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
Posted on June 23, 2011 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
We are nearing the end of another NJ State budget cycle. Here’s a last chance to remind your elected officials that Art Matters!
Contact Your State Legislators Time is of the essence. The activity surrounding the FY12 State budget has been heated. We know you believe Art Matters, and most of our State legislators are supporters.
Posted on August 18, 2010 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
Another year, another NJSCA annual meeting on a hot summer day. This year arts administrators were smiling, but we’ve been trained through the MFA Program in Hart Knocks to be happy with whatever we receive in government support. This year, in yet another tough budget cycle, the new administration and legislature supported the minimums specified in the law, [ … ] Read more
“If the world doesn’t give you what you need, then you change the world.”
- Arlene Romoff, from her soon-to-be-published book, Listening Closely.
When I asked Arlene – an access advocate and winner of this year’s Excellence in Cultural Access Award for Leadership – about that, she said, “That quote is pretty much what the arts community does in NJ, [ … ] Read more
McCarter Theatre Center, along with New Jersey State Council on the Arts, ArtPride New Jersey, Lewis Center for the Arts/Princeton University, The Arts Council of Princeton, and New Jersey Theatre Alliance
Invites You to Attend
ARTS IN CRISIS A Conversation with Michael M. Kaiser President, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
March 17, 2010 9am Coffee and Networking 10am Discussion[ … ] Read more
Posted on December 10, 2009 by ArtPride in Category Advocacy
As most of you are aware the State funding freeze is a source of major concern for arts organizations (as well as many others.) For more information on the freeze and the effects it may have, please read Peggy McGlone’s article in the Star-Ledger, N.J. Arts Groups Fret as State Freezes $10M in Grants. We will follow up with [ … ] Read more
A BIG Year is Coming Up! Are You Ready? Posted on 5/21/13 in Building Audience Participation, Community, Creativity and Innovation, Cultural Exchange, New Jersey Arts, Tourism 2014 is filled with landmark NJ events that you should know about! Not only is 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