Heartstrung, an immersive installation by Talita Cabral & Katelyn Halpern
October 5 - November 18

Opening Reception: October 5, 6-10p
JCAST Hours: October 6-7, 12-8p
Closing Reception: November 10, 6-9p
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4p




Natural Dye Workshops with Talita Cabral
Friday, October 19, 6-9p
Sunday, October 21, 3-6p

Discover the shades of cochineal with a handmade natural dye workshop with local artist Talita Cabral. During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to experience cochineal hands-on in an open artisanal environment, experiment with basic methods, and create works of their own. The project for October 19 is a scarf, and for October 21, a tote bag.

Open to adults and teens 15+. No experience necessary. All materials included. Workshops are offered on a sliding scale from $35-65; please select the price that best suits your budget.

RSVP by Tuesday, October 16; email to reserve your spot!

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Midterms are Coming: Vote For Freedom!
Tuesday, Oct. 30 - Tuesday, Nov. 6

In the week prior to midterm elections, SMUSH Gallery invites our community to share their hopes, demands, and dreams in partnership with the For Freedoms Lawn Sign project. Completed lawn signs will be displayed in our street facing window as encouragement for all our neighbors to engage with our elections and get out the vote. Read more about For Freedoms.

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Join us for family-focused Open Studio days! 
Saturday October 6th & 20th, November 10th

Families with kids of all ages are invited to drop in, get creative, and make their own art inspired by the current exhibition! Materials and guidance are provided. $10 per participant. Children may not be left unattended during Open Studio.


SMUSH Moves, Vol. 4
Up-close and personal dance from Jersey City & beyond
November 30 | 8p