Thursday, October 4th from 6 PM – 9 PM at 84 Sip Ave
Start your journey through the 28th annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour at JCAST HQ, a premier pop-up gallery featuring new and traditional media created by local and regional artists, as well as the main JCAST information hub. https://www.thejcast.com/jcast-events/
JCAST HQ 84 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
…steps from the Journal Square PATH station. Parking is available in the JSQ PATH garage, accessible via Summit Avenue.
JCAST Kick-Off Celebration
@ JCAST HQ | 84 Sip Ave
October 4, 6-9 PM
This event is free and open to the public.
HOURS OF OPERATION
* Kick-Off Celebration: Thursday, October 4, 6-9 PM
* Open Gallery: Friday, October 5, 12-8 PM
* Open Gallery: Saturday, October 6, 12-6 PM
* Open Gallery: Sunday, October 7, 12-6 PM
JCAST HQ is FREE and open to the public for the Kick-Off Celebration and during Open Gallery hours. Select artwork will be available for sale.
JCAST HQ GROUP EXHIBITION
Amanda Thackray | Andre Russell | Angela Costanzo Paris | Ben Weathers | Brendan Carroll | Chris Lesnewski | Daren Kendall | Dylan Egon | Emily Knowles | Enrique Figueredo | Esteban Jimenez | Fabricio Suarez | Gale Sasson | Gocha Tsinadze | Jane Westrick | Janet Jeun-Gourley | Jaqueline Arias | Jasmine Hsu | Jerome China | Jesumar Legada | Joachim Marx | Jong Henry Kim | Ken Huston | Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger | Lawrence Ciarallo | Loren Abbate | Lorenzo Irico | Michael DiFeo | Nabilia Dadabhoy | Natalee Cayton | Niccolo Baldi | Norm Kirby | Nyugen Smith | Paul Federico | Ray Arcadio | Simon Rigg | Swati Rastogi | Vidhi Mehrotra
Curated by Tina Maneca
Special thanks to Mike Grabowski for helping us light the show!
JCAST HQ FEATURES
*Artist Meet-and-Greet: JCAST HQ participating artists will be on-site to talk about their artwork, the artistic process and more. Stop by, say hi and buy some art! FRI, SAT & SUN
*JCAST HQ Promenade Live Art: GET CREATIVE! Bring paint, Sharpies or any other media and get arty on the white boards lining the walkway along the JCAST HQ. All are welcome to participate! THUR, FRI, SAT & SUN
*We Are with Krishna Chavda: Krishna, of Nanu Illustration, will be out on the JCAST Promenade painting live portraits. Jump on in and color in your own portrait, contributing to a community painting. SAT & SUN 12-4 PM
*Henna Art: Artist Swati Rastogi will be hand-painting gorgeous henna tattoos in a mix of traditional and new styles. FRI 4-7 PM | SAT 2-5 PM
*Silkscreen Pop-Up Shop: Artist Andre Russell of Rated Real Clothing will be on-site hand screening shirts and other textiles made-for-order. FRI 12-8 PM | SAT 12-6 PM
*Hear it Whisper: Veteran Jersey City curator & artist Brendan S. Carroll will premiering the launch of his new book Hear it Whisper, an 84-page Polaroid documentary-style telling of Jersey City. Brendan will be selling signed copies of the limited-edition press. SAT 1-5 PM
*JCAST Kids: All weekend, there will be hands-on activities for the youngsters and those young at heart. Featured activities include the Newell creativity table, Harmony of the Spheres interactive art exploration with Janet Jeun-Gourley, paint a leaf interactive tree art with the Jersey City Parks Coalition, and more. Check out the
JCAST Kids tab for other activities taking place across Jersey City. https://www.thejcast.com/jcast-events/
*Curated Tours: Hop on a JCAST Curated Tour for a customized JCAST experience. The Curated Tour Bus Depot is located on the corner of Sip and Bergen Ave, adjacent to JCAST HQ.
*Yelp’s Photo Tour of Jersey City: Stroll on over to the JSQ Plaza to check out a super rad photo installation created by Yelp featuring photos by locals of local spots. It’s groovy!
A big shout out to the Jersey City Department of Public Works for helping us transform 84 Sip Ave into a stunning gallery space. Thanks to the Journal Square Special Improvement District for providing plants, beautifying the JCASt HQ Promenade.