Accessibility Services

Accessibility Services

The Center for Contemporary Art is committed to enabling all visitors to experience its classes and workshops, exhibitions, and public programs. We recognize the diversity of our community’s abilities and needs, and when necessary, accommodations will be made to allow the fullest level of participation possible.

Please contact The Center’s ADA Coordinator, Ged Ong, at 908-234-2345 (ext 102) or at [email protected] for more information or to request a special service.

Getting Around The Center

The Center provides barrier-free access for visitors using wheelchairs or walkers. Two accessible parking spaces are located to the left side of The Center’s main entrance. A valid access parking permit is required. A ramp leads from the parking area to the front door. The entrance is wheelchair accessible and equipped with a power assist door.

All public areas of The Center are wheelchair-accessible by elevator. A wheelchair-accessible restroom is located on the first floor.

The Center’s ceramics studio is equipped with a wheelchair accessible pottery wheel for students in wheelchairs or with back problems who require an upright position.

A Visitor’s Guide for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

Planning a visit to The Center? Click here to read our social story “A Visitor’s Guide for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum.”

Support People

Support people may accompany persons with disabilities to art classes or workshops for no additional charge depending upon course enrollment. The Center also offers a 50% discount on event tickets for a support person who accompanies a guest who is disabled.

Large Print and Assistive Listening Devices

Large Print versions of literature created by The Center, including studio brochures, newsletters, and exhibit literature, are available from the first-floor reception desk. Upon advance notice, staff will accompany any individual through gallery exhibits if assistance is required. Assistive listening devices to assist with amplification and clarity can be made available for individuals with hearing loss for artist talks or lectures with two weeks’ notice by calling the office.

Service Animals

Service animals are always welcome. No questions asked!

Advance Notice Policy

The Center requires two weeks’ advance notice for requests for special services or programs.

Telecommunications Relay Service

Please dial 711 to contact The Center using a Telecommunications Relay Service. More information about how to use this service can be found on the FDC website or by downloading this guide.

Wheelchair-Accessible Pottery Wheel

As part of a commitment to making sure that its programs are accessible to all students, The Center for Contemporary Art is home to the area’s only wheelchair-accessible pottery wheel. This effectively removes barriers to participation in the ceramics program by students in wheelchairs and those with back problems who require an upright position. Ceramics classes are offered for children and adults at all levels of ability, experience, and expertise.

Please see The Center’s Accessibility Services Manual for more information.

Jodi Bonthron from Matheny Ceramics works with Dion on the wheel

Above: Jodi Bonthron from Matheny Ceramics works with Dion on the wheel

The Center for Contemporary Art
in Bedminster, NJ, is a popular destination for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and community-based arts education and programming.

2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921
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Experiment and Play. Inquire and Discover.

As the premier hub for contemporary art in the region, The Center offers an exceptional variety of in-person and virtual art classes, workshops, summer art camps, rotating art exhibitions, and community partnerships. 

Now on view in our Galleries

Echoes of Abstraction

April 5 @ 6:00 pm – June 2 @ 2:00 pm

Lindsay Godin: Futurisms

April 5 @ 6:00 pm – June 2 @ 2:00 pm

Christine Sauerteig-Pilaar: To Bare Witness

April 5 @ 6:00 pm – June 2 @ 6:00 pm

The Center for Contemporary Art recognizes the diversity of its community’s abilities and needs and is committed to enabling all visitors to experience the benefits of arts education. Our community partnerships are designed in response to specific needs and provide an outlet for creative expression in a safe, supportive setting.

All are welcome!

There are many ways to support The Center.

Our mission is made possible by the dedication, involvement, and support of our members, volunteers, staff, sponsors, partners, and donors. Without their support, we could not continue to bring innovative arts programming and exhibitions to our region. Please join our welcoming community of artists and art enthusiasts.