COVID-19 Relief Fund Grants -The Jersey City Economic Development Corporation has opened grant applications for artists and arts organizations.

This Fund is for Jersey City arts organizations and artist community members who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to address losses in revenue/income and COVID-19 related costs. This Fund will be administered in collaboration with the JC Arts Council. In addition, the Jersey City Arts Program Grant will fund the development and implementation […]

PRESS RELEASE: Historic Landmark Loew’s Theatre to Finally Move Forward with Renovation & New Management

City of Jersey City & Friends of Loew’s Community Group to Jointly Issue RFP for New Operator with International Reach; Ends Years of Litigation and Opens New Chapter for Journal Square Jersey City – Following decades of slow progress, Mayor Steven M. Fulop joins the Friends of Loew’s (FOL) to announce a new joint endeavor […]


  Jersey City Farmer’s Markets are a vital source of nutritious food for many of our residents, and is one of the safest ways for people to get food and support our local economy. The Farmer’s Markets are all open-air distributors of fresh produce and goods, and are monitored and licensed by the city’s Department […]


  Hopefully you are all doing well and staying safe during these trying times. We have some good news to report! Construction on our new Fulton St. parking lot will soon be underway, and will be fully completed and operational before our existing lot is transformed into the new Mary McLeod Bethune Park. The groundbreaking for […]


Join us for proactive discussion around a variety of topics impacting artists and arts organizations in a free weekly discussion! 𝗧𝘂𝗲𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀: 𝟳 𝗽.𝗺. – 𝟴 𝗽.𝗺. 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝗮𝗹𝗹-𝗜𝗻 𝗜𝗻𝗳𝗼 & 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺 𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗸: Hosted by the City of Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs, New Jersey City University Center for the Arts, the Jersey City […]


JERSEY CITY ARTS IMPACT SURVEY: We invite you to help us understand the financial impact COVID-19 will have on our arts community. Nonprofits, galleries, fiscally-sponsored projects, artists, tech – please fill out this survey with whatever info you may have. Take the COVID-19 arts impact survey!

In Response to the Recent Tragedy

UPCOMING CEREMONIES, SERVICES AND BENEFITS: NJCU Benefit Concert for Jersey City at Rossey Hall Room 101 – Tuesday, December 17 at 3:30p – All proceeds go to the families of Miguel Douglas Rodriguez, Mindy Ferencz, Moshe Deutsch and Detective Joseph Seals CycleBar Jersey City Ride for a Hero – Saturday, December 21 at 2:00p – […]

Welcome to Our New Website!

The Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs is excited to announce the launch of our new and improved website! As you take a look around, you’ll notice that many new features have been added for your convenience. This includes an “Add Your Event” to our Event Calendar function, improved visibility about important events happening […]

Experience the Holidays Like You Never Have Before

This season, make Jersey City your Holiday entertainment destination! Together, with our non-profit and performing arts partners, the Office of Cultural Affairs encourages you to ditch tradition and come out for a season of holiday shows – with an exciting and eccentric twist. Click over to our “2019 Holiday Season” page for a full list […]