EASTAMPTON – Art lovers are invited to enjoy an evening of fine art, music and theater at Burlington County’s first-ever Arts After Dark event at Smithville Historical Park, from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. , September 18.
For the first time, visitors to the park will be able to admire the work of artists from across the county and region on display in the park’s galleries and outside in a special tent in the courtyard of the Smithville Mansion.
The County’s 45th Annual Art Show features creations by artists from across the region in the Mansion Annex Gallery.
In the Workers House Gallery is an exhibition of stained glass masterpieces.
The special event tent will feature a large selection of works of art previously exhibited in both galleries.
There will also be artisan vendors exhibiting their crafts and musicians will perform in the mansion rose garden, mansion annex and workers’ house.
Additionally, customers can attend live theater performances from the Bridge Players Theater.
A food truck from The Madison will be on hand to sell refreshments to benefit the Friends of Smithville Mansion and visitors will be treated to an assortment of boxes of cheeses.
“Burlington County is known for its natural landscapes and history, but we are also home to a vibrant and diverse arts scene, and this event will be an incredible showcase for all three,” said Burlington County Commissioner Linda Hynes, Officer liaison of the board of directors of the Parks Department. “It’s the perfect evening for couples or families to take in all the beauty and history of Smithville under the stars, while enjoying the artistic creations, music and entertainment of some of the most remarkable artisans. of our county. ”
Regular hours of operation for the art gallery are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Smithville Park is at 803 Smithville Road.
For more information, visit www.co.burlington.nj.us.
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