STAMFORD, Conn. -- This year’s ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown plans to showcase the growing art community and collectors market, according to a press release.
As part of its "Art in Public Places" initiative and in conjunction with this year’s outdoor sculpture exhibition entitled “Dinosaurs Rule,” Stamford Downtown is sponsoring its third ARTWALK June 26-27.
The free two-day event features art work from 125 regional artists, photographers and sculptors who reflect a diverse selection of media, styles and trends in the contemporary art world, according to a press release.
Friday night’s opening festivities will include a unique gallery stroll, live music and a plethora of artist receptions. The Palace Theater will spotlight 19 artists from the Loft Artists Association. The event also features exhibitions at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works and the Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery, according to a press release.
ARTWALK continues on Saturday with more events, including a kid’s interactive center (located adjacent to the Palace Theater), dance lessons and performances sponsored by the Metropolitan Dance Center, The Ballet School of Stamford and Latin Moves Dance Studio, according to a press release.
There will be free art classes for patrons given by Pinot’s Palette and Bob Callahan.
Check in at the Ferguson Library ARTWALK registration tent to obtain your ARTWALK passport and an ARTWALK route map. A completed ARTWALK passport will offer ARTWALK patrons an opportunity to win one of several door prizes.
Visit www.stamford-downtown.com for ARTWALK’s schedule of events, route map and more details.