(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions’ JC Fridays will be holding its seasonal festival on Friday, June 7th. Featuring art events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces in almost every neighborhood of Jersey City. This June is their 2nd annual ACCESS JC Fridays It focuses on inclusion and encourages participants to present work from artists with disabilities and/or work that celebrates disability in any of its many forms, including, but not limited to: impairments that are cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, and sensory. Art House also encourage you to find easy and inexpensive ways to make your physical space accessible to all.
All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with visual and performing artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talent; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works.
EVENTS AT ART HOUSE:
Cast Iron Lofts- 262 17th Street (Coles St /Jersey Ave) 201-918- 6019. Wheelchair Accessible.
(art) 6pm- 9pm AHP GALLERY presents “Matters of Endeavor”. In experiencing the daily grind, artists seek refuge in their artistic work. A practice that can become necessary for coping and succeeding, sometimes dealing with the smallest tasks. For our Access show we have War Vet, Jim Fallon - works on Combat paper; students from the “Place Program”, from Dickinson H.S. and McNair Academy, and for the first time we welcome artists from the organization, Arts Unbound. Drinks provided by NJ Beer Co. Family - friendly, Barrier free and Tactile tour.
(film) 7pm -8:30pm ART HOUSE PRODUCTIONS presents Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Screening! We will be screening 10 award-winning films that were created for the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge.
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN GROVE (ON AND AROUND)
(art) 6pm-8pm SILVERMAN AND THE MAJESTIC THEATRE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION presents "Diane Carbone's BLOOM: IMAGES OF SPRING.” Curated by Kristin J. DeAngelis. 222 Montgomery St (Grove/Montgomery), 201-280-4821. Family-Friendly. Wheelchair Accessible.
(art) (music) (performance) 3pm - 10pm ARTIST & MAKER MARKET / HDSID We are an open-air bazaar featuring locally created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. We highlight over 30 excellent artists, makers and creators of all disciplines vending outdoors for a unique shopping experience. Live demos, music, food and drinks! Come join us on Grove St. PATH PLAZA Grove St and Newark Avenue 201-547-3554
(art) 6:30pm - 9pm PRO ARTS Jersey City presents “Solstice 2019” Pro Arts Jersey City's yearly all inclusive member's visual art exhibition. Rotunda Gallery at City Hall, 280 Grove St. (Montgomery) 201-547-4333
(music) 5pm -10pm DANCING TONY & THE HDSID presents Groove on Grove, JC Fridays Special Edition!
Grove St. PATH Plaza, (Newark Ave) 201-547-3554 Family friendly - Barrier free
NEWARK AVENUE (ON AND AROUND)
(performance) 6pm to 8:30pm VILLAGE WEST Hosts Jersey City Writers presenting “Overcoming Limitations” An evening of literary readings submitted by the public featuring stories of the disabled overcoming their limitations and thriving. Literary/poems/fiction pieces no longer than 800 words in length will be submitted and judged by JCW. Select pieces will then be read aloud by actors at an evening with refreshments. 331 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 (Newark and 4th) 609-468-8833
(art)(film) 6:30pm- 9:30pm GIA GELATO & CAFE presents “Urban Pastoral” - Mikhail Mazel is a Russian poet, published author and photographer who is wheelchair active. His exhibit “Urban Pastoral” reflects the harmony of Nature and the City. 281 Newark Ave. (Monmouth/Brunswick). 201-216-0555. Family-Friendly.
(art) 9am- 6pm TEA NJ presents “If Not Now, When”, select works by photographer Gigi. 262 Newark Avenue. (Monmouth/Newark), 201-222-7757. Family-Friendly. Wheelchair-Accessible.
(art) 5pm -8pm FUTURE FRUIT (by Asha Ganpat) and Environmental Systems (by Vikki Michalios) Closing reception for Future Fruit, public window installation by Asha Ganpat. 411 Monmouth Street (3rd) 917-626-0308
(music) 8 - 11:59pm DANCING TONY & FM presents Friday Night Sounds! Bring your ears to downtown Jersey City's 150 capacity music venue. Check out the line up at www.fmjerseycity.com 340 3rd Street (Newark Ave.) 201-222-2870
(art) 6pm - 8pm PRO ARTS AT CASA COLOMBO presents the “Curators Choice Exhibition”. The top portfolios selected during the Meet the Curators event. Exhibition ends June 21st. Artists: Alaine Becker, Santiago Cohen, Gannon Leigh Crutcher, Paul Federico, Hao Feng, Bennett Gerwirtz, Candy le Sueur, Winifred McNeill, Gail Winbury. 380 Monmouth Street (Newark Ave and 1st St.) 201-963-6332
(art) 5pm - 1:30am LITM presents The JUNE Show at LITM. A group exhibition featuring seven artists brought together by masking tape artist Kayt Hester and LITM curator Andrea Morin. Featured Artists: Beth Achenbach, Miguel Cardenas, Thomas J. Carlson, David Dziemian, C. P. Harrick, Kayt Hester, Andrea Morin. 140 Newark Ave (Grove St & Erie St) 201-536-5557
POWERHOUSE ARTS DISTRICT
(art) 3pm-7pm 150 BAY - LUCY ROVETTO presents “Repetez s'il vous plait.” In an attempt to slow things down, "Excuse me? Please repeat" gives us a moment to take a breath and process what we are experiencing. Shapes repeated or in a sequence we call patterns, dots repeated we call stippling. If we slow down the process, does it affect the way we perceive and comprehend and respond? Come see new work in progress. 150 Bay St (Marin Blvd) Unit 709 201- 993-7361 Family friendly, Barrier free, Tactile tour.
