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Stamford Art Festival Kicks Off At Harbor Point

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STAMFORD, Conn. -- More than 100 artisans showing one-of-a-kind works of art in ceramics, jewelry, wearable art and other fine arts and fine crafts will be featured at the inaugural Stamford Art Festival on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine.

The Stamford Art Festival includes museum-quality art, fun educational activities for children and adults, international cuisine and live music performances. Admission is free.

Juried exhibitors specializing in painting, sculpture, wood, wearable and decorative fiber, metalwork, leather, printmaking, glass, ceramics and art jewelry will share their talents at this event held in Harbor Point at 2200 Atlantic St.

In addition to showing their work, the exhibiting artists will be available on-site to share their artistic process with patrons. There will demonstrations, hands-on art projects and plenty of complimentary art supplies available for inspired children and adults to enjoy throughout the weekend event.

“The Stamford Art Festival is unique not only because it offers such a wide variety of work from so many highly skilled artisans from all over the country, but also because visitors have an opportunity to create as well,” says Sue Brown Gordon, the museum festival director. “Here you can find something beautiful for your home, and learn about the creative process, too.”

Visitors will find parking nearby in the area, and the Stamford Art Festival is just a few blocks from the Metro-North train station. There is a free area trolley as well as cabs waiting to bring visitors to Harbor Point.

Harbor Point is off Exit 7, Atlantic Street, off Interstate 95. For information, visit StamfordArtFestival.org or call 518-852-6478.

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