PETER ANDERSON ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: THE LARGEST ARTS FESTIVAL IN MISSISSIPPI AND THE GULF COAST! ARTISTS, CRAFTERS AND FOOD VENDORS FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES!
The Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival was created to honor master potter, Peter Anderson, original potter of Shearwater Pottery, founded in 1928, and to celebrate the arts community. The festival aids in the economic development and growth of what has become Ocean Springs today. The festival is presented by Blue Moon via F.E.B. Distributing.
Galveston's 21st Annual Juried Fine Art Festival, will take place October 20 & 21, 2018 on Postoffice and 22nd Streets amid the historic charm of Galveston in the Downtown Cultural Arts District. Over the past 20 years our reputation has grown to be one the best juried events on the Gulf Coast.We generally have 8-10,000 attendees. The Island's hospitality and the relaxed atmosphere provide a beautiful outdoor setting in which to enjoy a weekend of fine art and fun!
ARToberFEST donates free booth space to local high school and college art students, to enable them to obtain valuable experience in the real world of creating, marketing, and selling their artwork. All proceeds from ARToberFEST will benefit educational programs at The Grand 1894 Opera House.
n September 2018, the Hill Country Arts Foundation will relaunch the Texas Arts & Crafts Fair, after a hiatus of five years. The Fair will be on the foundation’s 13-acre campus in Ingram, Texas, just west of Kerrville.
The event is restricted to Texas artists and craftsmen.
The Hill Country Arts Foundation features a 720-seat outdoor amphitheater, 1,700-square foot art gallery, three art instruction studios, a printmaking studio and a ceramics studio with four kilns. Since 1959, the HCAF has provided community theatre, art workshops, art exhibitions, and visual and performing arts classes. Additionally, HCAF has become a top-ranked tourist destination with the addition of the Stonehenge II art installation.
Founded in 1972, this “official” state arts festival will feature a wide range of juried arts and crafts, favorite fair food offerings, entertainment and related educational and recreational activities.
Kerrville is located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country and draws thousands of visitors over the Memorial Day weekend for a variety of art, music and craft events. Visitors come from all across Texas, especially from San Antonio, Houston, Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth.
Kerrville Festival of the Arts began in 2014. Located in the Historic Downtown area, the Festival enjoys enthusiastic support from the community and especially from the downtown businesses.
The Allen Arts Festival, organized by the Allen Arts Alliance returns every year to Watter's Creek at Montgomery Farm in Allen, Texas during the second full weekend in May. 2018 marks the 10th year of the festival. Allen is a thriving community north of Dallas with a median household income of more than $100,000. The festival features an outstanding group of juried artists, local and regional, showcasing original art in different media categories. Live entertainment, children's art activities, and much more is offered throughout the weekend.
Watters Creek is a beautiful 52 acres resort-style mixed use development with office and mid-rise apartment spaces incorporated into a master planned community of walkable spaces, lush landscaping, public art, upscale shopping and top notch dining. Its prime shopping and dinning destinations draw thousands of visitors from Allen and other cities every weekend.
Allen Arts Alliance is a non-profit organization, dedicated to bringing arts and culture to our community. Proceeds from the festival are distributed back to our ArtsReach program and to other non-profit arts organizations under our umbrella.
The 35th annual show and Birmingham’s largest festival will transform Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. #MagicCityArt spotlights 200 artists both locally and nationally and mixes in music, dance, kids art experiences, sculpture installations, plus food, special tastings & more. Livability.com honored Birmingham as one of the Top 10 Best Downtowns in 2014 where Magic City Art Connection was cited among the accolades. We are in awesome company and eager to keep a great spring tradition going strong.
Over the last several years, Downtown Bryan has actively fostered arts & culture. This fair continues to build on that by inviting our local artists as well as regional artists to support the rebirth that is occurring there. We hope you can make it out and find a one of a kind treasure of your own.
This is a recognized event of Texas A&M Parent’s Weekend.
Admission is free and participants are encouraged to spend the afternoon and experience all that Downtown has to offer.
The Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary in 2018 with a weekend packed full of outdoor fun with Art, Wine & Wheels!
This extra special event showcases some of America's finest artists and allows patrons to mingle with the artists and talk with them about their influences, media and methods. Selected artists will be announced soon!
Sante South Wine Festival on Saturday has grown into Mississippi's top luxury wine and food experience featuring more than 120 exceptional wines and fine food samplings from more than 20 top Mississippi restaurants. Friday night offers a preview of wines for those who participate in Fleet Feet's "Run Now Wine Later" event.
And don't forget Ridgeland's OBO (One Behind the Other) Tandem Cycling Rally during the weekend as well. Mississippi's premier Tandem Rally attracts cyclists from around the country to enjoy Ridgeland's nationally-recognized bike paths.
