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The Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House is dedicated to presenting high-quality and accessible arts events and educational programming to the public.

Through gallery exhibitions, workshops, art classes, and public programs, the Passaic County Arts Center promotes an appreciation for the visual and performing arts by engaging the community in an environment that nurtures creative expression.

The John W. Rea House (circa 1810), which houses the facility, is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

The Passaic County Arts Center is operated and maintained by the County of Passaic. Visitors can view the historic house, different exhibitions, and take part in various educational and public programs. Visit to learn more.


ADA Accessibility, Artist Opportunities, Educational Programming, Events, Exhibitions, Facility Permits, Faculty Opportunities, & Parking


General Admission – Free


Goffle Brook Park
675 Goffle Road
Hawthorne, NJ 07506

Hours of Operation

Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM