September 20, 2023

Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Show Opens Sept. 23

“THE PHILLIPS’ MILL PARTY CAT”: Pamela Miller created the Signature Image for the “94th Juried Art Show,” on view September 23 through October 29 at the historic Phillips’ Mill in New Hope, Pa.

Autumn officially arrives in Bucks County, Pa., with the “94th Juried Art Show” at Phillips’ Mill, opening September 23 and running through October 29. The art show continues the traditions of its founders with an array of fine art created by over 350 regional artists and showcased at the historic Mill.

Nestled along River Road, in New Hope, Pa., the gallery at Phillips’ Mill will be open daily from 1 to 5 p.m. The show will also be available for viewing and purchases online 24/7. Artists Syd Carpenter, Al Gury, Jill Rupinski, Lauren Sandler, and TK Smith lent their expertise to jury the more than 600 framed, sculpture, and unframed portfolio submissions received this year.

Among the works on display this year will be Honored Artist Pamela Miller’s The Phillips’ Mill Party Cat, chosen as the 2023 Signature Image featured in the show’s advertising and marketing materials. All artwork is available for sale and artists will be on hand to meet and greet guests throughout the run of the show. Check out the “Meet the Artists” schedule at to find out when your favorite artist will be in house to engage with visitors about their work.

An Opening Night Preview Reception for patron-level supporters and all submitting artists will be held on Friday, September 22 along the Primrose Creek on the grounds of the Mill. Lights and a tent, cocktails, and the camaraderie of art enthusiasts always enhances the presentation of awards for the show. With $12,000 in awards to be granted, there will be much to celebrate on this 94th anniversary of the art show. To make a donation at the patron level and attend this year’s reception, visit

Recognized as the Birthplace of Pennsylvania Impressionism, Phillips’ Mill Community Association has provided a meeting place for artists to gather and exhibit their work since 1929. It is where William Lathrop, founder of the organization, along with fellow artists Daniel Garber, Fern Coppedge, John Folinsbee, Mary Elizabeth Price, Edward Redfield, and many others of the New Hope School exhibited the art of their time, just the current community of artists exhibits the art of today. From traditional Bucks County landscapes to the modern and abstract, Phillips’ Mill embraces the world of art in all its forms of expression.

Phillips’ Mill Community Association is located just north of New Hope, Pa., at 2619 River Road. To learn more about the various programs presented by Phillips’ Mill, or to become a member, visit or call (215) 862-0582.