Pawtucket, RI, June 21, 2011 – The Pawtucket Arts Festival now in its 13th year –is a citywide showcase of visual and performing arts, interactive workshops, cultural celebrations, film and live music. This three-weekend festival includes music, food, art exhibits, film, theatre and dance performances throughout the city. A juried festival will be open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 10 & Sunday, Sept. 11 in downtown Pawtucket from 12pm-5pm. The Slater Park weekend will be open to crafters, as well as artisans, subject to review on Saturday, Sept. 17 & Sunday, Sept. 18 from 10am-5pm. Vendor applications and artist submissions will be reviewed and/or juried, with location and placement of artists and vendors based on suitability and skill level, applications will be accepted until August 15th and are available on the website, www.pawtucketartsfestival.org.
The Pawtucket Arts Festival traditionally attracts over 20,000 people to the city; admission to most of our arts events is free to the public. This year we are welcoming artist vendors to sell their merchandise – such as photography, jewelry, oil/acrylics/watercolor, woodworking, hand-made woven articles, kid’s arts and crafts at several of our premier events. In addition, there will be several artist demonstrations by Dew Claw Studios, who will provide an interactive raku firing (pottery) display and the RI Woodworkers.
Be a part of one of the region’s largest arts festivals and experience a true New England affair!
For more information, please contact Pat Zacks, Program Committee Chair, at 401-273-5367,
or email firstname.lastname@example.org .