With New York City only an hour train ride away students are able to access a city with a large art community quite easily. Events concerning art are never ending. Students can be and take part in such things to better their experiences and career.
Surround yourself in the Arts.
Founded in 1901, the Society of Illustrators is the oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of illustration in America. Notable Society members have been N.C. Wyeth, Rube Goldberg, and Norman Rockwell, among many others.
Our Museum of Illustration was established in 1981. We offer year-round themed exhibits, art education programs and annual juried competitions. Our Permanent Collection houses 2,500 pieces that are cataloged for scholarly use and displayed periodically. In 2012, we created the MoCCA Gallery with a focus on curated exhibits of comic and cartoon art.
The Society is located at 128 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065
A landmark gallery in SoHo since 1984, AFA (formerly Animazing) began as an exhibition space specializing in conceptual animation art. Over time, they broadened their scope to include works by renowned Illustrators and pop culture commercial artists as well as fine artists.
AFA, presents works that are layered with dark complexity and symbolism, indulging the senses and engaging the emotions. They exhibit paintings, drawings and sculpture created by important established and extraordinary emerging artists – including Tim Burton, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Tom Everhart, Daniel Merriam and Kirk Reinert.
New York, NY 10028
Friday and Saturday: 9:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Closed Monday (except Holiday Mondays), Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1
The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.
The National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004
The National Museum of the American Indian–New York is located within the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. The museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions explore the diversity of the Native people of the Americas.
The museum is open 10 AM–5 PM daily, Thursdays to 8 PM; closed December 25. Admission is free.
New York, NY 10021
Montclair, New Jersey 07042-1747
Hours: Wednesdays - Sundays, Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays.
49 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Closed Mondays (except for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents' Day), Tuesdays, New Year's Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day and December 25.
Morristown, NJ 07960
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sundays: 1-5 p.m.
Mondays & Tuesdays: Closed
Closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.