Opening Reception | Creative Mithila
Sep
10
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception | Creative Mithila

The Lobby Gallery at The JCC of Bayonne

Creative Mithila: New and Recent Works by Nupur Nishith

Opening Reception: Sunday September 10, 2017 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Free Admission. Open to the public.

Nupur Nishith is a Bayonne, New Jersey award-winning artist, famous for her Mithila/Madhubani art work inspired by her birthplace in India. Her paintings have been awarded and exhibited at various galleries, shows and publications in India and in the USA. Her painting “Dheeya” (dheeya means girl-child in Maithili) won an award at The National Juried Art Show Color organized by the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition and juried by the curator from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Nupur Nishith’s paintings are in private collections all around the world. The artist’s hand painted piano was displayed as a public art project in New York City this year. Nishith is the owner of Creative Mithila which promotes the Mithila/Madhubani art form - from the ancient traditions to the evolution in contemporary times across the globe.

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Creative Mithila: New and Recent Works by Nupur Nishith
Sep
10
to Oct 10

Creative Mithila: New and Recent Works by Nupur Nishith

The Lobby Gallery at The JCC of Bayonne

Creative Mithila: New and Recent Works by Nupur Nishith

Opening Reception: Sunday September 10, 2017 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Viewing Hours: 
Monday - Thursday | 9a - 10p
Friday | 9a - 6p
Saturday - Sunday | 9a - 2p

Free Admission. Open to the public.

Nupur Nishith is a Bayonne, New Jersey award-winning artist, famous for her Mithila/Madhubani art work inspired by her birthplace in India. Her paintings have been awarded and exhibited at various galleries, shows and publications in India and in the USA. Her painting “Dheeya” (dheeya means girl-child in Maithili) won an award at The National Juried Art Show Color organized by the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition and juried by the curator from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Nupur Nishith’s paintings are in private collections all around the world. The artist’s hand painted piano was displayed as a public art project in New York City this year. Nishith is the owner of Creative Mithila which promotes the Mithila/Madhubani art form - from the ancient traditions to the evolution in contemporary times across the globe.

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Gene Rotter / Joanne Fedor Reflections of Paradise
Jun
11
to Jul 11

Gene Rotter / Joanne Fedor Reflections of Paradise

New works inspired by the beautiful island of St. Croix at the JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery

Reflections of Paradise is a journey through all of the colors that nature offers, with our final destination: the U.S. Virgin Islands. Paintings by Gene Rotter and photography by Joanne Fedor.

Viewing Hours: M-Th 9a-10p, Fri 9ap-6p, Sat-Sun 9a-2p

Free admission.
Open to the public.

Opening Reception Sunday June 11, 2017 / 2:00-5:00pm

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Opening Reception | Gene Rotter / Joanne Fedor: Reflections of Paradise
Jun
11
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception | Gene Rotter / Joanne Fedor: Reflections of Paradise

Opening Reception: Sunday June 11, 2017 / 2:00-5:00pm

New works inspired by the beautiful island of St. Croix at the JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery

Reflections of Paradise is a journey through all of the colors that nature offers, with our final destination: the U.S. Virgin Islands. Paintings by Gene Rotter and photography by Joanne Fedor.

Viewing Hours: M-Th 9a-10p, Fri 9ap-6p, Sat-Sun 9a-2p

Free admission.
Open to the public.

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Opening Reception | Combine
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception | Combine

Dimensional works by: Elsie Sienkiewicz, Norman Darvie, Nicholas Macchia, Terina Nicole McKinney, KristieAnn Fitzpatrick, Joseph J. Taras Kushnir and Rich Roberts. With accompanying paintings by Damian Dickson and photography by Caryn LaGreca.

On view at the JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery

Free Admission. Open to public.
Family Friendly! Art Students Are Encouraged To Attend!

Opening Reception | Saturday, April 22 2PM - 5PM

cover: N. Darvie, "Symmetry in Motion"; mix-media

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Combine: A Showing of Sculpture & Assemblage
Apr
22
to Jun 1

Combine: A Showing of Sculpture & Assemblage

Dimensional works by: Elsie Sienkiewicz, Norman Darvie, Nicholas Macchia, Terina Nicole McKinney, KristieAnn Fitzpatrick, Joseph J. Taras Kushnir and Rich Roberts. With accompanying paintings by Damian Dickson and photography by Caryn LaGreca.

On view at the JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery

Free Admission. Open to public.
Family Friendly! Art Students Are Encouraged To Attend!

Opening Reception | Saturday, April 22 2PM - 5PM

cover: E. Sienkiewicz, "Inside the Artist Mind"; mix-media

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Daddy Daughter Dance Mad Hatter's Ball
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Daddy Daughter Dance Mad Hatter's Ball

Daddies, don't be late for a very important date with your daughters! The JCC of Bayonne will be transformed into a magical Wonderland full of yummy treats, music and special surprises. Gentlemen, bring your best top hat, and have your little girls don their favorite dress.

