The Fourth Annual A-RTS, a free fine art festival at Rockville Town Square, brings together 160 jury-selected artists from around the United States in an outdoor art gallery that features live music, Maryland wines and craft beers, and artisanal foods. The premier festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8, 2016.

Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 04, 2016

The Fourth Annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Fine Art Festival will bring together more than 160 artists who are creating the most exceptional art found in America today. A-RTS, a premier outdoor art festival, takes place Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More information available at http://www.a-rts.org.

The jury-selected artists from across the U.S. will exhibit in an outdoor art gallery brought to life on the streets of Rockville Town Square. All participants were selected based on the creativity, innovation, and exquisite execution of their original works. A list of artists is available at http://www.a-rts.org.

These acclaimed artists represent the country’s highest calibre of art in a wide range of media including ceramics, digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics/printmaking, painting, photography, and sculpture, among others. Also highlighted are the wearable arts - from fashion to jewelry - perfect for last minute Mother’s Day or graduation gifts.

According to A-RTS Festival Director Robin Markowitz, who also heads the Bethesda Row Arts Festival, A-RTS is a rare opportunity to meet outstanding artists and discover their work first-hand. “We’ve created an extraordinary and accessible show - one that has something for everyone - from college students to moms, whimsical collectors to fine art patrons.”

New this year, visitors to A-RTS can sample creations of another kind - Maryland wines and distinctive craft beers - all served in commemorative glasses. Local food purveyors will offer artisanal foods from hand-made chocolates to olive oils. And, A-RTS starts and ends on a high note with live music from bands including the popular 19th Street Band.

A-RTS will take place rain or shine. Sponsors include Bethesda Magazine, Rockville Town Square, Federal Realty Investment Trust, and Cambria Hotel & Suites Rockville.

Rockville Town Square, located at 200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, MD 20850, is within easy walking distance of the Rockville Metro Station. Parking is available at numerous garages located around the Festival site.

More information about A-RTS is available at http://www.a-rts.org or by visiting A-RTS on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RockvilleArtsFestival. More information about Rockville Town Square, one of the area’s most popular destinations for shopping and dining, is available at http://rockvilletownsquare.com.
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