Andrea Ortega


July 1, 2024

Dear Puffin People, After careful consideration, we have decided to end our required mask policy for our gallery and indoor events. Unless indicated otherwise, all future events will no longer require masking. However, in the spirit of inclusivity and accessibility, we will implement “Safe Sunday” events in which N95 masks are required, so that disabled Read More

Puffin Cultural Forum will be closed on 6/19

June 18, 2024

Dear Puffin People, The Puffin Cultural Forum will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday 6/19 in observance of Juneteenth. Our offices will reopen on Thursday, 6/20. We hope you have a wonderful holiday! Sincerely, Puffin Staff As Puffin acknowledges Juneteenth, we commemorate past triumphs while acknowledging the current obstacles. Furthermore, we pledge Read More

PCF is seeking paid Weekend Event Assistants!

May 24, 2024

If you would like to learn more about the job and apply, please read the job description below! Who We Are The Puffin Cultural Forum, a project of The Puffin Foundation Ltd., is a gallery and performance space located at the site of the Foundation’s administrative offices in Teaneck, New Read More

Payment Method Change Announcement!

April 4, 2024

Dear Puffin People, The Forum will now be accepting payment via Eventbrite! When making your reservations, you will now be asked to provide payment, which includes an Eventbrite ticketing fee. If you need assistance, you may call our office at 201-836-3499 to make your reservations, and our staff will help process your Read More

A Tribe Under Siege: The Ongoing Indigenous Genocide in Bergen County’s Backyard

February 12, 2024

By Griffin Asnis Griffin Asnis was a Fall 2023 intern at the Puffin Cultural Forum. The following blog post was written and submitted as a part of Griffin’s Capstone Project, which is designed so that interns have the opportunity to research and execute a project based on a topic they Read More

Puffin Holiday Hours

December 22, 2023

Happy Holidays from the Puffin Foundation and the Puffin Cultural Forum! Our offices will be closed between 12/25 – 1/1. In the meantime, January events have now been posted! Reserve your seats now at or visit our Events page. Thank you for a wonderful year of programming. May you Read More

Exciting News: New Online Reservation System!

October 17, 2023

Dear Puffin Community, We have some exciting news to share with you regarding a significant improvement in our reservation system. After careful consideration and feedback from our valued patrons, we have decided to transition away from our traditional email reservation system and move to Eventbrite as our primary platform for online event reservations. For Read More

Meet our Fall 2023 interns with a Q&A!

September 29, 2023

Please welcome our new fall interns, Griffin Asnis and Emma Shi! Griffin is a recent graduate from the University of Virginia and just finished taking his LSATS to apply to law schools this fall. He is a native of Bergen County, and has been helping us in the office with Read More