Established in 1972, the Art Colony Association, Inc. is dedicated to producing high-quality art festivals and events to provide financial support to local nonprofit organizations. This year, Art Colony Association, Inc. will celebrate 48 years of art for all and giving back to local nonprofits by representing 19 different disciplines at Bayou City Art Festival. Don’t miss it this Saturday in Downtown Houston!
Bayou City Art Festival is one of the top outdoor fine arts festivals in the nation. The two-day festival showcases the works of over 300 of the finest artists in the world. The outdoor event brings out more than 20,000 people into the heart of Downtown Houston, offering visitors the opportunity to meet with exhibiting artists while enjoying delicious local food and live entertainment.
Houston’s largest art festival will transform the streets of Downtown into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. The weekend event will provide patrons with the opportunity to personally meet artists, view original works, and purchase world-class art, prints, jewelry, sculptures and more.
Bayou City Art Festival will also feature beverage stations, food trucks and much more for patrons to enjoy. In the Children’s Creative Zone, the festival’s nonprofit partners will host hands-on art activities for all ages and include a cool interactive place to hang out.
Since its founding, the Art Colony Association, producer of The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown in the fall and Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park in the spring, has raised 3.6 million dollars in support local nonprofit organizations. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston and through Houston Arts Alliance. This year’s nonprofit partners are A Cause to Give Us Paws, Fresh Arts, Houston SPCA, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston, The Arc of Greater Houston, University of Houston – Clear Lake Art Gallery, and Volunteer Houston.
Discover exciting artwork by artists across the country at Bayou City Art Festival! This event is open to the general public. General admission is $15 per adult and $5 per child (12 and under). Visit www.artcolonyassociation.org for more information.
The Heights at Park Row Apartments in Houston, Texas understands the importance of community engagement and encourages all residents to soak up our local culture. Do just that when you make plans to attend this event with family members, friends, or neighbors!
Saturday, October 12, 2019—10:00 AM
Event Venue Location:
901 Bagby Street
Houston, Texas 77002