The mission of Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs is to develop countywide programs and promote public interest in local and county history, in the arts, and in the cultural traditions of the community.
40 Farragut Avenue
Mays Landing
New Jersey
08330
United States
+1 (609) 625-2776 ext. 6314
+1 (609) 625-8143

Department of Administration

Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs

Open Up To The Arts in Atlantic County

Other Cultural Programs or Services in the Arts

Absecon Lighthouse/IPPA

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31 S. Rhode Island Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 449-1360

Web Site: ABSECON LIGHTHOUSE/IPPA

Special performances and hands-on art events for all ages at New Jersey's tallest lighthouse.


Absecon Summer Concerts

Heritage Park, Municipal Complex
500 Mill Road
Phone: (609) 641-0663 x100

Web Site: ABSECON SUMMER CONCERTS

Free concerts are held on Sundays during the summer at Heritage Park.


ACCVA Foundation

Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority
2314 Pacific Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 449-7117

Web Site: ACCVA FOUNDATION

Seeks to generate resources to attract major events in sports, film, arts, and heritage.


American Association of University Women - Atlantic County Branch

c/o Jackie Sarner
523 Holly Brook Road
Galloway, NJ 08205

Web Site: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN - ATLANTIC COUNTY BRANCH

Supports summer presentations of children’s theatre at Stockton Performing Arts Center and other cultural programs.


Asian Club

Sovereign Avenue School
11 N. Sovereign Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 343-7260

Web Site: ASIAN CLUB

Promotes learning about Asian cultures.


Atlantic City Alliance

2301 Boardwalk
Historic Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 348-7809

Web Site: ATLANTIC CITY ALLIANCE

Provides financial and in-kind support to initiatives that enhance Atlantic City, such as special events and entertainment.


Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Foundation

2314 Pacific Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 449-7106

Web Site: ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION & VISITORS FOUNDATION

Provides financial and in-kind support to initiatives that enhance Atlantic City.


Atlantic City Free Public Library

1 North Tennessee Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 345-2269

Web Site: ATLANTIC CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Presents. among other programs, a series of free summer performances on the Boardwalk; a Fridays in the Plaza concert series; and a film discussion society.


Atlantic City Historic Waterfront Foundation & Aquarium

800 N. New Hampshire Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 348-2880

Web Site: ATLANTIC CITY HISTORIC WATERFRONT FOUNDATION & AQUARIUM

Aquarium in park setting, free concerts, and a crafters village.


Atlantic County Library System


40 Farragut Avenue
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Web Site: ATLANTIC COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

Presents a wide variety of cultural programs including author/illustrator series for family audiences at several libraries each summer.


Atlantic HuaXia Chinese School

391 Zion Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Phone: (609) 226-0888

Mandarin and Chinese culture classes


Atlantic Korean Association of Southern New Jersey

3821 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 513-2227

Introduces and educates the community in southern New Jersey about the Korean culture.


AtlantiCare Healing Arts Program

AtlantiCare Foundation
2500 English Creek Avenue, Building 500
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Phone: (609) 407-2326

Web Site: ATLANTICARE HEALING ARTS PROGRAM

In addition to creating a relaxing visual experience for patients, visitors and staff, the program supports local artists and provides a cultural bridge that celebrates the history and diversity of the community. Physicians' seminar promotes the use of arts to assist the healing process.


Brigantine Cultural Arts Commission

301 E. Evans Blvd.
Brigantine, NJ 08203
Phone: 609) 266-3323

Promotes and presents a variety of cultural activities in Brigantine Beach.


Buena Vista Township Summer Concerts

c/o Township Hall
890 Harding Highway, PO Box 605
Buena, NJ 08310
Phone: (856) 697-2100 or (609) 561-5650

Web Site: BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP SUMMER CONCERTS

Free summer concerts at Michael Debbi Park in Richland.


Careme's Cafe Series

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Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: (609) 343-4907

Web Site: CAREME'S CAFE SERIES

Enjoy top-notch live contemporary folk/rock music and a light gourmet dinner. Operated by the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community Cillege, with food prepared and served by student-chefs.


Creative Arts & Healing Program

Atlanticare Regional Medical Center/ Mainland Campus
65 West Jimmie Leeds Road
Pomona, NJ 08240

Encourages artists in the community to volunteer to perform for patients to promote healing.


Egg Harbor Township Summer Concerts

c/o Town Hall
3515 Bargaintown Road
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Phone: (609) 272-8120

Web Site: EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP SUMMER CONCERTS

Free summer concerts at Tony Canale Park, off Dogwood Avenue.


Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County

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P.O. Box 7507
Atlantic City, NJ 08404
Phone: (609) 412-7421

Web Site: HISPANIC ALLIANCE OF ATLANTIC COUNTY

The Alliance serves as a resource for the betterment of the Latino community through cultural and educational programs.


