Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents the 22nd annual Festival of the Arts on Oct. 28-29, 2017 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin, Fla. One of the Southeast’s premier fine art festivals, the event showcases the original artwork of more than 100 artists from across the U.S. who will compete for $10,000 in cash award prizes. The two-day long festival features fine art exhibits along with a live music lineup, food bistro with wine and beer, art activities for kids, souvenir posters and t-shirts, art raffle and more. Schedule of events, artists and music lineup to be announced.
Local and regional musicians and bands will perform live throughout the weekend on stage at The Dugas Pavilion. The Festival has expanded its culinary arts experience with cuisine on the green, wine bar and beer garden. Guests can gather with family and friends to enjoy their meal al fresco, while taking in the Festival scene and listening to the stellar music line up.
Admission is $5/adult; children under 12 are free. For more information, visit Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation online or call (850) 650-2226. This 22 year tradition combines the best cultural art talent for a 2 day celebration of art, music, food and fun. Come out this fall and enjoy the Festival of the Arts!
21th Annual Festival of the Arts
Saturday, October 28th, 9 am– 5 pm
Sunday, October 29th, 10 am– 4 pm
Explore a diverse palette of artistic styles, including: acrylic, clay, collage, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, mosaic, oil, pen and ink, photography, digital art, pastel, pottery, sculpture, fiber, textile, wood and watercolor and spend time meeting the artists, discovering their inspiration, and adding to your own collection.
2017 Festival of the Arts: Artists and Festival Art Applications!
The winning artwork will be used to promote the 22nd Annual Festival of the Arts by being prominently showcased on the official festival poster, postcards, the festival guide, t-shirts and souvenirs, on the website, Facebook page and more.
POSTER for Festival of the Arts 2016 by artist Kathleen Broaderick