ArtYard is an interdisciplinary alternative contemporary art center comprised of an exhibition space, theater, and residency program, dedicated to presenting transformative artwork, fostering unexpected collaborations and incubating original new work.
Featuring the works of Bread and Puppet Founder Peter Schumann
Apr 30—Jul 31, 2022
Remember, Green’s Your Color. You are Spring
Apr 10—Jun 15, 2021
ArtYard's Main Building
Completed in May 2021, ArtYard's main building is the permanent home of our exhibition, theater and film program, as well as our staff offices.
The Jack & Lynn Kearney Gallery at ArtYard's Main Building
The upper level gallery at ArtYard's main building is 2,632 square feet. Its large west-facing windows overlook the Delaware River, and the clerestory overhead admits natural light.
The River Gallery at ArtYard's Main Building
The lower-level gallery is 1850 square feet, with a small 206 square foot adjacent room, allowing limited natural light.
The McDonnell Theater
The newly opened McDonnell Theater is home to our live performance and film programs, where we will present poetry, music, performance, and film screenings, in addition to artist talks and symposia.
The McDonnell Theater
Named after Stephen McDonnell, ArtYard board member, Applegate Farms founder, and Jill Kearney’s husband, the 162-seat theater McDonnell Theater has state-of-the-art projection, lighting, and surround sound as well as upcycled seating, curtains, and a chandelier made from water bottles by artist Willie Cole.
Trenton Avenue residency
The artist residency at 50 Trenton Avenue is a five bedroom home that houses visiting artists and curators and its gracious riverfront setting serves as the "yard" of ArtYard, a place for art installation and communal festivities.
Bridge Street Residency
The artist residency located on the main street of Frenchtown houses visiting artists and its front yard serves as an additional outdoor installation space.
The ArtYard Workshop and first ArtYard home at 62A Trenton Avenue
The original site of ArtYard from its inception until the completion of the new building at 13 Front Street, serving as the testing ground for ArtYard's identity and vision.
The Theater at the ArtYard Workshop
The theater has 120 fixed seats and two wheelchair accessible seats.
The Gallery at the ArtYard Workshop
The exhibition space at the ArtYard Workshop is 4,000 square feet and includes three main galleries and one small project gallery.