ValleyArts Collaborative Projects:

Unearthing the Future: The Reverse Archeology of Interstate 280 in Orange, New Jersey
The Reverse Archaeology project, funded by ArtPlace America, is documenting and interpreting the effect of Interstate-280 in Orange, NJ. Our partnership includes: ValleyArts, Montclair State University, the University of Orange, ORNG Ink, LunaStage and HANDS. More information.

ValleyArts Spaces and Programs:

artfullbean café: An artisanal boutique cafe serving fair trade coffee, featuring art and crafts from ValleyArts members, and various vendors. More information.

bardbeatz: The art of the word. Spoken word and poetry events for high school students. A collaboration between ValleyArts, Luna Stage, and West Orange Arts Council.

Business Incubator Space: ValleyArts provides office space for start-up businesses doing work in and around the Valley Arts District.

Community Gallery at ValleyArts: ValleyArts primary gallery space used for major exhibitions, rental for private events, classes for young artists, and monthly artistic community events. Annual exhibits include Open Orange and Slice of Orange. More information.

Community Spirit: An annual event celebrating the Valley Arts District with local music, food, and art coming together for one amazing evening to raise money for projects in the District such as signage, art installations, and community events. More information.

Makers + Movers: Membership organization for entrepreneurs focused on the Valley Arts District with the aim of fueling economic opportunities for members and enhancing the community with new business opportunities. More information.

Open Orange: An annual juried contemporary art exhibition hosted by ValleyArts.  It is open to NJ and NYC metropolitan area artists, 18 and over, working in two-dimensional media. More information.

PACarts: The youth education arm of ValleyArts with the goal of providing arts education programs working with local schools and educators. More information.

Slice of Orange: An annual art exhibition that showcases arresting facets and impressions of Orange or West Orange through painting, drawing, mixed media, and photography. More information.

ValleyD Radio: Community radio and curated shows. More information.