The John W. Meagher Rotunda Gallery, located on the second and third floors of City Hall in Jersey City, features rotating monthly exhibits curated by the Office of Cultural Affairs.

Click here for information on open calls for upcoming exhibitions. For exhibition inquiries, contact Greg Brickey at or call (201) 547-4333.

Current Exhibitions: December 2018/January 2019

“Jersey City, New Jersey: Image and Narrative”

During the month of December/January, the Rotunda Gallery is set to feature a group exhibition highlighting Jersey City, New Jersey – Our landmarks, the friends and neighbors, the art and performance scene, local politics, our historic neighborhoods and the new development, the famous and infamous, the hidden treasures and our everyday reality – everything that makes Jersey City such a unique place to live and work.

On view: December 6, 2018 – January 31, 2019

Artist reception: Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This reception will be free and open to the public.

Upcoming Exhibitions: February’s exhibition will be announced soon! Click here for more information on how to submit work for the show.

 Past Rotunda Gallery Exhibitions:

ON VIEW NOW: December 2018/January 2019: “Jersey City, New Jersey: Image and Narrative” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

November 2018: “Veterans Day Group Exhibition & Flag Raising” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

October 2018: “JCAST Preview” and “Teachers as Artist” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

September 2018: “JCAST Preview” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

August 2018: “49 Years Embracing the Past” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

July 2018: “Photo Series” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

June 2018: “Degrees of Abstraction” Group Exhibition, 3rd floor

May 2018: “Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Group Exhibition”, 3rd floor.

April 2018: “Korean Artists Group Exhibition”, 3rd floor

March 2018: “Women’s History Month Group Exhibition”, 3rd floor and the JC Public School’s “Permanent Student Art Collection” show, 2nd floor.

February 2018: “Black History Month Group Exhibition.” Click here to watch a video interview with some of the artists at the Opening.

January 2018: Rotunda was under renovation


December 2017: “Denver Art Society Group Art Exhibition,” curated by Roland Ramos

November & December 2017: “Combat Paper / Veterans’ Group Art Exhibition”

October 2017: Hispanic Heritage Month group show AND Jersey City Art & Studio Tour group show

September 2017: “The Spirit of Shackleton: An Expedition to Antarctica,” featuring photography by Sharon Sinton

August 2017: “The Teacher as Artist” group exhibition, curated by Heidi Curko

July 2017: Alan Walker & Mollie Thonneson

June 2017: Solstice; ProArts Group Show