WOAC presents Carlos Mateu’s ‘Pop Geometric’

WOAC presents Carlos Mateu’s ‘Pop Geometric’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present Carlos Mateu’s “Pop Geometric” from May 4 to June 1, at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. The opening reception will be Saturday, May 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. with musical guest Enrique Zaldivar and High Light. “Pop Geometric” fuses elements […]

WOAC to hold several events this May

WOAC to hold several events this May

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Center will host several events this May at its gallery, 551 Valley Road in West Orange. The Mother’s Day Gift Boutique will be Saturday, May 4, from noon to 4 p.m. Purchase unique handcrafted gifts made by local artists for that special someone in your life, and […]

Artist jumps back into creating … thanks to arts center

Artist jumps back into creating … thanks to arts center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After a six-year hiatus from creating art, Rosario D’Rivera has filled the entire West Orange Arts Center with her paintings and drawings, bringing her bright colors and Cuban culture to Valley Road. “Introspection,” the exhibit on display until Sunday, April 28, marks D’Rivera’s first jump back into the art world after […]

WOAC presents Rosario D’Rivera’s ‘INTROSPECTION’

WOAC presents Rosario D’Rivera’s ‘INTROSPECTION’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present Rosario D’Rivera’s “INTROSPECTION” from April 1 to April 28 at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, West Orange. The opening reception will take place Saturday, April 13, from 3 to 6 p.m. with musical guest The Juan Ruiz Trio. “INTROSPECTION” incorporates new […]

‘Introspection’ at WO Arts Center

‘Introspection’ at WO Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Center will present Rosario D’Rivera’s “Introspection,” a show examining one’s own consciousness, thoughts and feelings. The process relies exclusively on observation of one’s mental state, while in a spiritual context, it may refer to the examination of one’s soul. The exhibit will run from April 1 to […]

Attend an empowerment program for domestic violence survivors

Attend an empowerment program for domestic violence survivors

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 16, from noon to 4 p.m., at West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, learn the components and signs — as well as prevention — of domestic violence. Program speakers include survivors Lisa Williams, Kimberly Rowland, Lorraine Ulmer and Melody Braxton. Admission is charged. Light refreshments will be […]

WOAC embraces Afro-Cuban art in exhibit

Hernandez brings the sights and sounds of Cuba to West Orange

WOAC embraces Afro-Cuban art in exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council opened a new exhibit of paintings by Alberto Hernandez in its gallery on Jan. 5, displaying 30 canvases by the Cuban-born and Newark-raised painter, and the space came alive with Cuban music and dancing Jan. 13 as the gallery held an opening reception for the show. […]

WOAC to celebrate Cuban culture with a solo exhibit

WOAC to celebrate Cuban culture with a solo exhibit

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council presents an “Afro Cuban Folklore Art” exhibit, featuring the original paintings of local artist Alberto Hernandez. The exhibit runs through Jan. 27 at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. There will be an artist’s reception on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 3 to 6 p.m., […]

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