Celebrating 60 Years of the Armonk Outdoor Art Show!

The Armonk Outdoor Art Show will celebrate six decades of fine art and fine crafts this fall on Saturday, October 1 through Sunday, October 2. It’s an incredible milestone for this non-profit, annual show, marking 60 years of raising funds for the Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc. As visitors enjoy the exceptional artists, large selection of food and drink, and complimentary children’s activities, they are helping to support the library’s vibrant educational and entertainment programs at the same time.

When art show volunteers set up for that first show on the lawn of Armonk’s Methodist Church in 1961, they could not have envisioned the 9,000 visitors that would one day flock to Community Park’s field each year. Sixty years later the Armonk Outdoor Art Show remains almost entirely volunteer-run and offers the perfect community activity to enjoy on a fall day!

Recently ranked number 5 in the nation among fine art shows by Sunshine Artist magazine, our show utilizes a trained jury to carefully select approximately 140 artists each year from close to 600 applicants. The show’s chosen exhibitors are innovators in their fields, representing twelve different mediums including: oils/acrylics/watercolors, mixed media, printmaking/drawing/pastels, sculpture, photography/digital art, wearable art, and fine crafts. This extensive variety of mediums, styles, and price points ensures that all visitors can discover a piece that they just can’t live without.

New for this year’s 60th anniversary show is a specially commissioned exhibition entitled “The Art of Storytelling,” featuring work that utilizes a book as the artist’s “canvas.” This exhibition celebrates the connection between our art show and our local North Castle Public Library, highlighting the library’s vital role within our community. Just as art can elicit powerful emotions and transport the viewer to a world of imagination, so too do the stories that are found in our favorite books. These compelling pieces will be auctioned to benefit the Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc.

Key Details:

  • Saturday & Sunday, October 1 and 2 from 10:00am to 5:00pm, Rain or Shine
  • Community Park, 205 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504
  • ArmonkOutdoorArtShow.org showcases each artist exhibiting this fall
  • Tickets go on sale in August and can be purchased through our website
  • Follow us @ArmonkOutdoorArtShow for inspiration, announcements, and previews of our artists.

Armonk Outdoor Art Show Contact:

Nicole Blum

Managing Director

nicoleblum@armonkoutdoorartshow.org / 914-645-7532

About Friends of the North Castle Public Library / Armonk Outdoor Art Show

Annual Two-Day Juried Art Show in September or Early October (Rain or Shine) Saturday & Sunday 10:00am -5:00pm Location: North Castle Community Park, 205 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504 Sponsor: Friends of the North Castle Public Library, Inc. Net proceeds benefit the North Castle Public Library, providing funding for educational and entertainment programming, new technology, facility upgrades, and The Armonk Players, a community theater company. www.armonkoutdoorartshow.org