fabled land of intoxicating opposites will do for the suffering she hides within.
Featuring Vicki Kulkin, Melissa Schaffer, Bonnie Cushing, Kate Redway.
Directed by Gama Valle
Stu has never left home. He runs a tow truck company, still lives with his parents, and doesn’t expect much out of life. Then Wendy, an old high school crush shows up, and sparks fly.
Featuring Phillip Cruise, Eli Ganias, Bethany Geraghty.
Children’s Spring Classes
March 28 – June 13