Art Colony Association to Celebrate 48 Years at
 Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park 
 Save the Date: Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, 2019
WHAT: 
The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 48 years of fine art and giving back to local nonprofits as it spotlights 300 artists at Bayou City Art Festival in Memorial Park, Friday-Sunday, March 29-31, 2019, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
As one of the nation’s premier outdoor fine art event, the three-day festival will provide patrons with the opportunity to personally meet artists, view original works, and purchase world class art. The festival benefits local nonprofit partners and features live music, local food vendors and food trucks, beverages, entertainment, a Children’s Creative Zone and much more. An exhibition of student artwork composed of the top 30 finalists from the Middle School Art Competition will also be featured at Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park.
“We are excited to be back in Memorial Park for a fun and memorable three-day art festival with our sponsors, local nonprofit partners, artists and supporters,” said Roger Bare, Executive Director of Art Colony Association. “As we enter our 48th year, we aim to provide a unique patron experience at Bayou City Art Festival.”
Celebrating 48 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.
            
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WHEN:               
WHERE:             
Memorial Park                                
PRICE:  
$12 online and $15 at the gate for adults, $5 for children 6 – 12; children under five are free. Discounted general admission tickets will soon be available. 
About Bayou City Art Festival:
 
Entering its 48th year in 2019, the Art Colony Association has raised $3.6 million for local nonprofit programs through the festivals. A percentage of the proceeds support local art organizations and nonprofits. The Festivals are funded in part by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, corporate sponsorships, private contributions, in-kind support and volunteer assistance. Volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please visit www.artcolonyassociation.org.

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