The Pound Ridge Arts Center is a vibrant and welcoming venue in the center of Corsham, offering a year-round program of performances, exhibitions, workshops, and a youth theatre . This article highlights the center’s mission to connect people through creativity, with a focus on the local artists who showcase their works at the center.
Pound Ridge Arts Center: A Haven for Local Artists
The Pound Ridge Arts Center is a hub for local artists, featuring three resident visual artists who work in studios on site, alongside exhibition spaces and workshops . The center offers a welcoming space for artists to showcase their work, connect with fellow artists, and engage with the community.
The Pound Ridge Fine Arts Festival
One way in which the Pound Ridge Arts Center supports local artists is by hosting the Pound Ridge Fine Arts Festival . This annual event, which attracts artists from around the world, provides a platform for artists to showcase their work and engage with the local community.
Art in the Park: SOLIDITY 21
In addition to hosting the Fine Arts Festival, the Pound Ridge Arts Center also collaborates with local organizations to support art in the community. One such collaboration is the “Art in the Park” program, which organizes outdoor sculpture exhibitions in local parks. The latest installation, SOLIDITY 21, features 21 sculptures by local artists and is on display at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River .
Supporting Local Artists: Pound Ridge’s Community
The Pound Ridge Arts Center is just one of the many ways in which the Pound Ridge community supports its local artists. The town’s small commercial center, known as Scotts Corners, is home to several local businesses, including Kendall Studio Art Gallery, which features oil paintings, portraits of people and animals, and abstract multimedia paintings by local artists .
The Harvest Festival
The Pound Ridge Partnership, a local organization dedicated to promoting community engagement and events, hosts several events throughout the year to support local businesses and artists. One such event is the Harvest Festival, which features live music and showcases local artists and businesses .
The Pound Ridge Arts Center and the wider Pound Ridge community provide a welcoming and supportive environment for local artists to showcase their work and connect with the community. From exhibitions and festivals to local businesses and events, the Pound Ridge community is committed to promoting creativity and supporting its local artists.