Call for Exhibitors at Chaffee’s Fall Foliage Art in the Park Festival October 12 & 13
Rutland, Vermont—All are invited to apply to exhibit in the Chaffee Art Center’s 58th Annual Art in the Park Festival. The Fall Foliage Festival is October 12 & 13 and is being held in Main Street Park at the Junction of Routes 4 & 7 in Rutland, Vermont. The event, which bring in over 6000 people on Columbus Weekend, features juried fine artists, craftspeople, and specialty food producers.
All types of handcrafts and fine art will be on exhibit and available for purchase at the outdoor festival. The visual arts will be represented by a selection of oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, recycled mixed media, and photographs. A full array of crafts will be featured: pottery; health & body products; candles; variety of fiber items; jewelry; glass items; garden ornaments; handwoven baskets; hand lettered apparel and prints, wooden bowls, platters and cutting boards; birdhouses; specialty food producers and so much more. Rounding out the festival are food vendors, live music, kid’s activities, a community art project, pet area, and live demonstrations. Hours are from 10am to 5pm Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday.
Art in the Park is Vermont’s oldest continuing arts tradition, and the Chaffee Art Center’s major fund-raising event, occurring twice yearly in mid-summer and autumn.
Sherri Birkheimer Rooker
Chaffee Art Center