Summer programming at West Orange Arts Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s July programs at the West Orange Arts Center Gallery and Gift Shop at 551 Valley Road include a pop-up art exhibit and workshops for poets, songwriters, crafters and aspiring calligraphers. The July pop-up exhibit, which opens to the public on Saturday, July 7, at 2 p.m., […]

WO Rotary awards $18K to nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Rotary Club hosted residents and community organizations at Mayfair Farms for its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon on June 8, awarding $18,700 to 22 local and national nonprofit groups. The funds for the awards were raised during events held throughout the year, and go toward supporting organizations that […]

Learn to felt your scarves

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will hold a workshop on nuno-felting scarves with Josie’s Colorful Journey at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register at www.josiescolourfuljourney.com/workshop.

Friends of the Library to hold book sale

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the West Orange Public Library, a nonprofit, has planned a spring book and plant sale to be held at the West Orange Public Library on Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside the lower level of the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave., and outside under the […]

JSDD Wae Center visits ‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled Wae Center in West Orange recently visited the West Orange Arts Council’s “Art from the Heart” exhibit at the West Orange Arts Center and received a private gallery tour by exhibition manager Lisa Suss. “These trips are important to the overall well-being […]

WOAC summer pop-up exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Summer pop-up exhibits are coming to the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, and local artists are invited to apply to participate. The first pop-up will be installed Saturday, June 2, and taken down Sunday, June 24; the second pop-up will be installed Saturday, July 7, and taken down Sunday, […]

‘Cypher and Sound’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Don’t miss the upcoming “Cypher and Sound” event at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, on Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. “Cypher and Sound” is a forum for local singers, songwriters, poets, rappers, DJs, comics and storytellers. Artists collaborate with, listen to and support their fellow creators. For […]

WOAC opens ‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s current show “Art from the Heart” at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road, features 17 exhibiting artists’ diverse interpretations of the heart. Their works range from representations of the organ inside the chest to images of the heart as the emotional center of a […]

‘Art from the Heart’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council presents “Art from the Heart,” an exhibition of art fueled by passion, at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. The exhibit will be open during the WOAC’s Mother’s Day Shopping Boutique from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, […]

Get mom the best gifts for May

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With Mother’s Day just around the corner, find unique one-of-a-kind gifts for the special ladies in your life or treat yourself at a Mother’s Day Shopping Boutique, hosted by the West Orange Arts Council, on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the West Orange […]