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
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
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
The holidays are upon us once again and the big question on everyone’s mind is “What do I get that friend who has everything?” Why not give a gift that will support something that you love as well? Why not give a gift that keeps on giving all year long? Why not give a gift that will enrich, inspire and [ … ] Read more
The first ever state-wide Discover Jersey Arts conference was a sold out success! Thank you to all the attendees, speakers, sponsors, and staff who made this event happen.
For the third time, we asked people attending an event to bring the conversation from in-person to online, and boy, did they ever! Our multi-tasking tweeple (Twitter people) took to their smartphones, [ … ] Read more
Lyceum Hall in Burlington City will be ArtPride NJ’s new home by the end of this calendar year. In more than one way, it’s an appropriate and fated move. Officially known as Herman T. Costello Lyceum Hall, it’s a truly historic building constructed in 1839. It was given to the City of Burlington in 1851 and functioned as City Hall [ … ] Read more
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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