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 St. George's-by-the-River presents        
                The Canterbury Art Show ...
                             a Tapestry of the Arts


© St. George's-by-the-River Episcopal Church     7 Lincoln Avenue, Rumson, New Jersey 07760     Phone: 732-842-0596     Fax: 732-842-1229  

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Maggie Raynor at 732-233-4701 if you have any questions.

Art Show  
Labor Day Weekend 
September 1, 2, 3 & 4,  2017

Meet the Artists Reception 
& Preview/Sale 
Friday, September 1, 2017
Show, Sales and 
Reception Schedule

Friday, September 1
                            Meet the Artists Reception
                            Preview & Sale       7pm - 9pm

Saturday, September 2
                            Show and sales    10am - 6pm

Sunday, September 3
                            Show and sales    12pm - 4pm
                            Live Auction           4pm - 6pm

Monday, September 4
                            Show and sales   10am - 6pm

Artists are not required to be present 
during show hours

St. George's-by-the-River, with over a century of history, is a spectacular setting for the fabulous artwork we will be hanging within its walls.  The Canterbury Art Show...a Tapestry of the Arts, is a premier local exhibition and art sale.  Last year over 90 artists chose to participate in the juried and non-juried parts of the show. A panel of jurors help select the "best of the best" from the juried gallery part of the show.  This year awards will be presented at the Meet the Artists Reception on Friday, September 1st for Best in Show, Award of Excellence and Honorable Mention.

Proceeds from the Canterbury Art Show will directly benefit St. George’s-by-the-River and its outreach programs. We are proud of the well-organized outreach programs that serve our community. St. George’s makes annual grants to over thirty local agencies including Lunch Break, Family Promise and HABcore, just to name a few. You can learn more about these programs on the Community Outreach page. You can also visit St. George's-by-the-River right now by clicking on the photo of the church at the top of this page.

We actively market the show and reception to New Jersey's art community and our parish of over 400 families.  Since the show is being held within our church complex and we are expecting a large turnout, we are giving you the opportunity to purchase tickets in advance for the daytime shows and the reception simply go to the Show and Reception Page for more information about the show and to purchase your tickets.

 2017 Canterbury Art Show - Labor Day Weekend -  September 1, 2, 3 & 4

96 Artists Are Participating In This Year's Show

Sunset Marsh, by John Forrester, Oil
There's A What?!, by Bonnie Smith, Watercolor/Gouache
Piano Man, by Michael Scherfen, Watercolor
Spike, by Kelly Cole, Digital Photography
John's Arrangement, by Paul Shipman, Watercolor
You won't want to miss these features at the show:  

Artists-at-Work - During the daytime show hours, artists will be painting and drawing on the church premises so that patrons are able to see the creative process in action. Just look for the balloons to find the working artists. 

Art from Artists - Once again, we are inviting all participating artists to donate artwork which patrons have the opportunity to win. Tickets may be purchased during the show each day and drawings will be held at the end of the reception and each show day.

Art by Teens - This year, we have included our talented teens, ages 13 - 17 in the show.

Live Auction - NEW THIS YEAR. Kravetz Auctions will be facilitating the auction of pieces which may include paintings, photos, sculpture, glassworks, jewelry, ceramics, wood and metal items and mixed-media. The auction will take place on Sunday, September 3, 4pm - 6pm.

Architectural Tours - A tour of the impressive art and architecture of St. George’s-by-the-River will be guided by Constance Gryczka. This 30 minute free tour starts from the rear pews of the center aisle (nave) of the Church on Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 11:15 and 1:15.