By Sally DeeringHoboken’s been doing it for years; Jersey City does it, too; and now, Bayonne has joined the ranks of local towns holding their very own arts & music festivals. Where artists go, others follow, Joe Waks, a professional artist and member of the Art Circle of Bayonne says. More and more artists are planting roots in Bayonne.
Pictured at the first annual Citywide Art Show at the Bayonne Community Museum at 229 Broadway, at the corner of 9th Street is (far left ) Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith, and Joe Waks ( far right with blue shirt)Bayonne Municipal Services Director and the many Bayonne artists whose works were on display.
The opening reception which ran from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. drew many Bayonne dignitaries, residents, and family and friends of the artists who participated.