Lunch 'n Lecture with Clarence Rich
Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch 'n Lecture with Clarence Rich

Meet Clarence Rich, a native Jersey City street artist, that for over 20 years has not only made his mark on the street, but also has challenged the North Jersey gallery scene. Classically trained at duCret School of Art, his progressive work both on canvas and in mural form has shifted the art scene and inspired a younger generation of urban artists.

Check out his website at http://clarencerich.com/

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Lunch 'n Lecture with Lou Leonardis
Oct
24
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch 'n Lecture with Lou Leonardis

Lou Leonardis, owner and partner of Trillion Creative, is an expert in branding, graphic design and web design. Trillion’s creative design work has been recognized locally by the New Jersey Advertising Club and Art Directors Club of NJ; nationally by Graphic Design USA; and internationally by the Hermes Creative Awards and The Summit International Awards.

Check out Trillion Creative at https://trillioncreative.com

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4 Centuries in a Weekend Tour
Oct
20
to Oct 21

4 Centuries in a Weekend Tour

duCret is now a new stop on the tour!

Union County invites you to explore our many historic sites, museums, and trails, to learn about our rich history — one that reflects the evolution of America itself, from our colonial past to the modern era. In addition to the sites which Union County maintains, most of our 21 communities have their own local historic museums. Visiting hours vary, so checking ahead is recommended.

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Van Wyck Brooks Historic District Meeting
Oct
16
7:30 AM07:30

Van Wyck Brooks Historic District Meeting

Open to the public, meeting located in the duCret library. 

The agenda is as follows:

--Speaker from the Operation ORCHID (Organized Reform Coalition to Honor the Intent of Doris)
--Speaker on Winter readiness
--Drag Queen Bingo
--grant thru culture and heritage
--Nominating committee for officers
--Twelfth Night
--Walking/garden tour

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MishMash Bazaar
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

MishMash Bazaar

This event will feature a vast variety of unique vendors selling new items. Clothing, Art, Oddities, Mystical, Jewelry and much much more.

We plan on mixing in steampunk, with oddities, with clothing, jewelry, artwork, toys, crafts and everything else we find interesting. It will be a true Mishmash!

Oh and check out the really cool building that it will be held inside.

Walk around the building, take pics, use your recorders, who knows what you'll find.

 Admission is only $5 See you there!

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Zen Meditation with Roshi Kurt Spellmeyer
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Zen Meditation with Roshi Kurt Spellmeyer

Kurt Spellmeyer is a Zen priest with 40 years of experience.  Here in New Jersey he directs the Cold Mountain Sangha in New Brunswick, NJ. Spellmeyer belongs to a Buddhist lineage that goes back to the seventh century Han Shan temple in Suzhou, China.

The session will begin at 7:00 pm. and conclude around 8:45. To RSVP and for questions in advance, please feel free to contact Kurt at [email protected]. $5 donation appreciated.

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Student Orientation / Open House
Aug
12
2:00 PM14:00

Student Orientation / Open House

duCret School of Art is set to host an open house as a meet and greet for its students and teachers in the upcoming Fall 2018 semester. duCret offers over 50 classes in fine arts along with evening workshops and weekend teen classes. As a vocational school, the 3 year certificate program is intended to train professional artists. The foundation year includes classes like Color, Design, Anatomy, Life Drawing, and Sculpting.

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Summer Art Sale
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Summer Art Sale

Two great organizations started by women are coming together to celebrate art. Support the duCret School of Art and the League of Women Voters by surrounding yourself with beauty. Whether in a home or office, these authentic pieces will transform your room into a creative, welcoming environment. 

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Zen Meditation with Roshi Kurt Spellmeyer
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

Zen Meditation with Roshi Kurt Spellmeyer

Kurt Spellmeyer is a Zen priest with 40 years of experience.  Here in New Jersey he directs the Cold Mountain Sangha in New Brunswick, NJ. Spellmeyer belongs to a Buddhist lineage that goes back to the seventh century Han Shan temple in Suzhou, China.

The session will begin at 7:00 pm. and conclude around 8:45. To RSVP and for questions in advance, please feel free to contact Kurt at [email protected]. $5 donation appreciated.

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