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Jersey City Art + Studio Tour Is Back for Its 31st Anniversary

by Katherine Chaves Diaz
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The Jersey City Art and Studio Tour is back and celebrating its 31st anniversary with four days filled with art, starting on September 30th. With its return to in-person events, there will be a citywide celebration all over Jersey City. The festivities will start with a party at the Nimbus Art Center and will continue until October 3rd. Keep reading to learn more about the largest art tour in New Jersey. 

The opening reception will start at the Powerhouse Arts District on Thursday September 30th from 6PM-9PM.  The event continues until October 3rd, and there will be outdoor performances, music artist mixers, exhibitions, demonstrations, talks, and curated tours.

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“We’re witnessing history in the making as Jersey City increasingly transforms into an unparalleled cultural anchor and arts destination, and JCAST serves as the grand finale to this pivotal year for arts and culture in our community,” said Mayor Steven Fulop.

For the first time ever, JCAST will include augmented reality in the event with some of the many murals that are all over Jersey City. Organizers will be using an app from Strax Networks where people can hold up their cellphones to the mural and bring it to ‘life’ through the app. JCAST will also be providing bike and walking tours on October 2nd and October 3rd, the tours will be free and open to the public.

“The arts can be powerfully therapeutic for people, especially in times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, and so we felt it was especially important to safely bring back JCAST with in-person events after going all virtual last year,” said Christine Goodman, Director of Cultural Affairs.

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There will be JCAST information stations around Jersey City where maps can be picked up. Maps can be found at:

Cultural Affairs Info Hub | Journal Square PATH Station – Street Level (across from the Loews)

COS Community Life Center | 15 Brinkerhoff (Monticello)

150 Bay Street | Artist Studios and Lobby

Outlander Gallery | 126 Monticello Avenue, Jersey City

Now Project Space | 411 Monmouth Street, Jersey City


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