RAA To Host Annual ArtSplash Beginning October 2
Those who thought the end of summer/beginning of fall meant things would be cooling down have yet to encounter The Rockaway Artists Alliance’s biggest splash of the year. ARTSPLASH 2004, a multimedia arts event, runs from October 2 through November 7, at the Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA) in Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area, Fort Tilden.
ARTSPLASH 2004, a national juried event, showcases the photography, sculpture, painting, poetry, performing arts, video, printmaking and digital art of artists from all across country and the New York area.
FRAME: Art in the Period between the 2nd and 3rd World Wars will run concurrently with ARTSPLASH. The opening wine and cheese reception for these shows is Sunday, October 3, 1 PM - 3 PM. Many of the artists will be on hand, and live music, dance and spoken word performances will take place both indoors and on the outdoor stage. The Marianna Bekerman Dance Company, Seanchai, Indaculture, and T-7 Band with special guests Tim Kearney and Guy Nevers are among the many talented artists scheduled to appear during the run of the show. ARTSPLASH is presented in partnership with The National Park Service/Gateway National Recreation Area.
Gallery hours are Saturday 12-5 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. and by appointment. For information call (718) 474-0861.