Cooking with the Stars: Charity and the Celebrity Cookbook, October 17, 2017

The Hit Men, October 20, 2017

WP Jazz Room-Saxphonist Melissa Aldana, October 22, 2017

We All Eat: Cuba, October 25, 2017

University Theatre-Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang, October 26-29, 2017

ARTISTS 4 PEACE: Be The Change Tour, November 2, 2017

Distinguished Lecturer Series-Maya Lin, November 3, 2017

“Wildman” Steve Brill, November 4, 2017

WP Jazz Room-WP Arrangers 40th Anniversary Tribute: WP Jazz Orchestra with special guests perform works by faculty composers, November 5, 2017

The Telling Project, November 7 & 10, 2017

Food Writer and Chef Ruth Reichl, November 9, 2017

The Ivy League of Comedy, November 11, 2017

WP Jazz Room-Barry Harris Quartet with saxophonist Larry McKenna, November 12, 2017

WP Jazz Room-Barry Harris Quartet with saxophonist Larry McKenna, November 12, 2017

University Theatre-Fiction by Steven Dietz, November 16-19, 2017

WP New Music Series-Dr. Jeffrey Kresky Retirement Concert, November 27, 2017

The Great Russian Nutcracker, November 30, 2017

Glen Burtnik’s The Summer of Love Concert, December 2, 2017

WP Jazz Room-Horacee Arnold Trio with bassist Buster Williams, December 3, 2017

WP Jazz Room-Horacee Arnold Trio with bassist Buster Williams, December 3, 2017

Theatreworks USA-Junie B Jones, December 4, 2017

A Literature to Life®-The Giver, December 6, 2017

The Doo Wop Project, December 8, 2017

WP Jazz Room-Jazz Room Holiday Celebration with WP Jazz Orchestra and Guests, December 9, 2017

Child’s Play Touring Theatre-The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t, December 10, 2017

Get The Led Out-The American Led Zeppelin, December 16, 2017

Jen Chapin Band, February 23, 2018

Distinguished Lecturer Series-Alice Waters, March 2, 2018

We All Eat: Syria, March 21, 2018

We All Eat: Bringing Your Cultural Heritage to the Table, April 18, 2018

William Paterson University offers a vibrant campus with a wide array of stimulating activities, from lectures and conferences to concerts, theatrical performances, art exhibitions, and other special public events and programs.

WP Presents

Visit WP Presents, or view the University's comprehensive Events Calendar for current listings of the varied artistic and cultural offerings presented at William Paterson, or view the WP Presents Events Calendar.

Center for New Art

The Center for New Art is a regional center for the investigation of art, science, and technology in the fine and applied arts and humanities. We seek to provide a 21st century maker space that puts powerful contemporary tools into people's hands to facilitate an engaged, creative life.

University Galleries and Collections

Throughout the year, the Ben Shahn Galleries offer the community a broad variety of contemporary artworks. Visit the Galleries for a view of this season's exhibits.

Center For Chinese Art

The Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University is dedicated to preserving and sharing the artistic heritage of China and integrating its rich tradition into the University's curriculum

WP Conferences & Lectures

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