Monmouth Arts is bringing their annual pARTy to Asbury Park.
To be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at The Asbury, the city’s newest hotel and entertainment venue, the cocktail gala serves as an opportunity to honor those who have made significant contributions the County’s arts culture.
This year, those who continually work to foster music within Asbury Park are being honored for their work to connect the community with the arts.
They include Lakehouse Music Academy owner Jon Leidersdorff, Asbury Park Music Foundation’s Matt Hockenjos and Tom Gilmour and Asbury Park Music & Film Festival’s Tom Donovan and Tom Bernard of Sony Pictures Classics [shown in featured photo].
Founded in 1971, Monmouth Arts works to promote and support the arts and artists through funding, professional development, and connecting arts with the community. Among their varied programs is Tuesday night’s Art Walk, also being held at The Asbury. Tickets to the event are $10, available here.
Proceeds from Monmouth Arts’ events and memberships support its community and arts education programs. The nonprofit also produces X.It Artzine, its quarterly digital arts publication.
Tickets for Friday’s pARTy are $150 available here. The Asbury is located at 210 5th Ave.
Past honorees include Dr. Maureen Murphy, Red Bank RiverCenter and Visitors Center, Becky Weinberg, the Count Basie Theatre, the Community Foundation of NJ, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Bobby Bandiera, David Bryan, Siobhan Fallon, Deborah Harry, the Meridian Health Art Therapy, Michael Mulheren, Felipe Rose, Bob & Joan Rechnitz, Tom Bernard & Nena Danevic, Bill and Margot Warters and TM Stevens.
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