Our mission is to cultivate, inspire and support the arts within our community.



The West Orange Arts Council offers a program variety that inspires and connects our community throughout the year, including workshops, lectures, poetry, film screenings and more.  

Paint n Sip for Autism Awareness
West Orange Artist Gina Rivas-Velazquez will provide step-by-step instructions for creating your own masterpiece that you take home with you! All while socializing, networking, sipping wine and most importantly supporting PASSE who volunteer hours of their time, energy & knowledge to help us navigate the Special Educations Services needed for our kids! All proceeds from this event will be given to the Scholarship Fund for graduating students from West Orange High School! We hope to see you there but if you can't make it please consider a donation to support this amazing group of advocates called PASSE!

Build your own artist website
using Squarespace

Two Saturdays (with homework in between)

May 6 and May 13 10-4pm

$300 - Limited to 6 attendees

West Orange Arts Center

551 Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052

This intensive, hands-on course will guide you in creating your own professional artist website with a beautiful design, clean and compelling content, with shopping cart option. Squarespace is a powerful, easy-to-use web platform designed with artists and creative entrepreneurs in mind. This is a great workshop for those starting from scratch on their sites, or looking for extra training on a Squarespace site they already have. More than just a tech class, the workshop will help you create the content every artist website should have.

Your website will include: Home page, Portfolio(s), Artist Statement, Artist Bio, Blog, Contact. Optional: Artist Resume/CV, Links page, shopping cart if you want to sell through your website. Requirements: Basic computer literacy, such as ability to use email, web, Word, etc. You will also need to bring a laptop and power cord to the workshop.

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Business Boot Camp with Gayle Mahoney  

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