NJPAC in YOUR Community! 2015-16 FREE Events

From train stations to classrooms, community gatherings to outdoor festivals, NJPAC representatives are on the move throughout New Jersey. Below are some of the places you can find us.

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October 15 through December 13

Sundays, noon-5pm
Tuesdays, 2-4pm
Thursdays, 6-8pm 

By appointment at (973) 485-2609

Jewish Museum of New Jersey at Congregation Ahavas Sholom, 145 Broadway, Newark

This exhibit is co-produced by NJPAC, the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers-Newark, the Jewish Museum of New Jersey at Congregation Ahavas Sholom, and WBGO Jazz 88.3FM, and presented in partnership with seven religious, educational and cultural institutions.


Sunday, Dec. 6
Jazz saxophonist Greg Wall and friends join choreographer Carolyn Dorfman and her dancers in an afternoon of Jazz, Dance and Dialogue. It will be a celebration of the artistic and cultural roots of both Jewish and African-American artists and their connections. At the Jewish Museum of New Jersey, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. No advance registration, but space is llimited.

Sunday, Dec. 13
WBGO presents the exhibit’s closing reception at the Jewish Museum, featuring pianist, writer and sociologist Ben Sidran in Jews, Music and the American Dream. Accompanying himself on piano, Sidran explores the relationship of blacks and Jews in the music business throughout the 20th century. He is the author of the books There Was a Fire: Jews, Music and the American Dream and Talking Jazz. The event, scheduled at 2 p.m., is free. Register here.


10—Dance Workshop, Decadancetheater, The Gateway Project, Gateway Center, Newark, 12:30-1:30pm. Free. Sign up here.


10—Dance Workshop, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Sharron Miller's Academy for the Performing Arts, 14 S. Park St., Montclair, 1-2:30pm. Free. Sign up here.


6—Books on the Move! Reading of Skit Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald,East Orange Public Library, 21 South Arlington Avenue, East Orange, 2-3pm. Free. 

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18—Dance Workshop, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, NJPAC, One Center Street, Newark, 6-7:30pm. Free. Sign up here.


16—Dance Workshop, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, NJPAC, One Center Street, Newark, 9am-noon. Free. Sign up here.


28—Dance Workshop, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Garden State Ballet School, 28 Glen Road, Rutherford, 1-2:30pm. Free. Sign up here.