Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission
Cultural adn Heritage Commission is a division of The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation

Awards and Recognition

The Salute to Ocean County: A Celebration of Arts and Heritage is an annual program of honors and awards for Ocean County artists, preservationists, and cultural & heritage organizations. The Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission honors outstanding cultural organizations and recognizes exceptional local artists, historians, preservationists, educators and government leaders.
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Ocean County Teen Arts Awards Student participants in the Ocean County Teen Arts Festival who perform or display at the annual Salute to Ocean County may qualify for a number of awards. The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation graciously provides funds for these awards. The Grunin Foundation also funds professional assistance for the student made documentaries on the several of the adult awardees at the Salute to Ocean County.
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Historic Preservation Awards honor individuals, organizations, and businesses that have made a significant contribution to preserving an historic property in Ocean County. The purpose of this award program is to recognize projects that preserve historical resources, and heighten awareness of the importance of historic preservation. View award recipients here

College Awards are given annually to recognize students from both Georgian Court University and Ocean County College for their outstanding academic achievements in the fields of Art and History. View award recipients here