The next exhibit at the Rowayton Arts Center – one of the most popular – opens Sunday, April 30. This exhibit includes dozens of Community Sponsored Awards and is one of RAC’s most exciting shows. Every category is awarded a cash prize. Dozens of winners will be selected and nearly $5000 (donated by friends and local businesses) will be awarded. The art, submitted by RAC Exhibiting Members, is created without limitations in media or theme. Expect a wide range from abstraction to realism.

This is the one exhibit that takes a whole village. The reception, Sunday, April 30, 4-6pm, is free and open to the public. Exhibit winners will be announced at the reception.

The exhibit will be in the gallery until May 28. The juror for this exhibit is Lee Findlay and the Chairs are Andrea Letters and Richard Koleszar.

Upcoming Special Events:

Open House (Thurs, April 13, 11-8pm): Especially for Decorators, Designers, Home Stagers

Poetry Night (Wed, May 3, 6:30- 8:30pm): Discussion by Poet Laureate Laurel Peterson (FREE)

Jaté Yoga at RAC  (Sun, May 7, 12-1pm) Mind and body refresher. (Donation: $20)                Snacks provided by Maikana Foods                                                                                                  Charcoal Portrait Demonstration (Sunday, May 7, 2-4pm) with John Grieco (FREE)

Since the sixties, the Rowayton Arts Center has been a cultural gem in the community. It is an exceptional gallery where regional artists may exhibit and sell their art as well as a wonderful venue for art workshops and classes. The RAC Art School offers classes to children and adults at all levels. The RAC Gallery and Art School are located on the bank of the scenic Five Mile River in Rowayton, CT at 145 Rowayton Avenue. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday: 11am-5pm, Sunday, 1pm-4pm. For more information: