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Art to the Ave Opening Festivities Set for First Thursday in May

Opening night of the 22nd annual Art to The Ave festival is set for Thursday, May 2 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. The festival is collaboration of local stores in the Greenwich Avenue area and local artists, made possible by the Greenwich Arts Council. Each May, with the overwhelming support of the Greenwich business community, the Arts Council turns Greenwich Avenue into a strolling gallery. 

The evening launches a truly spectacular show as musicians and street performers fill the street entertaining strollers. 

Most stores host receptions for the hundreds of visitors who attend to preview the work of over 120 artists. The artworks selected by the retailers remains in place through Memorial Day, so there is ample time for viewers to experience the “gallery” that downtown Greenwich becomes. 

All the art on display is for sale. New this year, all are invited to an after party to be held at the Greenwich Arts Council the night of May 2 from 7:30 to 9:00pm. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: Sun Shines on Art to the Ave Festivities

By Leslie Yager

Some time late Thursday morning the sun broke through the fog. From Old Greenwich to Byram, steam rose from the rain soaked asphalt. The air grew warmer. Air conditioners whirred to life. And everyone holding their collective breath in anticipation of the Art to the Ave festivities exhaled a deep sigh of relief and  headed out to the party. And it was a blast! Continue Reading →

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