Grand Opening Weekend – February  11 & 12

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ- Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is excited to announce an upcoming Grand Opening Weekend to celebrate their move to a new location, 54 First Avenue (formerly the AJ Dillon Gallery).

“Thanks to all of our amazing volunteers, we are taking it up a notch!” (Sally Stopper, President)

To kick off the events, AH Mayor, Randi Legrice, will perform the ceremonial ribbon cutting at 5:30pm, on Saturday, the 11th.  At 6:00pm, the doors will open for An Evening With Jon Peters, an art show featuring paintings to include Recent Landscapes, Local Scenes, and New Works. Peters, of the Laurel Tracey Gallery, is well-known in the Bayshore area, and runs a highly-successful YouTube channel: Jon Peters Art and Home. The Laurel Tracey Gallery is very excited to help support AHAC in their new endeavors.

On Sunday, the 12th, 5:00pm, AHAC will host a Coffee House featuring Joe Rapolla, (local and international touring artist), with special guests Carl Gentry (Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen), and Andrea Montecalvo (Rome, Italy) presenting an intimate performance of storytelling, original music, and select Americana. Cappuccino and biscotti will be served.


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Tickets can be purchased at:

Jon Peters:

Joe Rapolla:

Carl Gentry:

About Atlantic Highlands Arts Council:  Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is a volunteer, non-profit 501 © 3 organization.  Comprised of dedicated volunteers including professional artists, educators, business leaders and community organizers, the Arts Council is dedicated to strengthening community through the arts.


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Allan Dean is editor, publisher, and founder of the Atlantic Highlands Herald. Published since 1999 and selected in 2000 by the Borough of Atlantic Highlands as one of their official newspapers, making...