2009-06-11 / About Town

Wickford celebrates 300 years with art fest

As part of their 300-year celebration, Wickford Village is hosting an Art du Jour event on Saturday, June 20, with a rain date of Sunday, June 21.

The event is sponsored by the Wickford Art Association.

Artists will set up in various locations around the village to create their favorite scene. Artists will work from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by a 5 p.m. reception and chance to sell their art.

All artwork must be created the day of the reception. Wickford Package Store has will hold the reception in the “Tasting Room” of their new facility on West Main Street. Interested artists may call Kristen Bryce at the Wickford Art Association at 294-6840 or e-mail her at gallery@ wickfordart.org for more information and to register for the event. Deadline for registration is Saturday, June 13.

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