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


Annual Spotlight Gala 2018

About the Event: NJPAC Spotlight Gala 2018 kicks off NJPAC’s Season and benefits NJPAC and its Arts Education programs. Our…

NJPAC Performances


Jill Scott

Equally acclaimed as a poet and actress (The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency on HBO), Scott starred alongside Tyler Perry…


John Leguizamo's Latin History for Morons

A sold-out run at the Public Theater. A record-breaking engagement at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A 2018 Tony Award nomination for…


Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue Dance Party

Kick off the summer when we welcome back the popular live version of the metro area’s first and longest-running radio…


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,…