BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Arts Center will continue to be open during regular gallery hours, but all classes, events and shared interest groups have been canceled or postponed through April 1.
“The BAC is committed to practicing the proper precautions and protocol to help keep our community, staff and artists safe and protected from COVID-19,” according to an email on Saturday, March 14 announcing its decision. "The BAC will continue to monitor the progression of COVID-19 and will make adjustments to this plan as needed.”
Currently, the Fiber Arts Plus Show is featured in BAC’s two main galleries, and the Plein Air Exhibit is on display in the BACroom Lounge. In addition, videos of both shows will soon be posted on its website, as well as shared on TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como.
The BAC will be contacting everyone who has registered for the affected classes or workshops with further information of rescheduled dates.
Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The BAC, which is located at 608 River Road at Seventh Avenue near the railroad tracks, is closed on Sunday, Monday and Thursday.
About Belmar Arts Council
Belmar Arts Council (BAC) was established in 2004 as a volunteer-based organization with one major mission: To bring people together to discover, learn and celebrate the arts.
And one major vision: To develop the BAC as an inclusive community of artists with activities, education, and fellowship.
Its goals are to encourage the arts and support artists, to bring arts programming and education to all and to use the power of the arts to benefit the community.
BAC relies on the support of its members, donors, sponsors and volunteers throughout the year. For more information, call 732-749-3360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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