May Festival of the Arts

May Festival of the Arts

Eureka Springs - A Top 25 Arts Destination

presenting our 25th annual month-long celebration including the ARTrageous Parade along with Africa in the Ozarks on Saturday, May 5th...and continuing through the month with the unveiling of the new Art Park, annual Art Fair in Park, White Street Studio Walk, Books in Bloom, Saturday Gallery Strolls, Taste of Art and more....the May Festival of the Arts is produced by the Eureka Springs Mayor\'s Arts Council.

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is home to more than 30 fine art and fine craft galleries plus more than 300 working artists in the visual and performing arts. And that’s not tallying the countless creatives in the areas of music, literary, and entertainment – think chefs, poets, film makers, and the list goes on.

Each May for 24 years, we have honored the creative urges of all our residents (about 2300) and tens of thousands of visitors who join us in what has come to be called the May Festival of the Arts – a month long celebration where you are bound to find art around every corner here in Eureka Springs. This year, 2012, we celebrate our 25th anniversary celebration and hope you will join us here in Eureka Springs, where there is art around every corner!

The 2012 May Festival of the Arts is a co-production of the Eureka Springs Arts Council and the CAPC office along with numerous volunteers who brought together the community to celebrate the arts in all its forms.

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arts-council-logoFor more information on the Eureka Springs Mayors Arts Council contact any of these members of the Executive Council:  Sandy Martin-Chairperson,   Jim Nelson, Patrick Lujan, Edward Robinson, C’Ne Breaux, Zeek Taylor,  Mike Maloney, CAPC Director, Mayor Morris R. Pate and Diane Wilkerson.

Additional members of the Arts Council include representatives from: Eureka Springs Artists, Opera in the Ozarks, Writers Colony, Main Stage Community Center, Eureka Springs Parks & Recreations. Guests are welcome – contact Sandy Martin if you would like to attend or make a presentation to the Mayors Arts Council.


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