Chestertown RiverArts

RiverArts Announces RiverFest

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Chestertown RiverArts and Washington College Center for Environment & Society and SANDBOX are launching RiverFest, a new, annual event on Saturday, September 26 that will include an afternoon festival at Wilmer Park, water activities and the lighting of a large, floating, solar-powered sculpture at sunset. Beginning at noon, Wilmer Park on the Chestertown waterfront will be filled with music, activities for families including RiverArts’ KidSPOT, and Phillips Wharf Fish Mobile; a Sun, Sail and Paddle Expo displaying kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, sailboards and day sailors as well as accessories by manufacturers and local distributors; art and environmental displays; and good food and drink. Learn more

RiverArts Farm and Winery Tour

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As an extension of RiverArt’s July exhibition, “The Art of Wine,” RiverArts is sponsoring a Farm and Winery Tour for the weekend of July 25 and 26. Three of the wineries on the Chesapeake Wine Trail along with farms involved in produce, dairy and flowers will be open for special tours, wine tasting or other farming experiences during the weekend. Our goal is to further celebrate the beauty of the rural area in which we live and to educate our non-farming friends and tourists about the sophistication, complexity and innovations that are part of modern farming today. Read more.

July Exhibition

The Art of Wine

IMG_0413-2The Art of Wine, tips a hat to the emerging industry of grape growing and wine making on the Eastern Shore. Join us for the opening reception and guess how many wine corks are in the glass vessel. Best estimate wins a prize. Examine the ‘aroma wheel’ used by wine experts to describe the tastes and aromas of different wines.  Learn more

 

 

 

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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