ABOUT NEWARK ARTS

The Newark Arts Council was created to advance and expand the artistic and cultural resources of the City of Newark, New Jersey.

Our Mission is to bring the transformative power of the arts into the lives of those who live in, work in, and visit Newark through programs, advocacy, promotion, education, and coordination.

 

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October means the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival!

October means the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival!

BLOG < BACK TO BLOG October means the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival! Newark Arts takes pride in the fact that the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival continues to be a free and inclusive event for its 10,000 patrons and guests, providing complimentary access to...

Wow! Over 300 Responses to Five Open Doors Open Calls

Wow! Over 300 Responses to Five Open Doors Open Calls

BLOG < BACK TO BLOG The 15th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival kicks off in less than two months, and it’s already shaping up to be the best one yet! How do we know? In response to five open calls for artists, events, pop-ups and galleries, Newark Arts and...

Why You Should Apply (Today!) For An ArtStart Grant

Why You Should Apply (Today!) For An ArtStart Grant

Here at the Newark Arts Council, we don’t believe in starving artists…or starving art programs! That’s why, since 2001, our signature grants program, ArtStart, has been providing critical funding for arts and cultural activities in the state’s largest city. Earmarked...

If Not For Clem

If Not For Clem

BLOG < BACK TO BLOG Just over a year after his sudden passing, the Newark Arts Council will honor Dr. Clement Alexander Price with the prestigious 2016 Medal of the Arts at its upcoming Gala Fundraiser, “If Not For Clem”, on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 6 pm to 10...

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Newark Gears Up For A Culturally Rich October w/ Arts & Poetry Festivals via @BrickCityLive https://t.co/2E6Kp4k0mA #EndlessArts #OpenDoors

#JazzVespers is a unique music event that interprets sermon through modern jazz. Check out the 10/1 line up!… https://t.co/Tfr1CVmFf9

Raise a glass of your own beer brewed to perfection @NewarkMuseum’s #BallantineHouse Saturday.… https://t.co/i73UldjtY7

Stop by @lilly_lips till 6pm, Asha Ganpat is carving new works at… https://t.co/gGwdO2GJj5

Tonight W/ headliner @ChrisLamberth! @NewarkHappening @DowntownNewark @newarkpulse @newark_arts @TalkNewark… https://t.co/NAZuCJ3RAH

Celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth with an #artshorizons #liveperformance #assembly ! #artsednow #culturalarts… https://t.co/qUVhOqOjj1

Are you a fan of #poetry looking forward to #DPF16? Join us at 2 on Oct. 11 for a #BetterNJ Twitter Chat.… https://t.co/nD7e3lB7Fv

#tbt At Free First Thursday Night last October, artist Janet Taylor Pickett previewed her… https://t.co/ZL7QJB3X18

"It was not just an art line, but the way he lived his life. He used art to combat his own personal demons, but... https://t.co/SoIBdkimaE

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