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Art on the Rocks Recap

#aotr Instagram posts by (clockwise from top left) @horvick12, @thehourshop, @herbittyherb, @pandaheadmorgan, @briggsjn, @allisonnance, @kristophercozi, and @theartleague
#aotr Instagram posts by (clockwise from top left) @horvick12, @thehourshop, @herbittyherb, @pandaheadmorgan, @briggsjn, @allisonnance, @kristophercozi, and @theartleague

The fourth annual Art on the Rocks was a big success, with almost 200 people coming to enjoy cocktails, appetizers, music, and art. Thank you to everyone who came out to support The Art League!

Everyone had a good time documenting the evening on Instagram (using the tag #aotr) and at our Old Town Editions photo booth, as you can see in the photos above and below. At the end of the evening, after all the votes were tallied, one restaurant took home both the prizes for best cocktail and best food/drink pairing: Chadwick’s and bartender Trae Lamond.

Photo by Torpedo Factory artist @lisaschumaier on Instagram

Chadwick’s won bragging rights and this handsome ceramic sculpture by Art League instructor and Torpedo Factory artist Carlos Beltran-Baldiviezo:

Trophy by Carlos Beltran Baldiviezo

Art on the Rocks will return in April. Next up on The Art League’s calendar: Artfête Weekend, November 22–23. More photos from Art on the Rocks are below!

Brodie of Union Street Public House pours the sake-based Mikado, inspired by the painting Man with Kimono.
Brodie of Union Street Public House pours the sake-based Mikado, inspired by the painting Man with Kimono.
Discussing the artistic inspiration behind the cocktail.
Discussing the artistic inspiration behind the cocktail.
Alana of Columbia Firehouse served up a Night Cap inspired by the photograph Balloon Man.
Alana of Columbia Firehouse served up a Night Cap inspired by the photograph Balloon Man.

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The Light Horse created a pear juice-flavored cocktail with Catoctin Creek's Mosby's Spirit.
The Light Horse created a pear juice-flavored cocktail with Catoctin Creek’s Mosby’s Spirit.
Winning bartender Trae mixes up the fizzy Johnny Ringo.
Winning bartender Trae mixes up the fizzy Johnny Ringo.
The team from Bastille with their inspiration, the acrylic painting Plastic Girl by Carole Munshi.
The team from Bastille with their inspiration, the acrylic painting Plastic Girl by Carole Munshi.

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Union Street Public House's tuna pairing.
Union Street Public House’s tuna pairing.
The Gassmann Duo, Mike and Dave Gassmann, provided the evening's musical entertainment.
The Gassmann Duo, Mike and Dave Gassmann, provided the evening’s musical entertainment.

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Thank you to our sponsors:


The Bar at Bastille
Columbia FirehouseThe Light Horse

Union Street Public HouseChadwicks

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