(music) 8pm - 12am TRIO NINA LOMEO WITH EMANUEL WASHINGTON - Two jazz performances - "Trio Nina Lomeo" is Nina on vocals, her husband Adam on classical guitar, and upright bassist John Lenis. The trio formed at NYC's Flatiron Room and Fine and Rare. They have a laid back acoustic style. Emanual Washington, is a live and studio bassist. Emanual is inspired by world music. Christian McBride and Thelonious Monk are among his mentors. 150 Bay St (Marin and Provost) 201-630-0850 Barrier free
(art) 6pm-8pm SHUSTER MANAGEMENT / THE ART HOUSE presents “The Art Project”. Tour 12 solo-artist lobbies of artworks by Alan Walker, Alberte Bernier, Aliza Augustine, Glenn Garver, Kate Dodd, Nan Ring, Pauline Galiana, Robert Egert, Roger Sayre, Scot Wittman, Stephen Krasner, Tomomi Ono, Andrea Epstein. 148 First St. (Marin/Provost) 201-798-0928 Family friendly - Barrier free
(art) 6pm - 8pm THE OAKMAN presents “The Art Project” Take a tour of 14 solo-artist lobbies including works by Cathy Diamond, Diane English, Jodie Fink, Peter Delman, Susan Cornick, Bithika Adhikary, Linda Gottesman, Joe Lugara, Nancy Karpf, Deanna Lee, Yael Dresdner, Rich White, Alpana Mittal, Natalie Giugni, Lisa Collodoro. 160 First St. (Marin/Provost) 201-798-0928 Family friendly - Barrier free
(art) 5pm- 9pm PANEPINTO GALLERIES presents “Something Blue”, in collaboration with SPEAR STREET CAPITAL. Highlighting the artwork by four artists based in Jersey City and West Orange, NJ - Stephen Cimini, Candy Le Sueur, Tatsuro Nishimura, Shari-Beth Susskind. From symbolism, to psychology, to decor, to art. The most popular color in the world is Blue. 70 Hudson St. (Entrance on Hudson River Waterfront Walkway/ Grand St.) 201-521-9000. Family- Friendly. Wheelchair Accessible.
HAMILTON PARK (ON AND AROUND)
(art) 6pm-8pm SILVERMAN and The Hamilton Square Condominiums Association presents: “Layered and On Edge” Paper artwork by Lauren Schwartz, curated by Kristin J. DeAngelis. Hamilton Square Condominiums 232 Pavonia Avenue Pavonia and Erie 201-280-4821
(art) 4:30pm - 7pm SILVERMAN - PARK FRANCIS “My Garden” - From Nature to Abstraction by Keren Anavy. 4:30 - 5pm, meet & Greet Reception w/ wine & light refreshments
5:00 - 7:00 PM -Introduction by the Artist: 'Behind the painting: From the Everglades National Park to Park Francis, followed by a Painting Workshop. Capture the beautiful colors and unique shapes of the natural world around us, while learning various techniques of Chinese ink and contemporary painting through a workshop with the artist, Keren Anavy. No previous drawing or painting experience is required. 235 Pavonia Ave
(art) 6pm - 8pm HAMILTON HOUSE presents The Art Project! Take a tour of solo-artist lobby exhibitions by Matt Caulfield, Monika Kalra , Michael Endy, Deirdre Kennedy, Claire McConaughy, Bruce Halpin, Robert Streicher, Hijo Nam and Jodie Fink. 25 Brunswick (9th & 10th St.) 201-533-0333 Family friendly - Barrier free
(art)(performance) 8pm- 12am ED & MARY’S present their Summer Art Show! Hosting their quarterly Karaoke fundraising event! $5/song, 2 for $8. Proceeds go to Non Profit, Art House Productions! On the walls: Five local artists with 100% of sales going to the artists! Come and sing for a great cause and buy some local art! 174 Coles St. (9th/Coles). ?(201) 839-5604?. Wheelchair Accessible.
