Arlington’s annual spring Artfest Week starts today (March 16) at Fort C.F. Smith Park.
An opening reception at the Hendry House this evening, from 6-8 p.m., will allow residents to meet local artists over light refreshments while kicking off a week of art shows, workshops, and sales. The celebrations feature 35 Arlington-based artists.
The week of events, in its fifteenth year running, will be held at Fort C.F. Smith Park, at 2411 24th Street N. All events are free admission.
Artistic workshops cover a variety of mediums, from watercolor to oil bars to canvas floor painting. A full list of workshops and kids activities can be found on the Arlington Artists Alliance website.
Organizers have advertised the following hours for the festival:
- Friday, March 16, 6-8 p.m.
- Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Sunday, March 18, 12-5 p.m.
- Tuesday-Thursday, March 20-22, 12-4 p.m.
- Friday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.