Frequently Asked QuestionsPlease refer to the answers below for any questions you may have. If you cannot find an answer to your question here, call 908.273.9121 for assistance.
How do I create an online account?
To create an account, click the “Login/Create Account” link at the top left side of the screen. There are prompts to create a new account on this page.
Can my teen take an adult class or workshop?
Adult classes and workshops are open to all students ages 16 and older. However, students under 18 years of age must have written permission from a parent or guardian to attend any class which uses a life model.
Can I withdraw from or transfer to another class?
All withdrawls and transfers must be handled in person or by phone. To withdraw or transfer, contact the Studio School at 908.273.9121. Also see our Studio School Policies page for more information.
Can I take private lessons with one of your instructors?
Yes. Our Mentor Program is perfect for the student seeking individualized, one-on-one instruction. Learn more.
Why haven’t I received my Membership card?
Your membership card and acknowledgement letter are mailed within 30 days of enrollment. If you haven't received yours after a month, please call us at 908.273.9121. We'll confirm your mailing address and send you a new card.
How do I get invited to your Opening Receptions?
The Art Center’s Exhibition Opening Receptions are free and open to the public. Invitations are mailed to current members as well as other individuals and organizations. To be added to our mailing list, please send your name and mailing address to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you offer tours of your exhibitions?
Yes. The Art Center’s Gallery Education Tours encourage students and visitors to view, learn, and share their ideas about the art on view. Tours must be booked in advanced and are offered for all ages, pre-K through adult. Learn more.
How can I exhibit my artwork at the Art Center?
Exhibition opportunities are available for members and students both on- and off-site. When you become a member, you will be informed of all exhibition opportunities and calls for entry via email. We also post all opportunities to our Facebook page and via flyers at the Art Center.
Can I host my event at the Art Center?
There are many ways to partner with Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to host your event. The Art Center offers custom art parties for small groups—we work with you to plan and host children's birthday parties, wedding showers, book clubs, and boy or girl scout badge events! Learn more here. For larger events, please contact us at 908.237.9121 x 241.
Do you offer Professional Development credit?
Yes. The Art Center offers several ways to earn professional development hours as a certified professional development provider of the New Jersey Department of Education. Learn more.
Do you offer internships?
Yes. The Art Center offers an Arts Internship opportunity for students interested in gaining hands-on experience with an accredited arts organization. Learn more.