Please Join us, 3rd Thursday, April 16th, from 4pm – 8pm & support local arts & businesses in Camden.

(FREE EVENT)

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: 5/21, 6/18, 7/16, 8/20, 9/17, 10/15, 11/19 …

Thursday, April 16th Participating Venues: 

Gallery Eleven One - Art Exhibit & Reception - 4-8pm - Featuring Camden Beautiful, William Butler’s exhibit of over 28 paintings. Art Talk by William at 7:30pmAlso, extended hours on April 17th from 4-8pm (339 N. Front St.)  www.art11one.com

Gallery Eleven One will also feature the LIVE MUSIC of  US TWO (a Philadelphia-based Reggae / Orisha Music / Afro-Cuban music group) - FEATURING: Shakoor Sanders – Percussion, Vince Turnbull – Trumpet, and Alison Castro – Percussion & Dance - performances at the top of the hour at 6pm, 7pm, and 8pmwww.leanasong.com

Stedman Gallery/Rutgers Center for the Arts Art Exhibit entitled “Juvenile in Justice” 4-8pm - a project by photographer Richard Ross to document the placement and treatment of American juveniles housed by law in facilities that treat, confine, punish, assist, and, occasionally, harm them. To date, the project includes photographs and interviews with more than 1,000 juveniles at over 200 facilities in 31 states in the U.S., from detention, correction, and treatment facilities to group homes, police departments, and courtrooms. - Exhibit installed until April 22 (314 Linden Street on Rutgers Campus) www.rcca.camden.rutgers.edu - Please view recent article: www.nj.com

Cooper Library/Walt Whitman Art Center - Videography Exhibit featuring Camden United’s ten minute short films entitled “From Camden To You – Rebirth of Johnson Park” and “Pride of the Hill”. The films will begin each half hour beginning at 5:30pm & 6pm. Michael Hagan, one of the leaders in creating the films (who is a life-long Camden resident), will discuss the film & answer questions after each screening. More info:  http://scribe.org  - Also, Connect the Lots Community Update Meeting at 6pm – Then, SPOKEN WORD Performance featuring the renowned Reg E. Gaines - 7pm (Walt Whitman Art Center on Rutgers campus – 2nd and Cooper Street)

Gordon Theater/Rutgers Center for the Arts - Theater Performance: “The Importance of Being Earnest” By Oscar Wilde - Directed by Professor Kenneth Elliott - 7:30pm - General Admission – $12Additional Performances: April 15th to April 19th -For tickets and more information: www.rcca.camden.rutgers.edu  (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! enjoys its second appearance, now featuring dream vocalist Anoush, with Hoke Aneli on uke and congas, and pianist Christopher Andrew Maier. Jazzy tunes by Lake Street Dive, Jason Mraz, Bill Withers and Burt Bacharach (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 April 17th from 4-8pm - Please view: Recent news article

IDEA Performing Arts Center - Art Exhibit4-8pm (1 Harbor Blvd at the Susquehanna Bank Center) - www.idea-arts.org

Battleship New Jersey Comedy Night featuring Joe Conklin 7pm (62 Battleship Pl, Camden, New Jersey 08103) – For tickets and more information: www.battleshipnewjersey.com

Student Works Gallery - Reception & “Best of 2015 Student Art Showcase” Juried Exhibition- 4-8pm - (326 Penn St. on Rutgers Campus – walk through the Corner Store)

Victor’s Pub - RCA Bldg./Victor Lofts – Drink Special www.victorspub.com

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

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

This is a free and family-friendly event. Only the Gordan Theatre and Battleship NJ require tickets.

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.

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. We thank you for supporting local arts and businesses 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 Gardenhttp://www.camdenchildrensgarden.org

Thank you to DCCBCooper’s Ferry Partnership for promoting Camden’s 3rd Thursday Art Crawls.