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The members of the Jersey City Arts Fund Committee are asking for feedback from Jersey City voters regarding the Jersey City Arts Fund Referendum slated for the November 2020 Ballot. In February 2020, the City Council approved a referendum ballot question that would establish a Jersey City Arts Fund (JCAF) to support local arts and culture organizations, artists, arts education, and more. Money for the Fund would be raised through a small property tax. The City Council has indicated that they would set the tax at either a quarter-penny or half-penny per $100 of assessed property value, but have set a cap of 2 cents per $100:
Throughout the year, Jersey City and other Hudson locales snap, crackle and pop with cultural events â€“ art shows, plays, and dance performances â€“ put on by the diverse and richly-talented artists who live in our local neighborhoods. Art is a huge part of Hudsonâ€™s community and quality-of-life; so, from now on, in every issue of River View Observer, weâ€™ll list this go-to guide to whatâ€™s happening on the local ArtSCENE.
Â 313 Gallery at JC Art School
313 GALLERY, 313 â€“3rd Street, JC, (732) 877-9116, www.jcartist.org.
Now through Feb 21: GENTRIFICATION, The Changing Landscape of Jersey City â€“ A documentary art exhibition featuring Narciso Espiritu, Fabricio Suarez, Sam Pullin; curated by Allison Hall.
MUST BE A MEMEBER OFART CIRCLE OF BAYONNE
OPEN TO ALL ARTISTS FROM ALL AREAS
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Art Circle of Bayonne announced that applications are available for artists to exhibit their work April 13 to 19, 2013 at the Bayonne Community Museum.
The April show will display the following types of art: photography, mixed media, oil paintings, acrylics, and watercolors.Â Limited space will be available for three-dimensional art. All work submitted must belong to one of the foregoing categories. There will be an entrance fee of $10 per artist, payable to the Art Circle of Bayonne. Participation will be limited to sixty artists. Applications will be available Monday through Friday, except holidays, at the Bayonne Recreation Division, Room 13, at City Hall, 630 Avenue C.Â The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 28. Applications will also be available by e-mailing [email protected].
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Participation in the exhibit is open to members of the Art Circle of Bayonne.Â It is not necessary to be a Bayonne resident to join the organization.Â Membership in the Art Circle is available for $25 per year.Â To join the Art Circle, please send an e-mail to [email protected].
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The opening reception for the April art show will take place on Saturday, April 13, from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.
This will be the second art show at the museum in 2013.Â Other events will be scheduled throughout the year.Â Details will be announced.
If you know the artists let us know at [email protected]
Â The Theater Company (TTC) and Art House Productions (AHP) are teaming up to celebrate Women’s History Month and to prepare and present new voices in the local music scene with cabaret performances and a free workshop March 12 & 13, 2010. Continue reading WOMEN IN SONG AND NEW VOICES CABARET & WORKSHOP