2017 Central PA Festival of the Arts

July 13-16, 2017

The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts brings over 125,000 people to downtown State College and the University Park campus of Penn State each July to celebrate the arts! Come shop at our nationally recognized Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition, and take in performers of international, national, and regional stature on outdoor and indoor stages. You won’t want to miss our giant sand sculpture, the Downtown State College Italian Street Painting Festival, or BookFest. We have a full day of children’s activities, a gallery exhibition, and more! We look forward to welcoming everyone who wants to enjoy great art, fabulous music, tasty festival fare and the company of old and new friends each year.

Thurs-Sat: 9:30am – 8pm
Sunday: 10:30am-3:30pm

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60th Annual Allentown Art Festival

June 10 & 11, 2017

The Allentown Art Festival takes place in the Allentown Historic Preservation District of Buffalo, New York. Tens of thousands of art patrons visit the festival to enjoy the beauty of Buffalo’s weather in June, the charm and uniqueness of the Allentown area and the quality of the art and crafts presented by the over 400 juried exhibitors.

Saturday, June 10 10am-6pm
Sunday, June 11 10am-6pm

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26th Annual N. Virginia Fine Arts Festival

May 20 & 21, 2017 (Booth #804)

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival attracts over 30,000 visitors from across the region. Participating artists uniformly view the event as one of the “top five” outdoor art festivals in the country extending high praise to the level of hospitality they receive from volunteers and involvement from a community that appreciates the high quality of the art presented.

Enjoy inspiring and innovative art in a wide variety of mediainteracting directly with artists from around the country, and exploring their own creativity in the Family Art Park. The resulting 11-block art walk features more than 200 of the nation’s best artists and offers visiting art enthusiasts the opportunity to view and purchase original art directly from the participating artists.

Saturday, May 20 10am-6pm
Sunday, May 21 10am-5pm
Reston Town Center
Free Parking

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Coconut Grove Arts Festival

Feb. 18, 29, 20, 2017

“What began in 1963 as an intimate “clothes line” art show featuring a handful of artists and a few thousand onlookers as part of a promotion for the Coconut Grove Playhouse’s production of Irma la Douce has transformed itself into South Florida’s most successful arts festival. Today, the event attracts an estimated 120,000 people to the winding streets of Coconut Grove during President’s Day weekend.”

“Produced by the Coconut Grove Arts and Historical Association, Inc., a non-profit community organization under the direction of a board of directors and full-time staff, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival® showcases the works of 360 internationally recognized artists who are selected from nearly 1,300 applicants. Jurors evaluate the artist’s work and displays to select participants in such categories as mixed media, painting, photography, digital art, printmaking & drawing, watercolor, claywork, glass, fiber, jewelry & metalwork, sculpture and wood.”

2700 S. Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33133
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Sat. 2/18 • 11am–5pm
Sun. 2/19 • 11am–5pm
Mon. 2/20 • 10am–12:30pm

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Palm Beach Fine Craft Show

Feb. 16–19, 2017

“The prestigious Palm Beach Fine Craft Show makes its triumphant return to the Palm Beach County Convention Center February 16-19. This elegant showcase features 135 of the nation’s top contemporary craft artists, offering their latest celebrated works in a comfortable, indoor setting. Join us at the Palm Beach County Convention Center (Ballroom) to Thursday through Sunday to experience the amazing world of fine art craftsmanship.”

 

Palm Beach County Convention Center (Ballroom)
11am – 7pm
650 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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The Laughing Dog Gallery

Feb. 10-11, 2017

“Artist Scott Pernicka’s vortex spheres are an amazing alchemy of glass and physics. He has mastered the art of creating visual depths that transcend the physicality of the glass itself.

Working with for borosilicate glass at temperatures over 3000 degrees, he combines gold, silver and crystallized metals, creating exquisite glass orbs. His award-winning works are sought by collectors worldwide, and frankly, it’s hard to describe how incredible they are.”

2910 Cardinal Drive
Vero Beach, FL
Gallery hours: 10am–5:30pm

Website: thelaughingdoggallery.com

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