Please join us for Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawl, May 19th, 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: 6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/20 …

Thursday, May 19th 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 - (339 N. Front St.)

Stedman Gallery/Rutgers Center for the Arts - Art Exhibit entitled Departures: Department of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition 2016 5-8pm - This exhibition presents works by graduating students from Rutgers—Camden Department of Fine Arts. Painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design and animation will be exhibited – May 19th is the closing date for this exhibit (314 Linden Street on Rutgers Campus)

The Victor Lofts - 3 Big Incredible Events: Live Music/ArtExhibit/Poetry Reading - 5-9pm

Art Exhibition – Visit The Victor Lofts courtyard & lobby and discover the works of incredibly talented local artists.

Poetry Reading featuring the incredibly talented Rocky Wilson who will read from his new book, “The Last Bus to Camden” – Performances at at 6:30pm and 7:30pm

Live Music featuring the incredibly talented pianist Christopher Andrew Maier - performances every 30 minutes at the top of each hour - Also, the tremendously talented acoustic quintet CamdenpopRock! performing at 8pm - Dream vocalist Anoush is joined by Cirque veteran Vedra Chandler, Four Seasons Hotel pianist Christopher Andrew Maier, Puerto Rican classical guitarist Carlos Mattei, and newcomer rap artist “Norman” de Columbia - (Victor Lofts – One Market Street – in the Caruso Room)

Puerto Rican Art Center - Bohemia Night/Noche de Bohemia Music and Dance – Performance from 6-7:30pm - Enjoy talented LEAP students and staff playing boleros, danzas, and contemporary songs from Puerto Rico (532 Cooper Street – 2nd floor of the PRAC at Leap Academy – free parking)

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