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Bethesda Row Arts Festival 2019
October 12 @ 11:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pmFree
AREA’S LARGEST ART SHOW
FREE FOR ALL AGES
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 11AM TO 6PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 10AM TO 5PM
Join us this October for one of the region’s most exciting and esteemed outdoor festivals. Overnight, Bethesda Row’s Shopping and Entertainment District is transformed into an outdoor art gallery, featuring more than 200 juried fine arts and crafts from artists around the nation. “Art Fair Sourcebook” and “Sunshine Artists” have recognized the event as one the most important in the country, and over 45,000 attendees agree! Explore the artists below — and follow us on social media.
You gotta start somewhere! We know that collecting art can be daunting — so many styles and disciplines, in every price point. Introducing “stARTer gallery” — a separate cluster of tents located on Bethesda Lane, featuring local and emerging artists showcasing their works to first-time and novice art collectors. To assist with the process, student art curators are on-hand to ensure your connections with the artists are personal and meaningful.
VOLUNTEER AS AN ART AMBASSADOR
NEW FOR 2019
We invite you to participate with us as an Art Ambassador — volunteers who assist with patron services, relieving artists, and creating a fun and hospitable environment for all to enjoy! The only skill needed is a big smile and the willingness to help out.
LOCATED IN THE HEART OF BETHESDA,
GETTING HERE IS EASY.
The show is two blocks from the Bethesda Metro Station (Red Line). At the top of the escalator, turn left through the bus terminal to Woodmont Avenue. Turn left on Woodmont and walk into the festival.
The public garage in the middle of the festival is accessible from Bethesda Avenue via Arlington Road, and other lots near the event are also open. Please do not park in private lots, or the lots of other businesses.
The Capital Crescent Trail crosses the show at the corner of Woodmont Avenue and Bethesda Avenue. There is plenty of bike parking throughout the show. Please do not block sidewalks or walkways.