Art, music and food combine this weekend at the Norwalk Arts Festival will be the location for the Norwalk Arts Festival on June 23 and 24, 2018.
The festival is free and open to the public from 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
A juried fine art and fine craft festival, the sixth annual event at Mathews Park will bring over 85 of the country’s top fine artists and crafts people to Fairfield County, along with several outstanding performing artists.
The festival includes live musical performances, poetry on both days, as well as, free fun family activities, and a variety of food.
The children’s “Art Project”, a creative arts area, sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama, will round out the fun for visiting families. New this year is the Poet’s Corner, a stage dedicated to spoken word and will entertain will several authors and writers scheduled to read throughout the whole two-day event.
An expanded gourmet food court will delight with a wide variety of food trucks with offerings from American and International fare to Lobster. Live music and demonstrations are provided as well as special museum tours and exhibits and a special “Big INK” show at the Printmaking Center.
The festival is a juried event featuring 100 artists selected locally and from across the country. Their paintings, photography, drawings, prints, sculptures, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal and glass pieces and original art is available for collecting.
The artists will be the feature of this two-day festival located in a beautiful park setting nestled between the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Stepping Stones Museum for Children and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking — a nationally recognized art center.
In the tradition of The Bruce Museum art festivals, this event promises a high quality arts experience for visitors of all ages and tastes.
If You’re Going …
- The Norwalk Art Festival is located in Mathews Park, 295 West Avenue, just off of exit 15S and 14N on Interstate 95 in Norwalk.
- Rain or shine, this is a FREE family friendly cultural event, and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24.
- For more information, visit NorwalkArtFestival.org or 518-852-6478.
Hosted with the support of The Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Stepping Stones Museum, Mathews Mansion Museum, NicaPhoto, The Norwalk Parks Department, the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and Jerry’s Artarama, this art festival will be a premier cultural event in the area.