Asbury Park has always provided that catharsis through music, movies, galleries, theater and dance. People come from across the globe to laugh, cry, applaud, eat, drink and enjoy the human experience. That participation led to the rebirth of our City through the discovery of its artistic energy.The Asbury Park Arts Council provides the encouragement and support to not only have the arts survive but thrive.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Be a part of the North to Shore Festival: NJPAC Grant Opportunity for Local Arts Producers-applications due 3/29/23.

ATTENTION LOCAL ARTS PRODUCERS: NJPAC is producing the North to Shore Festival (, a three-city celebration of arts and technology that will feature programming in Asbury Park from June 14th-18th. Local creative event producers are encouraged to apply for support to be part of the festival. Applications are due March 29th.

Asbury Park Arts Council's work is sustained through the generous support of private, institutional and corporate partners who share our vision of an Asbury Park where all creative practices can thrive and coexist.

Asbury Park Arts Council’s programs are made possible, in part, with funds from:

The Mary Owen Borden Foundation 
Grunin Foundation
Shrewsbury Foundation
Monmouth County Covid 19 Community Recovery Grant Program for Non-Profits
Madison Marquette
Vin Gopal Civic Association & iStar
Russell Lewis & Watermark
New Jersey Arts and Culture Renewal Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation
Monmouth Arts
AP PorchFest