Please join us for Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl, December 17th, from 4pm – 9pm & support local arts & businesses in Camden.


Experience Camden’s creative arts community in the historic & beautiful Cooper-Grant Neighborhood and the University/Downtown District near the Camden Waterfront every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Save the dates: 2016: 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 8/18 …

Thursday, December 17th Participating Venues

(please view specific times below): 

Gallery Eleven One - Art Exhibit & Reception - 4-8pm - Featuring William Butler’s new exhibit entitled “Ascension” (ten large-format, geometric, abstract paintings) as well as “Invincible Promise”, William’s painting signed by President Obama to honor Camden and to commemorate his visit - Signed and limited edition fine art prints of Invincible Promise also available - Art Talk (15 minutes) by William at 6 & 7pm – Special thanks to Jenny at Whole Foods Market-Cherry Hill for special reception items - Also, extended gallery hours on Dec. 18th from 4-8pm (339 N. Front St.)

Stedman Gallery/Rutgers Center for the Arts - Art Exhibit entitled “Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art” 4-8pm - This exhibition will provide an unprecedented opportunity to have a rich artistic experience while exploring the complexities of current-day Israel through 51 works by a diverse group of 36 contemporary artists, all Israeli citizens. Although focused specifically on Israel, the issues raised by the exhibition (personal, political, religious, economic, etc.) are universal. Learn about the ever-evolving story of Israel, while gaining local and personal insight - Exhibit installed until December 17th (314 Linden Street on Rutgers Campus)

The Victor Lofts Live Music 5-9pm Featuring the talented pianist Christopher Andrew Maier - performances every 30 minutes at the top of each hour - Also, CamdenpopRock! performing at 7pm - featuring dream vocalist Anoush and pianist Christopher Andrew Maier with guest vocalist Vedra Chandler, fresh from Cirque Du Soleil – Also, featuring Jypsea Leathergoods, an eco-friendly line of leather home goods, handbags, and jewelry handcrafted primarily from re-purposed skins and natural materials – (Victor Lofts – One Market Street – in the Caruso Room)

Cooper River Distillers - Taste, see & experience Camden’s new distillery - Free Tours every half hour 4pm-8:30pm (34 N. 4th St.) - Also, extended hours on Dec. 18th from 4-8pm - Recent Article:

Camden Children’s Garden - Teddy’s Toys for Camden Kids Hosted by Mayor Dana Redd – 4-9pmRefreshments, toy giveaway, face painting, and fun activities for the entire family  (Event entrance at 3 Riverside Drive – Free parking in the Aquarium Parking Lot off Market Street)

Student Works Gallery - Art Exhibit - 4-8pm - (326 Penn St. on Rutgers Campus – walk through the Corner Store)

Newtown Kitchen and Lounge - Food Special (516 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.)

Victor’s Pub - RCA Bldg./Victor Lofts - Drink Special

Market Street Pizzeria & Gourmet Deli - RCA Bldg./Victor Lofts - Food Special

Friends Restaurant - Food Special (319 Friends Street – Rutgers Campus)

This is a free and family-friendly event. Many one-hour, metered, and free street parking spaces are within walking distance of all the 3rd Thursday Art Crawl venues. Also, the City Hall PATCO stop and the Riverline stops are only blocks away from the participating venues.

Please view the following articles on Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl:

ABC 6 Action News Philadelphia Camden 3rd Thursday Art Crawl video: by Amber van Niekerk

South Jersey Times & article and photographs: “Camden Gallery Owners Hope Art Crawl Inspires Change in the City“ Special thanks to the talented Kelly Roncace & Joe Warner.

South Jersey Times & article and photographs:Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl Highlights City Businesses, Growth“ Special thanks to the talented Kristie Rearick & Lori Nichols.

Courier-Post article & video: “Camden’s Art Crawl is a Must-See” 
Special thanks to the talented Kevin Shelly and Jodi Samsel.

Philadelphia Inquirer article: “Raising Awareness of Camden’s Cultural Offerings”
Special thanks to the talented Julia Terruso and April Saul.


Enjoy these wonderful Camden venues in the order you desire. Also, save the dates so each 3rd Thursday, you continue to experience beautiful art, music, and eateries in Camden.

Please continue to view this web page in the future as we will be adding more participating venues & experiences on these 3rd Thursdays in Camden. Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl is a volunteer-led event that does not receive funding from any organization. We thank you for supporting local arts and businesses in Camden.

Thank you to CGNADCCBCooper’s Ferry Partnership, Rutgers-Camden,  CamConnect & New Camden Times for promoting Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawls.

Future 3rd Thursday Art Crawl Participants:

Adventure Aquarium -

South Camden Theatre Co. -

Camden Children’s Garden