My Amazing Summer at the ACP

by Chelsea Mia PierreAugust 21, 2017

As I was approaching the end of my junior year at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, I grew anxious about my lack of experience in a professional work setting. I was accepted into an internship program at a recording studio, but it was hours away from my home in Princeton, and it just wouldn’t work. My mom suggested I contact the Arts Council of Princeton – after all, I did have a history there. I interviewed for the position the same week I came home

Pop Into ACP’s Pop In Space

by Arts Council Marketing TeamAugust 13, 2017

If you’ve been enjoying the warm summer days in Princeton, you may have noticed something new “pop” up on Palmer Square. The Arts Council of Princeton’s new Pop In space at 10 Hulfish Street has given the public another setting this summer to invest in their creative energy by offering donation-based workshops in interests ranging from the arts, robotics, the environment, toys, and more! The Arts Council kicked off Pop In programming on July 20 with the Affirmative Art Project. This free, all-ages workshop encouraged

Summer’s Not Over Yet!

by ACP Education TeamJuly 27, 2017

The Arts Council of Princeton’s summer camps are in full swing and we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming hundreds of energized campers, ages 5-16. The time has flown by since the start of camp in June, but there is still so much more fun to be had, and creativity to be explored, until our camp concludes on September 1st. This summer’s camps have brought an air of excitement into the Paul Robeson Center’s halls and studios, along with the echoing sounds of laughter as art

Dead Man’s Cell Phone

by Drew GriffithsJuly 3, 2017

This summer, silence your cell phones and get ready to laugh! Princeton-based Chimera Productions is proud to bring something a little different to the stage from July 20-22 at the Arts Council of Princeton: a comedy. After eleven previous productions, including dramas such as After Ashley, Love Song, Never Swim Alone, and the original play Bottle Factory, this year the local theater company decided to produce Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl. As Chimera co-founders, Jeffrey Davis and I are looking

School’s Out for the Summer!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJune 23, 2017

Summer is here! After a busy, productive spring, it’s time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the creative opportunities the Arts Council of Princeton has planned for this summer. The Arts Council of Princeton’s Summer Art Camps and Art Studios provide the perfect setting for children, tweens, and teens to stay cool and explore artistic opportunities in a creative environment. This year, we are excited to offer 10 weekly options of camp programming for ages 5-16 in the Paul Robeson Center for the Arts’ state-of-the-art

Meet Us In The Courtyard!

by Arts Council Marketing TeamJune 2, 2017

Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means: it’s time for the Summer Courtyard Concert Series! Now in its 32nd year, the series is best known for featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world, rock, and blues year after year. The Arts Council is thrilled to once again partner with the Princeton Shopping Center to deliver family-friendly entertainment in their beautiful courtyard every Thursday. This year’s lineup boasts diverse performers from a wide range of genres. Here’s your

Meet the Staff: Stephanie Nazario

by Stephanie NazarioMay 11, 2017

Welcome to our Meet the ACP Staff blog series! This is our way of introducing the community to the incredible individuals behind the day-to-day operations of the Arts Council of Princeton. Meet Stephanie Nazario, the Arts Council of Princeton’s Financial Administrator. Hi, Steph! Tell us a little bit about your role at the Arts Council. I am the Financial Administrator. I am pretty much the accounting department with some HR duties as well. I take care of the day-to-day financial duties as well as help

Communiversity ArtsFest 2017 = Success!

by Taneshia Nash LairdMay 3, 2017

On behalf of the Arts Council of Princeton’s Board of Trustees, staff, and members, we would like to thank everyone – from the two hundred-fifty participants consisting of artists, non-profits and merchants, to the hundreds of volunteers and the tens of thousands of visitors – who helped make the 47th annual Communiversity ArtsFest such an amazing event. Communiversity ArtsFest is a town-gown celebration with something for everyone: live performances, creative artistry, and crafts, interactive children’s activities, delicious food and drink. We appreciate the extremely talented

Your Guide to Communiversity ArtsFest 2017

by Taneshia Nash LairdApril 21, 2017

On behalf of the Arts Council of Princeton, we are so excited to welcome you to Communiversity ArtsFest – Sunday April 30, 2017 from 1-6pm in Downtown Princeton! From its humble beginnings as the “Art People’s Party” on the lawn of Nassau Hall in 1970, Communiversity has grown and evolved into what is now Central Jersey’s largest and longest running cultural event, attracting more than 40,000 art-enthusiasts and fun-seekers. We are pleased to partner with the students of Princeton University and the town of Princeton

Honoring Paul Robeson

by Ben ColbertMarch 26, 2017

The house on the corner of Witherspoon and Green Streets has been the focal point for advancement of the African American community in Princeton for over a century. It was the residence of Reverend Drew Robeson and his family when he was appointed pastor of the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church in 1879. Paul, his youngest son, was born there on April 9, 1898. The Paul Robeson House of Princeton, as it’s now called, is dedicated as a memorial to Paul Robeson with special emphasis on his commitment to