Founder & Executive Director: Jill Kearney

Mission statement: ArtYard is an incubator for creative expression and a catalyst for collaborations that reveal the transformational power of art.

Launched in 2016 and based in Frenchtown, NJ, ArtYard is an interdisciplinary alternative contemporary art center comprised of exhibition space, theater, and residency program, dedicated to presenting transformative artwork, fostering unexpected collaborations, and incubating original new work. Our new state-of-the-art building, designed by architects William Welch and Edward Robinson, opened its doors on May 1st, 2021.