Nelson Johnson Named Artist of the Year

Filed under: Top Stories — Tags: , , , , — Rob Colding @ 12:25 pm

Great news! The Hammonton Art District will present their annual ‘Artist of the Year’ to Nelson Johnson for writing¬†Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City and¬†The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City. The award is presented annually to a Hammonton resident whose work in the arts has contributed to the betterment and advancement of Hammonton.

There will be a reception at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Eagle Theatre, 208 Vine St. Tickets are $30. To make a reservation, visit or call (609) 704-5012.

For more information, visit the Eagle Theatre website.