Newark Arts Celebrates with 2017 Honors Gala Tonight, Wednesday, March 29

Everything is coming up Newark.

After the valiant and sustained efforts of Newark Arts to support homegrown, community-driven arts initiatives, everyone from Vogue to Artnet is singing the praises of this vibrant art scene. 

And tonight, Newark Arts is celebrating with their Honors Gala 2017. From Gallery Aferro to Gateway Project Spaces, Newark celebrates diversity in the arts, guaranteeing everyone a seat at the table. Taking as their aim improvement of Newark citizens' lives through art and culture, tonight seizes the chance to honor all the hard work and effort that has gone into sustaining the Newark arts community as the area undergoes change and upheaval. 

Featuring Empire actor Tobias Truvillion as celebrity host, guests of honor include architect Richard Meier, jazz musician Paquito D'Rivera, visual artist Willie Cole and artist/historian Nell Painter. The event takes place from 6-10 pm at Avenue A Club in Newark, NJ: while event tickets are sold out, come out for available tickets at the door for the 8-10 pm afterparty ($125/ticket) to support greater opportunities to enrich the Newark arts & cultural community. 

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