Welcome to Areté Art Academy

Located in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Arete Academy currently has nearly 300 talented students enrolled from nearby neighborhoods including Fort Lee, Edgewater, Tenafly, and Palisades Park.

Arete Art Academy offers unique opportunities to students of all ages and levels to learn about art through hands-on workshops, group activities, and theme-based projects. Our comprehensive art program, using age-appropriate curricula, emphasizes on nurturing creativity, imagination, and artistic expression. Under the guidance of experienced and skilled art teachers, students explore and experiment a wide variety of art forms and materials, and develop a genuine appreciation for arts.


Our mission is to enrich each individual by developing their innate artistry and creativity through a high standard of art education and to inspire success so that each student may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, or global citizens.

Areté Art Academy is located at 120 Van Nostrand Ave, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. For more information please contact the main office at (201) 205-1121 or email Info@areteartacademy.org.


To achieve our mission, the Areté Music Academy strives to:

Foster musicianship and the development of self-esteem, discipline, teamwork and the value of respect through private and group instructions, as well as performance opportunities and community services.

Provide a nurturing educational environment, with state of the art facilities, that allows the artistic, intellectual, and personal growth of students of all ages and levels.

Promote lifelong involvement in music and the arts by preparing each student with a solid foundation in music and art.

Employ an exceptional faculty comprised of experienced and dedicated artists and educators who have studied and/or taught at prestigious conservatories and universities.