Mission
The mission of the Arts Council is to improve the quality of life of this state by helping the arts to flourish.
Council Members
Elizabeth A. Mattson, Chair
Sharon Burton Turner, 1st Vice Chair
Kevin M. O'Brien, 2nd Vice Chair

Gary Blackman
Mary-Grace Cangemi
Lawrence K. Carlbon
Philip M. Colicchio
Marilyn Harkett Dore
Ofelia Garcia
Joyce C. Goore
Carol Ann Herbert
Dolores A. Kirk
Ruth Lipper
Trudy Rosato Simpson
Lana Gold Walder


ex officio members
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
Senator Thomas H. Kean, Jr.
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle
Contact The NJ State Council
on the Arts
Mailing Address:
NJ State Council on the Arts
P.O. Box 306
Trenton, NJ 08625-0306

Office Address:
225 West State Street, 4th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Directions

Tel: (609) 292-6130
Fax: (609) 989-1440
NJ Relay: 711

Email: Feedback@sos.nj.gov
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New Jersey State Council on the Arts

New Jersey State Council on the Arts

Since 1966, the Arts Council’s volunteer members and professional staff have worked to improve the quality of life in New Jersey by helping the arts to flourish. The Arts Council’s array of programs and services are supported by a direct appropriation from the State of New Jersey through a dedicated Hotel/Motel Occupancy fee and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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Celebrate National Arts Education Week!
September 11 - 17, 2016
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NEA Chairman Visits Trenton to Mark State Arts Council's 50th
Jane Chu, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts concluded a two-day visit to the Garden State celebrating the golden anniversary of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
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State Arts Council Awards $15.7 Million to Arts Organizations and Artists Statewide
FY17 grantees
Commemorative NJ State Arts Council Logo
Council’s Commemorative Logo for use on all materials throughout Fiscal Year 2017
Photo Credits: AC Jimenez/Appel Farm Arts & Music Center; Seward Johnson, La Promenade, 1999, Photo by David W. Steele/Grounds For Sculpture; NJ Youth Theatre
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