In today’s busy world, its hard to take a break from daily life and experience something special, elegant and magical. The JCC’s Daddy Daughter Dance will be that experience. It will be time to share a special moment with your special Princess to focus on your relationship by enjoying the other’s company without distraction. 

This event is open to all of the special men in the lives of their lovely girls — fathers, uncles, and grandpas are all welcome. Do you have more than one daughter? Don't worry, there will be enough fun to go around!

Ages: 8 weeks to 6 years
Formal Attire: Coat and tie / Dress
Admission: $20 per couple

Please make a reservation by January 20, 2017 at the office.

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Closing Reception | Dream Series: The Beginning of an Era
Jan
14
1:00 PM13:00

Closing Reception | Dream Series: The Beginning of an Era

A closing reception will be held for the art exhibit Dream Series: The Beginning of an Era by Tejaswini Alpana Mittal on Saturday January 14, 2017 at 1pm to 5pm at The JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery.

On exhibit will be a collection of her pearler bead art pieces as well as large format acrylic paintings.

This event is open to the public and free admission. Artwork available for purchase. Viewing hours are Mon-Thur 9am-10pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm.

Please call Erin L. Kachmar Director of Fine Art at 201-436- 6900 and visit the artist at www.artisticpossibilities.com

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Holidays Around The World Celebration
Dec
15
4:30 PM16:30

Holidays Around The World Celebration

Join us for a wonderful dessert buffet celebrating our community's traditions!

In our multicultural community at the JCC, we all have treasured customs celebrated during the winter months. Sharing these customs and traditions through food is a wonderful way for everyone to learn and grow.

We are asking you, our families, to provide a favorite dessert that is part of your way of celebrating the holiday season.

In addition we will also be having an ART SHOW, displaying works of your children on individual canvases as a holiday gift for you.

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Tricky Tray
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Tricky Tray

Join us for The Lauren Wendroff Early Children's Academy's Annual Tricky Tray! A night of prizes, raffles, food and fun. Enjoy multi-tiered prizes, a 50/50 Raffle and a Birthday Board Raffle. This even is BYOL and open to the public. All proceeds from the night benefit The Lauren Wendroff Early Children's Academy.

Expect Minor, Major, Super and Grand prizes such as:

 
  • Disney Hopper Passes
  • Snowblower
  • Kitchen Aid Mixer
  • Designer Bags
  • Designer Jewelry 
  • Harrah's Atlantic City Stays
  • Rachel Ray Cookware Set
  • iPad Air 2
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Bikes
  • Wireless Beats Headphones
  • Themed Baskets

For parents who are unable to find accommodations for children ages 2½ and above during our night of fun, the LWECA is offering a babysitting service FREE of charge, serviced by our wonderful teachers! **ALL CHILDREN MUST BE POTTY TRAINED.**

Doors open at 6:30PM
Admission: $25 per person
Admission includes a buffet dinner, 5 MAJOR prize tickets and 10 MINOR prize tickets.
Reserved seating is available.

Get your tickets at the JCC of Bayonne Main Office.

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Opening Reception | Phantasmagoria
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception | Phantasmagoria

The 2017 Art Exhibition Season begins at The JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery with an opening reception for Joseph J. Taras Kushnir’s solo exhibit Phantasmagoria on Saturday evening September 17, 2016 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Phantasmagoria, the self appointed name of Kushnir’s particular style, features a collection of biomorphic images on paper in pastel, ink, graphite and crayon -- adorned with chunky, gilded mouldings that will certainly quench one’s Baroque-Roccoco thirst. The artist will also be showing a number of oil paintings, works on scratchboard and clay sculpture. From fleshy, sensual figure studies to depictions of strange, mossy life forms, guests are guaranteed an eye-full of something different.

On view September 17 thru October 20, 2016.
Original art for sale.

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Phantasmagoria at the Lobby Gallery
Sep
17
to Oct 20

Phantasmagoria at the Lobby Gallery

The 2017 Art Exhibition Season begins at The JCC of Bayonne Lobby Gallery Joseph J. Taras Kushnir’s solo exhibit Phantasmagoria. Phantasmagoria, the self appointed name of Kushnir’s particular style, features a collection of biomorphic images on paper in pastel, ink, graphite and crayon -- adorned with chunky, gilded mouldings that will certainly quench one’s Baroque-Roccoco thirst. The artist will also be showing a number of oil paintings, works on scratchboard and clay sculpture. From fleshy, sensual figure studies to depictions of strange, mossy life forms, guests are guaranteed an eye-full of something different.

On view September 17 thru October 20, 2016.
Original art for sale.

Lobby Hours
Monday-Thursday
Friday
Saturday-Sunday


9am-10pm
9am-6pm
9am-4pm

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Opening Reception | Stefa Charczenko at the Lobby Gallery
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

Opening Reception | Stefa Charczenko at the Lobby Gallery

The Lobby Gallery at the JCC of Bayonne welcomes Manhattan based artist and photographer Stefa Charczenko in a solo exhibition of recent works opening on Saturday evening May 14, 2016. A reception will take place at 7pm to 11pm. The Artist will be showing a large collection of photography which will include her colorful, playful, New York City street scenes and window fronts along with many pieces from her eye-catching "Reflections" series plus much more. Through her camera lens, Charczenko provides her audience a fresh, fun perspective of Manhattan.

