Studio Tour 2015

Ever wonder what an artist’s studio really looks like? Chestertown RiverArts 16th Annual Studio Tour allows the visitor a chance to take a sneak peak inside Kent and Queen Anne’s Counties creative spaces. This free, self-guided tour on the picturesque Eastern Shore of Maryland takes place over two weekends, October 24-25 and October 31-November 1, 10am-5pm, rain or shine. Over 50 artists, many nationally known, invite visitors in to talk, check out how they work, and provide the opportunity to buy original artwork at studio prices. Read more.

October Exhibitions: Studio Tour Pre-Show and Art of Stewardship Winners

The 16th Annual Studio Tour Exhibit will open on First Friday, October 2, 5-8pm in RiverArts’ Main Gallery at 315 High Street, Suite 106. Thus visitors may return throughout the month to plan their itineraries based on the work of each Studio Tour artist on display. Be prepared to take a fascinating, free, self-guided journey to discover amazing work by artists, many of whom are known and recognized for their achievements throughout the art world. Returning visitors will note that there are eight new artists on the tour this year. Artists will be ready to greet you during the Chestertown RiverArts 16th Annual Studio Tour on October 24th, 25th, 31st and November 1ST, 10am-5pm, rain or shine.

On Friday evening in RiverArts’ Studio Gallery, come enjoy a show presented by our 2014 and 2015 Art of Stewardship Show winners Arthur Benson and David Crane. The artists have collaborated to bring together a fabulous group of pieces.



The RiverArts 2015 Farm and Winery Tour Drew Locals and Tourists  DSC_0051

Thanks to Cassinelli Winery, Clovelly Vineyard, Colchester Farm, Crow Farm and Winery, Galena Blooms and St, Brigid’s Farm for hosting visitors for the RiverArts’ 2015 Farm and Winery Tour. Locals as well as tourists joined the tour on a beautiful summer weekend to learn more about contemporary farm practices, wine-making, and growing crops from grapes to flowers to vegetables from our knowledgeable farm experts.   View photos from the weekend.

RiverArts Elects New Directors to Board at 2015 Annual Meeting

On Thursday, June 18, the Chestertown RiverArts membership gathered for the annual meeting to review highlights from the last year and to elect new directors to the board. President-Elect Mary Jo McCulloch announced the slate of new directors. This year’s new board members bring a wide variety of experience and insight to the board. The new board members include J.R. Alfee, Raven Bishop, Barbara Fancher, Mary M. Sjoquist, and Greg Waddell. Learn more

RiverArts Mission:  To engage our community in the creation, appreciation, and support of the arts through education, events, and exhibitions.

RiverArts Vision:  To inspire and foster creativity as a positive and sustainable force that enriches our community and establishes the region as a premier arts destination.


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