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Event Calendar

Tuesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 29
In our Galleries

Heinz W. Otto Gallery: "Connections XVIII" - Unique Vision Workshop curated by Katherine Wagner

Lower Gallery: “Retrospective - Black & White Images - 1947-1959” - Ross Wagner

Friday, October 21, 8pm.

Rio Clemente with Jerry Weldon

New Jersey’s own jewel of the jazz world open our "JaZZ in the Gallery" series, joined by tenor saxophonist Jerry Weldon.

Sunday, October 23, 1 - 3p.m.

Children's Juried Art Exhibit: Opening reception

24th Annual Children’s Juried Art Exhibition recognizes the budding talents and creative potential of young artists.  The mission of the show is to encourage artistic development in children by providing an opportunity for the display and appreciation of their work outside home and school. 

Saturday, October 29, 8pm.

"The Millennials: Sunshine and Music" - A Benefit Concert

Benefit performance for the Sunshine Kids Foundation and the Watchung Arts Center

Six teenage piano prodigies will join hands to benefit the Sunshine Kids Foundation and The Watchung Arts Center. Featured performers are Kelsey Lee and Yulia Kuzniar, students at Summit High School; Corinne Au currently attending Millburn High School; Kingston Ho, from the Academy for Allied Health Sciences in Scotch Plains; Sammi Powell who attends Newark Academy; and Andrew Hong from Governor Livingston High School. All the youthful performers are students of Beatrice Long, an esteemed piano pedagogue and concert artist.

Tuesday, November 1 - Wednesday, November 30
In our Galleries

Artists' Reception Sunday, November 6 1:00-4:00PM

Heinz W. Otto Gallery: "NJ Photo Forum" - 22nd Annual Juried Photography Exhibit

Lower Gallery: Aletheia - Ksenija Puskaric

Saturday, November 12, 8pm.

Sandy Sasso and Her Little Big Band

Vocalist Sandy Sasso brings her “Little Big Band” to the Watchung Arts Center

Saturday, November 19, 8pm.

Chip Mergott

Singer/songwriter, Chip Mergott, plays his original tunes as well as some familiar covers .

Saturday, Decvember 3, 8pm.

The Improvables - Family Show

Bring your kids (10+) for an Amusing, Boisterous, Candid, Delightful,..., Zealous plain old good time when the Improvables entertain!

Saturday, December 10, 8pm.


Marty Eigen, Fred Fischer, Stephen Fuller, Flip Peters, with special guest 10-year old phenom, pianist Tyler Fengya.

Amani means “peace” in Swahili. The group was formed to share the concept of peace through music, performing for people of all ages, races, and religious affiliations.

Saturday, January 21, 8pm.

Acoustic Road

A NJ-based acoustic rock and classic rock duo specializing in the faithful re-creation of the legendary music that helped define the 60's, 70's, 80's and beyond.

Saturday, February 11, 8pm.

RB Express

Exemplifying the tight harmonies and rhythms of the early street corner groups, The RB Express offers a perfect blend of your favorite music.