The Covered Bridge Art Association membership holds monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Current Active members and Associate members are invited to attend our business meeting.
Meetings for the months of January, February and March will be held the first Tuesdays of the month at 1:00 p.m.
Annual Events and Special Shows
Parke County Maple Fair is held annually on the last weekend of February and first weekend of March. This fair celebrates the coming spring and the production of maple syrup throughout the county! Association members hold booths displaying their artwork in the 4-H Building at the Parke County Fairgrounds along with other county displays selling maple syrup.
The Spring Art Show is our active membership, juried show held in May each year. This show is sure to bring out the best work from our members as we compete for recognition in 3-D categories of pottery, weaving, jewelry design, and collage. Painting selections showcase artwork in oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil, pencil, and photography. Attend our opening reception to meet the artists and vote for favorites!
The Associate's Show is our invitation to our associate membership to enter their best art in a juried show held in July each year. This show is open to associate members who may reside in the West Central Indiana area. Join us for their reception the last Sunday of July and meet the artists.
Annual September Tea is held in our historic brick building in downtown Rockville. This event is the host to interesting programs, a light lunch with delicious desserts, and a keepsake tea cup made by our artists. Stop in early to make your reservation, as this is a popular event sure to sell out!
The Covered Bridge Festival is held beginning the second Friday of October through the following weekend. This ten day festival is the highlight of the Art Association year when membership will produce and display their best artwork for sale to visitors from all across the country. Stop in to see our extensive collection during the Bridge Festival and enjoy live painting demonstrations by our members.
Holiday Tour of Homes is sponsored by the Art Association on the first Saturday of December and showcases five homes in the county. These homes are decorated for the Christmas Holiday by the owners and county merchants and are sure to inspire your decorating whims! Tickets will be on sale at the Art Gallery up to a week in advance.
Covered Bridge Art Association 124 West Ohio Street Rockville, Indiana 47872