Sunday, April 23, 2017

A-RTS at Rockville Town Square, May 6-7

From our friends at A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Art Festival...

A-RTS Returns to Rockville Town Square, May 6-7, 2017

Premier arts festival showcases top national artists in outdoor gallery

The fifth annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Art Festival, one of the region’s premier events, will showcase the work of 160 nationally recognized artists from around the United States in a spectacular outdoor gallery. The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 2017. Hours are 11 AM to 6 PM Saturday, and 11 AM to 5 PM. Sunday. Admission is free.

Throughout the weekend, the team responsible for creating the renowned Bethesda Row Art Festival will bring the streets surrounding Rockville Town Square to life as a vibrant outdoor gallery full of stunning art, live music, and artisanal foods. “There will be works of art of interest and appeal to everyone - from the budding collector to the art aficionado,” notes A-RTS Festival Director Robin Markowitz.

Click above to enlarge

Festival-goers can discover a truly diverse group of artists (from the emerging to the award-winning) all of whom share a passion for creating the finest art available in America today. All artists were selected by jury based on the creativity, innovation, and exquisite execution of their original works.

Represented at the Festival will be a wide variety of media, including ceramics, drawings, fiber, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and mixed media. A complete list of artists and media is available at

A-RTS will be held rain or shine at Rockville Town Square, located at 200 East Middle Lane, Rockville, Maryland, and on the surrounding streets (Maryland Avenue, Middle Street, and Gibbs Street.) Streets are closed to traffic for the Festival. The Festival is within easy walking distance from the Rockville Metro station. Parking is available at numerous garages conveniently located around the site.

More information about A-RTS is available at or by visiting A-RTS on Facebook. More information about Rockville Town Square, one of the area’s most popular destinations for shopping and dining, is available at