Thousands of creative and beautiful pieces of artwork will grace St. Charles’ downtown district when the St. Charles Fine Art Show returns to town on Memorial Day Weekend.
The show opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, along Riverside Avenue with more than 90 artists, whose work was juried for acceptance into the show. This year’s show is sponsored by STC Capital Bank and runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 26, rain or shine.
The award-winning show features painting, sculpture, photography, glass, wood, jewelry and other media, all of which draws thousands of visitors to downtown St. Charles to both view and purchase the work of artists from across the U.S.
There will also be live musical entertainment throughout the show, which will be located on the corner of 2nd and Walnut Street.
Afternoon Logic, Patchouli & Terra Guitara, Dennis O’Brien, The Jack Macklin Jazz Quartet, Covington Groove and David Chiriboga and Hugo Salcedo Spanish Guitar Duo are scheduled to perform as well as others.
The Art Activities Tent will be in Fox Island Square, which is near the corner of First Street and Illinois, and will feature not only activities from All Things Art Studio, but also the businesses located in the square.
This year will feature the return of the Pavement the Pavement – A Chalk Fest! on the west side of the river along First Street and in First Street Plaza with chalk artists painting the pavement with various artistic talents.
For more information, visit www.downtownstcharles.org or call 630-443-3967.
About the Downtown St. Charles Partnership
Discover your City Side in Downtown St. Charles! The mission of the Downtown St. Charles Partnership is to enhance the economic viability and to preserve the character and beauty of Downtown St. Charles. The Partnership produces the St. Charles Fine Art Show, Holiday Homecoming, Jazz Weekend, and the St. Patrick’s Parade.
For more information about the DSCP, including membership, volunteer opportunities, and events visit www.downtownstcharles.org