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October 30, 2017 – The Positive Community: October Issue 2017The Positive Community

October 27, 2017 – Playing with the Privilege to Make Art About AnythingHyperallergic

October 24, 2017 – Rave Reviews for Newark’s “Open Doors Arts Festival”WBGO

October 19, 2017 – Newark Arts Celebrates its 16t h Annual Open Doors Festival with a Four Day Arts Extravaganza [ Full Press Release ]

October 17, 2017 – Open Doors traces the trajectory of art in NewarkBLOUIN ARTINFO

October 16, 2017 – Link Community Charter transforms into gallery for Open Doors arts eventTapinto

October 14, 2017Dr. Ntozake Shange’s seminal work gets a gallery’s worth of consideration in new exhibitBrick City Live

October 14, 2017PIMP MY PIRAGUA – Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival Newark Museum

October 13, 2017 – Newark Arts ‘Open Doors’ Fest highlights Marco Hall, Berkeley College of Fashion designsNJTV News

October 13, 2017 – Ironbound Unbound 2017 – Sumei Multidisciplinary Art Center – Open Doors NewarkCreative Mithila

October 13, 2017 – Open Doors 2017: Market Street ClusterWhere 2 Go Jersey City

October 12, 2017 – The Open Doors Event Matrix: What are you in the mood for?Brick City Live

October 12, 2017 – OPEN DOORS CITYWIDE ARTS FESTIVAL 2017Newark Happening

October 11, 2017 – An Art Scene Grows in Newark. Don’t look now, but the Big Apple’s Garden State neighbor is having a momentThe Village Voice

October 11, 2017 – Start The Open Doors Festivities Early With Art Front Galleries – Art Front Galleries

October 9, 2017 – There’s more in store in the Halsey Street South/Lincoln Park Cluster on Saturday, October 14! – It’s four days of Newark Arts [ Full Press Release ]

October 9, 2017 – Top Picks: Open Doors Citywide Festival 2017Envert Entertainment

October 9, 2017 – Fun Facts About Four Newark Places [Video]Brick City Live

October 8, 2017 – 16th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival Heads to Halsey Street NorthTAP into

October 8, 2017 – Did You Hear About: Open Doors Citywide Arts FestivalIncandescere

October 8, 2017 – Danny Simmons, painter and waymaker, disRUPTed a gated art worldBrick City Live

October 3, 2017 – Before and After: How murals transformed these Newark streetscapes [interactive]Brick City Live

October 2, 2017 – Open Doors Festival, Making Strides 5K part of Newark’s October calendarNJ.com

September 27, 2017 – Open Doors Kids Debuts this year! – Newark Pulse

September 27, 2017 – OPEN DOORS FESTIVAL CONTINUES ITS YEARLY GLOW-UP AS 2017 HIGHLIGHTS ARE ANNOUNCED – Brick City Live

September 27, 2017 – Newark’s Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival To Take Place October 11-15New Jersey Stage 

September 25, 2017 – CELEBRITY STAR POWER TO SPARKLE AT NEWARK’S OPEN DOORS CITYWIDE ARTS FESTIVAL Dr. Ntozake Shange, Danny Simmons, Marco Hall, Willie Cole and more! [ Full Press Release ]

September 20, 2017 – Newark’s 2017 Open Doors Arts Festival Will Include Exhibit From Local Mom, SonsNewark Patch

September 15, 2017 – Become A Newark Arts Ambassador – NewarkCentricCity

September 14, 2017 –  IN ONE MONTH, NEWARK ARTS’ DOORS ARE OPEN! OPEN DOORS CITYWIDE ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 ARRIVES OCTOBER 12th [ Full Press Release ]

September 14, 2017 – Major Baraka, Savion Glover & Jeremy Johnson discuss economic impact of city’s arts and culture – NWK TV

September 13, 2017 – MAYOR BARAKA, TONY AWARD WINNER AND NEWARK NATIVE SAVION GLOVER, AND NEWARK ARTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JEREMY JOHNSON DISCUSS ECONOMIC IMPACT OF CITY’S ARTS AND CULTURE AT PRESS CONFERENCENewarkNJ.gov

