February 5-20 – Student Invitational and Faculty Show
This exhibition showcases the works of adult and youth students completed in classes during 2021 as well as that of the talented AOY Faculty. Each student artists’ work tells a story of their art journey.
March 25-April 3 – Pennsbury HS Art Majors Show
This is THE venue to see the work of Pennsbury High School Art Majors’ works in 2022. AOY is pleased to provide these annual awards/scholarships to the selected winners to support up and coming artists continue in the arts. Check aoyarts.org for dates and times.
April 22-May 15 – 10th Annual Juried Show
Amanda Burdan, Sr. Curator of the Brandywine River Museum will be the Juror. This show is open to all area artists with cash prizes awarded. AOY is very excited to have such a prominent juror for our 10th Juried Show. Watch aoyarts.org for entry details. Show will be online and in person.
May 27-June 12 – “Our Towns” Plein Air Open Show
Juror Neal Hughes, Renowned Plein Air Artist. This will be the 2nd Annual Plein Air Open. This was the most successful exhibition for AOY in 2021 with record sales. Artists are to paint “en plein air” during a two-week period in designated towns. All area plein air artists may enter but it is limited to 65 artists. Watch aoyarts.org for entry details. Cash prizes are awarded. Show will be online and in person.
June 20-August 19 – Summer Art Camp
AOY conducts over 70 unique and fun half-day art camps for 9 weeks each summer for ages 6-16 with the option for extended before and after care hours. The Catalog of offerings can be found at aoyarts.org around mid-February. Registrations before March 31 get 10% off. Last year, AOY had a record number of campers with over 550 registrations! Proven Covid protocols are in place with zero cases since 2020.
September 18 – Art on the Farm
A one-day outdoor art festival featuring direct sales from the artist to the public. Live Music and Food Truck/s. Watch aoyarts.org for date and times.
September 9-25 – Members Show
There are over 250 individual artist members at AOY and this is the showcase for their work. A variety of subjects and styles are represented. Show will be online and in person.
October 7-November 6 – AOY hosts the Garden State Watercolor Society Show
The Garden State Watercolor Show is a juried show, showing some of the finest examples of the tri-state area watercolor artists!
November 12-13 – Fine Crafts Show
The return of the Fine Crafts Show featuring pottery, jewelry, wearable art and more by AOY member artisans. AOY holds a bake sale and raffle at this event as well.
December 2-17 – Small Works Show
Member artists are challenged to work smaller than 8x10 in the medium of their choice. 3D works by member artisans are also featured. This show will be online and in person. Come early for the best selection as works are taken home at the time of purchase.
* Please note that AOY Art Center has Covid Protocols in place. As of March 1, 2022, the wearing of face masks is optional.
Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 12-5 pm
AOY Art Center is located at 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley, on the Patterson Farm.