THE STRAND NOMINATED IN 2017 JERSEYARTS.COM PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS
THE STRAND Among Nominees for Favorite Large Performing Arts Center
THE STRAND is pleased to announce its nomination for Favorite Large Performing Arts Center in the 2017 JerseyArts.com People's Choice Awards. Now in its ninth year, the annual awards program run by Discover Jersey Arts pays tribute to the work of New Jersey's vital, vibrant, and diverse arts organizations. With the ballots now prepped, it's time for arts lovers across the state to vote for their favorite local arts organizations.
THE STRAND is incredibly grateful for this nomination as Favorite Large Performing Arts Center and we're honored to be recognized by our fellow colleague. We are proud to be a part of such a strong arts community that drives one another to thrive. We hope our patrons will also support us by voting in this year's Awards.
THE STRAND and other contenders in the 2017 People's Choice Awards were nominated by their peers through the Jersey Arts Marketing network, which is made up of hundreds of arts groups across the state. A record-breaking number of nomination ballots were cast and now 11 arts districts and nearly 100 organizations will compete in 16 categories, including favorite performing arts center, dance company, art gallery, choral group, and more.
"It's great to see so many nominations come in from organizations all over the state," said Nick Paleologos, Executive Director of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, "allowing groups large and small to be acknowledged for the wonderful work they're doing."
Adam Perle, President & CEO of ArtPride New Jersey, which cosponsors the Discover Jersey Arts program with the Council, agreed, saying, "The quality of art we have in New Jersey is increasing thanks to our rich and vibrant cultural community working together to build each other up."
Public voting began January 5th and runs through to February 16th!
Click here to vote for us: http://jerseyarts.com/peopleschoice/