Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ 07901
ContactMs. Bonnie-Lynn Nadzeika
For general operating support for the Art Center's exhibitions and programs.
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey nurtures the capacity for personal expression, expands the creative experience and fosters stronger communities by empowering people to see, make, and learn about art. Through exhibition, studio school, and community programs, the Art Center engenders connection, curiosity, and creative risk-taking among its constituents. Our vision is to create an inclusive and welcoming community where lives are transformed and enriched through the shared experience of art. In our work we embrace the following values: 1) CONNECTION We foster connection among our community members through a respectful and safe environment. 2) INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY We welcome and value diverse backgrounds and viewpoints, and nurture an environment that is open and supportive. 3) EXCELLENCE We are committed to providing outstanding services and programs. We direct our collective efforts to continually improve and innovate. 4) CURIOSITY & CREATIVE RISK-TAKING We value receptivity, open dialogue and innovative thinking, so as to encourage curiosity and creative risk-taking. 5) HOLISTIC APPROACH We value a holistic approach to art in the individual and community life, so that art is found in every facet of life. 6) ADVOCACY We value standing up and speaking out for the arts, in order to promote our vision and values.