Sisterhood and Style: Essence editor talks beauty and besties at NJPAC Women’s Association fête


Editor, speaker, author and proud “Brick City girl,” Mikki Taylor knows about the power of friendship, in no small part because it surrounded her as a child. Literally the house she grew up in was a tribute to girlfriends who have each other’s backs. “My …

Arts & Culture

It’s The Sooooounds…of The City: NJPAC’s Summertime Series is Here!


NJPAC’s Sounds of the City, the annual tradition of free outdoor concerts on downtown Newark’s doorstep has returned for another season! Affectionately known as “Sounds,” the steamy kick-off featured DJ Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue, an annual favorite, who got the crowd of over 3,000 on their …

WA Members Talk

FLOTUS is First Guest-Editor MORE Magazine


Gina Partite, WA Summer 2015 Intern reads for inspiration. MORE Magazine welcomed First Lady Michele Obama as their very FIRST guest-editor, or more appropriately, Inspirer-in-Chief, as More Editor-in-Chief Lesley Jane Seymour coined.   To put frankly, The First Lady pretty much killed it as she spoke out about …

We Love

We Love Ashley Graham!


  We love model, body activist and entrepreneur Ashley Graham SO much…we invited her to our Spring Luncheon & Auction on May 3 as our keynote speaker. You know…THE Ashley Graham…the cover model on Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition 2016, and Maxim’s April 2016 issue, and on GLAMOUR’s spring special edition 2016?!? …

Upcoming Events

NJPAC Performances


U.S. Policy and the Challenges in the Middle East

William Burns, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Former Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, America’s most senior diplomat of…


Hispanic Youth Showcase

NJPAC’s Arts Education Department has hosted this long-running, annual celebration of Hispanic heritage each year since NJPAC’s opening in 1997…


Recent Events


Annual Spring Luncheon & Auction 2018

How to Be Your Most Empowered Self Author Mikki Taylor and award-winning CBS News national correspondent Michelle Miller will engage in a dynamic conversation…


Leading Ladies: Women Reimagining Newark

Women’s Association of NJPAC’s Annual Members Meeting December 6, 2017 9:30 am – 11:30 am The Chase Room, NJPAC One…


Spotlight Gala 2017: Celebrating NJPAC’s 20th Anniversary Season

njpac@20 Featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Michael Feinstein, Savion Glover, Paquito D’Rivera, India, James Monroe Iglehart, Cécile McLorin Salvant,…