Friday, April 1, 2016

CALLING ALL ARTISTS: REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2016 METUCHEN JUNEBUG ARTFEST

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Sponsored by Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce and Metuchen Arts Council, Junebug ArtFest features more than 150 visual and performing artists participating in open air exhibits, window galleries, interactive art events, live music and open-mic sessions.

Artist and performer applications can be submitted online at www.junebugartfest.com. Deadline for all applications is April 15, 2016.

Through its prior eight years, Junebug ArtFest has grown exponentially, both in number of attendees as well as artists and musicians drawn from across New Jersey and surrounding states.

"Metuchen has been a major creative oasis for more than a century," says Lawrence McCullough, executive director of Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce. "Junebug ArtFest is a great chance for visitors to sample the current arts revival happening in the community now."

For more information on Junebug Artfest registration or the festival itself, contact Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce at (732) 548-2964 or metuchenchamber@optimum.net.

Founded in 1950, Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a wide range of destination events to attract visitors and businesses to the Borough including the Metuchen Country Fair, Junebug ArtFest, Cruise Nights, Spring Street Fair, Metuchen Farmers Market, Holiday Tree Lighting and Memorial Day, Halloween and Winter Festival parades.

The Chamber also organizes member networking, showcase and educational activities that highlight new ideas and services in the ever-evolving Central Jersey marketplace.

The Metuchen Arts Council was established in 1967 by the Borough of Metuchen and provides year-round programs for Borough citizens, including Movie Nights, Summer Concerts, Fireworks, Jazz Fest, Songwriters' Workshop Series, Cultural Trips and Coffeehouses and an Annual Garden Tour.

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