Happy Holidays
The Arts Ed Now Ugly Sweater Party

Celebrate the campaign at your next office party? Or maybe you aren't having an office party but you are dressing festive this month and want to support Arts Education.

This is how it works: At your Holiday party while wearing your festive attire you would hold up the sign professing your support for Arts Education and take a selfie or group photo!

You would then post it to your social media accounts and tag us #ArtsEdNow @ArtsEdNJ
Arts Ed NJ's Season of Giving
Your support made an impact this #GivingTuesday !

Since Arts Ed NJ launched its 2018 End of Year campaign in November, the gifts received total more than twenty percent of our $25,000 matching goal . Nearly half of all donations were made on #GivingTuesday! If you made a donation, or shared Arts Ed NJ’s messages on Social Media, your support made a difference.  

From the entire team at Arts Ed NJ… THANK YOU!

If you would like to support Arts Ed NJ all year long,
consider becoming a sustaining donor at

 Together we can make UNIVERSAL ACCESS to arts education a reality in New Jersey!    
Guest Blog
 December 12, 2018

The Sustainable Jersey for Schools program is a free and voluntary certification program for Pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade public and charter schools in New Jersey. The program encompasses three interrelated components of sustainability: people, planet and prosperity. Several Sustainable Jersey for Schools program actions promote the arts in education

Arts Ed Now Activities Calendar
Featured Event
December 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wilson Elementary School , Westfield, NJ 

‘A Season of Miracles’ is a multi-cultural collection of holiday tales that celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa. Stories within this delightful musical include O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi, E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker, an original tale set in Nigeria entitled The Kwanzaa Kite, and The Chanukah Miracle. Crafted and set to music with the timeless tone of each classic piece, this magical presentation warms the heart — and perhaps changes the perspectives — of family audiences as they reflect…

With campaign tools and success stories to guide you, any arts education advocate can become a Change Agent in their school, district or the whole state.


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About the Arts Ed NJ
Arts Ed NJ is the unified voice for arts education in New Jersey. Arts Ed NJ (previously the New Jersey Arts Education Partnership) was originally founded in 2007 as a cosponsored program of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, with additional support from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Jersey Department of Education and Music for All Foundation. Additional support has been provided by the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. The mission of the Arts Ed NJ is to provide a unified voice for a diverse group of constituents who agree on the educational benefits and impact of the arts, specifically the contribution they make to student achievement and a civilized, sustainable society. Additional information is available at