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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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View videos of the 2013-2014 Season's Performances

Upcoming Performances

September 27

David Kincaid

Irish Folk/Civil War Americana
October 11

The Improvables

Adult Improv
Novermber 15

The Improvables

Family Improv

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.

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

Fall Classes

Please check the Classes page for our fall offerings.

Children's Drawing and Painting, and adult Yoga and Zumba schedules are now available.

NJ IDOL 2014

The finals of the 2014 NJ Idol competition were held on Saturday, March 1. The winner is:

Israel Hernandez

Israel Hernandez

Christina Nini is the first runner-up and Kasia Bzdyra the second runner-up.

More information and photos here.

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Gallery Hours

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

Wednesday, September 3 – Sunday, September 28


Susan Ahlstrom


Susan Ahlstrom

Ily reflects on herself, Korn

Upper Gallery

"Real and Unreal: Essential Portraits – The Works of Neal Korn and Paul XO Pinkman"

St. Vincent - Madison - Nino Tsereteli

Untitled - Justin Vann Walden

Lower Gallery

Justin Vann Walden’s “Time…Transition…Jazz”

Upcoming Exhibitions


Upper Gallery

Unique Vision Workshop

Lower Gallery

Ross Wagner


Upper Gallery

New Jersey Photography Forum

Lower Gallery


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.

An Opportunity...

WAC needs volunteers for a variety of tasks. Please see the Support 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

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