Local organizations are the lifeblood of any community.  Here are some that make Madison, New Jersey a great place to live and work.

Adult School of Chathams, Madison & Florham Park


The Adult School of the Chathams, Madison & Florham Park exists to build a vibrant community that pursues and supports lifelong learning opportunities accessible to everyone – all bound by the common belief that continuous education is vital to self-actualization, personal achievement, physical and emotional well-being, and civic engagement. 28 Walnut St., Madison NJ 07940 (973) 443-9222

Arts Council of the Morris Area


ENGAGING AND BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH THE ARTS Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Morris Arts, located in Morristown, NJ, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 and long dedicated to enriching the community through the arts.  Our mission to “engage and build community through the arts” is accomplished through:

  • Arts education programs in the schools
  • Arts programming in the community
  • Arts advocacy locally and statewide
  • Support of our local community of artists and arts organizations

14 Maple Ave Suite 301, Morristown, NJ 07960 (973) 285-5115

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey


The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ), founded by Conductor/Music Director Robert W. Butts in 1996, originally specialized in the music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the Baroque and Classical eras. The Orchestra now performs a wide variety of symphonic, chamber and operatic classical music from all periods. BONJ is proud to premiere new music by contemporary composers.

Mailing Address:
Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey
531 Herrick Drive
Dover, NJ 07801

The College of Saint Elizabeth


The College of Saint Elizabeth is a community of learning in the Catholic liberal arts tradition for students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and cultures. Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road
Morristown, NJ 07960-6989
ALSO on the campus of The College of Saint Elizabeth: 
Dolan Performance Hall
The Dolan Performance Hall, located on the ground floor of CSE’s Annunciation Center. The 560-seat hall with its splendid acoustics has hosted original classical music compositions, plays and lectures.
Greek Theatre
Outdoor arena for plays, concerts, picnics.
Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery– Annunciation Center

Coro Lirico


Coro Lirico is a unique choral group that specializes in concert opera. We perform an entire opera score, minimally staged, with  arias sung by professional soloists. Founded and directed by Italo Marchini, the original choral group was molded into a choir perfectly suited to perform such operas. We are the only chorus in the New Jersey area to perform opera in concert form. PO Box 2273, Morristown, NJ 079602 (908) 879-1527

Creative Hands Atelier


For over a decade, Creative Hands has joyfully provided professional instruction in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics & Pottery Wheel in both classical and contemporary instruction for students from the ages of 3 ½ to adult. To find out the specifics on our offerings, check Classes and Art Mediums as well as our Projects Gallery, where we’re proud to present some of our 300+ students’ beautiful creations. 14 Kings Rd., Madison NJ 07940 908.604.0773

 Dance Innovations Performance Foundation


13 Roosevelt Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928 Dance performances. Offers outreach to community and provides scholarship/sponsorship to special needs. 973-635-7000

Drew University


36 Madison Avenue, Madison NJ 07940, Tel: 973-408-3000 The Drew campus is home to: THE KORN GALLERY, DREW UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL and the GOVERNOR THOMAS H. KEAN BLACK BOX THEATRE all located in the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts Korn Gallery http://www.drew.edu/art/korn-gallery Thomas H. Kean Black Box Theater http://www.drew.edu/theatrearts/our-season The Drew Concert Hall http://www.drew.edu/music/in-the-concert-hall Consisting of the College of Liberal Arts, the Drew Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. The Theological and Caspersen schools offer degrees at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels, while the College annually confers B.A. degrees in 29 different disciplines. Located in the picturesque and friendly borough of Madison, New Jersey, Drew’s 186 acre, wooded campus is within walking distance of the Madison train station, which offers direct service to Midtown Manhattan’s New York Penn Station. The university is known for its small class sizes and personal attention to students.

