Displays & Exhibits

Art exhibits may be viewed in the Community Room. Displays are in locked cases in our vestibule. Coordinated with Kathleen Palmer, Volunteer.

The library seeks local artists who would like to exhibit their work. If you have something that you would like to loan for library display, or if you’re interested in exhibiting your artwork or collections, please call Madelyn English at 908-766-0118 or click here to email.

Upcoming Events

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ken Ahlering Traditional Fine Art

Moonlight in Vermont by Ken Ahlering
Moonlight in Vermont

Opening Reception: Sunday, April 2, 2:00-4:00 pm
On view: April 1-28, 2017

Ken Ahlering’s art focuses on serene scenes of the American landscape. He specializes in seascapes and ski-scapes. He wants his paintings to quiet a room and start a conversation. He hopes his works will become family heirlooms and passed on to future generations! Mr. Ahlering began painting when he was about 12 years old. Through the years he had other career commitments, but always found time to paint. He entered shows, sold a few and gave some as gifts. About twenty years ago, however, he began to work towards a full time artist’s life. He has grown into a very active artist, showing his works at many galleries and interesting venues in New Jersey, Manhattan and especially Vermont.

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Paintings by Members of the Millburn-Short Hills Art Center

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Opening reception: Sunday, May 7, 2:00-4:00 pm
On view: May 1-30, 2017.

Founded in 1940, the Millburn-Short Hills Art Center is one of the oldest art associations in northern and central New Jersey. A group of over 100 exhibiting visual artists, M-SHAC, as it is commonly known, encourages art education and appreciation; offers opportunities for growth in the arts and the development of local talent; and sponsors programs for its members and the community. All the members share a common set of goals and a love of art.

10:00 AM

Contemporary Art Group Exhibit


On view from June 2 through June 29, 2017.

The Contemporary Art Group is a nonprofit, collegial organization of working artists who meet on a regular basis at The Watchung Arts Center and exhibit their work together. CAG is a supportive group where there is mutual respect among members, where members exchange ideas, provide information about exhibit opportunities, and share their own artistic development.