A Virtual Grand Opening:
Nimbus Arts Center at the Lively
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm E.D.T.
Thank you everyone for joining Nimbus for our Virtual Grand Opening!
Join Nimbus on September 12, 2020 at 7 pm E.D.T. to celebrate the opening of the Nimbus Arts Center in the Powerhouse Arts District of Jersey City, NJ. The evening will include: Live-streamed performances, a virtual tour of the Arts Center, the premier of Nimbus’ 15th anniversary film edition of the signature dance: Memo, and scholarship presentations by Jersey City’s esteemed council members.
Founded in 2005 by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, Nimbus has grown from a small group of dancers, producing low-budget performances in libraries and church basements to become the largest arts organization in Jersey City and one of the largest contemporary dance organizations in New Jersey! We have expanded beyond our wildest dreams: a professional company that has performed at prestigious venues across the country, an award winning school of dance, outreach arts education programs providing dance to thousands of kids each year, and a remarkable series of music, dance, theater, and visual arts presentations.
Nimbus opens the Nimbus Arts Center at the Lively and invites you to feast on a season of extraordinary performances, classes, and new ways to get involved with the arts. Help us make a place for Jersey City to build, create and dream together. featuring the remarkable spirit and talent of Jersey City Artists. Join us at our Virtual Grand Opening for exciting announcements, inspiring performances, and to open a new chapter for Art in Jersey City! Additionally, the Nimbus Arts Center provides a base of operations for Jersey City arts groups and artists including two resident partner organizations: Segunda Quimbamba, a cultural mainstay in Hudson County and leading voice for Bomba y Plena, Puerto Rico’s folkloric drum and dance tradition; and Molly Dunn’s new Youth Musical Theater organization, LUX performing arts. The spacious visual arts gallery will feature an initial exhibition of dance photography by longtime Jersey City-based Nimbus collaborators, Megan Maloy and Joe Velez.
Reserve your ticket today to ensure you are part of this momentous occasion!