Arts at the Gardens | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Arts at the Gardens

The 2018 exhibition features artworks from over 100 artists from across the nation. The two-day juried outdoor fine art and fine craft exhibition show and sale that takes place annually, the third weekend in August at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park in Canandaigua, NY. It is an important art event in the finger lakes region; becoming a highly anticipated exhibition of the region’s finest artists, musicians, performances and food and wine vendors.

The South Lawn of this grand estate will overflow with the works of more than one hundred juried artists from all over the Northeast and beyond. In these tidy, well-arranged booths artisans offer fine paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, glass, woodwork, photography and more.

The Kiwanis-Rotary Grill
Serves hamburgers, grilled chicken, red and white hots and chips, as well as bottled water and soft drinks. Dine at picnic tables under the tent or in the adjacent picnic area.

Our Beer and Wine Garden
Is stocked with Finger Lakes wine by the glass and local craft beers ales. Relax with your refreshments and enjoy live performances of toe tapping’ bluegrass, country and jazz musicians from noon ’til five both days.

Self-guided tours of the Mansion and Estate
Whether strolling through its flower-filled gardens, picnicking under its majestic trees or touring its magnificent Queen Anne-style mansion, Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park is a very special place, a beautiful summer escape visited by tens of thousands of people each year and recognized for its extraordinary collections of period architecture, garden statuary, nine themed gardens and a Lord & Burnham Greenhouse Complex.

The Finger Lakes Wine Center & Gift Shop
Situated behind the Conservatory, opens daily at 11:00 a.m.

Enter our popular silent auction of original art and crafts
You might be the winning bidder for one of eighty original works of art contributed by our exhibiting artists! Plus, gift certificates, gift baskets and more!


151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua, NY, 14424
United States


Contact name: 
Kim Burkhard
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
10 am - 5 pm
Admission $7, Children under 12 Free; Free parking and shuttle


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids