Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
Time: September 26, 2009 at 10am to September 27, 2009 at 4pm
Location: Peoria, Illinois Riverfront Park
Street: Water Street
City/Town: Peoria, Illinois
Website or Map: http://www.peoriaartguild.org
Event Type: art, fair
Organized By: Stacy Peterson-Steiner
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2009
The Peoria Art Guild will host the 47th Annual Fine Art Fair on September 26-27, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Peoria’s Riverfront. Rated as one of the top art fairs in the country and 40th on the prestigious Harris List, the Fine Art Fair is the largest community event on Peoria’s Riverfront with an anticipated 40,000 attendance.
150 fine art fair artists from across the United States will exhibit and sell works of art in jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics, wood, glass, mixed media, metal and fiber. All artwork is original and has been created by the exhibiting artist. Through an extensive rating process, 120 artists will be invited to exhibit at the Fair along with 30 artists who were invited to attend as past award winners.
KIDS ART FESTIVAL
The Kids Art Festival (KAF) has grown to become its own destination event within the Fine Art Fair, offering great “make and take” art projects for kids of all ages. All proceeds benefit art education programs at the Guild.
JAZZ & GOSPEL
The Art Fair also supports the performing arts with free hourly jazz and gospel performances on the music stage located in the heart of the Fair. All performers are local and are among the best in central Illinois.
FOOD AND WINE
Local vendors are carefully selected to serve food and beverage at the Fair. A variety of top quality wine and beer will also be available.
Enjoy the art, entertainment, and food while strolling along Peoria's beautiful Riverfront.