The Arts Council of Princeton takes pride in the quality and diversity of our performances.
We work to ensure that patrons enjoy an enriching and engaging experience when they attend
performances in our venue or public events sponsored by the ACP in other locations.

Summer Courtyard Concert SeriesPresented by the Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center, the Summer Courtyard Concert Series is a 35+ year tradition, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock and blues in the shopping center courtyard. Attendance averages ~250-300 each concert at this longtime community favorite series. Applications for the 2020 Summer Courtyard Concert Series are available here from mid December -February 1, 2020.

Communiversity ArtsFest
Produced by the Arts Council of Princeton with participation from the students of Princeton University and support from the town of Princeton, Communiversity ArtsFest features over 200 booths showcasing original art and contemporary crafts, unique merchandise and culinary masterpieces from local chefs, plus six stages of continuous live entertainment. Communiversity ArtsFest draws over 40,000 art lovers and fun seekers to downtown Princeton, making it Central New Jersey’s largest and longest running cultural event. Applications for Communiversity 2020 will be available in December of 2019.

Community Stage
Community Stage productions are free (and nearly free) events held in collaboration with local artistic groups and organizations. Community Stage programming enable the Arts Council’s Solley Theater to act as an accessible space for community partnerships and high-quality performing arts experiences. Learn more about past performances here. To be considered as a Community Stage performer, please contact Melissa Kuscin, Program Coordinator, at