Artists and art lovers from all parts of the country migrate every winter to the Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, where the country's most accomplished artists and rising stars vie for the $15,000 Raymond James Best of Show Award and an additional $59,500 in prize money.
The Columbus Arts Festival honored by Sunshine Artist Magazine and Artfair Calendar as one of the top fine art and fine craft festivals in the country, attracted approximately 400,000 art patrons last year to Columbus’ Downtown Riverfront along the beautiful new Scioto Mile and Bicentennial Park.
Celebrating its 47th year in 2018, Oktoberfest is the largest fundraising event for The Dayton Art Institute. This popular annual festival, to be held September 21, 22 and 23, 2018, is organized by the museum's Associate Board and draws nearly 30,000 people to The Dayton Art Institute grounds during a three-day period. The event kicks-off with the popular Preview Party on Friday evening, which is attended by more than 2,000 museum and community leaders.
Back to Nature promises to be a fabulous evening with 400 guests under the stars, featuring signature cocktails, gourmet dinner by Elegant Fare, live music, original nature-themed fine art, and spectacular, one-of-a-kind silent and live auction packages. Emcee will be Q102’s Jeff Thomas. An exclusive highlight of the event will be your chance to meet famed artist John Ruthven as he sketches on the terrace, and the chance to own his finished wildlife sketch.
Valet parking is available. Tickets are $175, and tables of 8 are also available.
For further details, please contact Doris Marks Rodier at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at (513) 831-1711, ext. 412.
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:30-8:30 pm.
EXHIBITION DATES: The exhibition and sale will be open and free to the public from Thursday, February 15, 2018 through Saturday, March 10, 2018.
GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday through Friday, 10-6 pm, Saturday, 11-3 pm.
Presented by Miller Lite, this community event boasts more than 50 artisans from throughout the region, unique foods, ample domestic, international and craft beers, international wines, kid-friendly art activities at the ACCO Brands FamilyFest, live music on two stages throughout the weekend, and much more! Oktoberfest includes a fully covered Main Stage viewing area, Food Court, and “TV Cave” with four big-screen TVs for all the weekend football action.
The 38th annual Arts in the Alley Music and Arts Festival is hosted by the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce and features more than 100 juried exhibitors displaying fine art, photography, jewelry, crafts, fabric art, glass work, pottery and wood creations. Festivities include a parade to kick off the event on Saturday morning (9:30am), a variety of musical entertainment throughout the weekend, food vendors, and a Kids Fun Street.
Downtown Delaware, OH.
Two days of fun, food, entertainment, children's activities, and high-quality arts and crafts in beautiful historic downtown Delaware, Ohio. All of the profits from the festival go to supporting the visual arts in Delaware County through scholarships & grants.