Please Join us, 3rd Thursday, December 18th, from 4pm – 8pm & 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: 1/15, 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18, 7/16 …
Thursday, December 18th Participating Venues:
Gallery Eleven One - Art Exhibit & Reception - 4-8pm - Featuring “Camden Beautiful” William Butler’s stunning new exhibit of 28 paintings. Also, join us for extended hours to view Camden Beautiful on Friday, Dec. 19 from 4-8pm – Art Talk at the top of each hour: 5, 6, & 7pm (339 N. Front St.) www.art11one.com
Gallery Eleven One will also feature the talented Camden Catholic Partnership School Choir – Performances at 4:30pm & 5pm - www.catholicpartnershipschools.org
Stedman Gallery/Rutgers Center for the Arts - Art Exhibit 5-8pm - Sounds of Camden: explores the city through its music, poetry, and voices from past to present. The exhibition will present examples of Victrolas and phonographs developed in Camden, visual memorabilia and artifacts, and offer recordings from the company’s vast playlist. It will also present live performances and recordings that carry historic and contemporary Sounds of Camden.
The Stedman Gallery Stage will also feature Kaplow/Porter Project – A collaboration of original music composed by Maurice Kaplow reflecting Eric Porter’s personal photographic vision of the urban environment. Kaplow is the recently retired Principal Conductor of the New York City Ballet. Porter’s images of urban settings are set against original music by Kaplow in this fabulous multi-media presentation - Performance at 6pm. (314 Linden Street on Rutgers Campus) www.rcca.camden.rutgers.edu
Victor Lofts – Art Exhibit & Reception - 5-9pm – Featuring talented local artists – (Victor Lofts – One Market Street – in the retail space on the corner of Market St. & N. Front St.)
The Victor Lofts will also feature live music on the Steinway with pianist Christopher Maier and the Camden Catholic Partnership School Choir – Performances at 6pm & 6:30pm – Also, Christopher will perform every 30 minutes at the top of each hour 7pm & 8pm (Victor Lofts – One Market Street – in the Caruso Room) www.thevictorlofts.com
Cooper River Distillers - Taste, see & experience Camden’s new distillery - Free Tours every half hour- 4pm-8:30pm (34 N. 4th St.) www.cooperriverdistillers.com -Also, extended hours on Dec. 19th from 4-7pm – Please view- Recent NJ.com news article
Roosevelt Plaza Park - Pop-Up Park - Come enjoy Camden’s first creative placemaking venture located in Roosevelt Plaza Park. The new pop-up park includes public art, landscaping, lighting, seating, and the Camden Christmas tree that can be enjoyed by all (520 Market St. – in front of City Hall between Market and Federal Streets) http://www.newamericanpublicart.com/bluehour
Friends Cafe - Food Special (319 Friends St.) www.facebook.com/Friends-Cafe
Victor’s Pub - RCA Bldg./Victor Lofts – Drink Special www.victorspub.com
Market Street Pizzeria & Gourmet Deli - RCA Bldg./Victor Lofts - Food Special www.marketstreetpizzeria.com
This is a free and family-friendly event. Many free, one-hour, and metered 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:
South Jersey Times & nj.com 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 & nj.com 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.
Future 3rd Thursday Art Crawl Participants:
Adventure Aquarium - http://www.adventureaquarium.com/
South Camden Theatre Co. - http://www.southcamdentheatre.org/
Settlement Music School – Camden http://www.smsmusic.org/branches/camden.php?t=6
Camden RiverSharks - http://riversharks.com/index.cfm
Camden Children’s Garden - http://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org
Thank you to DCCB & Cooper’s Ferry Partnership for promoting Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawls.