Category Archives: Arts

#BetterNJ Twitter Chat: Show Your Support for #ArtsEdNow

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

It’s almost time to head back to school again — and this year there are two extra reasons to revel. Mark your calendar for the week of September 11 – 17 — National Arts Education Week, a time to celebrate … Continue reading

Posted in #BetterNJ Twitter Chat, Arts, Arts Advocacy, Arts Ed Now, Arts Education | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

CNJG: Launching the Newark Philanthropic Liaison 3.0

Posted on by Nina Stack, President, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

  Though it’s been nine years, it seems like only yesterday that far-sighted funders, the City of Newark and the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers came together to form the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison. Our objective was to … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Arts Advocacy, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, News & Announcements, Philanthropy, Public Policy | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Arts Ed Now: Ambassadors and Trailblazers, Let Us Hear Your Voice!

Posted on by Dodge

  Since last September, when many of New Jersey’s devoted arts education leaders were introduced to the Arts Ed Now campaign, arts advocates have been abuzz. When the Arts Ed Now campaign launches next month, it will mark the official … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Arts Advocacy, Arts Ed Now, Arts Education, Creativity | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ArtPride NJ: Summer Reading 2016 — The Arts and Beyond!

Posted on by Dodge

  As I eagerly await a week’s vacation in just 12 days on the beach of glorious Cape May, I’ve begun to sift through the pile of books that are stacking up on the bedside table and deciding which ones … Continue reading

Posted in ArtPride New Jersey, Arts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Art Pride NJ: Measuring the Arts — A One, Two Punch

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller

  How do we value the arts?  How do we measure their impact and make that measurement count? On a personal level, we know the breathtaking power of a masterpiece, the exhilaration of a standing ovation, and the joy and … Continue reading

Posted in ArtPride New Jersey, Arts, Arts Advocacy | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Arts Ed Now: Seasons of Love — An Art and Music Mural Project

Posted on by Alison Wallace, Arts Ed Now

A few years ago, I found myself in a new situation as an art educator. After seven years of teaching high school art, I was embarking upon a new adventure: middle school. Here I was, several years into my career, … Continue reading

Posted in Arts Advocacy, Arts Ed Now, Arts Education | Leave a comment

ArtPride New Jersey: The Arts AND … Movement

Posted on by Stephanie Carr, ArtPride NJ Program Manager

Lessons Learned at #AFTACON2016 For nearly 60 years, Americans for the Arts has convened an annual convention for arts and community leaders to network and discuss strategies for building stronger towns, counties, and cities through the arts. As our professional … Continue reading

Posted in ArtPride New Jersey, Arts, Arts Advocacy, Community Building | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Random Acts of Art & Community: Join us Thursday for our next #BetterNJ Twitter chat

Posted on by Meghan Jambor, Dodge Communications Manager

  Join us at 2 p.m. Thursday for a LIVE #BetterNJ discussion on Twitter about Random Acts of Art & Community happening right here in New Jersey. Think flash mobs, participatory art projects, or impromptu music performances on the street. … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Arts Ed Now, Community Building, News & Announcements | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Arts Ed Now: A Look Back at Teen Arts Festivals

Posted on by Kira Campo, New Jersey Arts Education Partnership

After numerous county festivals in March, April and May, the final New Jersey Teen Arts Festival of 2016 was held at Ocean County College on June 1-3. The three-day, statewide festival brought students to campus from throughout the Garden State. … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Arts Advocacy, Arts Ed Now, Arts Education | Leave a comment

ArtPride New Jersey: The Sticky Arts

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride New Jersey

The recent development of tax policy concerns in Trenton has raised a great deal of thought about where exactly the nonprofit arts sector fits in. Senator Tom Kean has introduced legislation (S334) that would allow for charitable contributions to be … Continue reading

Posted in ArtPride New Jersey, Arts, Arts Advocacy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Arts Ed Now: It’s Time for New Jersey Governor’s Awardees to be Proud and Loud

Posted on by Wendy Liscow, Dodge Education Program Director

The 2016 New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education are just around the corner.  You can join the celebration of talent, creativity and leadership on May 26 at the War Memorial’s Patriots Theatre in Trenton. Approximately 80 students will be … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Arts Ed Now, Education, Leadership | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Creative New Jersey: Celebrating Community at Creative Hammonton

Posted on by Kacy O’Brien, Program Manager, Creative New Jersey

On an alternately rainy and sunny April 12th, Creative Hammonton’s second Call to Collaboration – a town-wide, cross-sector gathering of people from local business, environmental, social service, arts and culture, faith-based, education and government sectors, among others – welcomed participants … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Community Building, Creative NJ | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

ArtPride NJ: Growing Arts Advocacy Nationwide

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride New Jersey

“If you’re not networking, you’re not working.” – Denis Waitley We all have our networks at work and at home, online and in real time. The most valuable ones provide knowledge, insight into best practices, and oftentimes they are a … Continue reading

Posted in ArtPride New Jersey, Arts, Arts Advocacy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Arts Ed Now: STEAM Stories from the Garden State

Posted on by Kira Campo, New Jersey Arts Education Partnership

Conversations about STEAM, both in New Jersey and throughout the United States, are frequently taking place in educational circles. STEAM — an acronym that has become synonymous with learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math — is regarded by … Continue reading

Posted in Arts Ed Now, Arts Education | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy National Poetry Month!

Posted on by Dodge Poetry Staff

For the twentieth year in a row, April is National Poetry Month. In celebration, we will be posting an Instagram every day this month featuring a quote from a poem that we find beautiful, moving, funny, or otherwise powerful. Each piece … Continue reading

Posted in Arts, Poetry | Leave a comment
Search the Blog
Subscribe
Categories
Recent Posts