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Grounds for Sculpture
126 Sculptors Way
Hamilton, NJ

Grounds For Sculpture is a 42-acre public sculpture park located in Hamilton, NJ. It was founded in 1992 on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds by
J. Seward Johnson to promote an understanding of and appreciation for contemporary sculpture for all people. Visitors to the park can enjoy the outdoor permanent collection, indoor seasonal exhibitions, and learn about contemporary sculpture through a variety of educational programs including workshops for adults and children, artist residencies and lectures, tours for adults, schoolchildren, toddlers, as well as touch tours for the blind. In addition, the park also offers various events, a 35-acre arboretum, shopping and dining, including the high-rated fine dining destination known as Rat’s Restaurant. In 2007, over 100,000 people visited Grounds For Sculpture.

Lawrenceville Main Street Artists Network
2683 Main Street
Lawrenceville, NJ

The Lawrenceville Main Street Artists Network is a volunteer-led organization dedicated to fostering a creative, nurturing community for both local artists and Lawrenceville residents and visitors.

Princeton University Arts Museum
McCormick Hall
Princeton, NJ

The Princeton University Art Museum is one of the nation's leading art museums, with collections of some 72,000 works of art ranging from ancient to contemporary, concentrating geographically on the Mediterranean regions, Western Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

New Jersey State House
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ

The New Jersey State House is located in Trenton and is the seat of government for the U.S. state of New Jersey. After the Maryland State Capitol in Annapolis, it is the second oldest state house in continuous legislative use in the United States.

NJ State Museum
205 W State St
Trenton, NJ

The New Jersey State Museum serves the life-long educational needs of residents and visitors through its collections, exhibitions, programs, publications and scholarship in science, history and the arts. Within a broad context, the Museum explores the natural and cultural diversity of New Jersey, past and present.

Old Barracks Museum
101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ

Old Barracks serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and stands as the last remaining structure of its kind. The Old Barracks staff provides daily tours and interpretations of American colonial life. The building offers a museum of artifacts and weapons, as well as a gift shop.

Kidz Art
137 Line Road
Hamilton, NJ 08690


Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra
28 West State Street
Suite 202
Trenton, NJ 08608

Provides Trenton and its surrounding communities with a locally-based cultural, educational & musical institution which serves the Capital City community by producing professional quality orchestra concerts each season in the city of Trenton and the surrounding communities.

Princeton Brass Band
Yvonne Theater (Fine Arts Building)
Rider University

Princeton ProMusica
3 Locations

This Princeton community chorus, acclaimed as one of New Jersey’s premier choruses, presents major classical, contemporary and multicultural choral works with orchestra and soloists.

Voices Chorale

Outstanding choral music at a high artistic level and by supporting the creation of new works.


Boheme Opera
392 Church Street
Hamilton, NJ 08620

Boheme Opera NJ provides and enriches the region with accessible, affordable and artistically professional opera performances. The Company is committed to preserving and promoting the operatic art form and introducing it to new and diverse audiences through productions, educational and outreach programs, community involvement, business partnerships and collaborations with other arts organizations. The Company has been recognized by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts with three Citations of Excellence and has consistently featured unprecedented diversity in its casting, offering main stage opportunities to persons with disabilities.

Kelsey Theatre at Mercer
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550

The Kelsey Theatre is home to a talented student company, modern dance ensemble, symphonic band, and 12 different resident theater community and semi-professional theater companies.

McCarter Theatre
91 University Place
Princeton NJ 08540

McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts in Princeton is one of the most active cultural centers in the nation, offering over 200 performances of theater, dance, music and special events each year.   McCarter's audience is truly a regional one. Over 200,000 people come to McCarter each season from all twenty-one counties in New Jersey as well as Pennsylvania, New York and twenty-three additional states.

Passage Theatre Company
219 East Hanover Street
Trenton NJ 08608

Passage Theatre develops and produces boundary pushing and stylistically adventurous new works for the theatre that entertain and challenge a diverse audience.

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial
1 Memorial Drive
Trenton, NJ

Opened in 1932, The War Memorial was built as "a great community center" dedicated to the memory of the soldiers and sailors from Mercer County who died fighting World War I. The building is a National and State Historic Site. The aim of the founding War Memorial Committee was to combine "beauty, dignity, and civic utility." The building houses an 1,807-seat, fully-equipped theater for performances and assemblies, and also a number of stately rooms for other purposes such as meeting and conferences. The War Memorial is owned by The State of New Jersey and operated by The Department of State.

Princeton Summer Theater
Prince University Chapel
Princeton, NJ

As the Princeton community’s premier summer repertory theater company, PST produces four mainstage shows and a children’s show each summer, and thanks its generous donors for making this work possible.

Off-Broadstreet Theatre
5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525

Sun National Bank Center
81 Hamilton Ave. at Rt. 129
Trenton, New Jersey 08611

The Arena has accommodations for up to 10,000 guests for concerts and seating for 9,000 for basketball. Hockey games have room for 8,100 fans. There are also 1,150 club seats and 34 private luxury suites.

Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560



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