August 17, 2013
9 am - 5 pm
A Rain or Shine Event
Thousands of visitors come to the sidewalks of Maine Street and to the adjacent Town Mall to enjoy the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival each year. This event is designed to celebrate and foster an appreciation of the arts and to showcase Brunswick as a wonderful cultural destination.
For 2013 we expect over 100 juried artists, 3 dozen demo artisans, over 50 musicians and street performers.
If you are a demo artisan who wants to demo their craft, please click here for your application.
Thank you to again to our many 2012 sponsors, which include Bowdoin College, Downeast Energy, Five County Credit Union, Riley Insurance, Good Day Maine Fox 23, Mid Coast Health Servies, Peoples United Bank, Thornton Oaks, The Times Record, The Bank of Maine, the Davis Fund, The Little Dog Cafe and Rays Electric.
The following were our Artist Award Winners for 2012.
First in Category - Kathy Angel Lee - Mixed Media
First in Category - Diana Boyle - Other
First in Category - Piper Bolduc - Painting
First in Category - Marguerite O'Brien-Jeannot - Photography
People's Choice - Lonnie Laffeley - Mixed Media
Best in Show - Christine Sullivan - Painting
Bands Performing in front of Bank of America
Roving musicians throughout the day include T'Acadie, Broad Band, No Banjos, Sharon Pyne, Backwoods Road.
Dave Bullard presents a number of Singer Songwriters at the Gazeebo on the mall, 12-4.
Click here to see pictures from last year's event. We had over 100 artists, demo artisans, and numerous musicians performed throughout the Downtown. In addition, several youth theater groups performed throughout the day. There were many activities for young people throughout the day, including Hula Hooping on the mall with Amanda Walden of Spin Art. And the Shelter Institute even raised a barn frame and provided an opportunity for visitor participation.
The Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival is a Brunswick Downtown Association event.