Rockville Arts Festival

Rockville Arts Festival VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival is an art lover’s dream! Join us on May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm, free
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The Rockville Arts Festival is a premier art show in a spectacular venue produced by VisArts, the largest visual arts center in Montgomery County. The Festival will transform the streets surrounding Rockville Town Square into an outdoor art gallery. We’ll feature the work of 130 nationally recognized artists, live musical and cultural entertainment, art demonstrations, and artisanal foods. Stroll

and shop for the finest in ceramics, drawings, fiber, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood, and mixed media. Saturday, May 7 | 10 AM-5 PM
Sunday, May 8 | 10 AM-5 PM

Admission is FREE. The outdoor event is held rain or shine on the streets of Rockville Town Square, Rockville, Maryland (Maryland Avenue and East Middle Lane). Streets are closed to traffic for the Festival, which is in easy walking distance of the Rockville Metro station, and numerous garages are conveniently located around the site.

11/24/2023
Until next May when our phoographers bring their perfect image to the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival - enjoy
06/28/2023

Until next May when our phoographers bring their perfect image to the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival - enjoy

This isn't Photoshop. This ingenious and imaginative photographer uses forced perspective to capture his playful images.

Come to the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival to see the amazing art created by our Award of Distinction artists, Jennife...
05/07/2023

Come to the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival to see the amazing art created by our Award of Distinction artists, Jennifer Becker ( #358), Marcia Reiver ( #341) and Matthew Leavell ( #201) today. The Festival is open until 5pm today.

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Come see the 11th Annual VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival Award of Distinction winners. Nina Nemeth ( #359), Edwin Leste...
05/07/2023

Come see the 11th Annual VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival Award of Distinction winners. Nina Nemeth ( #359), Edwin Lester ( #323) and Cassie Taggart ( #347). Stop by their booths and see the wonderful art at Rockville Town Square from 10am to 5pm today.

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Come see the 11th Annual VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival Award of Excellence winners today.  Bernie Hourston ( #243), R...
05/07/2023

Come see the 11th Annual VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival Award of Excellence winners today. Bernie Hourston ( #243), Richard Nolan ( #234) and Fiona Thompson ( #216). Open from 10am to 5pm. It will be a great day to come the Rockville Town Square. 2 hour free parking at all Town Square garages.

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Check out our amazing award winners today!!  VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival opens at 10am. Beat the rain - come early.
05/07/2023

Check out our amazing award winners today!! VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival opens at 10am. Beat the rain - come early.

Treat yourself or your loved one to a piece of gorgeous fine jewelry from our art jewelers at the VisArts' Rockville Art...
05/05/2023

Treat yourself or your loved one to a piece of gorgeous fine jewelry from our art jewelers at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend. It will take you all to decide which is your new favorite peice of wearable art.

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The beauty of wood - both functional and decorative is at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend. One of kind...
05/05/2023

The beauty of wood - both functional and decorative is at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend. One of kind, come early to pick your favorite. 10am to 5pm.
Free, 2 hour free parking at any Town Square garage.

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It will be GORGEOUS this weekend at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival. May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm. 2 hour free parking at...
05/05/2023

It will be GORGEOUS this weekend at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival. May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm. 2 hour free parking at all Town Square garages.

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The painters at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival bring light, flowers and nature to you year round. Visit them tomor...
05/05/2023

The painters at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival bring light, flowers and nature to you year round. Visit them tomorrow from 10am to 5pm . It will be a great day to be outside enjoying gorgeous art!

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The artists are coming - set up begins today for the 11th VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival! Come see your old favorites ...
05/05/2023

The artists are coming - set up begins today for the 11th VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival! Come see your old favorites and meet our new artists on Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm.

Sculpture to beautify your garden home or office at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend.  Can't wait to se...
05/04/2023

Sculpture to beautify your garden home or office at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend. Can't wait to see you at Town Square!

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Find your perfect image at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weeked! Great weather, beautiful photography, bring...
05/04/2023

Find your perfect image at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weeked! Great weather, beautiful photography, bring your family and friends to stroll the streets of Rockville Town Square, 10am to 5pm.

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Movement, color and great design from the Metal artists at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this Saturday-Sunday. Th...
05/04/2023

Movement, color and great design from the Metal artists at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this Saturday-Sunday. The show is open 10am to 5pm both days. Two hour free parking at any Town Square garage.

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Jewelry addicts looking to add to their collection of fun, fabulous art jewelry need to be at VisArts' Rockville Arts Fe...
05/04/2023

Jewelry addicts looking to add to their collection of fun, fabulous art jewelry need to be at VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend. 10am to 5pm, free, 2 hour free parking in Town Square garages.

