The Jersey City Art and Studio Tour, better known as JCAST, will kick off its 31st year tonight, Sept. 30, with an opening reception, dance performances, and other events at Nimbus Arts Center (329 Warren St.) starting at 6 p.m.
JCAST is the largest art tour in the State of New Jersey and will run through October 3, 2021 with creators opening their doors for visitors to explore a large selection of exhibits and arts-related activities. Over 650 artists are participating.
Presented by the city of Jersey City and the city’s Municipal Council and Department of Cultural Affairs, the three-day event includes visual art gallery exhibitions, dance performances, poetry readings, films, artmaking for kids, studio visits, curated bike and walking tours, and more.
“This year’s JCAST will be bigger than ever with 150 events and an opening night like never before,” said event manager and independent curator Donna Kessinger. Nimbus will kick off the happening, and for the first time, Art House Productions, Pro Arts, and 150 Bay artists’ collective will be staging a group show.
A full listing of galleries, exhibitions, tours, and special events can be found at thejcast.com.