About the RA+BP

The Organization

First established in 2009 under Mayor James J. Kennedy, the Rahway Arts District (its original moniker) was organized to promote and enhance the business, educational, civic and cultural life of the Special Improvement District of Rahway.

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What We Do
  • Create a diverse, vibrant and economically and socially sound community within Rahway.
  • Develop activities and programs that encourage the long­term success of the art community.
  • Promote awareness of the value of the arts and directly support arts programs that encourage the diversity of Rahway citizens and businesses and their participation in the successful development of Rahway.
  • Create and encourage an atmosphere that builds strong arts organizations and increases the community and business appeal of Rahway.
When We Meet

The RABP meets at 6:30pm in our office.
1 City Hall Plaza, 2nd Floor, Rahway, NJ 07065,

  • January 10, 2019 (canceled)
  • January 22, 2019 (special meeting)
  • March 14, 2019
  • May 9, 2019
  • June 26, 2019 (special meeting)
  • July 10, 2019 (canceled)
  • September 12, 2019
  • November 14, 2019

View meeting minutes

Who We Are

Board of Trustees
President – Joel Schwartz­
Vice President – Larry Fishman­
Treasurer – Ron Dolce­
Trustee – Patricia Kozlowski
Trustee – Matt Dobrowolski
Trustee – Danni Newbury
Trustee – David Crespo


Managing Director
Ann Marie Williams­­

Executive Director
Amy Garcia Phillips­­­­

If you are a Rahway business owner looking for help getting started or promoting your establishment; or, if you are an artist looking to make Rahway your home, please contact us.