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Calling all Ceramics Collectors! This weekend at the 11th VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, 10am to 5pm, 2 hour free par...
05/04/2023

Calling all Ceramics Collectors! This weekend at the 11th VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, 10am to 5pm, 2 hour free parking in any Town Square garage.

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Megan Horan creates handmade bead woven and bead embroidered jewelry. Pieces are created by stitching very small glass b...
05/03/2023

Megan Horan creates handmade bead woven and bead embroidered jewelry. Pieces are created by stitching very small glass beads together with needle and thread and by embroidering beads directly to material around stones, shells, fossils, enameled metal and glass focal pieces. See her truly unique spring collection in Booth 230 this weekend. May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm, 2 hours free parking in Town Square garages.

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Judith Marchand and David Horowitz have created "Modern Fossils": pieces that ponder the substances we are currently lea...
05/03/2023

Judith Marchand and David Horowitz have created "Modern Fossils": pieces that ponder the substances we are currently leaving behind in our environment, to be unearthed far in the future. See their thought provoking art in Booth 374 this weekend. May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm, free two hour parking in Town Square garages.

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Midori Ueda-Okahana, VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival Award of Excellene winner 2021 returns this weekend with her sprin...
05/02/2023

Midori Ueda-Okahana, VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival Award of Excellene winner 2021 returns this weekend with her spring collection in Booth 233. Her artwork is pictorial representation of the complex society we live in today, expressed in a abstract to semi-abstract manner. May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm, Free 2 hours parking.

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Sweet, savory and salty artisanal food at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival May 6-7th. Stop by the show this weekend ...
05/02/2023

Sweet, savory and salty artisanal food at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival May 6-7th. Stop by the show this weekend and stock up for all your spring gatherings.

Laura DeNardo strives to share her creative vision of surroundings, objects, nature and places that may otherwise never ...
05/01/2023

Laura DeNardo strives to share her creative vision of surroundings, objects, nature and places that may otherwise never earn a second glance or a moment’s reflection. See her beautiful photography in Booth 239 this weekend at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, 10am to 5pm, free. 2 hour parking in all county garages.

VisArts Laura DeNardo Photography

Lynn Harrisberger honors and enhances the raw beauty of Mother Nature’s pallet of precious metals, colored stones, fossi...
05/01/2023

Lynn Harrisberger honors and enhances the raw beauty of Mother Nature’s pallet of precious metals, colored stones, fossils and minerals. She creates one of a kind, contemporary jewelry. See her spring collection in Booth 325 at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival this weekend.

Show us your creativity and celebrate community! We're looking for artists of all ages to enter our chalk art competitio...
04/30/2023

Show us your creativity and celebrate community! We're looking for artists of all ages to enter our chalk art competition and decorate the Square on Saturday, May 6 from 11 AM-3 PM. Sign up by Thursday, May 4 to participate as an individual or a group of up to eight people. We'll provide the chalk; you provide the colorful design.
https://www.visartscenter.org/rockville-arts-festival-community-art/

Artist Steve Prince will judge the entries and award $150, $75, and $50 gift certificates to the Festival for first, second, and third place.
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Robert Wertz of Igeneous Rock Gallery creates one-of-a-kind stone water sculptures. These slender vibrantely colored sto...
04/29/2023

Robert Wertz of Igeneous Rock Gallery creates one-of-a-kind stone water sculptures. These slender vibrantely colored stone columns explore the enduring natural beauty of this finite medium. A fabulous art to enhance your garden or home. See the collection in Booth 204 at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm.

Rock Gallery Stone Fountains VisArts

Ben Bonart is a NY based painter blending color with acrylic and metallic paints, creating an impasto effect. See his in...
04/29/2023

Ben Bonart is a NY based painter blending color with acrylic and metallic paints, creating an impasto effect. See his inspiring art in Booth 229 at the 11th VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th. Stop by 10am to 5pm, rain or shine, 2 hour free parking in county garages.

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Mike Kelly's vases are hand thrown on a wheel using only the finest porcelains from North Carolina. A significant amount...
04/28/2023

Mike Kelly's vases are hand thrown on a wheel using only the finest porcelains from North Carolina. A significant amount of his time is spent understanding glaze chemistry and how the chemicals interact with clay. Stop by Booth 201 to see his one of kind vases at the 11th Annual VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th.

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Annie Gudis loves to combine abstraction with representation by manipulating color with layers of oil paint to express m...
04/28/2023

Annie Gudis loves to combine abstraction with representation by manipulating color with layers of oil paint to express mood. Her goal is to create choreography of form in a spacial environment by painting a tiny story. She will be in Booth 226 at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th.