Join us and celebrate Spring with Art, Wine & Wheels at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland!
Over 300 Artists working in 19 different disciplines, Non-Profits, Music, Food, Beverages, Children's Creative Zone – and Downtown in the Fall!
Bayou City Art Festival Downtown is presented each fall by Art Colony Association, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that produces art events that promote art, provide public awareness of the arts and fund designated nonprofit organizations. Hundreds of artists are joined by music, food and fun. Over the past 46 years, the festivals have raised 3.5 million dollars benefitting local arts and community service organizations, Houston parks and arts education initiatives for children and adults. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston and through Houston Arts Alliance.
Established in 1972, the Art Colony Association, Inc. ("ACA") is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to producing high quality art festivals and events to provide financial support to local nonprofit organizations. Over the past 45 years, the Art Colony Association, producer of The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown in the fall and Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park in the spring, has raised 3.5 million dollars in support local nonprofit organizations. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston and through Houston Arts Alliance
April 29th 10am – 6pm
at the Waverly Building
in the Strand Historic District
2200 Market St. Galveston, TX 77550
This Event is Free to Attend!
First 25 in attendance get a complimentary goodie bag full of handmade treasures!
Artfully curated shopping of Modern Handmade Goods. Visual Art Exhibitions. Small Bite Tastings, Loads of Vintage, Handmade, One of a Kind, Antiques & Unique Shopping. Live Music and Cool Cocktails.
We are excited to announce the 8th Annual Downtown Street and Art Fair! The event will take place on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 10am-6pm in the 200 block of W. 26th Street in conjunction with Texas A&M’s Parents Weekend. The event features artists and artisans from across the region selling their handmade creations. There will also be live music, hands on art demonstrations, street performers and a steam roller print making contest!
Over the past 45 years, the Art Colony Association, producer of The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown in the fall and Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park in the spring, has raised 3.5 million dollars in support local nonprofit organizations. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston and through Houston Arts Alliance.
On Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th, 2017, the City of Gulf Breeze and Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. (GBAI) will present the 23rd Annual Fine Arts Festival “Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts.” The Festival is a juried fine arts and fine crafts festival that brings together quality local, regional, and national artists to Gulf Breeze, Florida. The two-day family event is free to the public and includes over 140 artists.
Art@ Discovery Green- A small boutique Art Festival featuring 75 contemporary craft and fine artists selling their original works, located in the heart of Downtown Houston at Discovery Green Park. This juried 2-day art festival features fine art and contemporary craft in 14 media categories. Discovery Green, an Urban Greenspace, opened in 2008, encompasses 12 acres and is surrounded by the George R. Brown Convention Center, hi-rise living, luxury hotels and downtown sports arenas. The park, which welcomed 1.5 million visitors in 2015, was named 4th best urban park in America in 2016 by USA Today.
In 1976 Huffhines Art Trails was created to provide local artists and craftsmen a venue to promote and sell their work. The show has grown since its humble beginnings to become one of the best arts and crafts shows in North Texas!
Every year during the 4th weekend in October the paved trails of Huffhines Park come alive with close to 200 exhibiting artists and craftsmen. Patrons will find a variety of Contemporary Crafts, Traditional Crafts, and Art in mediums that range from painting to pottery to glass to wood work to jewelry and even hand work.
Nestled in the trees of Huffhines Park, Huffhines Art Trails has become a tradition for many of its annual visitors. The whimsical array of talent on the trails is what makes the show truly a shopper’s delight! Patrons stroll trail after trail for those personal treasures and unique holiday gifts!
Art is not the only thing the trails has to offer! A live entertainment stage with local talent adds to the already festive environment. Throw in an adventurous scavenger hunt for the kids, a pumpkin decorating contest, a one of a kind café and food vendors with delicious treats and you have an incredible weekend of ART, MUSIC & FUN!!
Live music by Texas artists is a cornerstone of Texas Reds. To celebrate the tenth anniversary, officials confirm that festival favorite, Ray Wylie Hubbard ("Snake Farm," "Screw You We're From Texas") will return for a performance on Saturday night. On Sunday afternoon Texas Reds welcomes Grammy Winner Rodney Crowell. A native of Crosby, Texas, Crowell is best-known for his numerous country music hits including "After All This Time" and "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried".
The Allen Arts Festival returns every year to Watter’s Creek in Allen during the second full weekend in May. Allen is a thriving community north of Dallas. The festival features an outstanding group of juried artists, local and regional, showcasing original art in different media categories. Live entertainment, children’s art activities, and much more is offered throughout the weekend.
Festival dates and hours:
Friday, May 13: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, May 14: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 15: Noon – 6:00 pm