State of the Arts: Learn what’s next for the arts at Newark Arts’ annual meeting
by Brick City | June 12, 2017
Newark Arts will hold their annual meeting tomorrow from 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Express Newark in the Hahne’s building.
The meeting is an opportunity to learn about what’s been accomplished, and what is planned, for the arts in Newark. The event will be helmed by the organization’s executive director, Jeremy Johnson. He will also announce the winners of the organization’s Art Start grants for 2017-2018. In previous years, the grants have ranged from $500 to $3,000.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by City National Bank of New Jersey, and will feature light snacks and refreshments.
Newark Arts was founded in 1981 with a mission to expand the resources of the city’s arts and cultural institutions, and currently supports more than five dozen such institutions in town. Its marquee event each year is the Open Doors Citywide Arts festival, which will enter its 16th year this fall. The organization also produces reports about the intersection of the arts and economics and is the fiscal agent for the Newark Arts Education Roundtable.
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