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(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- The Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Department of Cultural Affairs begins its Fall 2019 season with “Pow(h)er” -- an all-women, contemporary exhibition honors the women’s equality movement. The exhibition also marks the beginning of the College’s year-long programming celebrating the Women’s Suffrage movement and 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, which guarantees and protects women’s constitutional right to vote.  It is on display now through Tuesday, September 24, 2019, in the College's Dineen Hull Gallery.... READ ON

(MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- The Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission will hold its Annual Juried Art Show 2019 at Monroe Township Public Library from October 21-27. Artists who wish to submit entries for the art show may do so at the library on Sunday, October 13 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and Tuesday, October 15 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. There will be an opening reception, by invitation, on Sunday, October 20th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- The Studio Montclair Incubator at Academy Square Galleries presents “(dis)Order,” a show of works by two local artists, Lynne Buschman and Colleen James, who approach and celebrate the idea of creating art through their own distinct and differing systematic processes. The exhibition runs from September 6 – October 15, 2019.... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Virgil Ortiz: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers, a new exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum (MAM), showcases a striking light-infused wall mural and dramatic videos created by famed Pueblo artist, Virgil Ortiz. A number of Oritz’s exquisite ceramic vessels and figurines, on which the artist painted comic-book and sci-fi imagery that shows a heavy influence of contemporary art, are also on view. The exhibition is open at MAM September 14, 2019 through June 21, 2020. ... READ ON

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College’s 2019-2020 season offers performances for every age and interest—from a three-day music festival, to a theatrical depiction of seven female activists, to classical ballet and a beloved Christmas tale, to Shakespearian fun and circus arts, and so much more.... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Index Art Center in Newark presents "O" from September 28 - October 10, 2019. Co-curated by Chai Evaline Silva and Noelle Park, "O" an exhibition of multidisciplinary, emerging artists who are students or graduates from Montclair State University’s BFA program. The exhibit contains works by Abigail Diecidue, Jezreel Deseo, Bhakti Gundani, Chai Evaline Silva, Yoshimi Suzuki. "O" examines how these artists have applied and portrayed both the symbolism of the circle and the letter “O” within their work.... READ ON

(HIGHLAND PARK, NJ) -- Mainstreet Highland Park will hold its Arts in the Park on Sunday, September 22 from 11:30pm to 4:30pm.  The event takes place on Raritan Avenue (Route 27) between 2nd and 5th Avenues. This is the 15th annual Arts in the Park street festival, juried art show, and arts and crafts sale in downtown Highland Park. ... READ ON

(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $45,000 to the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University for the exhibition Angela is Happening! Angela Davis: Image and Text, debuting at the institution in September of 2020. Art Works is the Arts Endowment’s principal grantmaking program. The agency received 1,592 Art Works applications for this round of grantmaking, and will award 977 grants in this category.... READ ON

(LEONIA, NJ) -- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's (NNJCF) The Frank DeLorenzo Memorial Scholarship Fund names Leonia High School senior Ula Goldstein of Leonia, New Jersey as its first recipient.  The NNJCF donor advised fund memorializes Leonia High School 1964 classmate Frank DeLorenzo. ... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions presents "PRIDE: From Raides to Parades" - an exhibit honoring the 50th Anniversary of The Stonewall Rebellion - from August 17 through August 31. The exhibition is an Official Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival Event. Curated by Andrea McKenna, the exhibition includes artists whose work demonstrates the passion they embody for this momentous occasion.... READ ON

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