The Summerlin® Festival of Arts, celebrating its 24th year with record-setting attendance in 2018, returns to Downtown Summerlin® Oct. 12-13. Headlining the festival are more than 100 fine artists from Southern Nevada and surrounding states, each carefully selected by a jury of local art experts.
“Our 2019 roster includes many popular and returning artists, including celebrated local artists painter Niki Sands, jeweler Darren Kensington and photographer Charles Siefert,” said Danielle Bisterfeldt, vice president, marketing, Summerlin. “Disciplines include oil, watercolor, pottery, sculpture, photography, glass and jewelry – all in a mix of contemporary and classic designs. There’s something for everyone at the Summerlin Festival of Arts.”
Live art demonstrations will be presented by students from Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, Bishop Gorman and Faith Lutheran High Schools. And for the science-minded, the award-winning Faith Lutheran High School Robotics program and the UNLV Engineering School and Nevada Society of Professional Engineers will offer interactive robotics demonstrations and hands-on science activities.
Interactive art activities at the Children’s Pavilion, hosted by Discovery Children’s Museum, include wearable art using various craft materials to create necklaces, watches and bracelets, along with meet and greets from community mascots, including Summerlin Sam. Balloon artists and face painters round out of the Festival’s offerings for kids.
The Art of The Classic Car presented by The Mustang and Classic Ford Club of Las Vegas will have a variety of cars on display along Festival Plaza Drive during the weekend event.
The Las Vegas Famers Market at Downtown Summerlin will host special extended hours on Saturday, October 12 for all Festival of Arts attendees to enjoy. Featuring the freshest fruits and vegetable, authentic hand crafted European style breads and cakes as well as local fresh breads and pastries, beets, pasta, fresh cut flowers and more. Located under the Pavilion on Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Summerlin Festival of Arts at Downtown Summerlin, Oct. 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., is free to the public.
For more information, visit summerlin.com. Follow live updates and join the social media conversation with #summerlinarts on Twitter: @summerlinlv, facebook.com/summerlinlv and on Instagram: @summerlin.
- Starting Saturday, October 12th, 2019, repeated every day until Sunday, October 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm