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 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…

NJPAC Performances


Jazz in the Stacks

Please contact libraries directly for more information on Jazz in the Stacks. 2017 October 25th Newark Public Library - Vailsburg…


Adam Sandler with special guest Rob Schneider

Adam Sandler needs no introduction.  As a successful actor, writer, producer and musician, Sandler’s films have grossed over $3 billion…



Since its New York City debut in 2013, this drama – described as “vital, moving and absolutely necessary” by The…


Recent Events


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,…


Annual Spring Luncheon & Auction 2017

Featuring: A panel discussion led by Grace Bonney founder of the blog and author of a new book called In the Company…