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Arts + Culture

Arts + Culture

 

Named one of the most culturally diverse cities in the nation year after year, Jersey City has an exciting and vibrant arts and culture scene for everyone’s taste. We’ve got art, music, theater, and our own film festival! There’s always a show to see, a dance recital to catch, or a gallery to visit in Jersey City. 

 


 

Art

Art

Small independent galleries, traveling art shows, and a massive transformed warehouse showcasing contemporary visual and performing arts programs and exhibitions make Jersey City’s art scene a satisfying experience for a wide range of art fans and visitors. ...
Music

Music

Jersey City is a music lovers delight!  With daily shows and performances, open-mic opportunities throughout the city, and a variety of music shops, whether you are a listener, performer, or student of music, there are plenty of options for everyone. ...
Film

Film

There are several opportunities for viewers to take in films.  Local art centers, galleries, and theaters hold film showings throughout the year. Jersey City also hosts its own film festival annually   Film Events Bethune Cinema Showcase (Mondays ...
Dance

Dance

If you love watching live dance performances, our local studios and dance companies regularly showcase their talent for the community.  In addition, dance performances can be appreciated at our local festivals and events that occur throughout the year. ...
Culture

Culture

As a city rich in diversity, there are several opportunities for visitors to and residents of Jersey City to experience a multitude of cultural experiences and organizations. Museums, cultural centers, and groups and networks provide opportunities to...
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