North Texas Gets Crafty | 2015 Art Festival Season is Here
It’s time to pack up that last winter sweater and break out the walking shoes because art festival season is here. The Deep Ellum Arts Festival starts tomorrow, and both the Dallas Art Festival and the Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival take place over next weekend.
Deep Ellum Arts Festival
April 3-5 in the Deep Ellum Arts District 2800 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226.
Beginning in 1995 as a one-block street party, the Deep Ellum Arts Festival now consists of 100+ original bands and singer-songwriters on five stages along with 200 juried visual artists, spontaneous street performances and dozens of restaurants serving trendy bites and traditional snacks. On Sunday, the festival is also open to well-trained and socialized pets for the Annual Deep Ellum Pet Parade. For more details on the Deep Ellum Arts Festival, CLICK HERE.
Dallas Art Fair
April 10 – 12 at the Fashion Industry Gallery 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
The 2015 Dallas Art Festival kicks off next week at the Fashion Industry Gallery and will feature more than 90 prominent national and international art dealers and various galleries filled with paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography, video and installations be modern and contemporary artists. For more details on the Dallas Art Fair, CLICK HERE.
Dallas is currently home to the nation’s largest contiguous arts district, and the Dallas Arts District is one of the key highlights of the region that drives visitors, conventions and corporate relocations. The revitalized Arts District includes the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art and the new Klyde Warren Park just to name a few. For more information on the Dallas Arts District, CLICK HERE.
Fort Worth’s Main Street Arts Festival
April 9 – 12 at Sundance Square 420 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
The Main Street Arts Festival has quite an impressive wrap sheet with it’s most recent addition coming from USA Today who officially named it the sixth best art festival in the United States. Celebrating its 30th year, the festival will cover 25 blocks of downtown Fort Worth, from The county courthouse to the convention center. After whittling down the mass of 1,400+ applications, more than 200 artists and four days of live music and amazing food. Organizers are expected to sell more than $4.6 million in art. Also, be sure to bring your rhythm and dance moves for the dozens of live music performances each day. For more details on the Main Street Arts Festival, CLICK HERE.