• Enjoy Cultural Affairs Events at HCCC
  • Cultural Affairs Fall Calendar

    SEPTEMBER

    1 Art Café
    The Department of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) welcomes community members to enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee, Manhattan views on the roof terrace and tour of the gallery on select first Fridays.
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C.Hull Gallery
    8:30 am – 9:30 am

    12 Twilight Tuesdays: NJPAC Tango Workshop
    Hudson County Community College welcomes community partner New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) for a year-long partnership of FREE programs. This event is part of our “Twilight Tuesdays” series which includes artist receptions, faculty mixers, author readings, workshops and more! Click Here to Register for NJPAC Tango Workshop
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    14 Art & Anatomy Drawing Workshop
    Said Bouftass will lead the upcoming Art & Anatomy Drawing Workshop hosted by Dineen Hull Gallery in partnership with the Division of Non-Traditional Programs. Attendees learn figure drawing through Phenomorphology of the Human Body, the study of art through the structures of experience & consciousness. Attendees will draw on a giant blackboard canvas, alongside the artist, and use their personal sketch books in the workshop. Participants should bring their own sketch book. Authentic Moroccan refreshments will be served. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/artandanatomy. 
    Benjamin Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery,
    6 pm – 8 pm

    26 Future Reboot Artist Reception
    HCCC Professor Jeremiah Teipen coordinates the group exhibition Future Reboot in which artists use science, technology, engineering and math to create work that questions our current trajectory. Artists include Meng Chih Chiang, Taezoo Park, Mark Ramos, Nooshin Rostami, Jeremiah Teipen, and Yaloo. 
    Benjamin Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery,
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
     

    OCTOBER

    Future Reboot Panel Discussion
    Please join us for presentations by the six artists featured in the Future Reboot exhibition, a show that consists of artwork utilizing a variety of mediums and employing diverse concepts and processes. In coordination with the opening of the STEM building at HCCC, the artists will also discuss the role that science, technology, engineering and math play in their art practices.  
    Benjamin Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Dineen Hull Gallery Mixers
    HCCC academic departments host gallery programs for our HCCC community members this season. Socialize with colleagues, students, faculty and community members while visiting the Dineen Hull Gallery.

    10  HCCC Student Mixer hosted by English Department
    Click Here to Register for HCCC Student Mixer
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    2 pm – 4 pm

    HCCC Faculty & Admin Mixer
    Click Here to Register for HCCC Faculty & Admin Mixer
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    14  Collectors Club: Dineen Hull Gallery & Art Foundation Tour
    The Collectors Club at Dineen Hull Gallery will gather throughout the year at a variety of cultural venues and events. Collectors Club members are invited to tour part of the College’s Art Foundation Collection, including works by Edward S. Curtis whose work focused on the American West and on Native American people, William Wegman known for his photographs of Weimaraner dogs and Charles Kessler who is one of the founders of The Jersey City Art & Studio Tour. In addition, attendees will view work by Catalina Aranguren and from artists based at Mana Contemporary New Jersey and Chicago who are featured in our current exhibit, Each state of mind is irreducible: Spanish & Latin American Artists.
    * First five Collectors Club members who sign up and attend the October 14 event will receive a complimentary Project Studios LLC ceramic workshop and tour at Proto Gallery. Sign up today! Click Here to Register for Collectors Club Dineen Hull Gallery & Art Foundation Tour
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery

    12 pm – 2 pm

    15  Jersey City Art & Studio Tour Closing Party
    The 27th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour — weekend-long celebration — takes place October 14 & 15. Our exhibit Each state of mind is irreducible: Spanish & Latin American Artists will be on display in the Dineen Hull Gallery both days from noon – 5 pm and during the closing party. The HCCC Department of Cultural Affairs is proud to host the JCAST Closing Party on Sunday, October 15 from 5-8 pm. Click Here to Register for Jersey City Art & Studio Tour Closing Party
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5 pm – 8 pm

    21  Halloween Voyage at Camp Liberty
    - DOCA sponsors this year’s Halloween celebration at Camp Liberty to provide FREE spooky fun for Hudson County families. The event includes a Special Halloween Performance, Spooky Story-telling, Halloween-themed art activities, Pumpkin Painting, Fun Games, and a Treasure Hunt. The wonderful Incrediballs Food Truck will also be there. Click here to RSVP! 
    Camp Liberty
    300 Morris Pesin Drive
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    24  Twilight Tuesdays: NJPAC Teen Jazz Performance
    Click Here to Register for NJPAC Teen Jazz Performance
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
     

    NOVEMBER

    Art Café
    Click Here to Register for Art Café
    Benjamin Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    8:30 am – 9:30 am

    11  Collectors Club: Proto Gallery Tour (CANCELLED)
    Collectors Club members are invited to join us at the Proto Gallery. Proto is a contemporary art gallery with a focus on early and min-career artists working in various media.
    Proto Gallery, 66 Willow Ave., Hoboken
    www.proto-gallery.com
    12 pm – 3 pm

    14  Twilight Tuesdays: Rooftop Reading Series
    Join DOCA at our next rooftop reading series, curated by Kathryn Buckley, writer and HCCC English Instructor, featured authors will be Sarah Gerard and Vanda. Sarah Gerard is the author of the essay collection Sunshine State, the novel Binary Star, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times first fiction prize, and two chapbooks, most recently BFF. Author and playwright Vanda, will present a staged reading from her novel Juliana, featuring Molly Collier as Al (Alice) Huffman, Annie-Sage Whitehurst as Juliana and Lucy McMichael as Virginia. Juliana is about LGBT life set in 1940s New York City.
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    17  Mana Contemporary Artist Reception & Panel Discussion
    Mana Contemporary presents U.S.-based artists who elude to their Spanish or Latin American Heritage through individualized practice. Join us for the Artist Reception & Panel Discussion for our current exhibition, Each state of mind is irreducible: Spanish & Latin American Artists.
    Benjamin J. Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
     

    DECEMBER

    Art Café
    Click Here to Register for Art Café
    Benjamin Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery,
    8:30 am – 9:30 am

    HCCC Art Department Review Artist Reception
    Check out what the HCCC Art Department faculty and students have been working on this fall semester.
    Benjamin Dineen III and Dennis C. Hull Gallery
    5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Collectors Club: Barsky Gallery Tour
    Collectors Club members are invited to join us at the Barsky Gallery. The gallery represents an international group of established and upcoming artists, with a primary focus to present highly curated works to a mature audience and exhibits an eclectic collection of artists who are defining the direction of contemporary art, from small decorative pieces to large-scale investment art. Click Here to Register for Collectors Club Barsky Gallery Tour
    Barsky Gallery, 49 Harrison St., Hoboken
    www.barskygallery.com
    6:30 pm – 8 pm
     

     

  • For information or questions on the HCCC Cultural Affairs Calendar, please do not hesitate to contact us at gallery@hccc.edu.

     Past Cultural Affairs Season Offerings

  • Contact Information

    Department of Cultural Affairs

    71 Sip Avenue 6th Fl.

    Jersey City, NJ 07306

    201-360-4182


    Hours

    Fall Gallery Hours
    Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday,11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Closed Sunday & Holidays

    The gallery follows the HCCC academic calendar and is closed on holidays.

    There is no charge for admission.