This two-hour bus ride gives you a fast-paced ride through Montclair’s history looking at its architecture, businesses, and people. Led by Trustee member Helen Fallon and Executive Director Jane Eliasof. Member $25/person; nonmembers $30/person. Registration is required online no later than November 10, space is limited due to bus shuttle size. Bus leaves at 10 am from 110 Orange Road,...

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Parents are invited to introduce their child to the wonderful world of color! Join Peck's master Lower School Visual Arts teacher, Karen Dispenziere, for an inspirational morning of creativity. Henry Matisse is known for many things, but of greatest interest to early learners is his propensity for the use of vivid colors, unique shapes, and patterns. At this workshop, together with your...

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HOLIDAY THEMED SINGLE SESSION - CODE YOUR OWN HOLIDAY CARD USING SCRATCH MIT Children grades 1-7 code their own Holiday Card using Scratch MIT This holiday season be original and send to your family and friends your own personalized animated holiday card. This workshop covers simple coding concepts taught through Scratch, an MIT developed programming language targeted at children. At the...

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At 10:00 AM for families and 2:00 PM for adults, guests can experience a hands-on instructional demonstration to learn all about apple cider pressing. Guests will also be granted the opportunity to make their own cider to take home with them, including their own private label, perfect to share with family and friends at the Thanksgiving table. The class will cost $45 per person and includes an...

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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and Texture) and the importance of storytelling. Throughout six weeks, students will do a series of fun activities using watercolors and colored pencils while working on storytelling by translating text to...

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Faculty Exhibition

Nov 17, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018

A selection of recent artworks created by 20 members of the art faculty at William Paterson University in Wayne will be featured in an exhibition at the University Galleries in the Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts from November 1 through December 12, 2018. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on November 4 from noon to 4 p.m. and November 17 from 9 a.m. to 1...

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Join us on Saturday mornings for family fun in the Art Museum. This week take an imaginary trip to the Middle Ages as you examine a knight in armor and design your own family crest. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. Each week has a different theme. Come for fifteen minutes or two hours—whatever your schedule...

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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes, and features, from the conch-shell trumpet to the didgeridoo, from the valveless natural trumpet to the keyed bugle, from the Swiss alphorn to the s-shaped serpent.  By special arrangement with the...

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The perfect fall family tradition! Make delicious, homemade apple cider using an old-fashioned, hand-cranked cider press, and learn fun facts about the amazing apple. Best of all, enjoy the fruits of your labor, and sample the fresh cider. Saturdays & Sundays: October 28, November 10, 11, 24 & 25 Demonstrations run at 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.

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Pinocchio at SOPAC

Nov 17, 2018

Pinocchio, the beloved story of a wooden boy carved from the loving hands of his “Mother,” Dame Gina Geppetto, is brought to life as only The Panto Company can. Join Pinocchio on an adventure full of magic and wonder as he sings and dances his way to becoming a real boy. He’ll experience Stromboli’s travelling show, Pleasure Island, the inside of a whale’s mouth with his companions,...

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