Our Office and Galleries will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
We will also be closed on either Friday, November 24 or Saturday, November 25.
Please check our website or voicemail announcement after 10 AM on Friday morning for our weekend hours.

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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, December 9

14th Annual Holiday Concert featuring "Amani"

Music in the Gallery
Saturday, January 20

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

Rock & Roll

Saturday, February 3

"The Improvables"

Family Improv

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.

October 4 - 28

Opening Reception, November 5, 1-4 PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery

NJ Photo Forum - 23rd Annual Juried Photography Exhibit

Lower Gallery

Ghanshyam Patel -"LXXX Live / Art in Life"

Upcoming Exhibitions

December 1 - 23

Opening Reception,December 3, 1-4 PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery

Watchung Arts Center Members Juried Show

Lower Gallery

Joan Rosen - 2016 Members Show Winner

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