On Saturday, October 2, join curator Catherine Hecht for the third annual JCAST LGBTQ+ Tour–featuring artwork created by local Queer Artists.
This year’s tour is a walking tour dahlings! So don your most fabulous comfortable shoes to sashay the streets of Jersey City… in hot pursuit of Art & Culture!
We will travel to 6 different exhibition spaces and highlight 21 talented out-queer-artists who work in various mediums. Miguel Cardenas, pop artist and cofounder of Jersey City Pride, will discuss his new work in the Walk_Bye group show, “we are everywhere” at the Jersey City Library.
Early birds can meet us at 11:00 am at Mana Contemporary, 888 Newark Ave. From Mana we’ll walk downtown to Alley Cat Gallery, 76 Coles St. We will be at Alley Cat Gallery at 1:00 pm and continue the rest of the walking tour from there. Tour ends at 4:15.
*** Covid-19 Guidelines: Social Distancing & Masks required. **Mana requires all guests over the age of 12 to provide proof of full vaccination.
STOP 1: 11:00 am – Mana Contemporary – 888 Newark Ave. – Leandro Comrie and Seth Howe
STOP 2: 1:00 pm – Alley Cat Gallery – 76 Coles St. (located in the alley on Coles Street that sits between 4th St. and 5th St.) – Beth Achenbach and Lari Schwartz
STOP 3: Jersey City Library – 472 Jersey Ave. – Walk_Bye Group Show, “we are everywhere” – Beth Achenbach, K Brown, Miguel Cardenas, Tiffany DiGiacomo, Charl Kroeger, Katie Niewodowski, Melissa Ulto
STOP 4: TBA
STOP 5: Dvora Pop-Up Gallery – 160 1st St. – Bryant Small
STOP 6: 150 Bay St. –
“Return!” Group Show – Donna Kessinger, Danielle Scott
Studio 258: Art House Group Show ““Renaissance” – A Revival”: Sandra Desando, Isabell Duverger, Cheryl Gross, Lucy Rovetto, Danilo Minnick
Studio 240: Deb Sinha
Studio 421: Raymond E. Mingst
Studio 260: Tyler Neasloney
Studio 211: Robert Koch
*Starting from Alley Cat the tour is 3 hrs. (The full tour is 5 hrs.)
For more information on the 31st Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour weekend, visit www.thejcast.com.