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December 10, 2018 – Youth-Led Art Exhibit Tackles Mass Incarceration in New Jersey – New Jersey Stage

December 3, 2018 – Newark Arts To Open Application Process For ArtStart Grants In January – New Jersey Stage

December 3, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Applications for ArtStart open on January 9th, 2019 [ Full Press Release ]

October 30, 2018 – NEWARK ARTS FESTIVAL CELEBRATES BREAKOUT YEAR WITH 10,000 VISITORS – NJ NEXT

October 30, 2018 – Newark Arts Festival Celebrates 10,000 Visitors And A Breakout Year – New Jersey Stage

October 11-17, 2018 – Variety Found in Newark Arts Festival Exhibition – Local Talk

October 15, 2018 – Fem’N’3D at Newark Arts Festival – The Newark Times

October 15, 2018 – Urban Girl covered the exhibition during Newark Arts Festival entitled Femn3d ‘My Vagina Got me Fck’d Up’ – Urban Girl MAG

October 14, 2018 – Newark Arts Festival colors changing downtown – TAPinto

October 13, 2018 – Exclusive: Artist Amarah Skye Talks Newark Arts Festival Exhibition – THEKNOCKTURNAL

October 11, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Whoopi Goldberg attends FEM’N’3D exhibit at Newark Arts Festival Celebrating Women’s Empowerment [ Full Press Release ]

October 9, 2018 – “The noblest function of art” – CivicStory

October 1, 2018 – Newark’s Art Diversity is the Focus as Organizers Prepare for the 2018 Newark Arts Festival – RLS Media

September 30, 2018 – Newark Arts Festival opens eyes to social change – TAPinto

September 26, 2018 – Newark Arts To Host Art Exhibition At High School Named For Late Congressman Donald M. Payne Sr. New Jersey Stage

September 26, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: High School named for late Congressman Donald M. Payne Sr. Partners with Newark Arts to host first-ever art exhibition during Newark Arts Festival October 4-7, 2018 [ Full Press Release ]

September 25, 2018 – FOR THE ‘GRAM: YOUR 9 MUST-DO NEWARK ARTS FESTIVAL SNAPS – Brick City Live

September 24, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts Festival pays homage to notable culture shapers while spotlighting rising talent in an inspiring weekend of event programing [ Full Press Release ]

September 24, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts Festival 2018 kicks off October 4th with an exclusive welcome party & VIP preview access tour [ Full Press Release ]

September 6, 2018 – New Jersey fall festivals 2018: See our complete guide to events, from the mountains to the Shore – NJ.com

September 6, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Artist Genesis Tramaine wants Ne-Ne’s everywhere to see themselves in her image [ Full Press Release ]

September 4, 2018 – Newark Photographer Captures a City in Flux – TAPinto

August 26, 2018 – Link selected to exhibit in prestigious Newark Arts Festival – Link School

August 25, 2018 – City Without Walls and Aljira To Shine At Newark Arts Festival – NJ STAGE  ISSUE 50

August 25, 2018 – City Without Walls and Aljira To Shine At Newark Arts Festival – New Jersey Stage

August 23, 2018 – The Gem Project is an ArtStart 2018 Grant Recipient – The Gem Project, Inc

August 20, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Aljira and City Without Walls to shine at Newarks Arts Festival [ Full Press Release ]

August 20, 2018 – Newark Teacher Raises Funds For Filmmaking Program at Rafael Hernandez School – TAPinto

August 16, 2017 – Premiere Stages To Present Brick City – New Jersey Stage

August 16, 2017 – Premiere Stages To Present Full Production Of NJPAC Stage Exchange Commission BRICK CITY – Broadway World

August 14, 2018 – Newark Arts Receives Grant From NJ Division of Travel and Tourism – New Jersey Stage

August 13, 2018 – Newark’s 10-Year Cultural Plan Revealed – WBGO

August 1, 2018 – Newark Arts Produces 19 Grant Winners Via ArtStart Program – RAISE NEWARK

July 31, 2018 – ArtStart program announces 19 grant winners from across Newark – TAPinto

July 27, 2018 – 19 Awesome Art Projects In Newark Get A Cash Boost – Newark Patch

July 18, 2018 – In Brief: Newark Arts awards grants to 19 local organizations – Brick City Live

July 17, 2018 – Newark Arts Makes Awards To 19 Local Arts Groups – New Jersey Stage

July 17, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts makes awards to 19 local art groups [ Full Press Release ]

