Art in the Arboretum

Oct. 11 – Oct. 13, 2024 | Rain dates Oct. 18-20, 2024

Friday Oct. 11th opening – “Sip, Savor, Shop” Tickets Available Soon

This year we celebrate the 29th annual Art in the Arboretum festival which will launch with an Opening Reception called “Sip, Savor, and Shop” on Friday, October 11 from 5- 8 p.m. This special ticketed event for the Friends of the Arboretum members, sponsors, special guests, and general public is $35 and limited to only 300 people for the evening. Tickets for this opening reception must be purchased in advance. We will have live music, wine and beer provided by our sponsors, food, and desserts by The Friends of the Arboretum, fantastic raffle items, and our amazing collection of Artists. If you are not able to attend the opening reception, don’t worry we will be open Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and then on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with food trucks and live music all weekend. Tickets for Art in the Arboretum weekend are $5 and available at the gate. Admission is free for children 12 and under, current military with ID and members of Friends of the Arboretum.

This year we will have over 75 Artist’s booths covering the beautiful 7-acre facility, throughout the gardens and inside both the Education Center and Greenhouse. The selection of art will cover everything from painters, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics, woodworkers, photographers, and more from all over the North Carolina region.

For more information, email Bradley Carter

Three-dimensional artists – includes ceramics, sculpture, glass, metal, wood, stone, textiles, and jewelry, and more. These pieces are all original one-of-a-kind pieces, so no two will be exactly alike.

Two-dimensional artists – includes original painting, photography, drawing, textiles and banners in acrylic, oil, alcohol ink, collage, digital art, drawing, colored pencil, egg tempera, encaustic, stained glass, gouache, metal, mixed media, pastel, printmaking, textile, watercolor, traditional fine art photography, digital conceptualization photography, and more,