Named one of “The Elite 100” fine art and fine craft fairs in the United States by Art Fair Sourcebook and among the top fine art and design shows in the New York metropolitan area by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the 54th annual Armonk Outdoor Art Show will continue its long tradition of showcasing a fresh and diverse array of art this Saturday and Sunday at Community Park on Business Park Drive.
Over 185 juried artists from 31 states, Israel and Canada will be featured, including 42 artists new to this year’s show. A broad spectrum of media to suit every taste and budget will be on display, including painting, mixed media, printmaking/drawing/pastels, sculpture, photography/digital art, wearable art and fine crafts.
This year’s show will feature free guided tours, emerging artists and fun-filled, kid-friendly activities. Personal shoppers, who will be available to help visitors find and select art that best fits their taste and décor, will again be offered. There is free parking on site as well as a diverse food court.
On Saturday at 8 p.m. in the library’s Whippoorwill Hall, jazz legend Charlie Lagond & Friends will bring exciting new interpretations of contemporary and jazz favorites.
The art show is sponsored by Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc., and net proceeds benefit the town’s libraries. Admission is $10; $8 for seniors or those with a coupon. Children under 18 are free. No dogs are allowed.
New this year for visitors from New York City, Castle Cab Corp. is offering discounted rides (a $10 flat rate) to and from the North White Plains train station, with priority drop off at the entrance. Cabs will be waiting at the station and the show or can be contacted in advance through their app (Castle Cab) or by phone at 914-273-2535.
During show hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days), Castle Cab is offering half price rides anywhere local to and from the venue. The event is rain or shine.
Community Park is located at 205 Business Park Drive in Armonk (exits 3/3S off I-684), 10 miles north of I-287 and I-95, five miles from the Merritt and Hutchinson parkways and 20 minutes from the Tappan Zee Bridge.
For further information or to obtain the discount coupons, visit www.armonkoutdoorartshow.org. On the day of the show, call 914-806-6307.