"Shiny Rails" Art Show

October 12, 2013
Artists Reception: "Shiny Rails - 135 Years of Railroads on the Central Coast"

The Central Coast Railroad Festival partnered with Art Central Art Supply and Gallery to sponsor the first ever art show and contest during the Railroad Festival. Art Central offers revolving art shows which change monthly and feature varying themes. The October 2013 will shine the spotlight on railroading especially on the Central Coast of California.

The show will be up for the entire month of October and will be featured with special events and artist receptions:

  • Friday evening, October 4th for San Luis Obispo's ever popular Art After Dark downtown art walk from 6-8pm.
  • Saturday, October 12th: a special Central Coast Railroad Festival Artists' reception from 5-7pm.
  • Additionally, the show will be up during the county-wide Open Studios Tour which brings out big crowds of tourists and locals the second and third weekends of October.

There will be People's Choice Awards given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The winners will be determined by public voting during the run of the show. VOTING RUNS THROUGH OCTOBER 28TH. Prizes will include Art Central Gift Certificates, Pomar Junction Wine, and other railroad and modeling items.

Photos by Jamie Foster Photography.