Art in the Park Show & Concert



This year’s show is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018, (rain date is Sun., Oct. 14th) at Van Saun’s Lot 4- Area F, near the historic Washington Spring Garden and the Bergen County Zoological Park.
More than 100 adult visual Bergen County artists will be featured in the exhibition representing the wide scope of artistic diversity found within the county. This juried show includes six categories with cash prizes in each: Acrylics & Oils; Drawings/Prints/Pastels; Mixed Media; Photography (Traditional); Photography (Digital); Watercolors. The awards are: 1st Place, $150; 2nd Place, $125; 3rd Place, $100; Honorable Mention, $75 and Best in Show, $500. The winners' work will be featured in the Administration Building Lobby of One Bergen County Plaza in Hackensack for the month of November.
This year’s concert will feature “Lloyd United”, a very talented Irish Rock band with traditional and modern sound. The concert will take place from 12:30- 3:30 PM with breaks.
Hundreds of people annually enjoy this afternoon of art and music. In recent years the addition of the adjacent Van Saun County Park Dog Run has attracted a welcomed array of four-legged friends to be shown off as well. Van Saun County Park is a wheelchair accessible site.

FOR ARTISTS: Artists wanting to exhibit must be 17 years or older and Bergen County residents. To be placed on the annual registration mailing list, please contact the Division via email: Gregory Lucente, or by phone: 201-336-7292

For 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., in 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.

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Arts Section




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 Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601

Ph: 201-336-7276 • Fx: 201-336-7262