Pelham ArtsFest October 19th to 21st

Written By: Robert Cox

PELHAM, NY — The Pelham Art Center is thrilled to be participating in Artsfest a collaboration with the New Rochelle Council on the Arts the weeknd of October 19th – 21st 2018. There are 39 partnering venues celebrating art and community throughout the course of the weekend. This year, Pelham Art Center and four nearby venues are participating: the High Brook Studios, Flowerbake, Inspo and the New York Hair Salon. There will be special art activities at each participating venue.

Our gallery will be open all weekend featuring our current exhibition curated by Katharine Dufault.

The Pelham Art Center courtyard features Sui Park and the site-specific exhibition.

Weekend Event Schedule:


Gallery Open: 10 am – 8 pm

6-8 pm The Friday Night Gallery Hop at Pelham Art Center

Live Music with the Eric Katz Trio

Craft Brew from Bronx Brewing

Susan Nathenson Pop-Up exhibition and book signing


Gallery Open: 10 am – 5 pm

1-2 pm, “Waxing Poetic” Artist Talk:

Curator Katharine Default and participating artists in Waxing Poetic exhibition will share their work in an informal talk and take questions from the audience.

2-3 pm, “Floating Imagery” Artist Talk

Discussion with award winning, New York based artist  Sui Park in the PAC courtyard about her site-specific solo exhibition of 3 -dimensional flexible organic forms created from mass produced industial materials like monofilament and cable ties.

The work consists of five exciting creations that hang, lay and stand in different areas in the courtyard and around the Art Center.

4 pm, Interactive Art Demo with sculptor Bob Clyatt


Gallery Open: 12 pm – 4 pm

12 pm-1pm, Family Magic Show:

Young magician Eitan Gotian will perform and we are excited to see what will appear!

1-4 pm, Family Day in Wolfs Lane Park

Sculpture show and arts events including:

Singer Song Writer Showcase with Allison Leah, Monica Uhm, Miles East and Bruce Carroll and Lily Ellinghaus. There will be magic with Eitan Gotian, and in partnership with the Love Yourself Project; free face painting, origami, and art workshops. Michael Mut will be hair sculpting any willing participant on a royal throne

In the case of rain we would have all of these activities indoors at the Pelham Art Center.