Art House Productions Announces First In-Person JC Fridays in Over a Year

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Art House Productions has announced the return of in-person JC Fridays on Friday, September 10. A free Virtual JC Fridays Event Kickoff will take place on Thursday, September 9 from 7:00 p.m. EST on Zoom.

Jersey City’s premiere quarterly arts festival will showcase a variety of happenings including visual art exhibitions, music and dance performances, art demonstrations, and studio tours from 35 participating artists, businesses, and organizations. The full event descriptions and event map are available on www.jcfridays.com.

JC Fridays is a seasonal multi-arts festival featuring art events that take place in restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces in almost every neighborhood in Jersey City. All events are free and open to the public. As one of the preeminent art scenes in the tri-state area, Jersey City is abound with visual and performing artists of all types, musicians, and individuals with unique talents; JC Fridays is one of the best times for them to share their newest projects and works.

All event listings include COVID-19 Protocols. For questions about venue protocols, please contact the hosts directly. Art House encourages all patrons to follow all CDC Guidance and adhere to each event’s requirements. Printable event listings can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/107bwcBZZjflXnGI0ozX05WN1Vrmj1zDTiKNpiB65A8U/

Art House Productions is committed to accessibility and inclusivity in all the public programming presented by our organization. A list of wheelchair accessible events can be found here: www.jcfridays.com/blog/categories/wheelchair-accessible

The Virtual JC Fridays Kickoff on September 9 at 7:00 p.m. EST will feature live performances and previews of JC Fridays events. Admission is free, advance registration is required to receive the Zoom link. To register, please visit www.jcfridays.com/virtualkickoff. The event will feature live ASL interpreters and Closed Captions. For questions about accessibility and patrons services, please email info@arthouseproductions.org.

“As our community reconnects in-person, Art House is thrilled with the return of in-person JC Fridays,” says Producing Director Courtney Little. “Jersey City is filled with diverse talent across all artistic mediums, JC Fridays is the perfect time to enjoy and support the local arts and business community. Our new Virtual JC Fridays Kickoff will allow patrons to enjoy the spirit of Jersey City from all over the world, just as they were able to during Virtual JC Fridays over the past year.”

JC Fridays is sponsored by Jersey City Municipal Council & Cultural Affairs, Jersey City Times, Central Avenue SID, and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. Support for Access expenses on this program provided in part through funding from Access A.R.T./New York, a program of the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York).

JC Fridays Event Listings Lineup – September 10, 2021

Project Greenville: It’s A Family Affair!

4 p.m.-7 p.m., 128 Winfield Avenue, Jersey City

The Statuary: 1000W Show featuring Jim Watt & the Antoine Drye Quartet

6 p.m.-10 p.m., 53 Congress Street, Jersey City

Cocoa Bakery & Cafe: Digital Cityscapes by Ben Fine

6 p.m.-8 p.m., 475 Central Avenue, Jersey City

Galeria Cafe: Art & Coffee Roasting

4 p.m.-10 p.m., 288 Central Avenue, Jersey City

Brendan Mieles: Live from El Sabroso

6 p.m.-8 p.m., 414 Central Ave, Jersey City

NLK Studio: Jack Breslin Trio Live at NLK Studio

6 p.m.-9 p.m., 195 New York Ave, Jersey City

The Kennedy Dancers Champagne Celebration: New season of classes and performances

7 p.m.-11 p.m., 79 Central Avenue, Jersey City

Open Artist Studios at 150 Bay

New works by Frank Ippolito, #201

Eggman/Paul Wirhun, #238

  1. gluck, #226

Jonte Drew, Art Fair 14C Resident Artist, #259

Len Scriv, Fine Artist, #258

Guillermo Bublik, #225

Theda Sandiford ‘I Am My Hair’, #231

Various times, 150 Bay St (enter at 1st St. and Provost St.)

