Category Archives: Festival

Special Surprise at the Seattle Art Fair This Year

From August 3-6, the Seattle Art Fair will take place at the CenturyLink Field Event Center and it’s well worth the trip. This year, in addition to the many other gorgeous items that will be on display, there will be a very unusual treat. Two of Kurt Cobain’s paintings will make their debut. These are paintings that have been in… (more…)

Detroit Summer Happenings

If you live in or near Detroit, Michigan you will not want to miss these summer happenings. There are so many awesome activities for families, singles and everyone in between. Here are just a few examples of what they have listed on the Detroit News site. “Craftcom : Part beer festival and part comic convention, this new event also throws… (more…)

56 Years of the Old Capital Art Fair

If you’re interested in a great fair, The Old Capital Art Fair in Springfield, Illinois is the place to be. With 160 vendors working in all mediums, the fair includes photography, jewelry, ceramics, paintings, sculptures, metal works and more. The fair pulls in people from all over and the artists are all selling their creations. Cindy Gibson of Bloomington said,… (more…)

Be Part of the Laguna-Art-A-Fair

If you’re an artist who is interested in being part of a great fair, you’ll want to pay attention. The Laguna Art-A-Fair has announced their Call for Artists Jury Day on Sunday, February 12th. Artists can enter three pieces of original artwork with their $40 jury fee from 8-11 am at the Boys and Girls Club on 1085 Laguna Canyon… (more…)

10 Great Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve

Massachusetts has really done it right. While New Year’s Eve can be a lovely time for fun, it can also be a night that includes too much alcohol and all sorts of problems. Massachusetts has created a large array of celebrations that are family friendly and offer great ways to express yourself. Some of them include art exhibits while others… (more…)

Second Edition of the Northamptom Book and Book Arts Fair

If you love books and everything related to books, then this is the place for you. The second edition of Northamptom Book and Book Arts Fair will take place on December 2 and 3 at the Smith College Campus Center. This is a location for used and antiquarian booksellers, find letterpress printers, book binders, paper makers and artist book makers… (more…)

West Coast Art Fairs for Labor Day

If you’re looking for fair options for Labor Day weekend on the west coast, look no further than these ideas. The Kings Mountain Art Fair will be held during the holiday weekend in Woodside, California. It benefits the Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade and is staffed by volunteers from the community. It’s set among the redwoods and is in the… (more…)

3 Great Ideas for Father’s Day in LA

If you live in Los Angeles and are looking for fun activities to do with dad today, here are a few great ideas: Parachute Market: If you’ve never been to the Parachute Market, you’re missing out. They host events, dinners and marketplaces throughout June in the Arts District of DTLA. Their theme this year is “Alone Together” and the market… (more…)

Have a Blast with the 30th ChocolateFest

If you happen to be in Wisconsin this weekend, or you can get there, you’ll have a blast at the 30th Annual ChocolateFest. This is a major fundraiser for the area’s non-profit organizations and it has, in recent years, generated almost $100,000 annually for charitable groups. Held over Memorial Day Weekend, the event has many aspects to it, and this… (more…)

Art for Mom This Mother’s Day

If mom likes art and you’re in New York today, here are a few great places to go to enjoy. Certainly, there are hundreds of art locations around New York where you can enjoy a feast for the eyes. First, Portal, taking place through Tuesday at the Federal Hall National Memorial includes 28 artists. These are mostly emerging or new… (more…)