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Express Newark is a university – community collaboratory in Newark’s historic Hahne & Company building.

A conceptual framework and an interdisciplinary learning space Express Newark houses the Newest Americans; the Form Design Studio; the Design Consortium; Visual Means; Shine: a portrait studio; the Community Media Center; Scarlet Magazine; the Newark Print Shop; the Paul Robeson Galleries; and eighteen resident artists in photography, painting and video. In Express Newark, artists and community residents collaborate, experiment, and innovate in partnership with Rutgers University – Newark faculty, staff and students with the goals of engaging in public work, creative practice and democratic dialogue in order to promote positive transformation.

address & hours

54 Halsey Street, 2nd Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

Monday – Saturday, 8am to 10pm


"The goal is to be of Newark, not just in Newark."


“Create, Collaborate, Express Yourself.”