Those considering a visit to Hanging Rock State Park to view the beautiful fall colors this season will also be able to experience another beautiful display of color, as the Reach the Peaks Plein Air Exhibit is currently on display at the park Visitors Center, 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road in Danbury.
The exhibit features twenty-seven original works of art from members of the Triad Outdoor Painters Association. Subjects of the paintings include park landmarks such as Moore’s Knob, Cook’s Wall, the Boathouse, and Lower Cascades, as well as other memorable Stokes County landmarks and landscapes. Proceeds from the sales of the artwork will benefit the Stokes County Arts Council, Friends of the Sauratown Mountains, and Triad Outdoor Painters Association. The exhibit will run through the month of November. Artists participating in the exhibit include Carole Bryant, Ann Kiefaber, Judy Meyler, Craig Richards, James Cook, Angela Torrey, and Debbie Schiappa. The Hanging Rock State Park Visitors Center is open daily from 9am to 4:45pm. For more information, visit www.StokesArts.org or contact the Stokes County Arts Council at 336 593-8159.