Submissions for JC Fridays on December 3, 2021

will open on September 15

During JC Fridays, the public are invited to tour businesses, galleries, bars, venues and art-related spaces to see a variety of artwork and to enjoy the spirit and culture of the city as they mingle with other residents and visitors.

We invite you to stay open late during JC Fridays to host a special event, like openings for a new artist, live music or special classes! 


A virtual JC Fridays Kickoff Event will take place on September 9 from 7pm-8:30pm on Zoom. 



  • Free and open to the public

  • Located in or affiliated with Jersey City

  • Arts-related (all art forms welcome)

Click here to read our partner guidelines.


JC Fridays has a "Pay What You Can" submission fee. The recommended submission fee is $25. Payment must be made via PayPal: 

If you must pay via a different method, please email Courtney Little at

Art House is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and encourages members of the Jersey City community who are underrepresented to submit. Art House encourages all participating venues to compensate their artists for their participation.

The deadline to participate in JC Fridays in September 10 has passed.


If you have missed the deadline, but still want to be featured online, email us at to inquire about listing availability.

2021 JC Fridays Dates:

March 5 | June 4 Access | September 10 | December 3

Benefits of Hosting an Event


JC Fridays

  • 61% of participants report a significant increase in foot traffic into their establishments on JC Fridays.

  • 62% of businesses that participated in JC Fridays reported an increase in sales on JC Fridays as compared to a typical Friday ($250-500 more).

  • The Art House Quarterly (AHQ) brochure reaches approximately 20,000 people annually. 


JC Fridays

  • 100% of audience members said they would rate the event "very positive" or "positive."

  • 94% of presenters for Virtual JC Fridays would recommend participating to other businesses.

  • 57% of presenters saw an increase in website and social media traffic after participating.