Wednesday, October 27, 2010

2010 Fall Into the Arts Juried Photography Exhibit

On display now!

First Place: "Seating Available" by Denise Bush
Second Place: "Henry's Girl (Font Hill)" by Robert Seidman
Third Place: "Night Owls" by Jack Anthony
Honorable Mention: "Tricolored Heron" by Joseph Costanza
Honorable Mention: "Reflection of Happiness" by Laura Storck
Honorable Mention: "Drawn to the Light" by Marion Spirn

The photography show can be viewed today (10/26) and tomorrow (10/27) between the hours of 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. as well as at the remaining events held at the Croft Farm Arts Center now through Sunday, October 31, 2010.

For more information, please view the activities on the left side, email or call 856-488-7868.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Juried Photography Show Intake TONIGHT!

Join us this evening between the hours of 4 and 7 pm at the Croft Farm Arts Center where we will be accepting photographs for consideration in the Juried Photography Show. You may download a prospectus by clicking here.

Images may be either from film or digital capture. Please specify the printing technique on the application. Images must have been made within the last 3 years and not previously hung in this exhibit.

All prints must be conventionally framed with glass on plastic equivalent; and wired for hanging. No shadow box or clip frames. Emphasis should be on the image as the art. The Arts Board cannot add or adjust wiring. Improperly framed pieces will be rejected.

Images may contain elements that were not in the scene when the shutter was snapped. All such elements, however, must be the original work of the submitting artist (e.g. not taken from stock photos).

Plain white unsigned and untitled mats and plain black frames are recommended but not required. No decorative accessories on or within the frames.

Maximum framed size is 50"x50." Weight not to exceed 30 lbs.

This is a juried exhibit, NOT all work submitted will be hung.

All photographs are for sale; no commission applies. The Arts Board will place purchasers in contact with artists.

Open to all photographers.

$10 non-refundable consideration fee per submission.

Maximum of 3 (three) submissions per artist.

Wednesday, October 20 from 4 pm to 7 pm

Croft Farm Arts Center
100 Bortons Mill Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

First Prize: $250, Second Prize: $100, Third Prize: $50. All awards will be announced during the Opening Reception on Saturday, October 23 from 6:30 - 8 pm. Photographers will remain on display through Sunday, October 31. Additionally, award winners will be exhibited at the Cherry Hill Public Library during the month of November.

You will be notified of acceptance by email. If your art work is not selected to hang, please pick it up: October 21, between 4 - 6 pm. If your art work is selected to hang, please pick it up: November 1-4, between 9 am - 5 pm..

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

2010-11 Ensemble Series Opens October 31

The Cherry Hill Ensemble Series at Croft Farm returns for the 2010-11 Season with A Tribute to Mario Lanza. Singers from the World Famous Academy of Vocal Arts will perform during this afternoon program.

The Croft Farm Arts Center (100 Bortons Mill Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034) is an intimate 200-seat venue that offers audience members a unique close-up experience with the music and the performers.

Tickets cost $15 ($12 for Cherry Hill seniors with a Gold Card) and may be purchased in the Recreation Department (Room 102 in the Municipal Building, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002). You may also print an order form and mail the order form to the Recreation Department. For questions or more information please contact us at or call 856-488-7868.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Scholarships awarded to 2 local high school students

Each year, the Cherry Hill Arts Board gives an award to a graduating senior active in the arts program from Cherry Hill High School East and Cherry Hill High School West. Students are recommended by their teachers and awards are made available through the proceeds from the Cherry Hill Art Blooms events.

On Friday, June 11, 2010, Cherry Hill High School West held their Awards night and Arts Board Chair Gaye Pino was on hand to present senior Esther Phillips with the 2010 Cherry Hill Arts Award.

(From left to right: Cherry Hill High School West Principal Joseph Meloche, Esther Phillips and Arts Board Chair Gaye Pino)

The winner from Cherry Hill East is Lucas Kappler.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Tickets going quickly for "Broadway Memories" - Get yours TODAY!

Join us for this unique performance featuring the excerpts from a variety of Broadway shows starring fromer miss New Jersey Erica Scanlon.