(art) 2pm-8pm HUDSON COUNTY ART SUPPLY presents Paintings by M. H. Yaghooti. M.H. is an American contemporary mixed media painter born and raised in Jersey city. Using comics, occult books and photographs as reference, he employs oil, acrylic, and watercolor with paper wood and canvas.
469 Central Ave, Jersey City Heights Congress St/Central Ave, 201- 413- 0900
(art) 5pm - 7pm LULU'S HAIR ZONE presents “Art Show in the Salon.” LuLu's will display several art pieces created by local artist Jim Fallon. The show will be up for 4 weeks. Jim is an artist, papermaker and a disabled veteran. Jim’s art expresses music, city life and nature and is created with acrylics, pastels, watercolors and linocut and features a few pieces created on his handmade paper repurposed from military uniforms. All work is for sale. 8 Thorne St. (Central Ave.) 201-217-9509
(art) 6pm to 9pm THE MUSICIANS BUILDING presents Open Studios. Join us Friday June 7th! Lucky Honeybee, Spangle Pop, Tina Maneca, Evelyn Von Gizycki, Beth Achenbach and more......130 Central Avenue (Waverly)
(art) 6pm-10pm EONTA SPACE presents "Work Day/After Hours”- Woodcuts and Prints by Adam Pitt. Work Day of long hours at the corporation, nervous, not accomplishing much but a paycheck, surrounded by other anxious people, reports, yelling bosses, deadlines, paperclips, computers, cell phones and unseen sweat. After hours the antithesis: a beautiful woman, bright colors, natural textures and voluptuous form to wipe away the work day. Weekend hours: Fri 6-10, Sat 4-8, Sun 2-6. 34 Dekalb Ave (Dead End off of Van Reypen St), 201-536-1119. Barrier-free. Family-friendly. Tactile tour.
(art) 6pm - 9pm SMUSH GALLERY presents Closing Weekend of “ Zero to 70: Seventy Works of Art for $70 or Less”. Join us for closing weekend of this high energy art show with work priced to move! On view through June 9. Gallery hours Sat & Sun 12-4p, in conjunction with gallery events, and by appointment. 340 Summit Ave (Academy)
MCGINLEY SQUARE (ON AND AROUND)
(art) (music) 10am - 9pm CASTAWAY VINTAGE, LLC Hosts a Sip & Shop! Win a vintage item if you enter our raffle by spending $25. Light refreshments served. when you spend $25. 138 Monticello Ave.,1st floor (Astor place) 184-444-33267 Wheelchair accessible
(art)(performance) 6:30pm - 8pm THE CHURCH OF ST. PAUL AND INCARNATION. Spend a wonderful evening experiencing the world through the eyes of our talented children and youth in Jersey City. Presenting their talents through Art, Music, Poetry and Dance. 38 Duncan Ave. (Bergen & Kennedy Blvd) 201433-4922 Family friendly.
(art) 4pm - 6pm CROSSROAD COMMUNITY CHURCH presents “RAD Art” an exhibit of print Art made digitally by Artists David and Angelica Rosenberg. Kids will have access to an open art table where they can come and create illustrations with the artists. Parents can come and enjoy the exhibit over delicious coffee & snacks. 743 West Side Ave (Fairview Ave & Duncan Ave) 201-969-7699
(art) (music) 6pm - 9pm ROBERTA MELZL presents “As For That”, an exhibition of three visual artists: Caroline Burton, Ibou Ndoye and Woolpunk, each notable for an exploration of materials in their work. The exhibition location is the ground floor of a house and adjacent garage in Bergen Lafayette. There will be music on the back patio. 475 Bergen Ave. / 34 Oxford Ave. (JFK Blvd / Lexington Ave) 917-817-6325 Family- friendly, Wheelchair accessible.
(art) 4pm- 7pm COVETABLES presents Gallery Artist Exhibition! Work on view by 25+ artists and makers, including 11 from Jersey City. We'll have light refreshments to nibble while you take in the artwork, home decor and vintage items! 372 Pacific Ave. (Pacific Ave/Maple St.) 201-744-8773. Family-Friendly.
(art)(music) 4pm- 7pm PROJECT GREENVILLE presents “Fly Your Flag!”. Friday & Saturday we welcome you to Fly Your Flag, a group art show highlighting all that can be communicated thru flags: culture, origin, politics, protest, pride, history and fantasy...come for the art and conversation we hope to inspire, stay for the live music and light refreshments! 1895 Greenville home and headquarters...all are welcome! 128 Winfield Ave. (Ocean/Old Bergen). 646-361-1858. Family-Friendly.
Sponsors include Harrison Rand, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, Jersey City Municipal Council & Cultural Affairs, Historic Downtown SID, JCEDC*
Made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders. * Supported in part by a grant from New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism
Supporters: Jersey City Arts Council, Friends of JC Fridays: Triangle Park Community Center, Hudson Partnership