Center for the Arts

Center for the Arts


The NJCU Center for the Arts brings the University's cultural offerings
together under one creative umbrella.

With New York City just across the river, the NJCU Center for the Arts is a cultural hub of North Jersey, hosting guest artists and speakers in the performing, visual, film, and literary arts, alongside student presentations. We look forward to seeing you at events on campus and in the community.

 
 

FEATURED EVENTS

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FALL SCHEDULE BROCHURE

Tales from the Garden

Tales from the Garden
Tuesday, April 9, 9:45 a.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre
$8 for all students and adults (including teachers)

CONTACT: boxoffice@njcu.edu, 201-200-2429
GRADES: 1–6
LINKS: Social studies, history

A fun-filled journey through the rich history of the Garden State from its original settlers to its many legends — as well as some of the more unique roles New Jersey has played in American history. This production meets N.J. State Department of Education Core Standards. A great way to enhance your unit on New Jersey.


 

Fan Dance

Nai Ni Chen: The Art of Chinese Dance
Tuesday – May 14th at 9:45 a.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

Tickets: $8 for all students and adults, including teachers.
Please contact the box office at boxoffice@njcu.edu, 201-200-2429.

A multi-cultural, interactive dance program, with dazzling costumes and fantastic props. The Nai Ni Chen dancers bring young people on a journey to explore one of the most ancient cultures in the world.  With detailed narration about the background and inspiration of each dance, audiences experience the history, geography and the basic practice of traditional Chinese dance.  Selected audience members are invited on stage to learn how to dance with silk ribbons.

Grades: 1 – 6, Links: Social Studies, Dance, History & World Cultures

Charlotte Blake Alston

Schooltime Performance: Charlotte Blake Alston
Tuesday, April 16th, at 9:45 a.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

Tickets: $8 for all students and adults, including teachers.
Please contact the box office at boxoffice@njcu.edu, 201-200-2429

Enjoy a morning of storytelling and song with Charlotte Blake Alston, an internationally recognized artist who breathes life into traditional and contemporary stories from African and African American oral and cultural traditions. Charlotte is a recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston Award, the highest award from the National Association of Black Storytellers. In this program, Charlotte presents inspirational stories about Civil Rights leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King.

Grades: High School and University.
 

CLICK ON EACH TAB AT THE TOP TO VIEW OUR COMPLETE FALL SCHEDULE OF PROGRAMS.

VENUES

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Margaret Williams Theatre
Hepburn Hall

West Side Theatre
285 West Side Avenue

Ingalls Recital Hall
Rossey Hall, Room 101

Gothic Lounge
Hepburn Hall, Room 202

Visual Arts Gallery
Visual Arts Building
100 Culver Avenue, ground level
(201)200-2496

Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
Hepburn Hall, Room 323
(201)200-3246

School of Business
200 Hudson Street
Harborside Financial Center, Jersey City

BOX OFFICE

Tickets may be purchased in advance online or in person at the box office, which opens one hour prior to performances.

BUY TICKETS

For group sales and reservations, please contact the Box Office directly:
boxoffice@njcu.edu 201-200-2429.

For disability-related accommodations, please contact the Box Office two weeks in advance of the performance.

 

 

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