Please join us for Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl, February 18th, 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: 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15 …


Thursday, February 18th Participating Venues

(please view specific times below): 

Gallery Eleven One - Art Exhibit & Reception - 4-8:30pm - Featuring William Butler’s 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 7:30pm - (339 N. Front St.)

POETRY READING at Gallery Eleven One featuring the incredibly talented, Camden-based Brigid’s House Writers Group reading exerts from their new book, “Fire in the Birdbath” which will be for sale that evening. Featured poets include Celeste Bonfanti, Michelle Caporale, Anne Carroll, Joyce Chan, Hara, Sue Hitchcock, Walt Howat, Peter (Mudman) Kinney, Cassie MacDonald, Joe McCullough, vox parvis, Miriam Seidel, Kim Stafford, B J Swartz, Rocky Wilson, and Dave Worrelli - Poetry reading performances at the top of the hour at 6pm & 7pm  

Stedman Gallery/Rutgers Center for the Arts - Art Exhibit entitled “E-Lit: A Matter of Bits” 5-8pm - This exhibition, full of interactive installations, focuses on e-literature which refers to works with important literary aspects that take advantage of the capabilities of the digital age. The field of electronic literature is an evolving one. Literature today not only migrates from print to electronic media; increasingly, “born digital” works are created explicitly for the networked computer - Exhibit installed until April 21 (314 Linden Street on Rutgers Campus)

The Victor Lofts Live Music 5-9pm Featuring the incredibly talented pianist Christopher Andrew Maier - performances every 30 minutes at the top of each hour - Also, CamdenpopRock! performing at 8pm - featuring dream vocalist Anoush and pianist Christopher Andrew Maier with guest vocalist Vedra Chandler, fresh from Cirque Du Soleil - (Victor Lofts – One Market Street – in the Caruso Room)

Cooper River Distillers - Taste, see & experience Camden’s distillery - Free Tours every half hour 4pm-8:30pm (34 N. 4th St.) - Also, extended hours on Feb. 19th from 4-8pm - Recent Article:

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

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

Market Street Pizzeria & Gourmet Deli - RCA Bldg./Victor LoftsFood 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