East Coastâ€™s Fastest Growing Art Scene Features Hundreds of Artists, Dozens of Exhibitions, Galleries, Museums, and Live Entertainment
A FREE Self-Guided Walking Tour All Weekend
JERSEY CITY â€“ Mayor Steven M. Fulop , the Municipal Council, and the Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs , in partnership with Pro Arts, and the Hudson Reporter, present the 2013 Jersey City Artists Studio Tour , a FREE self-guided walking tour featuring galleries, artist studios and ad hoc exhibition sites. The tour will take place from noon to 6:00 p.m. throughout the city on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th.
In its 23rd year, the Annual
Jersey City Artists Studio Tour is a weekend celebration of Jersey Cityâ€™s diverse art scene that features hundreds of artists, dozens of exhibitions, galleries, museums, live music and performances, food, drink and parties â€“ all located just five minutes from Manhattan.
Every year, hundreds of artists participate in the tour attracting thousands of visitors during its two-day
run. The Jersey City Artists Studio Tour is widely considered New Jerseyâ€™s premier art and cultural event, and is free and open to the public.
â€œJersey Cityâ€™s artists are a vital part of our community and we encourage everyone to join us in celebrating their creativity and supporting the arts,â€ said Mayor Fulop. â€œWe recognize how important the artists are to the vibrancy of our city, and not only do we embrace the arts, we are working to expand the role of art in our community. The administration just launched a citywide mural program and we are exploring additional ways to expand opportunities for our visual and performing artists.â€