Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: March 11 to 12, 2017

 

Anna Maria Island Art League's 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts, Holmes Beach, FL

 

 

Holmes Beach, Florida, February 6, 2017 - With artists presenting original works of art in all media, the Anna Maria Island Art League (www.islandartleague.org), a non-profit 501(c)(3)  presents their 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts on March 11th & 12th, 2017 (10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), at the Holmes Beach City Hall Field, 5901 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217. Admission is free.

 

This is an outdoor event with food vendors offering BBQ, fish, crab, chicken, cheese melts, and more.  A portion of their sales contributes support for Scholarships for children and adults at the Art League.

 

The event includes a Young at Art activity center sponsored by Edward E. & Lillian H. Bishop Foundation and awards of art supplies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Young at Art children and youths Elementary to High School generously donated by Keeton’s Office & Art Supply. Activities include face painting. A work of art is donated by artists participating in the Springfest for a drawing. 

 

Local musicians will include Drum Bunny – Howie Banfield & Scott Blum with Contemporary Beach Music 10:00 am to 4:30 pm on Saturday the 11th. 

 

Parking: Enjoy the free trolley rides on the Island. There is also a low fare dedicated County Bus # 3 on Manatee Ave. W that takes you to the Public Beach where you get the Trolley.

 

Anna Maria Island Art League Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) and has two Festivals a year, Winterfest 2nd weekend in December and Springfest 2nd weekend in March with 85% supporting the Art League. Visit www.islandartleague.org
       
Questions: Call 941-778-2099 or email
artleaguefestivals@gmail.com


Last Call Artists:  Categories: Oils, Acrylics, Graphics, Pastels, Photography, Mixed Media, Fiber & Paper, Metal, Watercolors, Glass, Pottery/Clay, Wood, Sculpture, and Fine Crafts. No Buy-Sell. No Jewelry. Booth Spaces Available 12x12. Call for Booth Fee. Outdoor Event with Artists Continental Breakfast both days. Booth Sitters. Food Court. Set-Up Friday March 10th. Saturday, March 11th before 9:30 a.m. Apply under Festivals on
www.islandartleague.org, Questions: Laura at 941-704-3708

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Christine Galanopoulos

Email: artleaguefestivals@gmail.com

Phone: (727) 723-5158

 

Anna Maria Island Art League, Inc.

Holmes Beach, Florida

Web: www.islandartleague.org

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: 29th Annual Springfest Festival Fine Art & Fine Crafts

Event Date: March 11 to 12, 2017

Event Time: March 11th & 12th – 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Event Location: 5901 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217 (Holmes Beach City Hall Field)

Admission: Free

Web: www.islandartleague.org

Contact: Christine Galanopoulos, artleaguefestivals@gmail.com, (727) 723-5158

Description: With artists presenting original works of art in all media, the Anna Maria Island Art League (www.islandartleague.org), a non-profit 501(c)(3)  presents their 29th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Art & Fine Crafts on March 11th & 12th, 2017 (10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), at the Holmes Beach City Hall Field, 5901 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217. Admission is free.   This is an outdoor event with food vendors offering BBQ, fish, crab, chicken, cheese melts, and more.  A portion of their sales contributes support for Scholarships for children and adults at the Art League.   The event includes a Young at Art activity center sponsored by Edward E. & Lillian H. Bishop Foundation and awards of art supplies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Young at Art children and youths Elementary to High School generously donated by Keeton’s Office & Art Supply. Activities include face painting. A work of art is donated by artists participating in the  Springfest for a drawing. Parking: Enjoy the free trolley rides on the Island. There is also a low fare dedicated County Bus # 3 on Manatee Ave. W that takes you to the Public Beach where you get the Trolley.

 


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