Kentuck Art Festival – October 21 & 22, 2017
The 46th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts returns to Northport, Alabama on Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. This is your chance to experience nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists who work in a variety of mediums. There will be art-making activities for the kids, demonstrations by expert craftspeople and two full days of musical acts to enjoy.
Kentuck Art Center
The festival is held every year at the Kentuck Art Center located at 503 Main Ave., Northport, AL 35476. The Kentuck Art Center is a community funded art center whose mission is to connect artists and the art they produce with local and surrounding communities. The Art Center offers exhibitions, classes, and art for sale at the Kentuck Gallery Shop.
The Kentuck Gallery Shop features works from more than 180 artists from around the region and all across the country. The Kentuck Art center also features working artists’ studios and a clay co-op. The clay co-op gives potters from all skill levels a chance to work with like-minded individuals in the community.
The Kentuck Art Center is also the home of the Museum Gallery which holds Art Night the first Thursday of every month. Art Night showcases new exhibits at the gallery and is a great way to keep up with the latest works by local and regional artists.
Musical Acts for the Kentuck Art Festival
The Kentuck Art Festival will feature a wide range of musical acts on both days of the festival. The lineup for Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, includes The Georgia Crackers, Jon Byrd & Byrd’s Auto Parts, Ellis Dyson & The Shambles, Daniel Elias & Exotic Dancers, and Tristan McIntosh & The Dudes.
Buy Tickets for the 46th Annual Kentuck Art Festival
Festival tickets can be purchased at the Kentuck Art Center Gallery Shop or online. You can help support the arts in the community by buying a VIP package for the Kentuck Art Festival. VIP perks include weekend passes to the festival, access to catered VIP hospitality tent, Kentuck Bucks that can be used to purchase art, VIP party access, and listing in the festival program.
Want to support the festival by being a volunteer? You can register online and help out at the festival or with Kentuck for Kids, an area of the festival that provides a hands-on art experience for children.
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