Our Culture

The Ridgewood Art Institute is a non-profit arts organization made up of professional and amateur artists who represent and perpetuate America's heritage of traditional realism in painting and drawing. We have been in existence since 1935. The pursuit of beauty in fine art, together with the highest standards of excellence, is promoted through our classes exhibitions, lectures, and demonstrations, which are made available to the public.

Members of all communities, near and far, are always welcome to join our organization. We offer drawing, oil painting, watercolor, and pastel instruction. Members of the nearby community are always welcome to join our classes, exhibits, lectures, demonstrations and other scheduled events.

Our Mission

Our purpose is to promote an interest in the fine arts in Ridgewood and its surrounding communities.

Address: 12 East Glen Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ  07450

Phone:  (201) 652-9615

Gallery Hours

Mon. - Thurs. (9:30 AM - 5:30 PM) (7:30 - 9:30 PM) Fri. - Sat. (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) Sun. (12:00 PM - 2:00 PM) During the Summer months, please call to verify hours of operation.

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