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2015 Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival

Published: April 30, 2015

The 31st Annual Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival will take place in Stockley Gardens Park in the Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk (at the corner of Stockley Gardens and Olney Rd.) and is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Hope House Foundation, the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival features more than 120 artists displaying and selling their works.

Artists will be presenting pieces in various media including painting, glass, sculpture, photography, and jewelry. The festival will include an Emerging Artist Exhibit, musical performances all weekend long, childrens activities, and a variety of food vendors.

The show runs from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, May 16, and from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, May 17. The artist award ceremony and after-hours party will take place Saturday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Both events are free and open to the public.

Musical performers will be James Arellano, Kings of Ukulele, Amanda Raye, Uncle Jack, Jacob Vanko Band, Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos, Lena Klett, Mountaintide, Brandon Bower Band, and Outta the Furnace.

The festival judge will be Susan Calza. Susan is an installation and multimedia artist. She received her MFA from the University of Illinois in 1983 and has been a member of the full time art faculties of Indiana University, Indiana and Johnson State College, Vermont.

This event is proudly presented by TowneBank, and sponsored by Mancon, Southern Auto Group, Bathfitters, Muzik Lounge, Capital Group, Millers Oil, Ghent Business Association, QVC, Billie Luckie and Bill Wroton, WHRO, Coastal Virginia Magazine, Veer Magazine, Bob FM, Bay Disposal, O'Connor Brewing, and Acclaimed Events.

Proceeds from the Stockley Gardens Arts Festivals support the programs of Hope House Foundation.

For more information about the 31st Annual Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival, visit StockleyGardens.com or call (757) 625-6160.