Arts & Cultural Affairs

The South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs strengthens and supports the local arts community and provides a variety of cultural and social activities for all citizens and visitors to South Orange. Cultural Affairs programming  celebrates and presents the professional accomplishments of local and regional artists through art exhibitions, classes, art talks, performances, and festivals ensuring public access to the arts and adding richness and depth to life in South Orange.


Baird Theater
Book Arts Roundtable
Concerts/Performances
Cultural Arts Classes
The Pierro Gallery


  1. Temporary Ice Rink Installed in Meadowland Park

    The Village has installed a temporary ice rink in Meadowland Park for the winter months inside the tennis court area adjacent to the Baird. Read on...
  2. South Orange/Maplewood Baseball and Softball Registration Underway

    While winter has just begun, planning is underway for spring baseball and softball. Registration begins in January for all children planning to participate. Read on...
  3. "My Sense of Place," a Virtual Exhibition

    A Community Addendum to the Exhibition, "A Sense of Place: Kiki and Seton Smith" Read on...
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