New Jersey Arts Day will unite creative minds to cook up new and exciting ways to sustain the arts in communities throughout New Jersey. Offerings extend throughout the day at The War Memorial in Trenton, but the menu is diverse enough to accommodate busy schedules—and entice appetites hungry to imagine a New Jersey where the arts are no longer considered [ … ] Read more
First off, I have been attending National Arts Advocacy Day since 1996. To say this was the best one yet really means something considering I’ve heard amazing Nancy Hanks lectures by Wendy Wasserstein, Kevin Spacey, Frank Rich, Ken Burns, and Wynton Marsalis, to name a few.
New Jersey had an amazing group of arts advocates attending this year including representatives [ … ] Read more
Posted on April 2, 2013 by ArtPride in Category Nonprofits
Together North Jersey is a $10 million planning initiative, supported in half by HUD (Housing & Urban Development), and currently underway in the 13 county northern region of NJ. The outcome of this plan will be a more sustainable future for the region that invests in existing communities where housing, jobs, education, cultural and recreational opportunities are made more accessible [ … ] Read more
It would be a gross oversight to not point out that March is National Youth Art Month and activity surrounding this event has been blazing around New Jersey. Spearheaded by the Art Educators of NJ, a truly outstanding group of art teachers, this is the time to recognize young visual artists who exhibit their work in counties throughout the [ … ] Read more
ArtPride staff just wrapped up 3 days in Atlantic City at the NJ Conference on Tourism and it was truly a fantastic way to network with tourism partners. Besides hearing the latest tourism stats, listening to lessons learned post Katrina/Rita from Pam Breaux, and watching our beaming People’s Choice Award winners, there was a lot more to gain from [ … ] Read more
ArtPride New Jersey is hosting an online auction, with items including theatre tickets with backstage tours; restaurant and lodging gift certificates; workshops and classes; and even a resort stay in St. Lucia are already available for bidding. Proceeds benefit ArtPride NJ, The New Jersey Restaurant Association, as well as the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.[ … ] Read more
What do you think when you hear the word “advocate”?
Quite literally, the translation from Latin is “to summon or call a voice.” An advocate is one that pleads a cause, defends or maintains a proposal and supports or promotes the interests of another. And within a democracy, when every eligible citizen has an equal say in the decisions that [ … ] Read more
The Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn has openings available for artists or collections damaged by Sandy. FAIC is offering volunteer services, supplies, and work space to help clean and stabilize artworks and cultural materials. The CRC will remain open through at least the end of February, but appointments should be made as early as possible by phone: 718-757-2140 or email: [ … ] Read more
WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT DUE TO A LACK OF EARLY RESERVATIONS, WE HAVE TO CANCEL OUR EVENT, INSPIRING WOMEN: A CELEBRATION OF VISUAL & CULINARY ARTS. OUR ONLINE AUCTION WILL REMAIN OPEN SO PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A BID TO SUPPORT ArtPride NJ AND OUR PROGRAMS. THANK YOU.
Art and food go together like … well, dinner and show! [ … ] Read more
It’s hard to look forward without looking back, but the New Year offers an indomitable spirit of hope and promise. With all the recovery and rebuilding that is necessary at the New Jersey shore, the State’s reliable and most noteworthy tourist destination, it is time for arts groups to “step up their game” and make sure that tourism dollars traditionally [ … ] Read more
Don’t Miss Arts Day on May 2! Register Today! Posted on 4/22/13 in Advocacy, Arts Education, Building Audience Participation, Community, Creativity and Innovation, Discover Jersey Arts New Jersey Arts Day will unite creative minds to cook up new and exciting ways Read More
Highlights from NJ at National Arts Advocacy Day Posted on 4/10/13 in Advocacy, Americans for the Arts, Creativity and Innovation, Economy, Emerging Arts Leaders, funding, New Jersey Arts, Rally First off, I have been attending National Arts Advocacy Day since 1996. To say this Read More
Flashback! NJ Conference on Tourism Posted on 3/24/13 in Building Audience Participation, Community, Creativity and Innovation, Discover Jersey Arts, Governor Christie, NJ Tourism Industry Association, Tourism ArtPride staff just wrapped up 3 days in Atlantic City at the NJ Conference on Read More