Sidewalk Art Show

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Sidewalk Art Show takes place annually in Roanoke, Virginia, on the downtown streets near the Taubman Museum of Art. 

Every year since 1958 the Sidewalk Art Show has celebrated and supported the creation of original fine art, as well as provided funds for the museum’s education and outreach programs.

The annual Sidewalk Art Show attracts thousands of visitors who come to visit Roanoke’s historic downtown area nestled in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.


View original artwork that includes:

Painting • Watercolor • Mixed media • Sculpture • Drawing & original printmaking
Fine art photography • Fine craft (including clay, fiber, glass, wood, & metal)


New, one-day format with new amenities including a beer and wine gARTen outside the museum

Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 10am–6pm

For Artists

New for 2014: A One-day Show

Download the Prospectus (PDF)

March 31, 2014Registration Deadline (postmarked)
April 18, 2014 Confirmation mailed to artists
May 15, 2014   Deadline for withdrawal with full refund (less $25 application fee) 
May 30, 2014 6pm: Tent set-up allowed; Cocktail reception for artists
May 31, 2014   7am: Check-in begins 
 10am: Show opens (works in place for judging)
 10am–1pm: Judging
 2pm: Awards announced
 6pm: Show closes

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