Please note a change to the Teen and Children's Art Programs. All classes will start at 4:45 and end at 6:15.

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The Watchung Arts Center offers new art exhibitions each month, performances of music, comedy, and improv
and classes for children and adults in art, photography, dance, yoga, and more.

Take a VISUAL TOUR of the Watchung Arts Center.

For a printable listing of performances and other events at WAC, click here to view our Event Calendar.

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Upcoming Performances

Tickets for all performances, payable by personal check or cash, are available at the door 30 minutes prior to each event. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Eventbrite’s WAC page.

Saturday, January 20

"Rave On!" - the music of Buddy Holiday and Roy Orbison

Rock & Roll

Saturday, February 3

"The Improvables"

Family Improv

Saturday, February 10

"Mardi Gras" with Thaddeus Exposé

Jazz in the Gallery

Sunday, February 11

Tracy Grammer


March 2

Rio Clemente

JaZZ in the Gallery

Click here to view a printable Event Calendar listing performances, exhibitions, and special events at the Watchung Arts Center.

Artistic Birthday Parties at WAC

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Book an Artistic Birthday Party with professional artist/art teacher Monica Schraiber Otero for children ages 3 and up. Adult art parties are also available.

See the Parties page for more information.


Banner: Beacon Hill Jazz Band • “Daffodils,” painting by Miguel Angel Uroso • “On Thin Ice,” photo by Sheilia Lenga • photo by Monica Schraiber Otero


Gallery Hours

Our Galleries are closed for the summer. Please see our About WAC page for our Summer Office Hours.

Sunday & Monday: closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday: noon – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 - 3 p.m.

January 6-31

Opening Reception, January 7, 1-4 PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery

Watchung Arts Center 2018 Invitational

Lower Gallery

Sarah Canfield

Upcoming Exhibitions

February 2-28, 2018

Opening Reception,February 4, 1-4 PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery

DuCret School Show

Lower Gallery

Maia Kumari Gilman

January 21-February 24, 2018

Opening Reception, January 21, 1-4 PM


Children's Art Exhibit


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