MORRISTOWN, NJ - Six Morristown based art and music organizations as well as Downtown Morristown have been nominated for the 2018 Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards. This year's contest honors organizations and downtowns who will compete in 18 categories. The contest which has been held every year since 2008, will honor "New Jersey's vital, vibrant and diverse arts community".
This is the 10th year of the Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards. Last year, winners were selected based on votes from nearly 18,000 people who cast ballots for their favorite local groups and downtowns, according to Discover Jersey Arts.
In addition to Morristown being nominated for Downtown Art District, the following Morristown organizations have also been nominated:
Mayo Performing Arts Center is nominated for Large Performing Arts Center
Bickford Theatre is nominated in 2 categories; Large Theatre to see a musical and Large Theatre to see a play
The Morris Museum is nominated for Art Museum
The Morris Arts - Gallery at 14 Maple is nominated for Art Studio
Masterwork Chorus and Morris Choral Society are both nominated for Choral Group
Other categories include; Small Performing Arts Center, Small Theatre to See a play, Symphony/Orchestra, Ballet Company, Modern/Cultural Dance Company, Opera, Music Festival, Film Festival, Adult Art Class, Visual Art Camp and Performing Arts Camp.
Voting will continue through February 20, 2018, with winners announced in early March, according to the Discover Jersey Arts website. By adding a mailing address, voters can also enter to win a $100 gift card to the nominated organization of your choice.