On November 4, 2018, Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled held a Gala and Opening Reception Art Exhibit – doorways to infinite possibility. 

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We would like to invite everyone to come out Sunday afternoon and experience this really inventive art exhibit created by JSDD WAE Center artists and lead professional artists!

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When:             May 15 – August 26, 2016 Where:            Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 185 South Orange Ave. (Medical Science Building – Ground Floor) Newark, NJ 07101   JSDD’s WAE Center is pleased to announce that works of art from its 2016 “Identity and Personality Project” are featured prominently in the Rutgers NJ Medical School Annual Collaborative Art Exhibition. Each piece in this large scale mixed-media exhibit of collages and portraits was created by a team of WAE Center members in collaboration with lead artist and facilitator Tim Folzenlogen. Folzenlogen, a nationally known artist, speaks movingly about his inspiration for the project and the process through which it was accomplished. “My initial idea was to create life-size figures of […]

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West Orange – The WAE Center is pleased to announce that several works of art from its Chairs of Inclusion project (www.chairsofinclusion.org) are now on exhibit at the Rutgers NJMS Fall Arts Festival at the Rutgers NJ Medical School first floor gallery, 185 South Orange Ave, Newark, NJ. The exhibit features two of Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern’s “Dialogue of Four Chairs” paintings along with Yvette Lucas’ “Care Chair” in a glass showcase. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm and the Arts Festival opening reception is Thursday, October 16, 4-6pm. The Chairs of Inclusion project celebrates the tenth anniversary of Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled (JSDD) WAE Center, a center for Wellness, Arts and Enrichment for adults with […]

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JSDD’s WAE (Wellness, Arts, Enrichment) Center will be a visible component in this February’s Shabbat Shalem observances at eight Metrowest organizations and synagogues. Shabbat Shalem, Shabbat made “whole and complete” by the inclusion of all of its members, is celebrated nationally during Jewish Disability Awareness Month each February.   Artwork created by WAE Center members will be displayed as part of B’nai Or’s “The Spirit of the Human Family” exhibit, which is co-sponsored by the Morris Area Clergy Council. The show opens on Feb. 23 with a community-wide reception, 5-6:30 p.m., followed by an interfaith Purim celebration. The exhibit draws upon the many talented artists in congregations throughout the Morris area. This show focuses on inclusion, what brings us together […]

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