September 13, 2017 – Newark’s Diverse Arts Scene Generates Big Bucks For City, Study Says – Newark Patch

September 13, 2017 – Mayor Baraka, Tony Award winner and Newark native Savion Glover, and Newark Arts Executive Director Jeremy Johnson discuss economic impact of city’s arts and culture at press conference – City of Newark

September 13, 2017 – Opening The Doors To Newark Arts – NewarkCentricCity

September 12, 2017 – Newark Creates A Vibrant Art City – NewarkCentricCity

September 12, 2017Study: nonprofit arts generate $178 million annually – NJTV News

September 12, 2017What Is The Economic Impact Of The Arts In Newark? – New Jersey Stage

September 11, 2017 – Newark Arts Builds Bridges In Newark – NewarkCentricCity

August 13, 2017 – Newark Arts Announces 16th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival, Deadline for Selections Is August 18New Jersey Stage

August 8, 2017 – NEWARK ARTS ANNOUNCES 16TH ANNUAL OPEN DOORS CITYWIDE ARTS FESTIVAL OPENS CALL FOR OFFICIAL SELECTIONS [ Full Press Release ]

August 8, 2017 – Newark’s Arts and Culture Industry Generates $178.3 million in Annual Economic Activity, per Americans for the Arts [ Full Press Release ]

August 3, 2017 – As Construction Cranes Loom, Newark Tries to Keep True to Arts Hub RepNEXT CITY

August 2, 2017 – 6 Free Things To Do In Newark: Events, AttractionsNewark Patch

June 21, 2017 – More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide including $80,000 awarded to Newark Arts [ Full Press Release ]

June 14, 2017  – Newark Arts Awards a Record 16 ArtStart Grants at Annual Meeting [ Full Press Release ]

June 14, 2017 – Newark Arts Awards a Record 16 ArtStart Grants at Annual Meeting – New Jersey Stage

June 12, 2017 – State of the Arts: Learn what’s next for the arts at Newark Arts’ annual meetingBrick City Live

June 9, 2017 – Newark named one of the top 10 cities in U.S. in a surprising category –  NJ.com 

June 8, 2017 – Newark Ranked 9th Most Vibrant Arts City In U.S. – JerseyDigs.com 

May 16, 2017 – Newark Makes the List of the Top 10 Most Vibrant Arts Communities in America – New Jersey Stage

May 5, 2017 – Why Newark is changing the way we think about New Jersey – Toronto Star

May 3, 2017 – Newark Makes the List of the Top 10 Most Vibrant Arts Communities in America [ Full Press Release ]

April 25, 2017 – Major Keys: 12 hacks for making the most of Downtown Newark – Brick City Live

April 11, 2017 – The sold out Newark Arts Honors Gala raised the bar! [ Full Press Release ]

April 11, 2017 – Newark Leaders, Schools, Children, Police and Nonprofits to March in Support of Art and Peace – [ Full Press Release

April 5, 2017Newark Arts Honors Paquito D’RiveraPaquitoDRivera.com  

April 4, 2017 – ‘Newark First Fridays’ is Here – Save the Dates! [ Full Press Release ]

March 29, 2017 Newark Arts Celebrates With 2017 Honors Gala Tonight, Wednesday, March 29, Antecedent Projects

March 8th 2017 – The 2017 Newark Arts Honors Award Ceremony and Gala: Honoree Willie Cole [ Full Press Release ] 

February 17, 2017 – Jazz Great, Paquito D’Rivera, To Be Honored at 2017 Newark Arts Honors Gala [ Full Press Release ]

February 15, 2017 – Meet Me in Newark? Why New York City’s Neighbor Is Worth a Visit – Vogue

February 15, 2017 – The 2017 Newark Arts Honors Award Ceremony and Gala: Honoree Nell Painter [ Full Press Release

February 2, 2017 – The 2017 Newark Arts Honors Award Ceremony and Gala: Honoree Richard Meier  [ Full Press Release ]

January 29, 2017Newark Grants: Funding Available For Artists, Musicians, Dancers, Newark Patch

