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Art in the Park Show & Concert
Art In The parkFor over 50 years, the County has hosted the Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert at Van Saun County Park, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus. The art show and concert are free to the public and made possible in part by the NJ State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

The 2015 show is scheduled for Saturday October 3rd, at Van Saun’s Lot 4, Area F near the historic Washington Spring Garden and the Bergen County Zoologic Park. The exhibition runs from 11:00 AM- 3:30 PM. The rain date is Sunday, October 4th.

Approximately 100 adult visual artists are featured, representing the wide scope of artistic diversity found within the county. This juried show includes five categories with cash prizes in each: Drawings/Prints/Pastels; Acrylics/Oils; Mixed Media; Watercolors; and Photography (Digital & Traditional). The awards are: 1st Place, $150; 2nd Place, $125; 3rd Place, $100; Honorable Mention, $75 and Best in Show, $500.

The accompanying concert features jazz by the John Spellman Quartet, from 12:30- 3:30 PM.
Enjoy an afternoon in beautiful Van Saun County Park while enjoying the work of North Jersey’s finest artists. Van Saun County Park is a wheelchair accessible site. Large print programs will be available.

For artists: Artists wanting to exhibit must be 17 years or older and Bergen County residents. To register, please contact the Division via email: or phone: 201-336-7292.