The JCCNV Fine Arts Program supports and encourages the development of Jewish artists and/or Jewish arts. The program is also committed to establishing and strengthening the relationship between the Northern Virginia community and Israel by integrating Israeli arts into its program. The Program’s dedication to the arts has garnered an international reputation that’s both credible and well-respected amongst art enthusiasts, artists, art buyers, and sellers. Over the years, the Center’s Bodzin Art Gallery exhibitions have attracted talented artists who work in a wide-variety of media including painting, photography, jewelry, crafts and new media. Click here for a listing of past exhibits, in our Fine Arts Archive.
October 13 - November 14
Closing Reception: Sunday, November 13, 6:30pm
Experience Combat Paper: artworks created by veterans through a dynamic arts initiative located at The Printmaking Center of New Jersey. For too long, we have lived in a day and age where veterans tend to suppress their experiences – producing a culture of the “silent veteran.” Combat Paper provides a platform where veterans can express themselves in a constructive and creative way while making paper from old uniforms and employing a variety of printmaking techniques. Learn more about Combat Paper HERE.
Show your support for Combat Paper
A contribution, in any amount, supporting this installation will ensure that veterans have an opportunity to use art and writing to explore experiences, and ultimately have their voices heard. To make a donation, contact Michelle Pearlstein, Development Associate at Michelle.Pearlstein@jccnv.org.
Thursday, December 17– Monday, January 16
Explore this vibrant group exhibit, to include local Italian artists as well as local Jewish artists inspired by Italy and Italian art, in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Venice Ghetto and in celebration of Italy’s influence on the arts.
NEW! Open Call
Rolling Deadline, open now
Submit your proposal for solo or small group shows that will celebrate and explore themes reflective of the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia's mission: to build Jewish connection, community and peoplehood through meaningful opportunities for every individual to explore the boundless potential of Jewish life. All applications will be reviewed by the JCCNV art selection committee. 2017-2018 form.
Due November 7
This year commemorates the 500th anniversary of the first Jewish Ghetto, located in Venice, Italy. This group show December 8, 2016–January 16, 2017 is open to Jewish artists inspired by Italy and Italian art forms as well as local Italian artists.