2015 Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival

Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival

2015 Stockley Gardens Arts Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2015 Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival

Building community takes Art. Music. Food. Laughter. A willingness to work together. Most of all, it takes vision.

For almost 30 years, Hope House has been the vision behind the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival. And now, the free event is a community tradition, drawing more than 50,000 visitors annually.

Twice a year, on the third weekend in May and October, people flock to Stockley Gardens in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood to browse through jewelry, pottery, paintings, and other works of art by approximately 130 artists. The park is full of strollers and dogs and tantalizing smells. Music drifts from the stage. Friends stop to chat. And throughout the weekend, there is a feeling of hope.

The money raised during these events helps pay for housing, transportation, medical care, and more for people with intellectual disabilities. But the events themselves benefit the entire community.

Each year, a nationally recognized artist or curator judges the artists, who compete for cash prizes. There are special exhibits and prizes for college students in the fall, and high school students in the spring. Award winners are announced during the Artists’ Reception, which is held Saturday evening on the Main Stage.

We’re proud to give the community one of the best outdoor arts festivals in the area. In fact, the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival was featured in Richmond-based 64 Magazine as “One of the 64 reasons we love Virginia!” So don’t miss the upcoming Stockley Gardens Arts Festival. It’s a good time, for a good cause.


Dates & Facts

2015 Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival

Dates & Hours: Saturday, October 17, 2015, 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, October 18, 2015, noon to 5 pm
Location: Stockley Gardens Park in the Ghent section of Norfolk
Media: Fine art, including painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, and more
Attendance: 25,000 — 30,000
Admission Fee: Free and open to the public
Events: Live entertainment and kids’ activities throughout the day
Artists’ reception: Saturday at 5 pm
Map of Park & Artist Locations: Available at the information booth in the center of the park
Participating Artists & Vendors:  List_of_Artist_F2015.pdf
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