2021 Annual Art Show

The Sanford Brush & Palette Club cordially invites you to our 56th Annual Art Show.  Held in the Bob E. Hales Center at 147 McIver Street in Sanford, this show will run from October 16th to the 23rd and feature original artwork by local, member artists.  We anticipate that there will be about 1000 works on display.  Come and meet the artists and enjoy the beautiful artwork.  The tentative schedule for the Art Show is:

  • Saturday, October 16 – 10 am to 6 pm
  • Sunday, October 17 – 1 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 22 – 11 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday, October 23 – 10 am to 6 pm

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.  The Hales Center is handicapped accessible with free parking nearby.

Countdown to Opening Day



Member artists and their guests are invited to “Mix & Mingle” at the Mann Center  from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  There will be live music and refreshments.  At 7:30 pm, the awards presentation program begins.   

This is an exclusive preview event for those invited to take part in this year’s Patron of the Arts program.   Participating Patrons and their guests will be invited to view and purchase artwork before the Art Show opens to the public. 

Become a Patron

Take a tour!  These free 45-minute tours offer a fun and informative view of the art show and its artists.  Our tours are for groups of 6 or more people.  

Contact us to book a tour for your group.

Enter to win an original art piece by Mickey Pace.  It will be  raffled off on Sunday, October 23rd at 1:00 pm.  Tickets may be purchased during the Art Show.   Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket or $5 for 6 tickets.   To be eligible, ticket holders must be 18 years or older but need not be present to win.  Contact us for advance ticket sales.

Our Sponsors

»»» Many thanks to the Lee County Parks & Recreation Department for their continuing support of this event «««


This project is supported by a grant from the Lee County Arts Council through the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency funded by the State of North Carolina and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Lee County Arts Council

Title background artwork is “Mother Nature III” by Mickey Pace