Friday, August 31, 2012
This Labor Day Weekend artists will create 3D street paintings during "Chalk-it-Up" at Art in the Park.
Artists of all ages will "Chalk-it-Up!" Saturday, Sept. 1 during the 26th Annual Art in the Park Festival. Participants will create dynamic chalk art works on sidewalk squares along Anderson Street, which is adjacent to the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art and one block off the Marietta Square. Prizes awarded for all age groups. For the first year the festival will host street artists Lori Escalera and Julie Kirk-Purcell. They will each create an amazing 3D street painting on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2 on Anderson Street, next to MCMA. Saturday, Sept. 1, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm. Material Restrictions Space Assignments Spaces (3ft square) are given out randomly on a first-come, first-serve basis. Some spaces may have cracks and color or …
Celebrate Freedom Atlanta, Art in the Park on Marietta Square, "Back to the Future" and "The Boarder" at the Strand, Holy Smoke BBQ and Music Festival and Nibble & Noshfest—don't miss out on the weekend fun.
1. The Celebrate Freedom Atlanta festival takes place on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The free one-day concert will take place at Jim Miller Park. Parking is $5. 2. The 26th annual Marietta Art in the Park festival returns to Glover Park in Marietta Square from September 1-3. The annual art festival takes place each Labor Day weekend and features a juried exhibition with over 150 artists from all over the country as well as local artists from the Marietta area. 3. Join the Strand Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 1 for a showing of Back to the Future at 8 p.m. 4. Join the Strand Theatre for the Southeastern US Premiere of The Boarder, a movie about the struggles of a young boy and his adoptive family as they come to grips with his …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The Labor Day weekend juried art show will spotlight 150 artists and include paintings, photography, pottery, graphics, sculptures, jewelry and more. Kids will create puppets, noise shakers, sand art creations, mosaic art and a Marietta Cityscape.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The 26th Annual Art in the Park festival is coming to Marietta Square Sept. 1 through 3, Labor Day weekend. This fine art extravaganza is proud to be a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society since 2007. The juried fine art show will spotlight 150 artists whose works include paintings, photography, pottery, graphics, sculptures, jewelry and much more. Artists representing 16 states will display and sell their wares in Glover Park. Back by popular demand is the Interactive Art Alley full of many wonderful and free make and take art stations, which guest’s young and old can discover the hidden artist within. The featured station is the Marietta Cityscape Project sponsored by Keep Marietta Beautiful. Everyone is invited to design their own…
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Marietta is filled with talent from many places, and that talent was out in full force Labor Day weekend.
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- Kim Koch
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Marietta's First Friday Art Walk offered crowds an evening of fun Friday, Sept. 2. Galleries, sidewalks and local storefronts hosted art and music. Three sides of the square were closed off from traffic and were open to local artists as well as artists from Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama and even California. The last First Friday Art Walk of the season will be in October. Labor Day weekend was also host to the 25th annual Marietta Art in the Park. Art in the Park is listed as one of the top 20 events by the Southeast Tourism Society. There were juried exhibits, family fun and a little bit of something for everyone from an eclectic mix of creative talent and design.
Monday, September 5, 2011
The inaugural juried sidewalk chalk art competition took place Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Cherokee St. The event was sponsored by the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art.
The inaugural juried sidewalk chalk art competition Chalk It Up! took place Sept. 3 on Cherokee St. The event was sponsored by the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art and Art in the Park. Judging categories for the event include: kindergarten through second grade, third through fifth grade, sixth through eighth grade and high school. There was also an adult category, which high school students were permitted to enter. The children's categories were judged at 12:30 p.m. The adult competition was judged at 3:30 p.m. Kindergarten through second grade First Place: Mace Brown Second Place: Jack Havens Third Place: Daja Long Third through fifth grade First Place: Jenna Koronkowski Second Place: Arianna Long Third Place: Merrill NoraHart Sixth through …
The 25th annual festival has something for everyone to do.
The Art in the Park festival at Marietta Square marks 25 years of arts and other family fun this weekend. The festival continues through 2 p.m. Monday. (The 2 p.m. closing time is an update from an earlier version of this article.)
Here's a breakdown of what you should know before you leave home Sept. 5 in Marietta.
1. Today will have showers and possibly a thunderstorm with a high near 77 and south winds between 5 mph and 15 mph. The chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Tonight has a low of 68 and a 100 percent chance of precipitation, the National Weather Service says. 2. It is the third and final day of the Art in the Park festival. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. 3. Temple Kol Emeth's Nibble & Noshfest, a festival of Jewish food and fun, offers sample-size portions of food from restaurants and caterers in the area for $1 to $4. There will be craft and other vendor booths, inflatables and other entertainment for kids as well as music for all ages. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 4. Today is Labor Day, which …