VisArts Annie Gudis

Kate Jones creates enchanting "gamepuzzles" in laser-cut acrylic and wood for all ages. The unique geometric mosaics can...
04/27/2023

Kate Jones creates enchanting "gamepuzzles" in laser-cut acrylic and wood for all ages. The unique geometric mosaics can be put together in many different ways, so it's a new adventure every time you play with them. Pick up your new summer obsession in Booth 382, May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm, Rain or Shine, Free.

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Festival favorite Theresa Kwong is returning this year; she makes every piece of jewelry herself, in a home studio in Sa...
04/27/2023

Festival favorite Theresa Kwong is returning this year; she makes every piece of jewelry herself, in a home studio in San Mateo, California (Booth 343). Her elegant organic forms are perfect for every wardrobe and any occasion. May 6-7th, 10am to 5pm, Free, Rain or Shine.

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Tom Radca's pottery designs have been treasured for their marvelous depth of color and lusterous highlights. See his gor...
04/26/2023

Tom Radca's pottery designs have been treasured for their marvelous depth of color and lusterous highlights. See his gorgeous work in Booth #329 (Maryland Ave) at the VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th. 10am to 5pm.

VisArts Tom Radca Ceramics and Arts

Robin Culkin shows her love of children’s books, motherhood, and whimsy in everything she creates. Paintings that make y...
04/26/2023

Robin Culkin shows her love of children’s books, motherhood, and whimsy in everything she creates. Paintings that make you smile everytime are in Booth #373 (Maryland Ave), May 6-7th.

Robin Culkin Art Studios LLC VisArts

Jordan Mansour creates original 3D wood art from hand-drawn designs, inspired by his love of the outdoors and commitment...
04/25/2023

Jordan Mansour creates original 3D wood art from hand-drawn designs, inspired by his love of the outdoors and commitment to sustainability. Visit him in Booth 383- Maryland Ave) May 6-7th.

VisArts SimpleMindDesign

Bobby Oller is the ultimate story teller. His digital art references collective memories and engages your imagination. S...
04/25/2023

Bobby Oller is the ultimate story teller. His digital art references collective memories and engages your imagination. See his spring collection in Booth #369-371 (Maryland Ave), May 6-7th. 10am to 5pm, rain or shine, free.

VisArts

Show us your creativity and celebrate community! We're looking for artists of all ages to enter our chalk art competitio...
04/25/2023

Show us your creativity and celebrate community! We're looking for artists of all ages to enter our chalk art competition and decorate the Square on Saturday, May 6 from 11 AM-3 PM. Sign up by Thursday, May 4 to participate as an individual or a group of up to eight people. We'll provide the chalk; you provide the colorful design.
Artist Steve Prince will judge the entries and award $150, $75, and $50 gift certificates to the Festival for first, second, and third place.

https://www.visartscenter.org/rockville-arts-festival-community-art/

VisArts

Lauren Mullaney creates classic and edgy geometric jewelry using sterling silver, oxidized silver, and Nugold brass. Eac...
04/21/2023

Lauren Mullaney creates classic and edgy geometric jewelry using sterling silver, oxidized silver, and Nugold brass. Each piece has organic yet architectural look. See her spring collection in Booth 340 (Maryland Ave) at the 11th VisArts' Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th.

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Lou Hii, a papercutting artist, is proudly continuing a tradition that has been passed from several generations. His wor...
04/21/2023

Lou Hii, a papercutting artist, is proudly continuing a tradition that has been passed from several generations. His work is created though a series of sketches and a complex process that includes hand-cutting the paper with an X-Acto knife and specialty tools on black paper. See each unique peice of art in Booth 240 at the VisArts Rockville Arts Festival, May 6-7th.

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155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD
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Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 5pm

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The Rockville Arts Festival is a premier cultural event that will transform the streets surrounding Rockville Town Square into an outdoor art gallery. Organized and managed by VisArts of Rockville, this festival features the work of 125 nationally recognized artists, art demonstrations with local entertainment provided by the cultural organizations of Rockville, MD. Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 11 a.m - 5 p.m. Admission is FREE. The outdoor event is held rain or shine located on the streets of Rockville Town Square, Rockville, Maryland (Maryland, Ave., Middle St, and Gibbs St.). Streets are closed to traffic for the Festival. The Festival is in easy walking distance from the Rockville Metro station and numerous garages are conveniently located around the site. The Festival, features the work of 125 leading fine artists and crafters from around the country. On display will be the finest in: ceramics, drawings, fiber, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and mixed media.

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