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#OceanFirstChallenge: MoCo Public Art Project

We’re participating in the OceanFirst Charity Challenge. This friendly competition runs until May 15. There are tons of awesome causes in the running to win $15,000! Monmouth Arts is raising money to build 5 PUBLIC ART PROJECTS in 5 COMMUNITIES from Matawan to Manasquan. That’s where you come in – we ask that you please donate to our campaign. Every dollar donated is ours to keep and put towards public art projects in our county! Imagine some awesome public art in your community… together we can make it happen! Every penny counts! And if you … Continue reading

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Film Premiere: Aloft

Aloft May 21st, 2015 7:00 pm Directed by: Claudia Llosa Starring: Jennifer Connelly Plot Summary: “Nana Kunning (Jennifer Connelly) was a struggling mother that abandoned her son Ivan (Cillian Murphy) 20 years ago. Now she is becoming a famous artist and healer when Jannia (Mélanie Laurent), a young journalist tracks down Ivan and sets up an encounter between Nana and Ivan that will make them question their lives.” THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015 FILM: 7:00 PM BOW TIE CINEMA 36 WHITE STREET, RED BANK, NJ RECEPTION: 5:30-6:45 PM GOTHAM 19 BROAD STREET, RED BANK, NJ RECEPTION & FILM $40 MEMBERS, $50 NON-MEMBERS … Continue reading

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MoCo Public Art Project

Monmouth Arts is participating in the OceanFirst Foundation Charity Challenge! Our mission is to raise money to build 5 PUBLIC ART PROJECTS in 5 COMMUNITIES along the MoCo Arts Corridor – from Matawan to Manasquan. Imagine some awesome public art in a community near you… together we can make it happen! The best part is, we don’t have to win the whole enchilada to raise funding. We get to keep any money donated during the challenge. Let’s make some art… DONATE NOW! Also, check out our awesome campaign video! JUST CLICKING ON THE VIDEO CAN HELP … Continue reading

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Board Development Workshops with Pat Richter

YOU ASK, WE DELIVER! Pat Richter partners with Monmouth Arts to make these workshops more affordable for you! These Board Development workshops in NYC at the Support Center for Nonprofit Management would cost $90 each plus commuting costs. DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! 1. Board Challenges in All Volunteer Organizations – FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm: This workshop is for arts related non-profits that don’t have a paid Executive Director (part time or full time Administrator is ok!) and the Board is both governing and implementing programs. Deadline to register is June 1 – … Continue reading

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Lambert & Stamp

Lambert & Stamp April 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm Directed by: James D. Cooper Starring: Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert Plot Summary: This film tells the remarkable story of Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert, aspiring filmmakers from opposite sides of the tracks who set out to find a subject for their underground movie, leading them to discover, mentor and manage the iconic band that would become known as The Who. Inspired by the burgeoning 1960s youth culture, they found in the ‘High Numbers’ a rebellious restlessness that was just what they were looking for. Rechristening them ‘The Who‘, they quickly … Continue reading

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Teen Arts Festival 2015

When: March 19th & 20th, 2015 Where: Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ The theme of the 2015 Teen Arts Festival is “Art of the Street”. Held on the Brookdale campus in Lincroft, this unique event is a great opportunity for teens ages 13 to 19 to experience all disciplines of the arts and participate in workshops, performances, exhibits, and critiques. The Opening Reception for the festival will be held on March 18th at the CVA Gallery of Brookdale from 6-7pm. Don’t forget to tag your pictures, posts, etc. with #MTAF15 so we can see how you’re prepping … Continue reading

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Monmouth Arts Annual Meeting is January 21st

When: Wednesday, January 21, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank Please join the arts community as we gather for an evening of networking and conversation leading to new collaborations and partnerships! Monmouth Arts welcomes all current members and everyone who is interested in the arts. We will begin the meeting with voting on the Board slate for 2015, recognition of outgoing board members and a short update on Monmouth Arts initiatives. Also during the meeting, Monmouth Arts staff will be giving tours of our new storefront location right next door to the … Continue reading

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2014 Annual Appeal

If you love the arts and you love Monmouth County please give as generously as you can to our Annual Fund, ensuring that Monmouth Arts continues to enrich our community by inspiring and fostering the arts. This has been an exciting year for Monmouth Arts culminating in our move to a street level storefront location, right next to the Count Basie Theatre, where we can welcome the community and connect them to wonderful artists and arts groups! Monmouth Arts Strengthens small and emerging arts groups with workshops, networking      and nearly $100,000 in grants to arts … Continue reading

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New Writing Workshop! The Power of Play with Colleen Lineberry

The Power of Play: Creative Ways with Words with Colleen Lineberry February 10, 2015 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Monmouth Arts – 105 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ This experiential workshop offers ways to expand creative horizons using playful writing strategies that will inspire your imagination and allow you to tell the stories you have to tell. Explore and experiment with tips and techniques to develop and strengthen fiction, nonfiction, poetry or personal journal writing. Work with description and imagery, dialogue, voice, and more. Free your inner muse in a comfortable workshop atmosphere and discover concrete ideas … Continue reading

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Thank You to Our 2014 Gala Sponsors

RECEPTION SPONSOR Jill Kerwick & Arthur Kontos Foundation Count Basie Theatre PROGRAM SPONSOR Monmouth University COCKTAIL SPONSORS The Curchin Group Ansell, Grimm & Aaron VALET SPONSOR Saker Shop Rite

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