SOURCE: Howard Alan Events

Howard Alan Events

June 11, 2013 11:32 ET

Summer Outdoor Juried Art Festival to Debut in Clarendon

ARLINGTON, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) -

WHAT: The Arlington Festival of the Arts
WHEN: June 22 - 23, Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
WHERE: Highland Street in the Clarendon District of Arlington, Virginia
Navigational Address: 1101 N. Highland Street, Arlington, VA, 22201
WHY: To Support the Arts, The Clarendon Alliance, and the Local Community
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

Highland Street in the Clarendon District of Arlington will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery this summer when the Arlington Festival of the Arts debuts on June 22 - 23, 2013. Festival patrons can expect to see vibrant paintings, life-size sculptures, photography, handcrafted jewelry, and much more. Food and drink will be provided by the Clarendon Alliance and its partners and will be located adjacent to the Clarendon Metro at Clarendon Central Park, Clarendon Boulevard at Highland Street. 

The artists will line North Highland Street from 13th Street North past Wilson Boulevard, Clarendon Boulevard and the metro station, and will end on Washington Boulevard. All artists will be on site for the duration of the show, available to discuss their art, techniques and inspiration.

An Art Giveaway will give festival patrons an opportunity to win original artwork by participating artists Connie and Jimmy Langford. This couple specializes in metal, paying close attention to texture and color while creating very unique and bold works of art. The giveaway prize, a hand etched and colored 18" x 18" stainless steel wall sculpture titled "Going Wild With Color," is valued at $450. It will be on display at their booth throughout the weekend.

About Howard Alan Events, Ltd.:

Howard Alan Events, a Florida-based company, develops and presents art and craft shows throughout the country. For the past 25 years, Howard Alan Events has produced some of the nation's finest juried art shows, including more than 40 venues each year such as the Beaver Creek Art Festival (Beaver Creek, CO), Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival (Chicago, IL), and the Las Olas Art Fairs, (Fort Lauderdale, FL). Several shows are ranked in the top 100 art fairs in the country by Sunshine Artist magazine.

For additional information on the Arlington Festival of the Arts and other Howard Alan Events art and craft shows across the country, visit or call 561-746-6615.

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