Lubbock Arts Festival This Weekend! [AUDIO]
Lubbock Arts Festival - General Info
The 33rd Annual Lubbock Arts Festival will be held April 8-10, 2011 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, a completely indoor venue.
The Lubbock Arts Festival is a celebration of visual, performing, culinary, and children’s art as experienced through exhibits, demonstrations, performances, and special ticketed events.
The Lubbock Arts Festival is the largest fine art and fine craft show in West Texas, and in 2010, the Lubbock Arts Festival reached record attendance with 28,000 individuals coming to the event including 2,500 2nd grade students from Lubbock Independent School District.
The Lubbock Arts Festival features: Over 100 visual artists from across the nation in booths, Demonstrating Artists, Fine Arts Gallery with $2,000 in awards, Invitational Arts Gallery, Children’s Make & Take Art Area, Premiere Night, Young Artist & Writer’s Competition, LISD School Day, three performance stages, Golden Fork Culinary Competition, & Spotlight Performance.
In celebration of our 33rd year, all adult festival goers will be admitted for $3.00 and all children age twelve and under, accompanied by an adult, will be admitted for $1.00.
One of the highlights of this year’s festival is the display of “Colorful Crayola® Art.” Yep, that’s right – thirty contemporary pieces of artwork made entirely from Crayola® Crayons. These are amazing and colorful sculptures by artist Herb Williams.
Landon King spoke with Elizabeth from the Lubbock Arts Alliance on Wednesday morning. Hear the interview: