Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to bring my ticket to the event?
No, you do not need to bring your ticket to the event, but you will need to bring your driver's license to check in at the registration table and to receive any alcoholic beverages.
May I bring my children to the event?
We appreciate your interest in sharing this experience with your children; however, attendance is limited to those 21 and older.
What forms of payment will be accepted?
Check, cash, and credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AmEx) are accepted.
Will there be a coat check?
Yes, there will be a coat check located in the first floor hallway of the building. Coats will be held in a separate secure area and you will receive a ticket to pick yours up when you leave.
Where should I park?
There is metered parking on the 2nd and 3rd levels of the North Fullerton Parking Deck (14 N Fullerton Avenue, Montclair), South Fullerton Parking Lot (27 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair) and the Midtown Plaza Parking Lot (204 Glenridge Ave, Montclair). There is a 2 hour limit for all parking decks/lots, with the cost being $0.50/hour. Time can be renewed digitally with your credit card through the ParkMobile app.
You can also reserve parking at The Crescent Deck (13 The Crescent, Montclair) by visiting: Parkopedia. Parking is $1.00/hour with a max of $12.00.
How do I get to the Radius Digital Science studio in the building?
Please use the front entrance of the 491 Bloomfield Avenue building. Radius' studio entrance is at the end of the first floor lobby hallway.
Will the event be rescheduled if there is bad weather?
Yes, should there be severe weather predicted for the day of the event, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018. Every effort will be made to make this announcement 48 hours before the event. Should there be severe weather on the evening of February 3, the event will be canceled. All art items will still be available for purchase through the online portal.
How can I contribute to ArtShines 2018 and donate to The Valerie Fund and LLS?
There will be many ways to make a donation to The Valerie Fund and LLS before, during, and after the event. From providing sponsorship to purchasing an original piece of art, every bit truly helps. We will also have unique opportunities that allow you to give at the event such as our Open Your Heart wall, a Valentine's installation. The gallery art will also be available for purchase 3 months after the event through an online webpage (scheduled to go live Tuesday, February 6). Kids cannot fight cancer without you. Thank you for your support.
May I take the art I purchased home with me that evening?
Yes, once you have made your payment, you can take your art home with you at the end of the event (10:00pm). If you would prefer to pick it up at a later date, an appointment will need to be made by contacting Michelle Peterson (please see bottom of webpage for email/phone). Please retain the receipt you receive to show as proof of purchase.
I cannot make the event, but am interested in purchasing art. Am I still able to buy?
Yes, all art that is not sold the evening of the event will be available for purchase through a dedicated webpage. This secure webpage is scheduled to go live Tuesday, February 6. If you would like to see the art in person before purchase, an appointment will need to be made by contacting Michelle Peterson (please see bottom of webpage for email/phone).