Welcome to Rejoice in Art! Riviera UMC’s annual fine art fair and exhibition. We are pleased to present this dynamic art event open to the community, for a fourth year, October 13-14, 2018.

Detailed Schedule of Events

Saturday & Sunday, October 13-14: Fine Art Fair

Art FairExperience our beautiful fine art fair featuring more than 30 artists in tents and booths, inside and outside, selling their artwork in a family-friendly, fun atmosphere. The fair also features free art demonstrations, live musical entertainment, purchasable food, a gift boutique, opportunity drawings and more.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days
Admission is free.

Saturday, Oct. 13: Dinner and Concert

Following the art fair on Saturday, grab some dinner at one of the festival food vendors, dine on the patio, and stay for a free indoor musical concert, “Come into the Light: Affirmation,” starting at 6 p.m., representing the first of Riviera UMC’s 2018-2019 free concert series.

Sunday, Oct. 14: Juried Exhibition Awards Ceremony

Art Show Awards CeremonySunday, October 14 at 3 p.m., celebrate and view more than 90 original paintings on display at the awards ceremony for an exclusive juried fine art exhibition, “For the Beauty of the Earth 2018,” featuring landscapes, seascapes and other subjects in oil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic and mixed media.

Following the awards, the public is invited to participate in an opportunity drawing, which includes original pieces of art donated by our community of artists. Opportunity tickets will be available throughout the weekend.

Oct. 13-28: Gallery Showing of Original Artwork

Art ShowGalleries for the juried fine art exhibition “For the Beauty of the Earth 2018,” featuring landscapes, seascapes and other subjects by local and national artists will remain open through October 28. The public is invited to view these exceptional paintings during select gallery hours. All of the artworks are available for acquisition.

Oct. 20-21: Pastel Workshop with Otto Stürcke

Pastel Workshop with Otto SturckeIn conjunction with Rejoice in Art! artist Otto Stürcke will present a Still Life Tips and Techniques Pastel Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m October 20-21.

This class is great for beginners to advanced alike since much of Otto’s teaching involves breaking down art theory and putting observation into practice through fun and informative workshops.

As an added bonus, you will have a chance to win a spot in the class by purchasing a ticket for our opportunity drawing.

Visit his website for more information and to register to attend.

Please check back frequently for additional information about the event and the participating artists.

All proceeds benefit Riviera UMC’s mission projects and its art and music programs. Riviera UMC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach
Between PCH and Calle Miramar
Free parking in the lower-level lot behind the building

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