It’s that point of 12 months once more! Ridgefield Guild of Artists presents its eighth annual Artwork Stroll, when downtown Ridgefield comes alive with strolling artwork galleries. Artwork Stroll 2021 kicks off on Friday, August 27and runs by means of Sunday, September 12. This 12 months’s occasion continues to be modified because of the realities of life throughout COVID, making use of native, state and CDC protocols. Artists from Ridgefield and surrounding cities and counties in Connecticut and New York are collaborating, presenting work, pictures, sculpture and far more on the streets and in storefront home windows.
Thirty-two retailers alongside Major Road and Bailey Avenue are “internet hosting” forty-two particular person artists for Artwork Stroll 2021. Opening evening is August 27 from 5-8pm with artists exterior their shops for meet and greets. Saturday, August 28, is Artist Day, with lots of the collaborating artists on the sidewalks exhibiting their wares and demonstrating their craft.
Artwork Stroll 2021 brings artwork, music and a festive ambiance to downtown Ridgefield. Pam Stoddart, Government Director of Ridgefield Guild of Artists and Chair of the occasion, invitations everybody to affix our artists: “It’s our finish of summer season celebration! We stay up for welcoming our artists and native ‘strollers’ to Artwork Stroll this 12 months.” All art work is on the market. Proceeds are shared between the artists and RGOA, a 501c3 non-profit group. The Guild’s portion helps with common bills and future programming.
“As everyone knows, the pandemic pressured native (and far-reaching) arts organizations to get artistic to maneuver ahead and survive,” stated Mary Pat Devine, President of the Guild. “Engaged on our finish of summer season custom provides us loads of hope. We love our Ridgefield neighborhood and thank everybody in your help of the humanities.”
The Guild thanks Artwork Stroll sponsors and contributors serving to to make this occasion doable: Ridgefield County Financial institution, Sturges Bothers, Ridgefield Residences, and graphic designers Kristin Healy and Mara Freeman.
Go to us on the info desk in entrance of City Corridor on Friday night and Saturday afternoon for instructions, maps and to course of gross sales. Maps of collaborating artists and shops are additionally obtainable at every venue. Artwork Stroll continues after the opening weekend festivities with art work remaining in downtown Ridgefield by means of Sunday, September 12. After Saturday, August 28, gross sales can be processed by means of the Guild by calling 203.438.8863 or emailing
Now, with the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Henri, please maintain knowledgeable about any modifications to Artwork Stroll 2021 by visiting the RGOA web site.
Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ vintage barn and gallery is positioned at 34 Halpin Lane. For extra details about Artwork Stroll 2021and all Guild choices, go to www.rgoa.org or name 203.438.8863.