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Sixth Annual Chalk Art Festival to Be Held Aug. 18-19

Aug. 14, 2012

Sixth Annual Chalk Art Festival to Be Held Aug. 18-19

Festival to feature more than 65 artists creating unique works of sidewalk chalk art

(Glendale, Wis.) The sixth annual Chalk Art Festival, presented by Bayshore Town Center, the City of Glendale and the Riverwest Artists Association, will be held Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 19 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m at Bayshore Town Center. Attendees of this free festival will be able to watch more than 65 local and national artists create works of sidewalk chalk art.

On Saturday, August 18, attendees will be able to watch artists in progress and vote until 6 p.m. on their favorite pieces in three categories: People’s Choice, Most Likely to be Hung in a Museum and Best Use of Color. Additional activities in the Town Square will include:

Noon – Mainstreet Song & Dance Troupe
3 – 5 p.m. – Milwaukee Jazz All Stars
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Caribbean Eclipse at the Rotunda Entrance


On Sunday, August 19, attendees will be able to see the finished pieces and results of the public vote.

The festival will also include artist demonstrations with the Riverwest Artists Association, including flip book making, mask making, weaving and braiding. The North Shore Academy of Arts and the Jewish Community Center (JCC) will be hosting a Kids Area with art projects and an area for kids to become sidewalk artists.

Images of creations from past years can be viewed and downloaded at the following link:http://tinyurl.com/chalkartphotos.



Presenting Sponsors

Bayshore Town Center: Bayshore Town Center offers a shopping, dining, entertainment, and business office experience in a location that is more than 50 years old, but entirely recreated. New buildings have been combined with some of the existing Bayshore Mall infrastructure to create a 45-acre “town center” concept featuring 1.2 million square feet of retailers, restaurants, office space and residential space. There is also a town square that hosts public events and concerts.

City of Glendale: Located minutes from downtown Milwaukee, the City of Glendale is a premier destination in southeast Wisconsin featuring a wide variety of top notch attractions with a small town feel. Glendale provides convenient access to four surrounding villages, as well as Miller Park, Amtrak and Greyhound stations, and General Mitchell International Airport. Glendale is also accessible by the Milwaukee County Transit System. With major hotel chains such as the Hilton Milwaukee River, Radisson Milwaukee Northshore, Residence Inn, Baymont Inn, La Quinta Inn and La Quinta Inn & Suites conveniently located near Interstate-43, we invite you to stay and enjoy the cultural amenities of Glendale and the surrounding area.

Riverwest Artists Association: The Riverwest Artists Association is a diverse collection of individuals who share the common belief that everyone should have the opportunity and support for expressing, experiencing, and sharing their ideas, visions, and talents. We seek to improve the area in which we live by collaborating our strengths, exploring our differences, and challenging ourselves to grow as individuals and as a community, through the arts. Our goal is to foster reflective, innovative, and proactive art to enrich and stimulate our community.

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