Essex County receives many grants for the arts

Essex County receives many grants for the arts

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. “It is an honor to lead a department that invests in the people of New Jersey in such diverse and meaningful ways,” Secretary of […]

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Discover Jersey Arts — a project dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts in New Jersey, and co-sponsored by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts — recently announced that voting in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards is under way. […]

Arts Unbound hosts 3rd annual festival for those with disabilities

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Arts Unbound, in collaboration with Essex Regional Educational Services Commission and ERESC Superintendent Laurie Newell, will host the third annual Arts Accessible Festival on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ERESC’s Essex Campus Academy, 369 Passaic Ave. in Fairfield. The purpose of the art festival is to […]

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s 52nd annual meeting, held at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. “The New Jersey […]

24 Hours of Live Music

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — From noon on Saturday, May 5, to noon on Sunday, May 6, the South Orange Village Center Alliance will kick off its second 24 Hours of Live Music Festival. This free Live Music Bender will be an Arts Unbound ArtBender fundraiser to supports artistic opportunities for people with disabilities. Participation and […]

Community Spirit Gala for Arts Unbound

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound will hold its Community Spirit Gala, honoring founder Catherine Lazen and Steven Gomez of Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation, on Friday, Sept. 15, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Kelli Copeland Building, 400 South Jefferson St. in Orange. To purchase tickets for the gala, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3051217. The event will feature […]

Arts Accessible Festival returns to Essex County

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Arts Unbound will hold its second Arts Accessible Festival on Friday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission, 369 Passaic Ave. in Fairfield. This event is for children, teens and adults with disabilities, as well as seniors. The feature of the festival is all […]

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