Each song will come to life as you gain a new familiarity with these great Broadway Melodies. This is sure to be a memorable and entertaining experience for both the frequent and occasional Broadway patron.

Saturday, June 5 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 6 at 3 p.m.
Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Bortons Mill Road

Tickets: $15 ($12 with a Cherry Hill Senior Citizen Gold Card)

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 856-488-7868 or stop into Room 102 of the Municipal Building, 820 Mercer Street. You may also download a ticket request form and mail to: Recreation Department - Room 102, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. Checks are made payable to: Cherry Hill Township. At this time we do not accept credit cards.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Photo Gallery - Update

On Saturday, May 15, 2010, the Cherry Hill Arts Board welcomed Philadelphia Orchestra percussionist, Don Liuzzi to the Croft Farm Arts Center as he hosted a Concert for Young Music Lovers: Drums Have Melody.

The children really seemed to enjoy the concert, and afterwards, Mr. Liuzzi let the children try out the drums.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Photo galleries updated!

We've just finished a very successful Art Blooms week. Complete photo galleries have now been added. Our next week of art related events will be held in November and will feature a juried photography exhibit.

Enjoy the galleries!

Opening Reception gallery – April 24

Korean Youth Orchestra – April 25

Hotsy Totsy Girls – April 30

Poetry – April 30

OC Pops – May 2

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

2010 Art Blooms Juried Art Exhibit Winners

We had a tremendous turn out and had over 140 entries. Of those 140+ entries, our jurors selected 65 pieces to hang in this year's show.

Here are the winners:

Monday, March 22, 2010

Photo Galleries Added

Galleries have been added for Luncheon with the Arts featuring Tom DelMoore held on Friday, February 19 and the Luncheon featuring the movie "Pocketful of Miracles" on Friday, March 19.

Photos are also available from the March 21st sold-out performance from the Academy of Vocal Arts' Cody Austin, Colleen Daly, Eric Dubin and Michele Scanlon.

March 21 - Academy of Vocal Arts

March 19 - Pocketful of Miracles

February 19 - Tom DelMoore

Join us for Art Blooms, a week of art events from April 24 through May 2. A complete schedule of events can be found here.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

March 21 AVA Performance at Croft Farm SOLD OUT!

The Academy of Vocal Arts performance scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 21 at Croft Farm has sold out. The talented AVA singers will bring yu excerpts from the great opera and operettas, Broadway favorites and the wonderful music of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy.

Tickets still remain for the May 2 concert featuring members of the Ocean City Pops.

To purchase tickets for upcoming shows please contact the Arts Board at 856-661-4810 or email

Monday, March 8, 2010

Tickets remain!

Lunch & a Movie for Seniors featuring the film "Pocketful of Miracles"
March 19, 2010 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Borton's Mill Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Pocketful of Miracles is the story of Apple Annie (Bette Davis), a poor, New York City street vendor whose daughter (Ann Margret) only knows her through letters. When Annie's daughter announces her engagemnet to the son of a Spanish Count, Annie knows she must conceal her true identity. With the help of bootlegging mobster (Glenn Ford), Annie becomes a New York socialite worthy of audience with a count.

This lovely afternoon includes lunch, coffee and dessert before th film.

Tickets cost just $3 in advance or $5 at the door.

Coffee is donated by Melitta.

To purchase tickets, please download a form or contact the Cherry Hill Arts Board at 856-661-4810 or email

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

DePue Brothers Concert; A Sell-Out

January 31 marked another sell-out performance for The DePue Brothers, as they returned to Croft Farm. Over 200 people were in attendance and enjoyed the music of Jason DePue, Wallace DePue, Don Liuzzo, Kevin MacConnell & Mark Cosgrove.

The next concert in the 2009-10 Ensemble Concert series features performers from the Academy of Vocal Arts bringing you exceprts from the great operas and operettas, Broadway favorites and the wonderufl music of Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. Tickets cost $15 or $12 with a Cherry Hill Gold Card (residents 55+). To purchase tickets, click here or stop into Room 102 of the Municipal Building. For information, please call 856-661-4810 or email