(May 6, 2015) – The Beaux Arts Spring Fair is this Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on the Bechtel Plaza in front of the Figge Art Museum.
Over 100 artists from Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, California and Arizona will take over the plaza and surrounding streets with a variety of handmade creations. From paintings, clay, wood and glass to jewelry, photography, fiber and sculptures, a wide variety of one-of-a-kind items will be available for purchase.
Spin art will be offered for kids of all ages from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. each day and local musicians will be entertaining the crowd throughout the weekend.
Admission to the fair is free and museum admission will be reduced to $2 both Saturday and Sunday. The museum will be FREE to all mothers on Sunday for Mother’s Day.
All proceeds from the Beaux Arts Fair benefit programming and exhibitions at the Figge Art Museum. For more information on the fair, please visit www.beauxartsfair.com.