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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Turn Up The Volume! A2160 & S1133 Posted on 2/24/14 in Advocacy, civic action, Community, Creativity and Innovation, Discover Jersey Arts, Emerging Arts Leaders, Governor Christie, New Jersey Arts, NJ Tourism Industry Association, Nonprofits, Tourism We’ve turned up the heat, now we need to turn up the volume!
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And The Winners Are … Posted on 2/11/14 in Advocacy, Building Audience Participation, Community, Creativity and Innovation, Cultural Exchange, Discover Jersey Arts, New Jersey Arts, NJ Tourism Industry Association, Nonprofits, Tourism Congratulations once again to all the nominees in the 6th Annual JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards Read More