Is the Middletown Arts Center run by Middletown Township?

No, the Township owns the building, but through a lease agreement, it is operated by the non-profit, 501c3 organization, the Middletown Township Cultural & Arts Council. We do sometimes collaborate with Middletown’s Recreation Department on community events

How long has the Middletown Arts Center been in existence?

The Middletown Arts Center opened its doors in March of 2007 and has been a thriving artistic hub of the region ever since.

Do you need to be a Middletown Resident to participate in Arts Center’s programs?

No, the Middletown Arts Center welcomes everyone. You do not have to be a Middletown Township resident to participate in programs, classes, or events.

Why are there Member and Non-member prices listed on some programs?

The Member and Non-member prices relate to an optional membership to the Middletown Arts Center that individuals can purchase to receive specific member benefits and discounts. Memberships can be purchased at various levels and help support the arts and programming at the Middletown Arts Center. You can find more information about membership here.

Are the Middletown Arts Center’s programs just for children and families?

No, the Middletown Arts Center offers a wide variety of programming and events for individuals of ALL ages and abilities, including many adult programs as well as classes and events for senior citizens as well as for individuals with special needs.

Where can I park when I attend Arts Center programs and events?

The Middletown Arts Center has a small private lot, however, it sometimes fills up quickly. Free parking is available in the daily lot across the street in the late afternoons, evenings and weekends. We also offer special parking passes for specific programs that take place early in the day.

What’s the best way to find out about what is going on at the Middletown Arts Center?

The best way to get regular information is to sign up for our weekly eblast. You can join by signing up at the link below that ‘Join our eNewsletter’.

Is there a place to eat and drink at the Arts Center?

Yes, the Arts Center has a café in the lobby that serves refreshments.

How can I submit an idea for a class or program?

We always welcome submissions of class, program, and event ideas from the community. You can email us at artscenter@middletownnj.org.