The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 47 years of fine art and giving back to local non-profits as it spotlights 300 artists at Bayou City Art Festival in Memorial Park, Friday-Sunday, March 23-25, 2018, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. As the nation's premier outdoor fine art event, the three-day festival will provide guests with the opportunity to personally meet artists, view original works, and purchase world class art. The festival will benefit local non-profit partners and feature music, local food vendors and food trucks, live music performances and entertainment.
"We are excited to produce a three-day festival that brings together attendees from all over the US for an unforgettable experience with fine art and fun for everyone in the heart of Memorial Park," said Bridget Anderson, Executive Director of Art Colony Association. "We are grateful to have the support from our patrons, artists, sponsors and local non-profit partners helping us get ready for a successful Memorial Park festival in the spring." Celebrating 47 years since the founding of the Westheimer Art Festival, now known as Bayou City Art Festival, ACA has provided a venue for over 20,000 artists to showcase their work to thousands of art lovers from all over the world.
Every year, a new jury selects participating artists, some new and some returning. This helps create a fresh and different festival year after year. For updates on social media, follow the official event hashtag #HouArtFest and #BCAF, like the Facebook page, or follow on Twitter and Instagram.