Beaux Arts Fall Fair Sept. 6 and 7

Posted Online: Aug. 25, 2014, 12:36 pm
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Press release submitted by Beaux Arts Fund Committee.

The Beaux Arts Fund Committee has announced their 61st bi-annual Fall Art Fair being held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7.
This juried fine art/fine craft fair is held outdoors on the Figge Art Museum Plaza, 2nd Street in downtown Davenporta. Admission to the fair is free all weekend. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The fall fair features artists from multiple states, a food court, children's art activities, and $2 admission to the Figge Art Museum all weekend. The committee will also be selling large tote bags embellished with a painting by Tom Hempel for $10 each and will give away "Beaux Bucks" to spend at the fair on local radio and television stations. The public is also invited to vote at the Information Booth for their favorite artist. The artist with the most votes will receive a Peoples' Choice ribbon.
The Beaux Arts Fund Committee, a non-profit group of volunteers, donates all profits to the Figge Art Museum to help fund exhibitions and educational programs.


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