Central Ward ArtStart Grantees pose with Councilwoman LaMonica McIver to celebrate their awards, August 2018

South Ward ArtStart Grantees pose with Councilman John Sharpe James to celebrate their awards, October 2018


Stills of “School Time Samba!” program led by Lincoln School in the Vailsburg community of Newark

Stills of “Our Stories, Our Lives” exhibition by senior residents of Grace West Manor and St. Mary’s Villa. Project led by artist Mansa Mussa in partnership with Arts Unbound and Jonathan Rose Companies.

Stills of Rafael Hernandez School’s TV/Film Production Class

Stills of “The Leopard’s Noisy Drum”, play by ArtStart Grantee Marcia Heard and the Ivy Hill/Vailsburg Center for Arts Culture and Community Activism (ACCA)

Stills of Arts and the EnvironmentOpening Reception, project was led by Greater Newark Conservancy in partnership with Jerry Gant

Stills of “Art Grows in Newark” by Newark Science and Sustainability in partnership with artist Roxana Marroquin

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