This event is free and open to the public. Photography & prints available for purchase. 

On view 5/14-6/19  M-Th 9a-10p, Fri 9a-6p, Sat-Sun 9a-4p.

Visit the artist's online gallery at www.stefography.fineartamerica.com

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Stefa Charczenko at the Lobby Gallery
May
14
to Jun 19

Stefa Charczenko at the Lobby Gallery

The Lobby Gallery at the JCC of Bayonne welcomes Manhattan based artist and photographer Stefa Charczenko in a solo exhibition of recent works opening on Saturday evening May 14, 2016. A reception will take place at 7pm to 11pm. The Artist will be showing a large collection of photography which will include her colorful, playful, New York City street scenes and window fronts along with many pieces from her eye-catching "Reflections" series plus much more. Through her camera lens, Charczenko provides her audience a fresh, fun perspective of Manhattan.

This event is free and open to the public. Photography & prints available for purchase. 

On view 5/14-6/19  M-Th 9a-10p, Fri 9a-6p, Sat-Sun 9a-4p.

Visit the artist's online gallery at www.stefography.fineartamerica.com

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Opening Reception | The 2nd Annual Art In The City Exhibition: Art & The Written Word
Apr
23
2:00 PM14:00

Opening Reception | The 2nd Annual Art In The City Exhibition: Art & The Written Word

The Lobby Gallery at The JCC of Bayonne is pleased to present Art & The Written Word, a new exhibition featuring visual art and poetry by 22 Hudson County artists. This new body of work shifts between the zones of abstraction and narrative, exploring the close relationship between art and communication. Suffused with playful color, light and space, each work of art acts as a gateway to a unique story. Artists include: Elliot Appel, Eugene and Edith Horn, Joan Brunner, Adella M. Hicks, Michael Flood, Jyotsna Dash, Dwight Bonair and Akira Flume-Smith, Latinsilver, Erin L. Kachmar, Roberto Rosado, Donna Marie Ostrowski, Anthony and Elsie Sienkiewicz, Alpana Mittal, Rangoli Mittal, Joanne Fedor, Gene Rotter, Philip A. Benson, Svetlana Martisova and Joseph Taras Kushnir.

Opening reception is Saturday April 23, 2016 at 2pm to 5pm. This event is free & open to the public.

On view April 23 thru May 5, 2016. 
Viewing hours: M-Th 9am-10pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm. 

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The 2nd Annual Art In The City Exhibition: Art & The Written Word
Apr
23
to May 5

The 2nd Annual Art In The City Exhibition: Art & The Written Word

The Lobby Gallery at The JCC of Bayonne is pleased to present Art & The Written Word, a new exhibition featuring visual art and poetry by 22 Hudson County artists. This new body of work shifts between the zones of abstraction and narrative, exploring the close relationship between art and communication. Suffused with playful color, light and space, each work of art acts as a gateway to a unique story. Artists include: Elliot Appel, Eugene and Edith Horn, Joan Brunner, Adella M. Hicks, Michael Flood, Jyotsna Dash, Dwight Bonair and Akira Flume-Smith, Latinsilver, Erin L. Kachmar, Roberto Rosado, Donna Marie Ostrowski, Anthony and Elsie Sienkiewicz, Alpana Mittal, Rangoli Mittal, Joanne Fedor, Gene Rotter, Philip A. Benson, Svetlana Martisova and Joseph Taras Kushnir.

Opening reception is Saturday April 23, 2016 at 2pm to 5pm. This event is free & open to the public.

On view April 23 thru May 5, 2016. 
Viewing hours: M-Th 9am-10pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4pm. 

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Wings: An Exhibit of Photography by Lois Adlin | Opening Reception
Jan
31
1:00 PM13:00

Wings: An Exhibit of Photography by Lois Adlin | Opening Reception

An opening reception will take place on Sunday January 31, 2016 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm in the lobby of the JCC of Bayonne. 

The Bayonne Nature Club has organized dozens of exquisite wildlife photographs taken by their friend and Nature Club member, Lois Adlin, to display in this very special exhibit dedicated in her memory. Guests are invited to join the "indoor bird walk" with guest speaker and bird expert Michael Brit at 2:00pm.

This event is free & open to the public. Family friendly and for all ages. Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments will be served.

Presented by the Bayonne Nature Club. 

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Wings: An Exhibit of Photographs by Lois Adlin, In Her Memory
Jan
24
to Mar 1

Wings: An Exhibit of Photographs by Lois Adlin, In Her Memory

The Bayonne Nature Club has organized dozens of exquisite wildlife photographs taken by their friend and Nature Club member, Lois Adlin, to display in this very special exhibit dedicated in her memory.

On view 1/24/16 through 03/01/16

Viewing hours:
Monday - Thursday 9AM - 10PM
Friday 9AM - 6PM
Saturday - Sunday 9AM - 4PM

Present by the Bayonne Nature Club.

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