Impress Ballroom: Free Salsa Class

6 p.m.-7 p.m., 54 Coles Street, Jersey City

SILVERMAN and The Majestic Theatre Condominium Association Present: “Art Under Pressure” featuring Barbara Seddon & Wendy Setzer

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., 222 Montgomery Street, Jersey City

SILVERMAN and the Hamilton Square Condominium Present “BODY LANGUAGE” by OCCIPITAL

6 p.m.-8 p.m., 232 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City

Dvora Popup Gallery presents Bruce Halpin: Constructed Paintings

6 p.m.-8 p.m., 160 1st Street, Jersey City

Panepinto Galleries at Canopy by Hilton

9am-5 p.m., 159 Morgan Street, Jersey City

HDSID presents Groove on Grove

3 p.m.-10 p.m., Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City

NOW Project Space: “Let’s See What Life Brings”

4 p.m.-9 p.m., 411 Monmouth Street, Jersey City

Novado Gallery presents “FeelLicks” by PAUL LEIBOW

7 p.m.-9 p.m., 110 Morgan Street, Jersey City

Shampoo JC presents Art & Decor Blowout

7 p.m.-10 p.m., 107 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City

Art House Gallery presents TANGENTS: New Work by Miguel Cardenas at Village West Gallery

5 p.m.-7 p.m., 331 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

Guaicora Studios – Intinerant Gallery & Live Model Drawing at Gia Gelato

4 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 281 Newark Avenue, Jersey City

CoolVines Grove Street presents Abstract Paintings by Katie Niewodowski

10am-11 p.m., 276 Grove Street, Jersey City

CoolVines Powerhouse presents Photos by Ben Mortimer

10am-11 p.m., 350 Warren Street, Jersey City

Hudson Stream Live Stream Demonstration

10am-11 p.m., 135 Erie Street, Jersey City

Fine Arts Gallery at Saint Peter’s University presents Dot Paolo: The Monkey Bars and the Crow

5 p.m.-7 p.m., 47 Glenwood Ave, 5th floor of the Mac Mahon Student Center, Jersey City

CMPND x JC Fridays, presenting works by Nachalie Rodriguez

6 p.m.-10 p.m., 97 Newkirk St., 3rd floor, Jersey City

Jersey City Free Public Library – Zine Workshop

6 p.m.-8 p.m., Five Corners Branch, 678 Newark Avenue (parking lot)

Plays & Poetry: Watch, Listen, and Write with Speranza Theatre Company!

6 p.m.-8 p.m., Venue TBA

The Arts at St. Paul & Incarnation presents Readings by Emily Croy Barker and other local writers

7 p.m.-9 p.m., 38 Duncan Avenue, Jersey City

SMUSH Gallery Open House

7 p.m.-10 p.m., 340 Summit Avenue, Jersey City

NJCU Galleries presents Too Much, Overconsumption and Our Relationship to Stuff

4 p.m.-7 p.m., NJCU Visual Arts Gallery, Visual Arts Building, basement, 100 Culver Avenue Jersey City

NJCU Galleries presents Surface Tension by Amanda Thackray

4 p.m.-7 p.m., Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Hepburn Hall, Room 323, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City

Zoom is an online video conferencing software that allows you to virtually interact when in-person meetings and events aren’t possible. Participants must have wifi, download the application on a computer or smartphone, and sign up for a free Zoom account to participate.

The Art House staff are available to help troubleshoot registration and download; please email info@arthouseproductions.org for assistance.

Art House Productions is generously supported by The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, MACK-CALI Realty, SILVERMAN, The Princeton Foundation, The New Jersey Theatre Alliance, The Hudson County Office of Cultural Affairs, Masterwork Arts, and Genova Burns.

Art House Productions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the develo p.m.ent and presentation of the performing and visual arts in Jersey City, NJ. Art House Productions presents theater, performing and visual arts festivals, arts events, visual art exhibitions, and adult and youth art classes. For more information about Art House programs, please visit our website at www.arthouseproductions.org. Follow on social media @arthouseproductions @arthouseprods To sign up for Art House’s mailing list, please click here: http://eepurl.com/hd1FCj.