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Welcome!  The Cumberland County Cultural & Heritage Commission is pleased to present its new web presence.  This website includes information on the numerous programs and events hosted or funded through the Commission.  The Commission’s goal is to be entirely transparent in its administration.  If you are searching for something related to the Commission’s work and do not find it on this website, please contact us so that we may improve access.

Teen Arts Festival Returns to Cumberland County

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Emerging youth arts is a critical component of any vibrant art scene, and Cumberland County is lucky to have a vibrant up-and-coming crowd of young artists.  For years, however, we have not been able to highlight this group through a Teen Arts Festival.  Well, happily, through a collaboration of many organizations being led by the Levoy Theatre in Millville, the Teen Arts Festival is returning in 2017!  If you are a teen artist or a family member or friend of a teen artist, let them know about the upcoming festival.  Have them contact Levoy Theatre and their school.  Let’s make this year’s re-launch a wild success.

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Statement of Mission

The mission of the Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission is dedicated to the development and promotion of public interest in the arts and history of local and county cultural traditions.

Accesibility Statement

Ensuring that the programming supported by the Cultural & Heritage Commission is available to the widest possible audience is among the highest of Commission priorities. This includes access for people with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990 and requires that all providers of public programs and services make those offerings equally accessible to all people regardless of any individual’s physical or mental disability. The Commission is dedicated to assisting the Cumberland County cultural community both fulfill its obligations and bring the arts to all people. All venues utilized by the Commission are wheelchair accessible. Assistive services such as sign language interpreting, audio description, and open captioning are available upon request provided 15 days in advance. Large print publications are available at all times. Please contact the Cumberland County Department of Planning and Development at (856) 453-2175 for further accessibility details.