Monday, September 19, 2022

Spring Obsession Art Show 2023

 Yes!  It is that time of year again!  Ironstone Vineyards is proud to announce the 26th Annual Spring Obsession Art Show will be accepting entries as soon as October 2022.  

Entry is open to all artists new and professional. This exhibit is a live on site exhibit which will be located at Ironstone Vineyards here in Murphys, California.  This is a juried exhibit with entries judged by the images provided either through the online entry forms or mailed in entries with images on CD, DVD or USB Drive. This exhibit is limited to original works by the artist submitting not having been exhibited at Ironstone Vineyards previously.  This show is not accepting photography or digitally created or enhanced images at this time. Works may not exceed a total of 84" height width combined, 5" depth and 40 lbs. 

After jury selection, artists with accepted works will be notified via email address provided on entry forms.  There will be approximately 2 - 3 weeks to prepare accepted works for hand delivery at prescribed date or shipped to arrive by prescribed date.  Dates will be posted on entry forms and in acceptance emails.

Accepted works must be suitably framed, wired and ready to hang. Works with sawtooth hangers will be rejected. Unframed gallery stretched canvas must be finished/painted on sides. Wet paintings will be rejected.  

There are two divisions in the Spring Obsession Art Show...

Entry deadlines will be posted as soon as the prospectus/entry forms are available here and at  sometime after October 1st. 2022.

THEME Division = Artist interpretation of theme  "An Obsession with Daffodils". 

There will be one winner in the Theme Division selected by the Kautz Family. Prize is $500. Theme Division winner will be published as the Series 26 Obsession poster in an 18x24 format with artist name prominently located.

OPEN Division = any subject matter, any media (no photography or digitally created or enhanced images)

Judging will be conducted by qualified judges (TBA) from original accepted paintings. 

1st. Prize $1000

2nd Prize $500

3rd Prize $250 

Mark your calendars for the Spring Obsession Opening Date of March 4, 2023

Friday, July 29, 2022

Hot Summer Special! 50% off

 Ironstone Heritage Museum is simmering with a Hot Summer 50% off special in our diamond case.

These stunning beauties are set in 14/18 K yellow or white gold or platinum, featuring genuine precious and semi precious stones. They are limited to stock on hand so don't miss out. All sales are final.

Below are just a few of the over 100 items being offered in this special. Come see for yourself....

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Art Festival Today! Free entry!

Yesterday set up began with the early birds striking
their tents and unloading their wares.

This morning even more are arriving by the minute!   All opens to the public at 10:00 AM

Do join us today and tomorrow as we celebrate art at its finest.  The variety is staggering. 

Do not miss this exciting show! 

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Saturday, May 21, 2022

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Wine & Art Festival

 Join us Saturday & Sunday, June 11 & 12 as we celebrate the closing of Ironstone's 25th annual Spring Obsession Art Show with the Ironstone Wine & Art Festival coordinated by

The Wine & Art Festival will be held outdoors in Ironstone Vineyard's Amphitheatre while the 25th Annual Spring Art Show is on exhibit in the main building downstairs from the Tasting Room.  All works are for sale. That exhibit is available for viewing Thursday through Sunday at no charge. We recommend you call ahead. The main room may be closed for a private event, however the Galleria section will always be open at the bottom of the staircase from the Tasting Room.  11 - 5.

Mark you calendar for this exciting event!

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Garden Beauty at Ironstone!

Now is the time to visit Ironstone's incredible gardens! Spring flowers are in full bloom in the barrels and spectacular.  Just a few teasers below....