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When you join the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey as a member, you believe that art matters. Your support enables the Art Center to bring art to under-served communities, exhibit the work of contemporary artists, host engaging programming series, and so much more. 

We invite you to explore the opportunities and join us today as a Member at the level of your choice!

Please Note: You must be 18 or older to be an individual member. Children under the age of 18 can receive member benefits only at the Family Membership level or above.
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Individual $60

Individual benefits for adults (age 18 and over)

  • Unlimited free gallery admission     
  • Members-Only discount on tuition on Studio School classes 
  • Invitations to Members-only events 
  • Eligibility to participate in Member-only exhibition opportunties [see (*) below for details]
  • Discounted admission to selected special events and programs
  • Discounts on exhibition catalogues
  • Discounts at area businesses


Seniors (65 years and older) and College students (18 years and older) can purchase an Individual Level Membership at the discounted rate of $35. This Membership Level cannot be purchased online as you must show proof of age or present a college ID (presented in person or via fax). Please call 908.273.9121 or visit the Art Center to join at this level.

Dual / Family $100

All Individual Benefits +

  • Membership Benefits and discounts extend to up to six members of your household. 
  • Discount on Kids’ or Adult Art Party


Friend $150

All Dual / Family Benefits +

  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM): Receive member prvileges in 750+ museums (Learn more about NARM)
  • One set of Art Center note cards
  • Two guest passes for free gallery admission

Contributor $250

All Friend Benefits +

  • One complimentary catalogue
  • Name recognition in the Annual Report

Supporter $500

All Contributor Benefits +

  • One complimentary Individual Membership to give as a gift

Benefactor $1,000

All Supporter Benefits +

  • One complimentary Dual / Family Membership to give as a gift
  • Special preview of the exhibition installation with curatorial staff
  • Name recognition on the Art Center's Donor Wall

Art Patron $2,500

All Benefactor Benefits +

  • Exhibition catalogue signed by the artist ($30 value)
  • Invitations to exclusive events, such as visits with the Curator to galleries and private collections

Please Note: Memberships are valid for one full year from the date of issue. Pleas allow 30 days to receive membership card(s). All memberships are tax-deductible and are non-refundable with no exceptions.


The Art Center offers a series of exclusive opportunties throughout the year for for our Members who are artists. 

The Members’ Committee at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey works to provide a forum for members of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey to display their work to the public in a manner that showcases the quality, professionalism, and caliber of each participant, and is rewarding and festive as well as an asset to the community. 

The Committee has three signature programs: 
1.  The Summit Downtown Art Festival, in collaboration with Summit Downtown, that takes place in
2.  An Open Call for exhibitions curated by Members in the Strolling Gallery and Anne’s Place Gallery.   
     The call for proposals is in the spring of each year. 
3.  Two Pop-up Exhibitions in September & May for Members only. 

To reach the committee, e-mail with "Member Committee" in the Subject Line.