Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: November 7, 8, 9, 2014

 

17th Annual Sacramento Arts Festival Showcases America's Best Art & Craft

 

The renowned Sacramento Arts Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for the local community to participate in an event that has become unrivaled in artistry and craftsmanship.

 

Bob & Laurie Kliss, Glass Teapot

 

Sacramento, California, September 16, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Don't miss the opportunity to share in a weekend of handcrafted art and entertainment at the Sacramento Arts Festival (www.sacartsfest.com), Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 9, 2014. The 17th annual event returns to the Sacramento Convention Center (14th and J Streets), to showcase the best-ever in quality, variety and one-of-a-kind arts and crafts. 
 
The festival features over 225 of America’s best contemporary craftspeople and fine artists offering over 15,000 original works. Unlike other area fairs, the Sacramento Arts Festival is strictly juried with exhibitors selected for their originality and art quality. Attendees have the unique opportunity to observe and interact with artists who will share their creative passion and knowledge. Artists will also demonstrate their extraordinary talents on site.

 

 

Glenn Dizon, Jeweler. © 2012 Photo by George Post  

 

The Sacramento Arts Festival has become the premier art and craft show in the Central Valley and has developed into one of the top art festivals in the country.  Visitors will be captivated by the quality and diversity of each exhibitor, allowing them to shop for one-of-a-kind items for themselves, their homes or holiday and seasonal gifts.
 
Strolling through the festival, attendees will see a vast selection of extraordinary art.  Among the works of the 225 exhibitors, visitors will see ceramics, clothing, decorative fiberworks, furniture, glass, gourd art, jewelry, leather, metalworks, paper, stone, woodworks, drawings, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography and two and three dimensional mixed media.

 

 

Jae Song, Clothing. Photo by George Post © 2013  

 

In addition to the exceptional visual art, the festival features continuous live Main Stage entertainment including the Kurt Ribak Jazz Quartet, the GG Amos Blues Band, Dirk K, jazz guitarist and Scott Meltzer & Katrine Spang-Hansen, comedy jugglers. Attendees are also treated to Restaurant Row where they can find edibles from local restaurants representing different cultures from around the world including Greek, Indian and American cuisine.
 
The renowned Sacramento Arts Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for the local community to participate in an event that has become unrivaled in artistry and craftsmanship.

 

17th Annual Sacramento Arts Festival Event Dates:
                        
Friday, November 7th: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m
Saturday, November 8th: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 9th: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
Ticket Prices:  Adults - $8,  Seniors - $7, Under 12 years, free. Discount coupon: $1.00 off admission available within area newspapers and online at:  www.sacartsfest.com

 

 

Paul Nzalamba Batik

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Artist photography & interviews with artists available upon request.

 

Media Contact: Warren Cook

Email: americanartfestivals@yahoo.com

Phone: 805-646-4500

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

American Art Festivals

PO Box 1708, Ojai, California, 93024

Web: www.sacartsfest.com

 

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17th Annual Sacramento Arts Festival Showcases America's Best Art & Craft

Sacramento, California - Don't miss the opportunity to share in a weekend of handcrafted art and entertainment at the Sacramento Arts Festival (www.sacartsfest.com), Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 9, 2014. The 17th annual event returns to the Sacramento Convention Center (14th and J Streets), to showcase the best-ever in quality, variety and one-of-a-kind arts and crafts. The festival features over 225 of America’s best contemporary craftspeople and fine artists offering over 15,000 original works. Unlike other area fairs, the Sacramento Arts Festival is strictly juried with exhibitors selected for their originality and art quality. Attendees have the unique opportunity to observe and interact with artists who will share their creative passion and knowledge. Artists will also demonstrate their extraordinary talents on site. Among the works of the 225 exhibitors, visitors will see ceramics, clothing, decorative fiberworks, furniture, glass, gourd art, jewelry, leather, metalworks, paper, stone, woodworks, drawings, oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography and two and three dimensional mixed media. Festival Event Dates: Friday, November 7th: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 8th: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, November 9th: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Ticket Prices:  Adults - $8,  Seniors - $7, Under 12 years, free. Discount coupon: $1.00 off admission available within area newspapers and online at:  www.sacartsfest.com

 

 

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