MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the Arts – September 19-21, 2014 – Celebrates 20th Anniversary

. August 18, 2014

The MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the Arts Committee and the City of St. Charles will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the MOSAICS Festival, which takes place the weekend of September 19-21, 2014 along several blocks of North Main Street in Historic St. Charles, Missouri.

MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the ArtsThis annual FREE Arts Festival is a popular family-friendly weekend event, with activities for everyone including fantastic art, great entertainment and the opportunity for children to create their own artwork.

The 2014 MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the Arts runs from 4:00 to 9:00 pm on Friday, September 19th; 11:00 am to 9:00 pm on Saturday, September 20th; and 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday, September 21st.

The three-day festival includes:

104 juried artists from across the state, region and country will exhibit, discuss, and sell artwork. Artists from 21 states will be present. Paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, jewelry, metal and woodworking are just a sample of the 15 media represented. Five Thousand dollars in cash prizes is awarded to participating artists.
A Performance Stage will showcase a variety of performing artists from across the region offering traditional favorites and eclectic stylings.
Children’s Village, sponsored by Mercy, is located on the 400 block of North Main Street in Historic St. Charles. This area will provide Hands-On Art experiences for children of all ages. Children will work with adults to create their own unique memento of the Festival.
Blank Canvas Studios and Preferred Family Healthcare’s A.R.T.C. Program (Achieving Recovery Through Creativity) are partnering again with the MOSAICS for the 2014 Festival event, and both community organizations will participate with artist displays.
Mentor Me Exhibition Mentor Me is a program recognizing regional art teachers, students and school districts for their arts programming and the exhibition includes artwork from both students and their teachers. The Governor ofMissouri has supported and recognized the Mentor Me program for the past 18 years, and participating students and teachers all receive a Certificate of Participation. The Mentor Me Exhibition is located in the Foundry Art Centre.

The MOSAICS Missouri Festival for the Arts brings art appreciation, enjoyment, awareness and education, free-of-charge, to the Saint Charles and St. Louis region. Festival participants will have the opportunity to interact directly with artists and provides a safe, fun, weekend event for the entire family.

The 20th annual MOSAICS Festival has also been designated an “official” STL250 Event. For more information about St. Louis’ yearlong celebration of St. Louis’ 250th anniversary, visit www.stl250.org

Category: Fine Art

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