591 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
ContactMr. Victor Davson
For general operating support of year-round exhibitions, programs and services to Newark and New Jersey residents, artists and visitors.
For over 32 years, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, co-founded by a group of visual artists has played a notable role contributing to New Jersey's cultural vitality, presenting landmark exhibitions, arts-related public programs and innovative educational projects for youth. Its mission is to foster excellence in the visual arts, serve as a catalyst for inclusiveness and diversity, and promote cross-cultural dialog. It seeks to bridge racial, cultural and ethnic divides. Public understanding of the visual arts is strengthened through collaboration and community-based educational programming.