Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show goes virtual

Usually held on the perimeter of Rittenhouse Square Park in Philadelphia, this year’s Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will be held online June 4-6. (Photo provided).

The country’s oldest outdoor art exhibit will continue its 94-year streak with a virtual exhibit.

The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will share an online exhibit from June 4-6, continuing its effort to connect artists and patrons that began in 1928.

The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show: Virtual Edition June 2021 will showcase the work of 101 professional artists selected by a jury from across the United States and Canada. The works of art will be available for purchase throughout the weekend on the RSFAS Online Gallery at www.rittenhousesquare.com.

Special artist appearances, demonstrations, artist interviews and interactive art sessions will take place virtually throughout the event. Art lovers will also be able to visit individual artists in their studios via Zoom.

Established in 1928 by a handful of local art students exhibiting works of art on clotheslines in Rittenhouse Square, the popularity of the Clothesline Art Show increased and the show became an annual destination in Philadelphia for dozens. thousands of patrons who appreciate and collect fine art.

“It is well known that art is important in our lives in many ways. It soothes the soul, relieves stress, arouses passion, challenges our spirits and more, ”said Sandra Sedmak Engel, professional artist and chair of the board of directors of the Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Association. “It is our mission to help fine artists share their works with others and we are honored, especially at this time, to contribute to the well-being of the community in this way.”

The show can be found on www.rittenhousesquareart.com and on its social media platforms.

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