WAE Center News

JSDD’s WAE Beyond May-June Workshops Join WAE Beyond in exploring new skills and techniques Sunday afternoons and Tuesday & Thursday evenings at JSDD’s WAE Center. Download Course Catalog and registration form here. WAE Beyond provides a set time and place for participants, ages 16 years and up, to gather, interact, and experience new learning opportunities in arts and personal enrichment. Social interaction and friendships develop organically in the shared learning experience. Creative Classes, outings, and special events will be continually developed in response to member interests and requests. The classes will be kept small for maximum learning so register early.

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JSDD’s WAE Beyond Spring Workshops Begin in March Join WAE Beyond in exploring new skills and techniques Sunday afternoons and Tuesday & Thursday evenings at JSDD’s WAE Center. Download Course Catalog and registration form here. WAE Beyond provides a set time and place for participants, ages 16 years and up, to gather, interact, and experience new learning opportunities in arts and personal enrichment. Social interaction and friendships develop organically in the shared learning experience. Creative Classes, outings, and special events will be continually developed in response to member interests and requests. The classes will be kept small for maximum learning so register early.

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“Friends and Family” Holiday Art Sale 50% discount on selected items Contact Art Studio Manager Harry Klein, 973-272-7156; harry@waecenter.org to arrange a viewing of the artwork being offered. Jacqueline Halgren was thrilled at the announcement last week of the WAE Center’s very first “Friends and Family” Holiday Art Sale. This opportunity has made her the proud owner of an original Steven W. painting that she has admired since she first came for an interview in 2007. “I was totally captivated by that painting as I filled out my application,” said Jacqueline, a fine artist herself. “That was before I had even met Steven and learned that he paints from a wheelchair and has limited use of his hands. Steven and […]

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JSDD’s WAE Center is pleased to introduce its new WAE Beyond workshops. This series of workshops, taught by local professional artists and teachers, comprises 8 exciting courses in Weaving, Middle Eastern dance, Creative Writing, Tai Chi Chih, and more. All people, ages 16 and over, have opportunities to gather on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and 2 Sundays a month to socialize, learn, and engage in creative and wellness pursuits. All the workshops are inclusive and we invite individuals with or without a described disability to give them a try. Beginning in the second week of January the workshops will run from 6 to 8 weeks. The classes will be kept small for maximum learning so register early! Click the link in the photo […]

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More than 200 attended the opening reception, Nov. 11, for the JSDD WAE Center’s ”Out of the Box” Exhibit! On display is the work of over 50 individual artists, working out of the WAE Center Art Studio in West Orange NJ. The exhibit remains up through December 31, and all artwork is available for sale. Give the gift of art this season…stop by the Gaelen Gallery at 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ …and be inspired.  photo by John Skillin

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