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SoBro Arts


Our community on South Broadway in Camden is alive with both established and emerging arts initiatives. The FireWorks is surrounded by creative spaces. Check these links to learn more about SoBro, a blooming arts district in the garden state:



Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum


An interactive, cultural and educational facility developed in a historic church that was built using ballast stones brought from around the world in the holds of sailing ships. The Maritime Museum hosts programs and exhibitions related to local and regional maritime history.


Waterfront South Theatre


The Waterfront South Theatre is a new 96-seat theatre spearheaded and built by Helene Pierson and Heart of Camden, a nonprofit housing organization in the Waterfront South section of Camden city.

Sacred Heart Church

1739 Ferry Avenue, camden, nj

Sacred Heart Church is itself a work of astounding art and craft, constructed of hand-cut stones and housing world-class examples of sacred art, including paintings, statues and masterful masonry and carpentry.

Brigid's House for Writers

1719 Ferry Avenue, camden, nj

Writers have found a friendly place on Ferry Avenue since 2008, when Hearthkeeper Cassie MacDonald first opened the doors to host an ongoing generative writing circle, rally up guerrilla poets for neighborhood poetry murals and warm up the welcome for readings, workshops and creative gatherings of all kinds.  See you at the hearth!

Nick Virgilio Writers House

The Nick Virgilio Haiku Association was founded in 1989 to promote the writing of haiku poetry, to provide encouragement and support to young people to write poetry, and to further the work and poetry of Camden haiku poet Nick Virgilio.  The Nick Virgilio Writers House opened for programming in April 2018 and came out of the gate roaring, forming a partnership with the fabulous Mighty Writers!

Bee Still Studio

Bro. Mickey, an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales, is a popular and engaging presenter who happily travels to conferences, parishes, and retreat centers throughout North America to deliver the good news about deep and often whimsical connections between art and religious faith.

1813 South Broadway, Camden