And the winner is…..stay tuned when Discover Jersey Arts, a partnership between the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, announces the winners of the 5th Annual JerseyArts.com “People’s Choice” awards.
It’s no surprise that several Midtown Direct Community institutions have made the nominations list – we are an area rich in arts and culture – making our communities a definite top arts destination. Just like the celebrity People’s Choice Awards, you can voice your choice, pay tribute and show support for your favorite places. It’s a really fun idea.
The Midtown Direct nominating list includes:
SOPAC (South Orange Performing Arts Center – “Favorite Performing Arts Center
Paper Mill Playhouse – “Favorite Theater to See a Musical”
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey – “Favorite Theater to See a Play”
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey – “Favorite Art Gallery”
South Orange International Blues Festival – “Favorite Music Festival”
These five cultural gems are a great source of pride for our Midtown Direct residents and visitors. Click here for a full list of nominees and cast your ballot in support of your favorite local nonprofit arts groups. Five lucky voters will be selected to win an item of their choice from the JerseyArts.com online store. Online voting runs from December 11 through January 22.
Discover New Jersey Arts was created to increase awareness and participation of the arts in the Garden State. Other participating organizations include the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, South Jersey Cultural Alliance and New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism.
The winners will be announced in February 2013. Then plan a visit to one of these great venues for a play, art exhibit or symphony. It’s a true joy to experience top notch productions and talent so close to home.