Have questions? Need directions? Look for the closest information booth on the map. Located by the corner of N. Walker Avenue and Colcord Drive
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You’re invited to the Angels & Friends Party—Oklahoma City’s finest celebration of spring! This party doubles as Arts Council OKC’s ONLY fundraising party throughout the year. All proceeds support year-round, free and low-cost programming, like All Access Arts, Art Moves, Festival of the Arts and the Sunday Twilight Concert Series. The party will be held at the Civic Center Music Hall. Don your finest party wear and come celebrate and support the arts!
More than 400 artists applied and submitted work for the Festival jury process. The 144 chosen artists are some of the nation’s finest. Represented media include oils, water, sculpture, and two-and three-dimensional works. Find the schedule here.
Our daily Art Moves program will feature your favorite local musicians at Festival of the Arts. You can catch this year’s performances on the Colcord Lawn just east of Park West with afternoon and evening slots filled by artists that frequent the program throughout the year.
Mustard’s Last Stand offers hot dogs, chili pies, nachos, iced tea, and Ozarka products for $3.00 or less.
Located on the west lawn of City Hall, Children’s Art Field provides children ages 3-12 with the opportunity to create three different arts projects for $3 total.
Located at the center of Bicentennial Park, the Culinary Arts tent features demonstrations and tastings by talented local restaurants and chefs.
Children and adults can help create a larger-than-life work of art at Creation Station, located on the west lawn of City Hall. Add to this giant collaborative sculpture that grows and changes throughout the week.
Festival would not be complete without this popular attraction. Face Painting, for all ages, is located at the NE corner of Bicentennial Park. The cost is $1 for a simple design by Festival volunteers and $5-15 for more intricate designs by the Bricktown Clowns.
Back for its second year, Festival’s Got Talent will feature incredible performances by ten k-12th grade finalists, selected at auditions held before Festival. Three judges will oversee the competition and select one grand prize winner from each age bracket. The show takes place Saturday, April 28th from 3:30-5:00pm on the Colcord Children’s Stage, presented by Sonic.
Have questions? Need directions? Lost someone? Headquarters is located by the corner of N. Walker Avenue and Colcord Drive
From snacks to entrees to desserts, Festival is a celebration of the culinary arts! Thirty food vendors bring their delectable specialties to International Food Row. See the menus here.
Entertainers of all ages donate their performances on three stages at Festival of the Arts. You can find the full schedule here and a map of the stages here.
Looking to recharge? The OG&E Recharging Station, located directly in front of the Civic Center, offers ample tables and seating for you to enjoy the treats you picked up on Food Row or to rest your feet between attractions.
Collin Rosebrook and the artisans of Paseo Pottery assist children and adults in selecting, glazing, and firing a pot or vase using the ancient technique of raku. Stop by the NE corner of Bicentennial Park. Prices range from $5 to $50.
The 2019 Co-Chairs Susan Whittington and Randy Lewis, along with the Park West committee, warmly welcome you to enjoy premium beer and wine in this 21+ only tent. Please note, beer and wine cannot leave Festival grounds
21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City Manager Michaela Slavid will be curating this year’s presentation at Sclupture Park . Slavid said, “I am honored to participate in this event for the second year and look forward to building upon last year’s momentum. From utilitarian artwork and outdoor ornamentation to delicate yarn sculptures, a broad range of styles and materials will be displayed on the lawns of Bicentennial Park and in the Sculpture Tent. A focal point of this year’s exhibition is to amplify local women artists working in sculpture. Located at the heart of the festival grounds, the Sculpture Park will continue to expand the viewer’s perspective on three-dimensional media.”
2019 Sculpture Park artists include: Beatriz Mayorca, Amanda Zoey, Rick and Tracey Bewley, Barbara Weidell, Leigh Martin, Leslie Martin, Kenny McCage, Brett McDanel, Dean Imel, Joe Slack, Dan Garrett, Klint Schor, Jarica Walsh, Chris Hildenbrandt
Looking for a relaxing location to take a break? Stop by the Six Day Cellars tent, located on the front lawn of City Hall, to enjoy premium wine and beer. Open to adults 21+ only.
Capstone’s performances feature classic magic that offers a unique experience for today’s audiences. His fascination with magic began at the age of eight when he discovered an old trunk of magician’s props in his uncle’s attic. Over the years, Capstone was mentored by many fine magicians. Of particular influence, were the years he lived in England where he was privileged to attend meetings of London’s famous Magic Circle magicians’ club. In addition to performing, Capstone has created products for sale in magic shops worldwide. He also provides services to magicians including consulting, prop design and fabrication, and lectures for magicians’ clubs.
The VIP tent returns for Arts Council Oklahoma City Patron level donors and up! Escape the Festival crowds and partake in complimentary wine and beer in an exclusive VIP lounge. The VIP tent is located in the middle of Bicentennial Park, near the Culinary Arts demonstration tent. Open to adults 21+ only—you must present your VIP pass to enter.
Youth Art Sale is a one-day juried art sale held, Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. This area features Oklahoma artists ages 8-18 who create paintings, photography, and two- and three-dimensional art. Youth Art Sale provides an opportunity for talented young artists to showcase and sell their work in a venue comparable to that of professional artists at Festival of the Arts.
It’s never too early to start collecting art! In the Young-at-Art Mart, Festival artists sell original works of art priced from $0.50 to $5. This unique area is open to children ages 5-12 and is located on the west lawn of City Hall. Each child can buy one piece of art and parents are discouraged from entering the tent to allow them to browse on their own.