State of the Arts captures the heart of New Jersey through its storytelling. I am often deeply moved and inspired by their coverage of so many compelling and creative people.”

Karen 'Queen Nur' Abdul-Malik, Storyteller

“State of The Arts takes you to the forefront of New Jersey’s expansive cultural landscape. The programs are imaginative, diverse, and exceptionally engaging.

Bill Charlap, Grammy-winning Jazz Pianist

State of the Arts thoughtfully and lovingly documents the rich New Jersey arts and culture landscape. The artists’ and creatives’ own voices provide an unparalleled authenticity that contributes to its richness.”

Sharnita C. Johnson, Arts Program Director – Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

“For fascinating features on the art of creativity, and the people and places that make the arts come alive, look no further than State of the Arts. Inspiring, original and adventurous!”

John Schreiber, Executive Director, NJPAC

State of the Arts

State of the Arts, taking you on location with the most creative people in New Jersey.

Where To Find

On PBS tune in to NJ PBS Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 9:30 AM, and Thursdays at 11:30 PM; to WNET Sundays at 11:30 AM; and to ALL ARTS Mondays at 10:30 AM & 3:30 PM, and Wednesdays at 10 AM & 3 PM.

Subscribe to our State of the Arts NJ YouTube channel, search on PBS.org, or stream here.

State of the Arts is a co-production of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Stockton University in cooperation with PCK Media. Additional funding is provided by The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, NJM Insurance Group, and the Friends of State of the Arts.

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