NORTH BENNINGTON -- The opening party of the 15th Annual North Bennington Art Park -- located on the grounds around the North Bennington Post Office and train station including Welling Town House and the Aldrich property next door -- will be held July 21, from 4 to 8 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
There will be music by the band Ranson Notes, refreshments and, of course, art.
This year’s exhibition includes sculpture, painting, photography and mixed media artwork from 65 local and regional artists. The Art Park is an invitational exhibition and each artist selects his or her entry. All the artists invited have professional experience and many are nationally known.
There will be a performance piece by Glenn Campbell of West Rutland and local sculptor Fred Brownstein, who joins Glenn to create an event combining poured metal and flaming figurative sculpture.
Artists returning to exhibit outdoor sculpture include Willard Boepple, Joe Chichirillo, Matthew Perry, and sculptors from Salem Art Works .
The Train Station Gallery will be open through Aug. 19, with gallery hours Thursdays and Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Sundays 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The gallery show will include the works of Pat Adams, Kevin Bubriski, Susie Cronin, Ann Pibal, Leslie Parke, John Recco, Barbara Sussman and Elaine Witten.
For information visit northbennington.org.