PO Box 236, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716, US

Strengthening Community through the Arts!

Atlantic Highlands Arts Council

Special Events

Introducing ARTS Trek's


Take an Arts Trek to  Grounds for Sculpture

MAY  30, 2020

The Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is launching Arts Trek, a new  program of day trips to artistic and cultural sites in New Jersey and  the metropolitan area. Our first destination will be Grounds for  Sculpture in Hamilton on Saturday May 30th, 2020.

 The  site, founded by artist-philanthropist Seward Johnson, showcases  sculptures from throughout the world in a 42-acre park and arboretum.  Works range from modernist to re-creations of classic impressionist  paintings. Indoor galleries feature rotating exhibits.

    Participants  will have the option of a guided tour by Museum Educator Callie Lasch  or exploring on your own. Artists are welcome to use their time for  plein-air painting or sketching.

Cost: $65 for Arts Council members, $75 for non-members, including  transportation and admission. Lunch will be at your own expense.On-site dining options include a casual eatery, or Rat's, a formal,  upscale French-themed restaurant, where reservations are recommended by  calling (609) 584-7800.

Registration is required by April 15; early sign-up is recommended as space is limited. 

    Our  motor coach will depart, rain or shine, at 9AM sharp from the Atlantic  Highlands Arts Council Gallery at 54 First Ave., Atlantic Highlands,  with return at approximately 5PM.

Register Member $65

Register Non-Member $75

Registration may also be made by check or cash 

at the Arts Council Gallery at 54 First Ave during our regular business hours.


Can you knit a healthy brain?


 The Power Is In Your Hands 


What creative makers have known, intuitively, throughout time is that working with your hands makes you feel good.

Excitedly, we now know that the creative making process can be specifically harnessed to promote healing biologically, neurologically, behaviorally, and socially.

That's pretty powerful stuff!

This means that creative handwork can be

intentionally engaged to deliberately affect change.

For example, to impact mood,

alleviate stress and pain,

and help take a measure of control 

over some medical symptoms.

(excerpted from Institute of Therapeutic Craft & Creativity.

Join us and Callie Lasch, 

of the Institute of Therapeutic Craft & Creativity on

Wednesday, March 25th at 11AM


Wednesday,  April 1st at 7PM

for a talk on the power of 

creative engagement on cognitive health

- at any age.

No excuses - a morning and evening session 

are being offered !


FREE - Please Register Here!




April 24, 2020 9PM 

Kevin Smith comes full circle with his return to New Jersey, riding high on the wave of his successful Jay and Silent Bob REBOOT TourJoin him and his most loyal fans for an intimate Q&A at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre.

400 Cedar Avenue, Long Branch, NJ

Get tickets at www.filmonefest.org



JULY 18, 2020

Submissions are now open!

FilmOneFest (the Atlantic Highlands One-Minute International Film Festival) is a celebration of the super short film and a snap-shot of the creative image making happening online and across the world. 

Founded in 2008, the festival takes place on third Saturday of July at the Atlantic Highlands Marina and is screened at other venues throughout the year. Films (under 2 minutes in length) from local and international film and video makers are projected on a giant screen under the stars on the historic shores of Sandy Hook Bay.  

Stayed tuned for next 2020 premiere info!


FilmOneFest hosts 5-6  Sony Pictures Classics 

Movie Premieres in addition to many other events throughout the year to raise funds to produce FilmOneFest.  

Your support of these events is vital!

Check back for more details or visit www.filmonefest.org