Irish American Cultural Society

Absecon American Legion Hall, New Jersey Avenue & Mill Road
P.O. Box 195
Absecon, NJ 08201
Phone: (609) 927-1234

Web Site: IRISH AMERICAN CULTURAL SOCIETY

Regional organization dedicated to the preservation of Irish and Celtic history and culture.


Jersey Shore Children's Museum

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6725 Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Phone: (609) 645-7741

Web Site: JERSEY SHORE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

Exhibits with authentic props promote hands-on activities and creative role playing for ages 1 thru 8. Inside Shore Mall.


Korean Folk Dancing Group

38 Brandywine Court
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Phone: (609) 289-6968

Established with the mission of promoting the beauty of traditional Korean dances and Korean heritage in the community.


La Casa Dominicana - The Dominican Home

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P.O. Box 8046
Atlantic City, NJ 08404
Phone: (609) 334-5459

Web Site: LA CASA DOMINICANA - THE DOMINICAN HOME

Serves the educational, social, and cultural needs of Hispanics in southern New Jersey.


Lines on the Pines

P.O. Box 93
Elwood, NJ 08217
Phone:  609-338-8220

Web Site: LINES ON THE PINES

Contact:  Linda  Stanton

A not-for-profit organization with a mission to celebrate the history and culture of the New Jersey Pine Barrens through literature, art and music. Produces events, publications and recordings.


Margate Summer Concerts

c/o Municipal Building
So. Washington Avenue
Margate, NJ 08402
Phone: (609) 822-2605

Web Site: MARGATE SUMMER CONCERTS

Free summer concerts at Washington & Amherst Avenues.


Marty Wilson Jr. Art & Music Foundation

P.O. Box 7025
Atlantic City, NJ 08404
Phone: (609) 347-4500

Web Site: MARTY WILSON JR. ART & MUSIC FOUNDATION

The Marty Wilson Jr. Art & Music Foundation provides support for art & music education in local schools & presents an annual scholarship.


Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County

501 N. Jerome Avenue
Margate, NJ 08402
Phone: (609) 822-1167

Web Site: MILTON & BETTY KATZ JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF ATLANTIC COUNTY

The Center offers programs in the arts including films, author series, performing arts children's camp, and musical performances.


Northfield Cultural Committee

1600 Shore Road, Box 15
Northfield, NJ 08225
Phone: (609) 641-4607

Promotes and programs cultural events including summer concerts.


Northfield Summer Concerts

c/o City Hall
1600 Shore Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
Phone: (609) 641-2832 ext 125

Web Site: NORTHFIELD SUMMER CONCERTS

Free summer concerts at Birch Grove Park, 1700 Burton Avenue.


Organizacion Azteca

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Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Web Site: ORGANIZACION AZTECA

Founded in 2010 with the main objective of promoting the traditions,customs, and culture of Putla de Guerrero, Oaxaca in Mexico, and to teach the younger generation the wealth of their heritage.


Pinelands Folk Festival

Friends of the Park, Inc., Atlantic County Park/Estell Manor
Highway 50
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: (609) 625-6291

Free event usually held in August includes folk music, dancing and crafts.


Schultz-Hill Foundation

1616 Pacific Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 347-1616

Web Site: SCHULTZ-HILL FOUNDATION

Established to promote and support the arts, history and education in South Jersey through scholarships, direct grants and funding.


Senior Citizen Juried Art Exhibit

Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services
101 S. Shore Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
Phone: (609) 645-7700 x 4347

Web Site: SENIOR CITIZEN JURIED ART EXHIBIT

Part of a state wide program open to artists age 60 and over, held in May by the Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services.


Somers Point Summer Concerts

c/o City Hall
1 West New Jersey Avenue
Somers Point, NJ 08244
Phone: (609) 653-6069 or 233-9796

Web Site: SOMERS POINT SUMMER CONCERTS

Free summer concerts held at William Morrow Beach/Municipal Beach Park, located Between Higbee And New Jersey Avenues On Bay Avenue.


South Jersey Cultural Alliance

6 W. Glendale Avenue
Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Phone: 1-888-704-SJCA

Web Site: SOUTH JERSEY CULTURAL ALLIANCE

Encourages the active participation of residents and visitors in the cultural life of southern New Jersey by strengthening the region's nonprofit cultural organizations through collaborative efforts in audience development, programming, advocacy and management.


Teen Arts Festival

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Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs
40 Farragut Avenue
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Phone: (609) 625-2776 ext. 6314

Web Site: TEEN ARTS FESTIVAL

Annual one day eventwhere teens convene to perform, exhibit and take hands-on workshops in all aspects of the fine and performing arts. Coordinated by Atlantic County Cultural & Heritage Affairs in conjunction with other arts organizations.


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