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Outdoor Children's Arts Festival


This event is sponsored by the Department of Art, Music & Theatre at Armstrong Atlantic State University, and it is usually held the last Saturday in March outside Fine Arts Hall. In 2013 the Festival will be held on Saturday, April 13th form 10 am - 4 pm.

Each year Armstrong art alumni and current Armstrong art faculty and students exhibit original artwork available for sale in the courtyard of the Fine Arts Hall. From functional ceramics to abstract paintings, participating artists will display a wide variety of attractive artwork. The artists will be on hand to discuss the work they are displaying and the process behind their digital print media, photography, fiber art, pottery, and less traditional but equally inspiring creations such as jewelry art and t-shirts.

The colorful Children's Arts Festival features puppetry, face painting, dynamic story enactments, scarf-juggling coordination challenges, mind-bending improvisational games, and opportunities for kids to experiment with various musical instruments. Armstrong art students have art activities sure to inspire any creative young person. Performing groups from around the city can be found on our stage from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to the delight of the audience.

For those who want to make a full day of the event, food and soft drinks are usually available for purchase.

Admission to the Outdoor Art Exhibition and Children's Arts Festival is FREE.

Children of all ages are encouraged to enjoy this fun-filled day so mark it on your calendar.

2011 Armstrong Outdoor Art Exhibition and Children's Arts Festival