Center for New ArtThe 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 ArtThe 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.