Art on the Street
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Art on the Street is a highly regarded exhibition and sale that has become a staple calendar event for art lovers of all ages. Come browse the original works of art and shop for one-of-a-kind gifts. With a juried selection of artisans displaying works including just about every medium: textiles, pottery, photography, watercolours, oils, acrylic and more.
Wandering minstrels will roam Quebec Street bringing a festival atmosphere to the event. From classical entertainment from professional opera singer Rachel Cleland, to boogie from disco band Spank!, performer’s will take their music to the streets and interact with visitors and artists along the way.
Bring the family and get messy at the Children’s Arts Festival in St George’s Square. Find the stage for musical, theatrical and entertaining activities, alongside artistic pursuits for the kids created by The Children’s Art Factory. Local sculptor Ben McCarl will be unveiling his new work ‘Ascending Spirit’, Play with Clay will welcome you aboard their craft bus, Guelph School of Art will help you make your own Jasper Johns, and the Suzuki String School of Guelph will let you have a go on their violins at their instrument petting zoo.
Downtown Guelph- Quebec Street
July 12th, 10am- 5pm
Art on the Street is a free event which welcomes art lovers of all ages, and is co-hosted by the Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA) and Guelph Arts Council (GAC).