Investment In Art & Culture Recognized by Discover Jersey Arts for Third Consecutive Year

Red Bank RiverCenter, a non-profit established to manage the town’s Special Improvement District, is excited to announce Red Bank has been named “Best Downtown Arts District” by Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards, for the third consecutive year. Nominated by fellow Jersey Arts Marketers members and voted to win by the public, Red Bank received this prestigious award on March 10, 2017, during the New Jersey Conference on Tourism in Atlantic City. 

Investments in the curation and development of the city’s art culture by Red Bank RiverCenter, cultural institutions, business owners and the local community has led to a diverse creative culture in Red Bank for the arts community to enjoy. Traditional and contemporary art galleries, including newer venues that boast a downtown, SoHo vibe like Clay Street's Detour Gallery, coupled with the city’s rich historical roots, award-winning theaters and performing arts venues, world-class shopping and specialty retailers, gourmet and casual dining, luxury boutique hotels and pristine landscapes exemplify the best of what Red Bank has to offer. 

“With the planned expansion of both the visually striking state-of-the-art Two River Theater and historical Count Basie Theatre, the arts scene in Red Bank continues to flourish,” commented James Scavone, executive director for Red Bank RiverCenter. “Art galleries such as the Beacon Fine Arts GalleryChetkin Gallery, Art Alliance of Monmouth County, and Detour Gallery, which all call Red Bank home, have significantly contributed to transforming our downtown into a world-class destination for art and entertainment.” 

As a member of the MoCo Arts Corridor, a creative partnership and promotion initiative under Monmouth Arts working to make the Central Jersey Shore a cultural destination of choice, Red Bank is devoted to furthering artistic endeavors throughout the city. Visit for more information and to view art and cultural driven destinations throughout the city. 




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