ATA celebrates 30th anniversary with exhibit at MPAC’s galleries

Art in the Atrium, Inc. (ATA), a non-profit volunteer arts organization founded in Morris County, will celebrate 30 years as a champion of Black art excellence with an exhibit at Mayo Performing Arts Center’s Art Upstairs and Starlight Galleries.

In its continued partnership with MPAC, ATA presents “Exhibition of African-American Fine Art.” The exhibit runs from January 11- March 6, 2022. The opening reception took place  Sunday, January 30 from 3 pm – 5 pm and there will be a closing reception on February 27, 2022 from 6-8pm.

The show will highlight the work of 15 renowned African American artists including Alonzo Adams, Leroy Campbell, Nzinga Nichol, Nettie Thomas, Onnie C. Strother, Onnie L. Strother, Curtis Grayson III, Anthony Gartmond, Mikel Elam, Ron E. A. Powell, Gary Grant, George Johnson, Patricia Coleman-Cobb, George Johnson, and  Carol Black-Lemon.

Since its inception in 1991, ATA has proudly exhibited fine art from the African diaspora in venues throughout northern New Jersey.  Its annual exhibit at the Atrium Gallery in the Morris County Courthouse has become the largest of its kind in New Jersey by successfully showcasing art by emerging and established artists.

Check out the Youtube video about the show at . also hastwo excellent writeups HERE and HERE.

Artwork is available for purchase. The galleries are open prior to MPAC events and

by appointment.

Click here for additional information about Art in the Atrium.

The Art Upstairs Gallery is a gift of the John and Margaret Post Foundation and The Starlight Gallery is a gift of Jay and Wendy Birnbaum.


Gallery Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm by appointment only
Prior to performances and during intermissions for ticketed patrons only

For appointments, please contact:
Lee Kaloidis at 973-539-0345 x6587