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Locations & Hours

888 Newark Ave. Suite 440
Jersey City, NJ 07306
We are open from 10-5 Wednesday- Friday each week.

2233 S Throop Street
Chicago, IL 60608
(Entrance on East side of the building)
We are open by appointment only. Please contact tours@manacontemporary.com to schedule your visit to see our current exhibition.

 

Office location:
388 Washington Ave.
Brooklyn NY,11238

 

Directions

To visit us in Jersey City:
The PATH train runs along 6th Avenue with stations at 33rd Street, 23rd Street, 14th Street, 9th Street, and Christopher Street. A separate PATH train station is located at World Trade Center. From any Manhattan PATH station, take the Journal Square- or Newark-bound line to Journal Square. Exit the Journal Square PATH Station and walk north along John F. Kennedy Boulevard. Turn left onto Newark Avenue; Mana is located at 888 Newark Avenue on the right-hand side of the street.

Monira Foundation in Jersey City is an easy ten-minute walk from the Journal Square PATH station. If you are driving, there is a free public parking lot located in front of the building. Quick access from the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels, as well as the New Jersey Turnpike, makes it a convenient trip from Manhattan.

 

To visit us In Chicago:
Monira Foundation  has free public parking on their campus and bike racks. It is also accessible via public transportation. The two most common access are:

a. —- Take the Red Line train to the Cermak-Chinatown stop, then take the Cermak bus (21 bus) Westbound and get off at Throop St.
b. —- Take the Ashland bus (9 bus) to Cermak, then take the Cermak bus (21 bus) Eastbound to Throop St. It is an easy walk from Ashland to Throop, (maybe a quarter mile) if waiting for the Cermak bus become cumbersome.

 

Visitor Information & Accessibility

The Monira Foundation welcomes all and is happy to accommodate all visitors when they visit or participate in our exhibitions, residencies, and programs.

 

In Jersey City, the building we are located in, Mana Contemporary, has wheelchair ramps from the parking lot into the building. There are several elevators onsite and all hallways and doorways are ADA compliant. Ample signage is posted to make moving through the grounds as easy as possible. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible and located on all floors in the building. Guide animals are welcome and if assistance is needed to navigate the grounds we are happy to offer it.

For programming we are pleased to offer listening devices and sign language interpretation if requested. All requests should be made two weeks in advance of need (as best as possible). Large type programs are available on request for exhibitions and special programs.

 

In Chicago, there are wheelchair ramps from the parking lot into the building on the east side of the building. There is one elevator onsite available for use 24/7 and all hallways and doorways are ADA compliant. Ample signage is posted to make moving through the grounds as easy as possible. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible and located on all floors in the building. Guide animals are welcome.

Large type programs are available on request for exhibitions and special programs. Sign Language interpretation is available on request for special programming. All requests should be made two weeks in advance of need (as best as possible).

 

For questions, needs or any concerns, about how to make your visit fully accessible please contact Anne Muntges at anne@monirafoundation.org. She will work with all to help provide any assistance needed to make your visit great.

 

 

Our DEIA statement

The Monira Foundation recognizes that equity is critical to the long-term viability of the arts, but historically, one culture has been dominant at the expense of a greater multitude of humanity. We are committed to reversing this inequity by embracing an ethics of inclusion. Centering the voices and experiences of BIPOC, LGBTIA+, women, and artists with disabilities sits at the heart of Monira Foundation’s collaborations with artists, performers, dancers, and writers. In our mission to expand the reach and quality of art available to the public, we strive to remain nimble in order to provide an environment where everyone has full access to a dynamic creative life, and hold ourselves accountable as we continually scrutinize our own programs and services, challenging and reforming any structural inequities that would hinder such a framework.

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