Local organizations are the lifeblood of any community. Here are some that make Madison, New Jersey a great place to live and work.
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 Phone:973-366-8922
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 973-290-4000 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 www.maloneyartgallery.org
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
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
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
Jewelers Studio Guild http://www.jewelersstudioguild.com/
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 973-625-9649
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: email@example.com
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 Hours: 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
P.O. Box 1295 , 28 Walnut Street
Madison, NJ 07940
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