Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission

The Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission founded in 1972,
recognizes the role of the arts and local history in making our communities dynamic places to live and work.


• We strengthen the cultural framework of Camden County by educating the community about the diverse cultural experiences available to all.

• We support grassroots organizations with funding and technical assistance

• We serve as a clearing house of information and resources for cultural practitioners (artists) and organizations

• We increase and deepen the interactions between cultural practitioners (artists) and Camden County residents

• We promote culture as a vital asset to the County of Camden.

The Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission at Camden County College is proud to participate in a variety of yearly cultural and arts events such as the Local Arts Program, National Arts Program, and numerous other art centered programs both throughout the county and on our college campuses.

Local Arts Program

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts provides re-grant funding opportunities through the Local Arts Program. Eligible organizations are New Jersey based 501 (c) 3, which are seeking support for a Camden County based arts program. Each year, applications are accepted from such organizations for funding consideration.

Link for FY16 Application


National Arts Program

This county wide arts competition for Camden County artists, employees, and their families is sponsored by the National Arts Program of Malvern, Pennsylvania, which enables the Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission to present cash prizes in over 16 categories.

Senior Arts Show

The Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission is proud to sponsor art competitions and exhibitions for local artists age 60 and above.

50th Annual Senior Citizens Juried Art Exhibition


COME AND PLAY THIRD THURSDAY A Cultural and Heritage Musical Open Mic

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Download Flyer

Camden County residents and friends of the County are invited
to perform their original or covered music and songs in an
“open mic” setting. Join host Natalie Acciani for this all-ages,
family-friendly event. Sound and production services provided
by Matt Weber. Artists are invited to perform two songs and
play for up to 10 minutes.

Showcase dates are  June 16, July 21 and August 18.
7 - 9 p.m.

Connector Building
Camden County College, Blackwood Campus

Advance registration is recommended by contacting
Jennifer Craig at or
856-227-7200, ext. 4911. 


50th Annual SENIOR CITIZENS Juried Art Contest & Exhibition

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JUNE 30–AUGUST 12, 2016


Katz Jewish Community Center

1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

AWARD CEREMONY: Thursday, June 30 from 1–3 p.m.

Artwork accepted on


Wednesday, June 22
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Thursday, June 23
1 – 4 p.m.


Monday, June 27
3 – 6 p.m.
Artwork Pick up dates


Monday, August 29
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Tuesday, August 30
1 – 4 p.m.


Wednesday, August 31
3 – 6 p.m.


Art must be picked up by August 31.