|RENAISSANCE HANNIBAL INTRODUCES NEW ART FAIR|
|News Releases - Travel & Tourism|
|Written by Michael Gaines|
|Wednesday, 23 May 2012 10:28|
Hannibal, MO - Renaissance Hannibal will sponsor the Downtown Hannibal Art Fair on June 9 and 10 in Historic Downtown Hannibal. The festival will be held from 10am to 8pm Saturday, June 9 and 10am to 4pm Sunday, June 10.
The Downtown Hannibal Art Fair makes it debut as the ultimate art block party – featuring quality artists and evening hours with Second Saturday Gallery Night – all in the heart of Downtown Hannibal. In addition to the Downtown Hannibal Art Fair, the galleries of Historic Downtown Hannibal will be open for Second Saturday Gallery Night from 5-8pm on Saturday, June 9.
The Downtown Hannibal Art Fair features artwork that is handmade and individually designed by the artist. A variety of exhibitors from the Hannibal area, as well as artists from Illinois, Iowa and other Midwestern states will be participating. Accepted applicants will be exhibiting and selling works several media categories: paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, fiber, wood, clay and wearable art!
Hannibal has long been known as a place for artists, artist studios, galleries and a vibrant art community. The Downtown Hannibal Art Fair was created by Renaissance Hannibal to spotlight both the arts and Historic Downtown Hannibal – an opportunity for both the community and visitors to experience the arts set in an intimate festival setting
Renaissance Hannibal is a volunteer organization with interests in downtown development, establishment of neighborhood associations, issues effecting downtown businesses and potential for growth in Downtown Hannibal.
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