Artist-Mask-2013Art in the Foothills 2013:
Friends of Bluemonts Showcase for Local Artists Returns at a Beautiful New Venue

By Betty Potter
July 18, 2013

Art in the Foothills, a juried show and sale featuring artists working in a variety of media, will be held in The Lodge at Boulder Crest Retreat in Bluemont, Virginia, October 18 thru October 20, 2013.


Pictured above: Rosalba Negrete with her ceramic "The Message," photo by Steve Whysall,
from 2010 Art in the Foothills.

Proceeds from the show will benefit Friends of Bluemont and Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors. On Saturday October 19, from 10:00-3:00, the Blue Ridge Mountain Home Tour will be held, which will also benefit both organizations.The Lodge at Boulder Crest Retreat is a beautiful venue and boasts amazing views.

Friends of Bluemont, a nonprofit preservation organization, is sponsoring this ninth annual exhibit. Admission is free. Hours: Friday, Oct. 18, 10am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20, 10am-5pm.

An Artists’ Reception will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, 3-5 pm.

Lodge Address: 18370 Bluemont Village Lane, Bluemont, VA. Turn onto Bluemont Village Lane off Snickersville Turnpike in Bluemont and follow the drive uphill.

For more information call 540-554-2809 or visit


Art in the Foothills, an annual juried show and sale in Bluemont VA, is issuing a call to artists to participate in the 2013 exhibit.

Dates of show: October 18-20, 2013

Entry packet mailing: August 1, 2013

Entry deadline: Postmarked September 20, 2013

Contact Betty Potter, 540-554-2809 or email, to be included on the mailing list.

Art in the Foothills, a juried art show and sale, will be held in the Lodge at Boulder Crest Retreat in the charming village of Bluemont, Virginia. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Lodge is a beautiful venue with amazing views. Proceeds will go to benefit Friends of Bluemont, a non-profit conservation and preservation organization and Boulder Crest Retreat for Wounded Warriors.