2019 marks the 22nd year of the Big Red Barn Art Show, held in the Red Barn Galleries at Lareau Farm in Waitsfield. It will run from July 25th through August 2nd, 2019. Show hours are noon to 9 pm, Thursday through Sunday each week, following the calendar of American Flatbread.
A gala opening reception and 22st Anniversary Party is planned for Sunday, July 28th from 5-7 pm. All are invited to this free event. Enjoy art created locally, Anthony Santor’s jazz combo, tasty food, and beverages.
Each August, the Big Red Barn Art Show delights tourists and locals, appreciators and collectors, and provides a welcome activity for folks waiting for their dinner tables at American Flatbread. Children enjoy the Art Treasure Hunt, a list of questions to be answered by finding “which painting has…?”
The artists, all of whom live full or part-time in the Mad River Valley, enjoy taking turns acting as docent “show sitters”, eager to talk with guests, answering questions, and adding a little extra to our guests’ experience.
The Big Red Barn Art Show is actually three exhibitions in one. There’s the main exhibit, with up to four pieces of artwork for each artist, the small works show with two pieces per artist, none larger than 16 inches wide or tall, and the “Art Stall”, a corner dedicated to modestly priced prints and cards.
We invite friends old and new to visit the historic Red Barn at Lareau Farm – it’s a terrific experience!
Stay tuned for exciting news about this great, old show, which is poised to join hands with our newest exhibition, the Multi-Medium Show. We’re working out the details for combining local artists’ work with area artisans’ offerings, to create a block-buster show that will last for six weeks!