(SUMMIT, NJ) -- The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is hosting an online auction of artwork and experiences in support of its virtual gala, Paint the Town. The auction runs until Saturday, May 22 at 10:00pm. It features more than 70 artworks and experiences available for bid and can be found at 32auctions.com/PaintTheTown2021.
Proceeds from the online auction enables the Art Center to continue to provide high-quality arts education programs to more than 500 kids every year who would not otherwise have access to the arts; provide scholarships for classes and summer camps to kids who come from low-income families; serve diverse members of the community including individuals with disabilities and seniors experiencing cognitive and memory challenges; and show exciting, contemporary art in Summit.
The virtual gala will be held on Saturday, May 22 at 7:30pm. Visit artcenternj.org for information on how to attend via Zoom. Visit 32auctions.com/PaintTheTown2021 to take home your own beautiful piece of art while supporting the arts in New Jersey.
For over 85 years, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has been exclusively dedicated to viewing, making, and learning about contemporary art. Recognized as a leading non-profit arts organization, the Art Center’s renowned Studio School, acclaimed exhibitions, and educational outreach initiatives serve thousands of youth, families, seniors, and people with special needs every year.
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is located at 68 Elm Street in Summit, NJ. Gallery hours: Monday– Thursday, 10:00am–8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am–5:00pm; and Saturday & Sunday, 11:00am–4:00pm. Admission must be reserved in advance. Please call 908.273.9121 to confirm holiday hours. Major support for the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is provided in part by the Peter R. & Cynthia K. Kellogg Foundation; the Wilf Family Foundations; and Art Center members and donors.