“ArtScape in Old Town Winchester 2012” Preview Night

Wine & cheese reception with live music! Jazz, rock, celtic, you name it, he’s played it, Dr. Keith Sally on guitar…

Come see the 32 art images selected for the 2012 ArtScape in Old Town Winchester banner program. It is a first-come opportunity to select the art you want to sponsor, bring your corporate checkbook, still only $250 to have your corporate name on the streets of Old Town Winchester for 8 months!

 If you can’t attend the Preview Night – call Shenandoah Arts Council to make an appointment after the event to select a piece to sponsor.  We are accepting sponsorships through February 17, 2012.

 About “ArtScape in Old Town Winchester”

The Old Town Development Board (OTDB) and the Shenandoah Arts Council (SAC) are pleased to announce the “ArtScape in Old Town Winchester 2012” banner project! Winchesteris the only community in the entireCommonwealthofVirginiato host this acclaimed outdoor gallery.  We invite artisans five to ninety-five years of age to participate in this juried art competition.  Selected artwork is reproduced on banners that will then hang on the light poles throughout the downtown area from April through December.


Why “ArtScape” inWinchester?

The project’s objective is to create an outdoor gallery experience.  A community-building project created by the Old Town Development Board and the Shenandoah Arts Council, “ArtScape in Old Town Winchester” adds interest and color to the downtown streetscape with art. The colorful banners will encourage pedestrians to stroll and traffic to slow.  Showcasing locally created art provides a unique twist on an outdoor gallery experience.

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