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Two Popular Art Shows in Ocean City This Weekend

WHAT: The Ocean City Arts Center will present the City’s 51st Annual Boardwalk Art Show

WHEN: Fri. Aug. 2 through Sun., Aug. 4: Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: On the Boardwalk from 8th to 11th Streets


WHAT ELSE: The popular art show was started by legendary Ocean City artist and businessman, James F. Penland, Dr. Marcia Smith, Ocean City’s first woman physician and an art patron and former Mayor B. Thomas Waldman, all of whom have passed away.  The show features leading artists from throughout the Northeast and is traditionally an ideal place to purchase fine artwork at reasonable prices.

CALL: (609) 525-9310 for information.  


Also the 13th Annual Art of Surfing Exhibition will be held in the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Aug. 1-3. Hours are Thurs. 7-10 p.m. and Fri. and Sat. noon to

10 p.m. Admission is free. The event features art from surfing’s best know artists. There will be live music and a chance to meet artists from across the country.

Call 609-744-3229.