Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

Monday    Closed

Tuesday    Closed

Wednesday    11AM – 5PM

Thursday        11AM – 7PM

Friday              11AM – 5PM

Saturday         11AM – 5PM

Sunday            11AM – 5PM

ArtYard is closed to the public on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Years Day, as well as during gallery installation.

Admission & Ticketing

Admission to our gallery is free of charge, with a suggested donation of $5 per person.

Most programming in the McDonnell Theater requires advanced registration or tickets. For ArtYard’s ticket, refund, cancellation, and other policies, please review our FAQs.


Getting Here

ArtYard is located at 13 Front Street in Frenchtown, NJ, in the Delaware River Valley, an hour and 15 minutes from New York City and Philadelphia. Get detailed directions to ArtYard from any address at Google Maps.

Health & Safety Precautions

Consistent with how we’ve operated since opening our building last year, ArtYard continues to adjust our health and safety policies based on state and federal data and in alignment with the practices of art centers in the tri-state area to ensure the safest possible environment for our visitors, artists, staff, and the greater Frenchtown community.

ArtYard reserves the right to alter safety protocols at any time and at its sole discretion, including but not limited to vaccines, masks, venue capacity, and entrance requirements as it deems appropriate.


Visitors to ArtYard’s exhibition space during open gallery hours are welcome to wear masks.

McDonnell Theater

All audience members attending events in the McDonnell Theater are encouraged to wear masks.

Hand Cleanliness

We have hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the building and encourage visitors to use hand sanitizer upon entry and exit.

Good Judgement

We ask all audiences, staff, and artists to monitor their health and stay home if they are exhibiting any Covid and/or flu-like symptoms. It is essential that you do not visit if you are unwell.


ArtYard is committed to providing a welcoming experience to all who visit by offering services that make our programming as accessible as possible.

While information below provides a general overview of accessibility services, patrons are encouraged to call or email to address any specific questions or needs, 908-996-5018 or

Patrons with limited mobility

ArtYard’s gallery and theater are wheelchair accessible via the main river-facing entrance, and all levels are accessible by elevator. We offer designated areas for wheelchair users who want to remain in their wheelchair, and for those who prefer to transfer to a theater seat. Van and designated accessible parking spaces are in the ArtYard parking areas.

Patrons who are blind or visually impaired

Braille signage is available throughout ArtYard, including elevators, restrooms, stairwells and emergency exits.

Patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing

We’re happy to provide assisted listening devices upon request. The FM system in the theater requires a special receiver for each person. Whether or not you wear a hearing aid, we offer under-the-chin headsets and neck loops for t-coil users. We’ll ask for a driver’s license or credit card as a deposit.

Sign Language Interpretation

ASL Interpretation is available by request for certain performances with two weeks’ or more advance notice. Call 908-996-5018  Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM, or email


All restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are located on both levels of ArtYard’s main facility. A wheelchair accessible, unisex restroom is available on the first floor next to the elevator lobby.

Service Animals

We’re happy to welcome your registered service animal. Please contact us first so we can be prepared for your arrival.

Parking Information

ArtYard’s Main Building

Visitors are welcome to park in ArtYard’s designated visitor parking lot at 7 Lott Street adjacent to the building for the duration of your visit. Bikes can be locked on the rack in front of the building, facing the river.

ArtYard Workshop

Visitors are welcome to park on the side or rear of the lot. Please respect Studio Route 29 customer parking.

Tours & Guided Visits

ArtYard offers gallery tours and guided walkthroughs of our campus to school groups and interested parties. To schedule a tour, please email us at

Check out our upcoming events.