36 Madison Avenue


Forum Club

PO Box 716, Madison, NJ 07940

Grace Community Music at GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH


4 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 (973) 377-0106

Harmonium Choral Society


Harmonium Choral Society is one of New Jersey’s leading choral arts organizations. Founded in 1979, it has been led by Yale-educated Artistic Director Dr. Anne Matlack since 1987. The 100-member chorus and its select 20-voice Chamber Singers are made up of committed volunteers from northern New Jersey and surrounding areas. Membership is by audition. PO Box 1317 Morristown, NJ 07962-1317 973-538-6969 info@harmonium.org


Jewelers Studio Guild


The Jewelers Studio Guild, founded in 2007, exists to support self-representing studio jewelers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania who are committed to standards of excellence in their craft. Our focus is to provide a supportive and inspiring network for jewelers and to provide quality venues for sales of their work. Our goal is to is to sell beautiful, well constructed items that will be affordable to the public in a space totally devoted to the jewelers art. The Guild is a member of the Arts Council of the Morris Area. (New Jersey)

Email: jewelersstudioguild@gmail.com
Telephone: 973-625-9649

 Madison Chamber of Commerce


The Madison Chamber of Commerce is an independent, voluntary not-for-profit organization of business and professional people sharing ideas, talents and resources to promote the economic welfare of our dues paying members and Madison as a whole. Members include: Small business owners-Large business owners-Professionals-Property owners-Community organizations-Universities. Membership is open to anyone interested in the economic welfare of Madison. Madison Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 152,Madison, NJ 07940 Phone: 973-377-7830, Fax: 973-822-0451

The Madison Historical Society


Maintains a collection of historical documents, maps and photographs housed at the Local History Center of the Madison Public Library. Sponsors frequent lectures about historical topics through out the year.

P.O. Box 148, Madison, NJ 07940
Tel: 973-377-0722 ext 8  FAX: 973-377-3142
Email: historicalsociety@rosenet.org

Madison Music Association


Fundraising, advocacy, and performance opportunities for the arts K-12 in Madison Schools. Mission: To advocate passionately and collaboratively for the fine arts in Madison, NJ. Company Overview PTO, 501 (c)(3) Description: This parent-run group supports visual and performing arts in the Madison, NJ public school district.

We are the only group supporting the arts K-12 in the district

Madison Public Library


The Madison Public Library is a community center that actively supports the sharing of ideas, literacy, leisure, the love of reading, and an understanding of Madison’s past and present.

39 Keep Street
Madison, New Jersey 07940
Tel: 973-377-0722 | Fax: 973-377-3142
Monday-Wednesday 10:00am – 9pm
Thursday-Friday 10:00am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday (Winter) 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Sunday (Summer) Closed

Madison Area YMCA


The Madison Area YMCA, part of a worldwide association based on Christian principles, inclusive of all people, provides quality programs that develop a healthy spirit, mind and body, and promotes the Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Responsibility and Respect.

 111 Kings Rd., Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 822-9622 

Monika Fine Millinery – Handmade Hats


In my studio in Madison, NJ, I design and create my hats. All my hats are handmade, from fine materials, with traditional and modern millinery techniques.

My hats are available directly from my studio; in select stores, at trunkshows (the “travelling hatshop”)  and at select shows such as ACC Baltimore in February and the Morristown Craftmarket in October. Each season, I create new designs, mostly limited editions, a few pret-a-porter-level small series with a theme, and select couture-level pieces (my follies).Much of what I make is custom work, created for a certain client, to match an outfit or to be the perfect accessory for an event. 973.930.8239



Morris Music Men


The Morris Music Men have been treating Northern New Jersey audiences to the uniquely American form of vocal music known as barbershop harmony since the late 1950s. We’re a chapter of the 26,000-member Barbershop Harmony Society, the world’s largest men’s a cappella singing society. Our director is Nate Barrrett, an up-and-comer who inspires us to reach new heights with each performance. We can be heard throughout the year, singing for civic and charitable organizations, private groups, churches, community events, and fundraisers. Morris Music Men 300 Shunpike Road Chatham, NJ 07928 Office: 877-808-8697


Museum of Early Trades & Crafts


The mission of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of America’s past by presenting and interpreting the history, culture and lives of ordinary people through educational programs, through preservation and stewardship of our collection, and through exhibition and demonstration of the trades and crafts practiced in New Jersey from its earliest settlement.

