The Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission was established by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders on January 9, 1969. By encouraging creative and cultural expressions through inclusiveness and education, the Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission promotes public interest in the arts and the preservation of culture and heritage.
Cultural and Heritage Commission is a division of The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation
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Featured Events

Looking Back at the American Civil War 1865
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 12:00 Noon
Arts as Business
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM
232nd Anniversary of the Skirmish at Cedar Bridge
Sunday, December 28 at 2:00 PM

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ACCESS POLICY:

Making history and the arts accessible to all people is a major priority of the Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission. Every organization receiving grant funds is expected to encourage and develop the participation of a broad cross section of citizens, including, but not limited to, diverse ethnic populations, individuals with disabilities, older adults, and women. Accessibility involves both the facilities used for programming and offices, as well as the content of the programming activity, or product.
Approved: January 17, 2012 Learn more about our ADA.

The Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission receives grants from both the New Jersey Council on the Arts and the New Jersey Historical Commission in the Department of State.

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