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.

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Books in Bloom 2012 – a literary festival

Posted on February - 28 - 2012
May 20, 2012
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

2010 Books in Bloom at 1886 Crescent Hotel

The date for the 2012 Books in Bloom is May 20, 2012 from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm, at the 1886 Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs.

The annual Garden Party event is free and open to the public, held rain or shine.

A stunning lineup of accomplished authors will read from their work and bring insights into writing, publishing and what inspires them. You can expect dynamic presentations, connections with booksellers and author signings.

Books in Bloom Literary Festival is a Garden Party Celebration for Writers and Readers established in 2005 by the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation to promote the value of books and reading. The Festival provides an opportunity for the public to meet authors and to hear them speak about their work and various aspects of writing and publishing.

For details on the author lineup (including Crescent Dragonwagon) visit the website.

Monthly Poetluck at Writer’s Colony

Posted on February - 27 - 2012
May 17, 2012
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The monthly Poet Luck at Writers’ Colony will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2012 during May Festival of the Arts – This potluck dinner and literary salon is open to the public and held the third Thursday of every month, March-October at The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs.

“Poetluck” brings together established visiting poets and writers with local poets and writers, aspiring writers, and all those interested in the creative process. Bring a dish or beverage to share, and a receptive, interested mind. The evenings combine conviviality, craft, and critique. Topical content may make this event suitable for ages 14 and above.

Potluck begins at 6 p.m.- Join us to share dinner, listen to the resident writers for 20 minutes, and then share your own work for up to four minutes. followed by readings of writers in residence and locals and visitors who would like to share a 4 minute read.

Location: 515 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
For more information call 479-253-7444