Storytelling and the Collective Art Tank: A Social Media Case Study

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When: Saturday, October 11, 2:30-4:00 (with a Q & A session following)

Where: The Collective Art Tank, Asbury Park

Cost: $35 for Monmouth Arts members, $45 for nonmembers

Workshop is limited to 20 participants. Reserve your spot now! (If you have any questions, please email Tammy at newmedia@monmoutharts.org)

We live in a world full of information, and sometimes that makes it hard to make your voice heard. Stories have the power to unlock the data and not only tell us what it means, but how we should feel about it. As a brand, it’s important to actively curate the stories you are putting out there, using sight, touch, sound, smell and emotion to connect with your audiences. This case study workshop will use real-world marketing and branding examples from The Collective Art tank and Monmouth Arts to demonstrate how to use storytelling to amp up your promotions. Tammy’s workshops are lively and conversational, with something for all levels of expertise. Spots are limited to 20, so reserve yours today!

INSPIRE, CREATE, CELEBRATE: a Celebration of the Arts

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What: Monmouth Arts Gala Event – Celebration of the Arts

Where: McLoone’s Pier House, Boardwalk, Long Branch

When: Friday // 10.17.14 // 7:00 PM

Purchase Tickets ($150)

Honoring: Becky Weinberg & Family and The Count Basie Theatre

At Monmouth Arts, our mission is simple: we enrich the community by inspiring and fostering the arts. We achieve this through arts education, collaboration, special events, grants and more. In addition to supporting artists and arts groups through our programs and services, we bring more than 2,500 high-quality, inexpensive or free concerts, films, dance and theater productions, musicals, creative writing programs, art exhibitions and arts education programs to over 700,000 children and adults throughout the region each year. There are few things as powerful as the arts when it comes to community building. Art impacts all members of a society; it inspires, connects, educations, heals, motivates, and gives voice to communities. The importance of the arts throughout the course of our lives can never be underestimated.

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Magic in the Moonlight

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Magic in the Moonlight

SOLD OUT   !!

No more tickets available.

NO WALK INS , only prepaid ticket holders.

 

July 17, 2014 7:30 PM

Written and Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, Emma Stone, Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen, Catherine McCormack, Paul Ritter, Jeremy Shamos 

Plot Summary: Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. The film is set in the south of France in the 1920s against a backdrop of wealthy mansions, the Côte d’Azur, jazz joints and fashionable spots for the wealthy of the Jazz Age. 

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Film  7:30
Bow Tie Cinema
36 White Street, Red Bank, NJ

Reception: 5:30-7:15 pm
OceanFirst Financial Solutions Center
73 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ

 Reception & Film $35 members, $45 non-members
Film only $12 in advance  or $15 at the door.

Monmouth Arts Receives National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America Fast-Track Grant to Support the MoCo Arts Corridor

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DATE: December 16, 2013

CONTACT: Mary Eileen Fouratt 732-212-1890 ext. 2 mef@monmoutharts.org 

Red Bank, NJ]— National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that Monmouth Arts is one of 150 not-for-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grant. Monmouth Arts is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support a marketing initiative for the MoCo Arts Corridor, a cultural tourism campaign to promote Coastal and Bayshore Monmouth as an arts destination. The project will focus on traditional and new media marketing efforts for arts organizations in the 39-town region that was severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

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FilmOneFest, Atlantic Highlands Arts Council

The Challenge America Fast-Track category offers $10,000 matching grants to support projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability. Challenge America Fast-Track grants support two major outcomes: public engagement with diverse and excellent art and livability, or the strengthening of communities through the arts. In this FY 2014 funding round, the NEA received 294 eligible Challenge America Fast-Track applications requesting $2.94 million in funding. The NEA will award 150 Challenge America Fast-Track grants totaling $1.5 million to organizations in 46 states, including 33 first-time NEA grantees, or 22 percent of all CAFT grantees in this round.

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Two River Theater, Red Bank

Jim Hickey, Monmouth Arts Board Member and Chair of the MoCo Arts Corridor Partnership said: “We are very excited about receiving the NEA Challenge America Grant. The MoCo Arts Corridor Partnership was formed with the knowledge that Monmouth County is rich with artistic and cultural resources and that the Arts can be a powerful economic engine for the good of the entire region. Our goal is to share that knowledge throughout the state, the country, even globally to accomplish our mission of making ‘the Jersey Shore a cultural destination of choice.’ The NEA grant will go a long way toward helping MoCo reach that goal.”

Mary Eileen Fouratt, Monmouth Arts Executive Director noted: “The MoCo Arts Corridor Partnership is a coalition under Monmouth Arts of artists, arts groups, municipal art councils, creative businesses, local and regional tourism offices, County Economic Development, Tourism and Planning Departments and NJ Transit. The project will build on the vibrancy of the strongest art hubs in this region (Asbury Park, Atlantic Highlands, Belmar, Manasquan and Red Bank) to develop the art assets of the other towns and market the region as an arts destination. The vision is to cultivate a place that provides a quality experience for artists, residents and visitors, reflects the diversity of the County, provides accessibility to the arts and fosters livable communities. We thrilled to have been awarded this grant to further this work.”

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Axelrod Performing Arts Center

“The NEA was founded on the principle that the arts belong to all the people of the United States,” said NEA Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa. “We’re proud that Challenge America Fast-Track grants bring more opportunities for arts engagement to underserved communities.” See the complete listing of projects recommended for Challenge America Fast-Track grant support at
www.arts.gov.

Monmouth Arts supports artists and arts groups through networking, workshops and resources; the Monmouth Teen Arts Festival bringing 2,000 student artists together with professional artists; the Local Arts Grant Program providing $90,000 in grants for nonprofit arts groups; and by publicizing the incredible range of performances and exhibitions available to the public in Get Out Get Art eblast and on Monmoutharts.org. Monmouth Arts programs and the groups we support serve over 800,000 people each year and bring over 2,900 high quality, low cost arts events to Monmouth County.

Monmouth Arts enriches the community by inspiring and fostering the Arts. The vision of Monmouth Arts is a vibrant arts community that enhances the quality of life throughout the County.

This program is made possible through funding from the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, through the County Historical Commission, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment of the Arts.

You can see additional MoCo arts partner photos on Flickr.

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