July 2, 2018 – Newark art scene in flux as redevelopment changes city landscape – TAPinto

June 21, 2018 – Newark Arts announces launch of new name for its Annual October Arts Festival – New Jersey Stage

June 21, 2018 – Newark Arts Festival: New Name, New Look, New Opportunities! – Newark Arts

June 21, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts Festival: New Name, New Look, New Opportunities! [ Full Press Release ]

May 27, 2018 – National Endowment for the Arts to Grant $84,000 to Newark Arts Education Roundtable for Trauma-Informed Care Work – TAPinto

May 24, 2018 – Newark Students Exposed to Opera through Arts Grant – TAPinto

May 15, 2018 – Newark Arts Celebrates Ellen Lambert – Hip NJ

May 8, 2018 – Prudential funds Newark Arts neighborhood regrants as part of $30 million in grants for Newark nonprofits – New Jersey Stage

May 7, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Prudential funds Newark Arts neighborhood regrants as part of $30 million in grants for Newark nonprofits [ Full Press Release ]

April 26, 2018 – “Flashes of Genius” gala celebrates Newark Arts and longtime supporter Ellen Lambert – TAPinto

April 16, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts’ Powerful Celebration of Ellen Lambert Lights Up the Night [ Full Press Release ]

April 3, 2018 – Newark Arts’ Flashes of Genius Brings Out the Brightest Stars of Art, Film and Television in honor of Ellen Lambert – New Jersey Stage

April 3, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts’ Flashes of Genius Brings Out the Brightest Stars of Art, Film and Television in honor of Ellen Lambert [ Full Press Release ]

March 29, 2018 – Sunil Garg brings light through art to Newark – TAPinto

March 12, 2018 – Kim Hawthorne, Star of Oprah Winfrey Network’s (OWN) Hit Series Greenleaf To Host Newark Arts Fundraiser – New Jersey Stage

March 12, 2018 – The City of Newark strives to rebrand itself as a “City Of The Arts” – Hip NJ

March 12, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Kim Hawthorne, Star of Oprah Winfrey Network Series to Host Newark Arts Fundraiser on April 11, 2018 [ Full Press Release ]

February 28, 2018 – Lambert shapes the community through an artist’s eyes – TAPinto

February 27, 2018 – Making Newark a city of the arts – New Jersey Stage

February 12, 2018 – MEDIA ADVISORY: Newark Arts to Celebrate Ellen Lambert, A Champion for Diversity, Philanthropy and The Arts [ Full Press Release ]

February 12, 2018 – Newark Arts to Celebrate Ellen Lambert: A Champion for Diversity, Philanthropy and The Arts – New Jersey Stage

January/February, 2018 – Art for All: The Newark Arts Council beautifies city and improves quality of life for residents – Diversity in Action

January 26, 2018 – Eleta J. Caldwell and Rodney M. Gilbert Memorial gallery opens February 10 at Gallery Aferro – New Jersey Stage

January 24, 2018 – Local artists with great ideas can earn grants up to $3K – Newark Happening

January 10, 2018 – Applications open for ArtStart by Newark Arts – New Jersey Stage

January 9, 2018 – Newark Arts offering Local Creators Grants up to $3K – Newark Patch

January 9, 2018 – Applications for Newark Arts’ ArtStart Mini Grant Program open on January 10, 2018 [ Full Press Release ]

January 2, 2018 – With The Gathering 1.0, a Newark Arts class photo – Brick City Live

 

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Press Links - 2017

December 13, 2017 – Newark Arts celebrates “Windows to the City” at a community unveiling featuring Newark youth [ Full Press Release ]

December 12, 2017 Newark Arts celebrates “Windows to the City” community unveiling featuring youth artwork – NJTV News

November 29, 2017Young artists create mosaics to beautify PSE&G Switching Station – New Jersey Stage

November 29, 2017Young artists create mosaics to beautify PSE&G Switching Station – TAPinto

November 28, 2017 – Young artists create mosaics to beautify PSE&G Switching Station Full Press Release ]

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 10, 2017 – On Sunday, October 15th, we close out Open Doors in the Gateway/Ironbound CLuster! [ Full Press Release ]

October 10, 2017 – Open Doors Kids debuts Saturday, October 14th with a full schedule of creative play activities for young art fans [Full Press Release]

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 NorthTAPinto

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 ]

Press Links - 2016

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 CornerstonesFull 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 PhotographyFull 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 ]