The Napa Valley showcases its wealth of art and artists from American Canyon to Calistoga for the sixth annual Napa Valley Arts in April, featuring works that span artistic disciplines, genres and decades. With more than 75 special shows, openings and exhibits throughout the entire month of April 2016, this will be your opportunity to create, discuss, experience, listen, meet and see everything art related in the beautiful Napa Valley.
Arts in April officially kicks off on April 4, 2016 with the opening of Napa Valley Collects at a reception at the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville, and closes with the Engage Art Fair April 30, 2016 and May 1, 2016 at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga.
Don’t miss out on these other spotlight events:
Robert Mondavi Winery – Art and Gallery Tour
Through the month of April, Robert Mondavi Winery will offer a complimentary tour of the winery’s permanent collection of sculptures by Beniamino Bufano and the rotating exhibition of Napa Valley-based Bonick artistic family “Generate: One Family’s Painting, Photography and Music” in the famous Vineyard Room. Wine tasting is included. The 11 a.m. tour is limited to 15 guests and advanced reservations are recommended. Please call (800) 766-6328, option 2, for reservations.
Peju Province – Garden to Table: A Florist Workshop
Stroll through Peju’s gardens and learn about the winery’s varied terroir and their approach to winemaking and viticulture. After the garden tour, enjoy a complimentary tasting of their current release wines paired with a selection of local cheeses. Guests will create a floral arrangement to take home.
4th Annual Art, Sip and Stroll in Yountville
Enjoy a stroll through scenic Yountville, viewing the variety of outdoor sculptures; artist’s booths featuring painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics and more. A $20 tasting bracelet allows visitors to taste wines at tables along the way. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Kitchens in the Vineyards – Home & Garden Tour
Take a peek into five premiere homes in the Napa Valley, each styled by notable designers and florists. With a focus on entertaining, statement kitchens, stunning art, and outdoor lifestyles, this year’s self-guided tour delights patrons with an inspiring mix of both sleek and rustic elements. Meet local chefs and authors, and spend a spring day exploring wine country living.
Cover photo credit: Israel Valencia