The 2023 Arts NRV Market is back for its second year and will take place at the museum’s new location in downtown Christiansburg.
The event is April 28 noon- 6:30 p.m. and April 29 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Montgomery Museum of Art & History and will feature an exciting lineup of local crafters, painters, demonstrations, food trucks, and a wine garden.
The Arts NRV Market is a celebration of creativity and community art, showcasing some of the most talented artists and crafters from the New River Valley and Roanoke Valley region. In addition to live demonstrations from en plein air painters, stone carvers, stained glass with Niki Pynn, and Fire and Sky Pottery Studio and Art Center pottery demonstrations, the Arts NRV Market will feature a wide range of handmade crafts, jewelry, pottery, and more.
This free community event will also feature food trucks including Aloha Eddie, Sam’s Hot Dog Stand Blacksburg, and Cabo Fish Taco. Aloha Eddie will be vending on Friday, April 28, from 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Cabo Fish Taco and Sam’s Hot Dogs will join Aloha Eddie on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Sip on wine from Vintage Cellar, take in the sights and sounds of the market, and enjoy the company of fellow art enthusiasts.
Join the museum after the market on Friday, April 28, for a Paint Night led by artists Ruth Lefko and David Ferrell. The cost is $35, including canvas, materials, and one glass of wine. This event is for 21+, and please note this event is being held in the Museum’s Community Room downstairs, which is currently not handicapped-accessible. The class will take place from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, and tickets are available for purchase at https://bit.ly/3Su8ory.
This community event is generously sponsored by Fully-Engaged, Shelter Alternatives, Inc., Ruth Lefko Art, David Ferrell Art & Photography, Blacksburg Regional Art Association (BRAA), and Vintage Cellar. Admission to the event is free, and all are welcome to attend. For more information on the Arts NRV Market, visit www.artsnrv.org.
Submitted by Montgomery Museum of Art and History
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