PELHAM, NY -- Pelham ArtsFest 2018!
All events are FREE and open to the public.
The Pelham Art Center is thrilled to be participating in Artsfest a collaboration with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts the weeknd of October 19th – 21st 2018. There are 39 partnering venues celebrating art and community throughout the course of the weekend. This year, Pelham Art Center and four nearby venues are participating: the High Brook Studios, Flowerbake, Inspo and the New York Hair Salon. There will be special art activities at each participating venue.
Our gallery will be open all weekend featuring our current exhibition "Waxing Poetic", curated by Katharine Dufault.
The Pelham Art Center courtyard features Sui Park and the site-specific exhibition “Floating Imagery.”
Public Art by by Elizabeth Knowles and Bill Thielen, Anki King, Beatrice Wolert, and Anthony Heinz May is on view at Wolfs Lane Park.
Weekend Event Schedule:
FRIDAY OCTOBER 19th
Gallery Open: 10 am – 8 pm
6-8 pm The Friday Night Gallery Hop at Pelham Art Center
Live Music with the Eric Katz Trio
Craft Brew from Bronx Brewing
Susan Nathenson Pop-Up exhibition and book signing
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20th
Gallery Open: 10 am – 5 pm
1-2 pm, “Waxing Poetic” Artist Talk:
Curator Katharine Default and participating artists in Waxing Poetic exhibition will share their work in an informal talk and take questions from the audience.
Artists: Cecile Chong, Michael David, Katharine Dufault, Gene Kiegel, Melissa Rubin, and Deborah Winiarski. These artists explore a symbolic language, or aesthetic, using the ancient medium of encaustic paint. The medium consists of beeswax, resin and pigment, applied while molten.
2-3 pm, “Floating Imagery” Artist Talk
Discussion with award winning, New York based artist Sui Park in the PAC courtyard about her site-specific solo exhibition of 3 -dimensional flexible organic forms created from mass produced industial materials like monofilament and cable ties.
The work consists of five exciting creations that hang, lay and stand in different areas in the courtyard and around the Art Center.
4 pm, Interactive Art Demo with sculptor Bob Clyatt
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21st
Gallery Open: 12 pm – 4 pm
12 pm-1pm, Family Magic Show:
Young magician Eitan Gotian will perform and we are excited to see what will appear!
1-4 pm, Family Day in Wolfs Lane Park
Sculpture show and arts events including:
Singer Song Writer Showcase with Allison Leah, Monica Uhm, Miles East and Bruce Carroll and Lily Ellinghaus. There will be magic with Eitan Gotian, and in partnership with the Love Yourself Project; free face painting, origami, and art workshops. Michael Mut will be hair sculpting any willing participant on a royal throne
In the case of rain we would have all of these activities indoors at the Pelham Art Center.