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Art Blitz 2019 Children's Mystery Mural Reveal

What is an Art Blitz?


The Art Blitz is​ modeled after the BIOblitz, an intensive period of biological surveying.

The Art Blitz​ is two days of art demonstration and exploration. Like the BioBlitz, it relies on volunteers, artists, and visitors to facilitate and explore a period of “intensive art” in our community.

Parking and Admission for the public is FREE.

For a donation, visitors of any age can participate, take a mini class, try a new medium. Or relax, get some food, and observe artists at work. Have a picnic, take a nature walk, or sit and watch the entertainment.

Artists participate through vending, demonstrating or teaching. We welcome all volunteers, both artistic and otherwise. 

*Live entertainment including free Switchback concert on Saturday at 11:30 am!

*Von Orthal Puppets all weekend

*Observe all types of artists at work

*Daily giveaway of great prizes

*Explore a real Native American Tipi

*Peace Pole dedication in the Peace Garden at 3 pm, Sept 21, International Day of Peace  

*Paint a tile for the NEW collaborative children’s mural

*Take a mini class –  Watercolor, Paper Beads, Acrylics, ceramics, and more

*Add to the giant mandala of found items

*Gourd painting

*Face painting and “henna” – for both kids AND adults

*Instrument Petting Zoo – try a variety of instruments just for fun

*Play in the Fairy Garden

*Clay sculpting

*Delicious food and drink from local vendors including Anderson’s Winery