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RiverArts

315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

February 2020

Seeing Red – Main Gallery

February 5 - March 1
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

  Red! The color red brings to mind both images and emotions:  hearts, fire, roses, love, anger, passion. RiverArts invites artists to submit works that depict or are inspired by the color red.   Express your “red” in the February show at RiverArts.   Opening Reception:   Friday, February 7, 5 - 8 pm Gallery Talk: Thursday, February 13, 5:30 Drop Off: Sunday February 2, 2 - 4 pm Monday, February 3, 10 am - 1 pm Pick Up: Sunday, March 1,…

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Amazing People, Studio Gallery

February 5 - March 1
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Amazing People is an oral history exhibition curated by Lani Seikaly and Gordon Wallace.  The show will feature stories of the challenges and impact poverty has on children through adulthood as told by local, young men and women who have experienced it.  The story tellers are all amazing people from whom we have much to learn. The exhibit will include portraits, highlighted excerpts from interviews and short videos. Gordon Wallace is a recent graduate from Stevenson University with a degree…

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Beasts of the Southern Wild

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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"Waters gonna rise up, wild animals gonna rerun from the grave, and everything south of the levee is goin' under" in this 2012 film directed by Benh Zeitlin and starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Dwight Henry.

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March 2020

Abstract & Ceramics

March 4 - March 29
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The definition of abstract art, such as it is, refers to a visual language of color, shape, line, and form from which compositions exist with a degree of independence from visual reference. Moving from its origins in the 20th century, into the 21 st century, the genre has expanded to respond to the stimuli of the times, which may include new materials or new perspectives on the tried and true. Artists are casting about for ways to utilize a broader…

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The Big Night

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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"Lavish, luscious, and delicious-looking, "Big Night" hits all the right spots. On the menu of this food-centered comedy is a perfect balance between comedy and pathos." -Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media A comedic drama from 1996, The Big Night features a powerhouse cast including Stanley Tucci (who also co-directed the film), Tony Shaloub, Minnie Driver, Isabella Rosselini, and a pre-The West Wing Allison Janney, among many other strong actors. The winner of a Sundance Grand Jury Prize and a New York Film…

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April 2020

Annual Earth Stewardship Exhibition

April 1 - April 22
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Each April,  RiverArts celebrates the community’s long tradition of environmental conservation by hosting an annual Stewardship Exhibition. Artists and poets are invited to submit work that reflects a moment, experience, realization or vision of nature that inspires a new outlook or reflects on an annual; Earth themed exhibit. Poetry and all varieties of two- and three-dimensional artwork,  which are relevant to the theme, will be considered. "The Art of Stewardship Project TheArtofStewardship.org lead by Greg Mort, GregMort.com. was the inspiration for this effort"…

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Judged Fine Art and Craft

April 29 - May 31
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

This annual  exhibition  showcases the region’s finest art and craft work.  Artists working in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture and fine craft (including metal, wood, fiber, ceramics, glass and jewelry) are encouraged to submit to this exhibit. Exhibition Dates: April 29 - May 31, 2020 Opening Reception: Friday, May 1, 5-8 pm Gallery Talk: Thursday, May 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Drop-off: Sunday, April 26 , 2 – 4 p.m.                 Monday, April 27,…

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June 2020

Epicure

June 3 - June 28
RiverArts, 315 High Street, Suite 106
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Food, glorious food! It sustains us, nurtures us and inspires us. The RiverArts June show is devoted to the pleasures of food and wine  - a feast for the senses! Open to all media Opening Reception:   Friday, June 5, 5 – 8 pm Gallery Talk: Thursday, June 11, 5:30 Drop Off:Sunday May 31,  2 – 4 pm Monday, June 1, 10 am – 1 pm Pick Up: Sunday, June 28, 2- 4 pm Monday, June 29, 10 am - 1…

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