West Orange Arts Council

West Orange Arts Council - 551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ

West Orange Arts Council - 551 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ

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Our Programs Are Tailored To Suit You

Our Mission

To cultivate, inspire and support the study and presentation of the performing, visual and literary arts within our community, and to foster public interest in and support of the arts in West Orange.


The support to bring these programs to special audiences is often gained through our annual fundraisers and Member events.

Our Vision

The West Orange Arts Center offers enriching and innovative programs and events that make art accessible to everyone in our community. Public Programming inspires cultural and artistic enlightenment within our community and beyond its borders—including artist talks, lecture series, panel discussions, film screenings, and hands-on art-making events.

The support to bring these programs to special audiences is often gained through our annual fundraisers and Member events.

Our Commitment

Through education, community outreach, arts programming and facility enhancement, the WOAC strives to enrich and enliven the quality of life of the residents of the Township of West Orange.

The support to bring these programs to special audiences is often gained through our annual fundraisers and Member events.

Blues

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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Contemporary

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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art education

Our History

The West Orange Arts Council was established in 1998. It is a small Commission of the Town of West Orange. John McKeon and Susan Borg were the town officials who convened the first meeting. They recognized the need for art education beyond that available through the school system.

Area artists and community leaders remain the core of WOAC today:

To cultivate, inspire and support the study and presentation of the performing, visual and literary arts within our community, and to foster public interest in and support of the arts in West Orange.

Through education, community outreach, arts programming and facility enhancement, the WOAC strives to enrich and enliven the quality of life of the residents of the Township of West Orange.

The support to bring these programs to special audiences is often gained through our annual fundraisers and Member events.

Our Promise To You

The West Orange Arts Council is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. As part of our mission of bringing art and people together, we believe in inclusiveness of all groups. It is our goal to provide transformative learning experiences for our audience so that they have a greater sense of self and the world around them.

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artists & crafts people

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