Arts & Cultural Affairs

The South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs strengthens and supports the local arts community and provides a variety of cultural and social activities for all citizens and visitors to South Orange. Cultural Affairs programming  celebrates and presents the professional accomplishments of local and regional artists through art exhibitions, classes, art talks, performances, and festivals ensuring public access to the arts and adding richness and depth to life in South Orange.

Baird Theater
Book Arts Roundtable
Concerts/Performances
Cultural Arts Classes
The Pierro Gallery

The South Orange Arts Advisory Committee

The South Orange Arts Advisory Committee is a group that advises the Department and liaises with the community and the Village Board of Trustees. It fosters creativity and excellence in the arts to enrich the quality of life for residents, the business community, and visitors to South Orange. It recognizes the special nature of the arts community as fundamental to the identity of South Orange and promotes the town as a home to artists and as a cultural destination for the region.

The committee works on both short and long range planning regarding the arts in South Orange- It is a place for big picture thinking as well as advice on more practical matters. The committee takes on projects as needed.


South Orange Summertime Guide 2018

  1. Register Now for Winter Recreation Programs

    Registration is open for winter basketball, futsal, ski, tae kwon do. Read on...
  2. South Orange Athletic Fields Close for the Season November 11

    All South Orange and Maplewood athletic fields will be closed for the season as of November 11. Read on...
  3. Register Today for Winter Recreation Basketball

    Registration is open for the winter recreation basketball programs for South Orange and Maplewood children in grades 2-12. Read on...
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