Twenty artists will display visual art depicting scenes around the Garden State in an exhibit at New Jersey City University.
Green Villain selected local artist Distort to paint the largest mural to date in Jersey City just outside the Holland Tunnel where 15 million people pass by annually.
Last month, NJPAC appeared before Newark’s historic preservation commission to plead its case for demolishing a protected landmark. They even hired an expert to badmouth a famous mural that NJPAC had originally commissioned and praised.
The City Council will soon move forward with legislation that will add a new tax on homeowners that could generate over $1 million in annual revenue to support cultural activities.
An effort to move a popular Harlem sculpture installation to a sprawling greenspace in Jersey City could start within days if a fundraiser bridges a gap in the project’s funding.
The 140,000-square foot property will have on-site parking and a three-story mural painted on an exterior wall.
“The arts community has really moved into this area,” Mayor Turner said. “There are small-time artists, painters. If they get 15 by 10 feet of space, they can use it for a boutique. We could have food stores, a sandwich place.”
Apple Tree House, built in the 1700s, will be converted into a facility celebrating Jersey City’s history.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held to celebrate Gant-Gilbert Arts Collective, the new artist housing development in Newark, New Jersey.
Jersey City could soon approve an ambitious project that now consists of theater spaces, multiple retail storefronts, and two 11-story apartment towers that include affordable units.