Tuesday, Sept. 2, 8pm                                                                                              

An Evening with Danny Glover                                                                             

At the ValleyArts Firehouse Gallery, 580 Forest Street

Danny Glover for newsletter

City of Orange Township Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq., The Orange Municipal Council, The Orange Public Library, and ValleyArts, invite you to attend:  A live discussion with Danny Glover on the role of the arts in our community hosted by Mayor Warren. Actor, producer and humanitarian Danny Glover has been a commanding presence on screen, stage and television for more than 25 years. Admission is free. Limited seating available plus some standing room. First come first served. Doors open at 7:30pm. 


Transformed: Looking at the Age of Edison Through the Witness Trees of Glenmont                                                              

August 28 – October 5, 2014

Lena Champlin Man and Machine

Lena Champlin Man and Machine


The meaning and impact of Edison’s inventions on American life are the subject of this rare exhibition of student artworks made from trees downed by Hurricane Sandy at Glenmont, the estate of Thomas and Mina Edison. This is a joint program of Rhode Island School of Design, Thomas Edison National Historical Park, and ValleyArts. Full Story

Press Release 





Call for Entry Deadline for Submissions of Photographs is September 24




Exhibition to be held October 24 through November 23 at ValleyArts Firehouse Gallery 

Photographers are invited to submit their works depicting the City of Orange or Township of West Orange to ValleyArts’ inaugural “Slice of Orange” juried photography exhibition.

There is a $35 non-refundable entry fee per application (discount available for Orange and West Orange residents). Entry applications and fees should be submitted online by September 24 to – please see the website for full terms and conditions for submission and exhibition.

 Up to three works per artist may be submitted, each with maximum dimensions of 36 by 36 inches including frame. Only 2D photographic works depicting images or evoking facets of Orange and West Orange are eligible. All submissions must be framed and glazed. Still images only.

The prominent jurors who will evaluate and select the works to be placed in the “Slice of Orange” photography exhibition are Mansa Mussa of West Orange NJ and Daile Kaplan of Swan Galleries in New York City.

“The new Slice of Orange juried photography exhibition continues our initiative to serve local artists, and will also enable the public to experience compelling, beautiful, and thought provoking images of our community through the eyes of gifted photographers,” said Richard T. Bryant, executive director of ValleyArts. “This exhibition will also help further spread the word about the burgeoning arts community in Orange and West Orange, sparking even more interactivity and interconnection with artists throughout New Jersey and the greater metropolitan area.”