January, 26, 2017 Newark Arts Announces the 2017-2018 ArtStart Grant Program, New Jersey Stage

January 20th, 2017 – Newark Arts Announces the 2017-2018 ArtStart Grant Program! Applications Open January 31st, 2017 [ Full Press Release ]

January 18, 2017 – Empire Actor and Arts Activist Tobias Truvillion to host 2017 Newark Arts Honors Gala – New Jersey Stage [ Full Article ]

January 9, 2017 – “Empire” Actor and Arts Activist Tobias Truvillion to host 2017 Newark Arts Honors Gala [ Full Press Release ]

December 15, 2016 – Newark Arts Names Board Members from Prominent Newark Legal Firms [ Full Press Release ] 

December 1st, 2016 – Save The Date: The Newark Arts Honors Gala is March 29, 2017 [ Full Press Release

November 29, 2016 – Here’s a List of Newark-area organizations that are looking for your help on #GivingTuesday, Brick City Live [ Full Article ]

November 1st, 2016 – Newark Arts Executive Director, Jeremy Johnson, featured in Promotional Video Announcing Newark’s Cornerstones [ Full Press Release ]

October 23, 2016 – In Speak My Mind Exhibit, Reframing Black Women Both As Subjects and Creators, Brick City Live [ Full Article ]

October 21, 2016 – 5 Questions: Lauren Craig on What to Expect From This Weekend’s Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival, Brick City Live [ Full Article ]

October 20, 2016 – Oct. 21-23 events: The best things to do this weekend in NJ, NJ105.com [ Full Article ]

October 19, 2016 – Life, Love and Honor in Newark’s Housing Projects, New York Times [ Full Article ]

October. 13, 2016 – Newark Arts’ Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival Kicks Off October 19, Hyperallergic.com [ Full Article ]

September 30, 2016 – Newark Hosts 15th Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival In October, New Jersey Stage [ Full Article ]

September 28, 2016 – Newark gears up for a culturally rich October with scheduled arts and poetry festivals, Brick City Live [ Full Article ]

September 21, 2016 – “Dear Newark, You’re Beautiful”: Exhibit featuring 350 portraits of Newarkers is now on view, Brick City Live [ Full Article]

September 15, 2016 – October Means the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival!, Community Justice in Newark [ Full Article ]

September 13, 2016 – October means the Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival! [ Full Press Release ]

September 8, 2016 – New Jersey Fall Festivals 2016, NJ.com [ Full Article ]

September 8, 2016 – Newark Arts Receives Over 300 Responses to Five Open Calls for its 15th Annual Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival [ Full Press Release ]

July 19, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Joins Americans for the Arts’ National Study of the Economic Impact of Spending by Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences [  Full Press Release ]

July 19, 2016 – Newark ‘Glambassador’ Lauren Craig Will Infuse Newark Arts With Her Indelible Sense of Style [ Full Article ]

July 19, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Call for Artist – Open Doors [ Full Article ]

July 14, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Names Susan Schear Deputy Director [ Susan Schear – Press July 14 2016 ]

July 1, 2016 – CALL for ARTISTS: Open Doors 2016 [ Full Article ]

June 15, 2016 – Newark Arts Council announced new collaborations and opportunities for artists at Prudential Center event [ Full Article ]

June 15, 2016 – Be a part of Newark’s annual citywide arts festival. Opens Doors is looking for proposals. [ Full Article ]

June 14, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Announces ArtStart Grant Recipients [  Full Press Release ]

June 2016 – Newark Arts Council Announces Five Open Calls For Participation in 2016 Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival [  Full Press Release ]

May 23, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Links Homelessness and Social Services with Photography [  Full Press Release ]

May 2, 2016 – An Interview With Jeremy Johnson [ Link To Video ]

April 26, 2016 – ArtStart 2016 [  Full Press Release ]

April 21, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Helps Art Reach the People of Newark [ Link To Video ]

April 11, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Receives Historic $1 Million Grant from The Prudential Foundation. [ Full Press Release ]

March 21, 2016 – Newark Arts Council Names Jeremy Johnson as Executive Director. [ Full Press Release ]