The 6th annual Art Walk is September 6, 2019!
The voting has ended but you can still view the beautiful art submitted until September 30th! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported another year being an Arts & Entertainment District!
Art Walk is an important component to the Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment designation celebration!
Art work will be displayed in businesses throughout Leonardtown from September 4th to September 30th.
The voting will start on September 4th and will end on the Arts & Entertainment First Friday, September 6 at 8pm.
What you can do as a visitor
Vote & Admire Your Local Artist’s Work:
Vote on 3 of your favorite art piece from 4 different businesses.
The first 100 voters to turn in their ballots to the St. Mary’s County Arts Council Gallery on September 6th will receive a free gift bag!
If you fill out your contact information on the ballot you will also be entered into a raffle to win a $50 gift card to Shephard’s Old Field Market.
Local Art Vendors:
There will be local arts related vendors with hand made items for sale and some of them will have individual activities for you and your family! You can find a list of the vendors here!
Music & Dancing:
For the Art Walk we will have The Classical Project playing Classical Jazz from 5pm-8pm.
During the first break we will have a performance from the Chopticon High School Infinity & Finite group.
Salsa Dance After Party with Donna Jordan starting at 8pm.
Plein Air Painting:
There will be Plein Air artists around the square painting beautiful landmarks of Leonardtown. You’re more than welcome to watch them in their process. You can even purchase their painting if they’re willing to sell it!
We will also have easels set up right out side of the St. Mary’s County Arts Council for children to make their own Plein Air Art
Community Art Projects:
There will be a community fence mural in the park next to Jeannie’s where we will be painting wooden blocks and then attach them to the fence.
We will also have a huge temporary chalk mural in front of New View Fiber Works that you can add onto!
There will be hula hoop dancing, fire juggling, and lyra & silk dancing from 5pm-8pm down by the St. Mary’s County Arts Council
There will be an audience participation drum circle from 8pm-9pm with the SoMar Drummers in the park next to the St. Mary’s County Arts Council. You can bring your own drum or use an extra in the circle. All ages are welcome!
What the artists you vote on could win
First place winner will receive a cash prize of $100
Second place winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Front Porch
Third place will receive a $40 gift certificate to Jessie’s Kitchen