About the Festival

The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is one of the leading fine art and craft festivals in the mid-Atlantic. Ranked 53rd of the elite fine art fairs by by the Art Fair Sourcebook, the Bethesda Row Arts Festival is “must visit” for area collectors. Featuring 190 juried museum quality artists, there is something for every arts aficionado. The streets of Bethesda Row transform into an outdoor art gallery. Art collectors and lovers will find one of a kind top quality: ceramics, drawing, pastels, fiber, decorative, fiber, wearables, glass, graphics/printmaking, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, oil/acrylic painting, photography, digital art, sculpture, watercolor, and wood.

With plentiful easy parking and more than 50 restaurants, art collectors converge October 13th-14th at Bethesda Row. Original art ranges in price from $45 to $20,000. A visual feast whether or not you are shopping for art, the Bethesda Row Arts Festival should not be missed. Check out our fabulous live musical entertainment – all local and amazing.

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Festival Application

Applications for the 2019 Bethesda Row Arts Festival will be available on ZAPPLICATION. You can stay updated here on our website with instructions to apply!

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Juried Artists

Each artist at the Bethesda Row Arts Festival has been selected by our jury for their outstanding original artwork. Explore our artist pages by medium, or by name.

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