ArtROCKS!, NorthPark Center’s free art program for children, introduces the world’s most famous artists through engaging and creative activities. Join us as we explore the work of artistic duo Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, American sculptors known for large-scale replicas of everyday objects. Children will enjoy art projects with Artist DIY, Creative Arts Center, KidArt and Sour Grapes, as well as a Bookmarks scavenger hunt, cookie decorating and walkSTEM tours. Located in NorthCourt, on Level One between Nordstrom and Macy’s.
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TURTLE CREEK ARTS FESTIVAL DEBUTS IN DALLAS IN NOVEMBER 2017
New, Two-Day Arts Festival at Reverchon Park Features Local and Regional Artists and Crafters, Live Music, Gourmet Food Trucks and More
Free to Attend; Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, 2017
Dallas, Texas — The inaugural Turtle Creek Arts Festival, a new, two-day arts festival, will debut in Reverchon Park in Dallas, Texas this fall. Set for Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the festival will showcase approximately 100 local and regional artists and crafters of all disciplines at the historic park that is just steps away from the Katy Trail. Festival goers will also have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, enjoy local food trucks, live acoustic music, hands-on art activities, a children’s area and much more. Free to attend, the festival is open to all ages and dogs are welcome.
Run by artist volunteers who understand the needs and challenges of artists and how to best connect with consumers, the festival is founded by Randall D. Fox, an arts advocate and owner and operator of The Foundation for Public Spaces, formerly the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces. An organization that supports arts groups and hosts award-winning festivals created by artists for artists, upon spending time in Dallas, not only did Fox fall in love with the city and art community but as soon as he saw Reverend Park and the Turtle Creek neighborhood he couldn’t think of a better place to host a free arts festival and start a new tradition.
“It’s the perfect home for an arts festival, not to mention a picturesque backdrop to showcase the amazing talent that Dallas has to offer,” says Fox. “We’re going to keep it as local as possible with the best interests of the artists and neighbors in mind.”
For more information about the Turtle Creek Arts Festival, visit www.turtlecreekartsfestival.com or www.affps.com.
WHAT: Turtle Creek Arts Festival
WHEN: Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
WHERE: Reverchon Park
3505 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
Open to all ages and dog are welcome.
ArtROCKS! is NorthPark’s arts and education initiative that fosters children’s understanding of the arts through hands-on projects inspired by some of the world’s most famous artists. Children will discover the work of Roy Lichtenstein, an American artist whose comic book-inspired work helped define the pop art movement of the 1960s. The event will take place in CenterPark Garden.
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