Registrations are still being accepted for our Children's Art Enrichment program. Drawing classes are held on Tuesday and Painting classes on Thursday. Painting will begin on April 23 for a full 8-week session.

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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

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.

April 25

The Improvables

Family Improv
May 2

Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub

JaZZ in the Gallery
May 9

Steve Kunzman

Featured Performer
May 16

The Improvables

Adult Improv
Friday, May 29

John Korba

Featured Performer
May 30

Sophia Agranovich

Classicals at the Circle
Friday, June 5

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.

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.

An Opportunity...

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

NJ IDOL 2015

The 2015 NJ IDOL has been POSTPONED. We will post additional information when the event is rescheduled.

The 2015 NJ IDOL vocal competition is open to New Jersey residents ages 15—29 years of age performing all genres of music such as folk, country, pop, classical, gospel and rock. Read more about it here.


Gallery Hours

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

April 3 - 30

Opening Reception, April 19, 1-4 PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery

Watchung Hills Regional High School

Lower Gallery

"A Painter, a Sculptor and a Cabinetmaker Walk Into a Bar..." - Dan Gordon

Upcoming Exhibitions

May 2 - 30

Reception May 3, 1-4 PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery

The Contemporary Art Group 9th Annual Members’ Show

Lower Gallery

Drawing/Painting Layers
Artworks by Steven Rushevsky

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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

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