The Montclair Art Museum offers a weekly drop-in studio focusing on different themes each month, taught by a variety of instructors from the museum.
Drop-in Studio at The Montclair Art Museum allows everyone to express themselves through art. On Sunday, Jan. 15, families braved the cold weather to come to the Montclair Art Museum’s drop-in art studio. Offered weekly, the studio allows families to come for however long they want, and to bond with each other while creating a […]
Theresa DeSalvio uses the original, darker version of ‘Pinocchio’ to explore heroin addiction in a short film inspired by a recent series of paintings.
Artist Theresa DeSalvio’s new film gives voice to families affected by addition. Theresa DeSalvio is a Glen Ridge artist who explores social issues in narrative form. She usually creates a body of paintings surrounding a single theme. In her most recent project, a series of paintings she calls “Tales,” she uses the character of Pinocchio […]
Nancy Pi-Sunyer is developing a notecard series for her favorite furry friend, for any age to enjoy at every occasion: Mousekin does it all.
Don’t miss out on the mighty Mousekin prints and notecards. Remember when you used flashcards to help memorize multiplication tables? Nancy Pi-Sunyer has brought those little guys back in style with her latest product, a notecard series featuring the lovable Mousekin. It all started six years ago, when she taught in the Forestry School at […]
On Saturday, Aug. 13, the famous Montclair Jazz Festival was held. It was more than just music this time, it was also a place for photographers.
The 2016 Montclair Jazz Festival, a marvelous place for photographers. The 2016 Montclair Jazz Festival, held in Nishuane Park in Montclair, was a tremendous environment for more than just music. The Montclair Jazz Festival was an amazing place to photograph. I myself, a staff photographer for The Montclair Dispatch, have attended the festival the past few […]
Pinot's Palette in Montclair allows for creativity and fun all at the same time!
Pinot’s Palette offers locals a guided class to unlock their inner artist. For locals in search of a fun activity for their next night out, Pinot’s Palette at 351 Bloomfield Ave. may be the perfect destination. Pinot’s Palette offers locals the chance to open a bottle of wine and experience painting in a way they […]
First started in a garage, The Art Garage has transformed into an art gallery and art studio for all to enjoy!
Art education from the Art Garage. The Art Garage, founded in 2004 by Suzanne O’Connor, is home to the StudioKids Art program, founded in 2008, which gives children the opportunity to become involved in classes aimed to teach art education. The Art Garage, which first started in a garage and has now transformed into a […]
Montclair has it’s very own store called Howell that has just what you need from places all around the world.
Montclair has it’s very own store called Howell that has just what you need from places all around the world. Just when I thought Montclair couldn’t get any cuter with its small, family owned, unique shops and boutiques, I found Howell. Located at 599 Valley Road in Montclair and owned by Montclair native Carolyn Burbridge […]
Fern Bass of Bass Arts Studio offers a variety of fashion classes that caters to specific age groups teaching skills such as sewing and pattern making.
Bass Arts Studio: Support your creativity! Located on Park Street in Montclair, N.J., Bass Arts Studio offers a variety of art and fashion classes during the year in addition to a summer camp for children of all ages. With their mission being to “recognize, affirm and support a child’s emerging individuality, and help strengthen a […]
Montclair State University Art and Design students painted an eye-opening mural over a site destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
Art does make a difference. A mural in downtown Montclair that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy was not entirely irreparable. Art and Design students from Montclair State University have recently painted a new mural over the original “History of Montclair” themed painted from 2010 in order to bring life back to that site, a life […]
The Glenfield Middle School Art Festival has moved to May 30 and is set to inspire those in attendance.
Art festival keeps the audience in awe. Glenfield, the Visual and Performing Art Middle School of Montclair, with be hosting its first annual Art Festival. This festival was originally scheduled for this past week, but has been moved to Thursday, May 30. Please forgive us for the inconvenience. The Art Festival will begin at 6 […]