9 Main Street (NJ Route 124 at Green Village Road) Madison, NJ 07940
Phone (973) 377-2982 (973) 377-7358
E-mail info@metc.org


New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble


The New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble celebrates 43 years of the highest caliber pre-professional training for aspiring dancers from New Jersey through professional experiences with world-renowned dancers, teachers, choreographers, and musicians. PO Box 2756, Westfield, NJ, 07090 (908) 232-0114



Opera at Florham Park


In residence at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison NJ PO Box 343, Convent Station, NJ , 07961 973-443-8620



Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey


(The professional theater in Residence at Fairleigh Dickinson University) . Founded in 1986, Playwrights Theatre is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit professional theatre and arts education institution dedicated to developing and nurturing the dramatic imagination of artists, students, and audiences. Our New Play Program creates development opportunities for professional writers through readings, workshops and productions, and invites audiences to participate in authentic feedback experiences. Our New Jersey Writers Project, Poetry Out Loud, New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest and Festival, and Creative Arts Academy programs provide a comprehensive and hands-on arts education experience to over 31,000 students, Pre-K through adult. Office Address: P.O. Box 1295 , 28 Walnut Street Madison, NJ 07940 Email:  info@ptnj.org



Poor Herbie’s


Steakhouse- Nightlife and great supporters of the arts. 13 Waverly Pl., Madison, NJ 07940 (973) 966-0211



Riley Vann Photography



Rose City Framemakers


Rose City Framemakers is a custom picture framing shop specializing in creating unique “environments” highlighting each piece of artwork that comes through our door. Boasting more than 8,000 frame options, we strive to compliment each piece of artwork with an appropriate frame, whether the work is an original oil painting, an antique etching, or a family portrait. Our goal is to develop an open dialogue with our clients to ensure they love the results. The greatest compliment we receive is when someone sees our finished product and exclaims “What a great piece of art!” 20 Waverly Pl. , Madison, NJ 07940 (973) 660-0922


Salvatore Minardi Salon


Salvatore Minardi Salon represents an unsurpassed level of professional service, personalized attention and genuine caring. Each highly accomplished staff member is trained in European artistry, the newest technologies and a unique approach to creative collaboration that allows you to achieve your personal best. When you visit the salon, you will become part of a unique exchange of ideas that results in your most flattering signature style. The warm, relaxing atmosphere and customized attention to detail assure that whether you want a cut and style, dimensional color or a complete makeover, you can trust the staff at Salvatore Minardi to translate your ideal self-image into realty.   8 Park Ave,  Madison, NJ 07940 (973) 443-4455



The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey


The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (formerly called “New Jersey Shakespeare Festival”) is one of 25 professional theatres in the state. One of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation — serving 100,000 adults and children annually — it is New Jersey’s only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare’s canon and other classic masterworks. Through its productions and education programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences. The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre: 36 Madison Avenue Madison, NJ 07940 Box Office: 973-408-5600

Email: BoxOffice@ShakespeareNJ.org   Administrative Offices: 3 Vreeland Road Florham Park, NJ 07932 973-845-6723


Shanghai Jazz


Shanghai Jazz opened in October 1995 and has been named “One of the Top 100 Jazz Clubs in the World.” We have earned rave reviews for our food, service and ambience from the New York Times, Star Ledger, Zagat Survey and Inside New Jersey. Our philosophy is warm hospitality, gourmet Asian cuisine inspired by the seasons, a well-focused wine list and a full bar with almost a dozen beers on tap, including our own micro-brew Shanghai Jazz Ale. And of course exceptional value. We are proud to present world class artists 6 nights a week with no music charge except for special events. 24 Main St.,  Madison, NJ 07940 (973) 822-2899


Thursday Morning Club


The Thursday Morning Club a non-profit, social and philanthropic organization with over 250 members owns and operates the Madison Community House built in 1924, the Community House Nursery School and the Before and After School Care program.  Since its inception in 1896, the club has provided educational and cultural programs,meeting space and recreational activities for the benefit of all  residents in Madison and the surrounding communities. The club has been a member of the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs since 1900 and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs  since 1907. The Community House is located at 25 Cook Avenue, Madison, NJ 087940. (973)377-0244 



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