January 30, 2019 Share

Arts Council of Princeton Announces Three Award Nominations in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards

The Arts Council of Princeton takes great pleasure in announcing its three nominations for Favorite Art Gallery, Favorite Visual Arts Camp, and Favorite Adult Art Classes in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Also nominated, Princeton, New Jersey, for Favorite Downtown Arts District.

Now in its eleventh year, the annual awards contest run by Discover Jersey Arts pays tribute to New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse arts organizations. The Arts Council was nominated by their peers among 11 arts districts and 104 organizations competing in 19 categories.

Public voting is now open and runs through February 20, 2019. Kindly support us by visiting www.JerseyArts.com/Vote. Select Arts Council and vote now!

About the Taplin Gallery
The Arts Council of Princeton’s Taplin Gallery was founded in 2008 and has won Favorite Art Gallery in the Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards for five of the past six years. Located in the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, the Taplin Gallery is run by ACP artistic director Maria Evans and has featured artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Polly Apfelbaum, and Willie Cole, among other notable artists. The Taplin hosts a variety of events that are free and open to the public, including gallery openings and artist talks, as well as educational programming for local students K-12. ACP exhibitions and related educational programs receive funding from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

About the Arts Council of Princeton
The Arts Council of Princeton, founded in 1967, is a non-profit organization with a mission of Building Community through the Arts. Housed in the landmark Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, designed by architect Michael Graves, the ACP fulfills its mission by presenting a wide range of programs including exhibitions, performances, free community cultural events, and studio-based classes and workshops in a wide range of media. Arts Council of Princeton programs are designed to be high-quality, engaging, affordable and accessible for the diverse population of the greater Princeton region.

About JerseyArts.com and Discover Jersey Arts
JerseyArts.com is the official website of Discover Jersey Arts, a cosponsored project of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts in New Jersey. The site features a comprehensive cultural events calendar and arts directory; feature stories on Culture Vultures Arts Weekly and the Jersey Arts Podcast; details on Jersey Arts Membership, including discounts and exclusive member events; an online gallery of New Jersey artists; and other content about the state’s cultural community.

For more information, please visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org or call 609.924.8777.