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New Jersey Stage: Barrels O' Art on Display in the City of Hackensack

(HACKENSACK, NJ) -- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation- ArtsBergen (NNJCF) celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month throughout October. During the month, the NNJCF invites the public to see the “Barrels O’Art” exhibit, a free display of colorful, beautifully painted rain barrels in Carver Park in the City of Hackensack. The temporary art installation of rain barrels will be on display at Carver Park, 302 2nd Street in Hackensack, through November 7, 2023. The rain barrels beautify the flood-prone neighborhood and educate the public about flooding.

Barrels O’ Art Project Installed: The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's ArtsBergen initiative formed a selection committee comprised of Hackensack artists, community leaders, and residents to review the artists’ applications. They selected these 11 artists from Hackensack and other municipalities in New Jersey to paint murals on the rain barrels in the "Barrels O' Art" project: Fiona Clark (Bloomfield); Anthony Coplan (Wood-Ridge); Emily Gilman Beezley (Manasquan); Toney Jackson (Hackensack); Lissanne Lake (North Bergen); Guillermo Lopez (Ridgefield Park); Dianna Mammone (Rochelle Park); John Newcomb (Leonia); Amrisa Niranjan (Hackensack); Copie Rodriguez (Garfield); and Sasha Zinevych (Hackensack).

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