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The Bloomfield Art League is one of the longest running art organizations in New Jersey. It takes pride in serving the Bloomfield community and neighboring towns by promoting and stimulating interest in art. The organization is sponsored by the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department and traditionally holds classes, lectures and demonstrations throughout the year at the Civic Center, 84 Broad St. Membership is open to all, residency is not required.

Classes, lectures and demonstrations are performed throughout the calendar year!

Town Paints 2019

Thank you to all the artists who came out to display their work! And a special thank you to councilman Gamble for his generous support, and for providing our young artists with 35 art packs! 

Winter Classes

Digital Photography $50

This course covers concepts of digital photography, understanding and use of the camera, lenses and other basic equipment. You’ll also learn aesthetic principles as they relate to composition, space, exposure, light and color.

MONDAYS 7:30pm - 8:30pm
January 6, 13, 27     February 3, 10, 24   March  2, 9
*No class 1/20 & 2/17
*Must provide your own camera


The Art of Drawing $112

Demos and exercises are designed to develop skills in the use of line, mass, proportions, realistic pencil shading and explore the use of color with pastels. Individual instruction is tailored to each person's level.

TUESDAYS 11:00am - 1:30pm
January 7, 14, 21, 28    February 4, 11, 18, 25
*Supplies not included.


Watercolor $112 

There is a new class focus every week from still life to color mixing. We delve into backgrounds, use photographs, and carry out individual projects.

THURSDAYS 11:00am - 1:30pm
January 9, 16, 23, 30    February 6, 13, 20, 27
*Supplies not included.


Pottery $75 *Supplies included

Make a different project while learning a new technique each week! Participants will learn the basic skills of pinch pot, coiling, slab techniques, trimming pottery and how to glaze your own pots! All supplies are included.

FRIDAYS 5:30pm - 7:00pm
January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31    February 7, 21, 28   *No class 2/14
*Supplies included.