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The Tale of Two Towns – Watercolor Exhibit

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018

Anasazi State Park Museum,

460 North HWY 12




United States

"The Tale of Two Towns",  a watercolor exhibit by Escalante artist Harriet Priska, is on display through October 27th at Anasazi State Park Museum.  Harriet, owner of Serenidad Gallery, has studied the local history and represented the early pioneer days showing the relationship between Boulder and Escalante as they were settled in the last part of the 19th century.  […]

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2003-2017 Best of Show Exhibit

September 24 @ 9:00 am - October 1 @ 4:00 pm

Escalante Kazan Medical Center,

570 East Moqui Lane




United States

During business hours, stop by the Escalante Kazan Medical Center to see the Best of Show winning paintings dating back to the beginning of the festival.  The collection features a variety of styles and types of artworks.  Since the medical center opened the collection has been on display here so the public has ready access […]

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9:00 am

Judges Talk

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

9 to 10 AM, Exhibit Hall If you've always wondered how judges of an art competition make decisions on who wins, this is an event you want to be sure to attend.  Join this year's plein air competition judges to learn how they evaluate the work submitted and ultimately make decisions on who receives awards.  Detailed […]

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10:00 am

Plein Air Exhibit and Art Sale

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

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The Plein Air Exhibit is the highlight of the festival and showcases all art submitted for the Plein Air Competitions.  The show typically includes more than 100 entries in oil, pastel, watercolor, and other mixed media that have been produced during the days leading up to the show by registered artists of all levels of experience.   […]

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Arts & Crafts Fair

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Artisans, artists and crafters from around the region come to Escalante each year to share their unique products with festival attendees. The Arts & Crafts Fair is great for finding regionally made items that have a story to tell about the area and those who live and work here. Jewelry, ceramics, photography, wooden crafts, fiber […]

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Artists Overflow Sales Tent

September 28 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm

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Artists display and sell plein air paintings created during the week but not entered in the competition in the Artists Overflow Sales Tent, located just outside the Exhibit Hall. Artwork need not be framed but must have current year's festival stamp on the back and have been completed during current year's festival.  To sell artwork in the Artists Overflow […]

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Stained Antique Glass Studio

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on September 22, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 28, 2018 at 10:00am

Retired Art Festival Director, Sandy Larsen, will have an open studio showing his abstract, eccentric glass windows made entirely from antique glass. Open studio includes tours of the historic rock house, one of the first pioneer structures constructed in the area.         4 miles west of Escalante on HWY 12 then 1 […]

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10:30 am

Bob Phillips

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Montana-born singer-songwriter Bob Phillips writes and performs in the tradition of American roots music, offering an authentic and musically compelling look at life, the world and ourselves. Diverse musical styles color his tunes, which range from gritty rock anti-war anthems to rebel folk and country-blues.  With diverse musical influences ranging from John Prine and Bob […]

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11:00 am

Kit Frost: The iPhone – So Much More Than a Selfie

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Today’s smartphones include a wide variety of apps for image making. Photos, videos, time lapse sequences are just a small sampling of what is available for using your phone. Kit Frost uses her phone as a sketchbook, as a digital camera, as a video production tool and for time lapse photography. This workshop is designed […]

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12:00 pm

Shiloh Rising

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Shiloh Rising is a husband-wife duo who have been writing and performing together for more than 20 years.  Their eclectic repertoire includes much original music blending folk, country, bluegrass, and rock influences – in short, their own interpretation of Western Americana.  Their songs reflect the experiences, love, and joy of life lived in the American […]

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12:30 pm

Cynthia Rosen-Malter: The Expressive Landscape

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Cynthia will talk about how she chooses a site, demonstrate decisions regarding the dynamics of composition and color choices.  Cynthia primarily uses the palette knife to create rich moving images - she will discuss stroke direction and how it helps to  direct the viewer’s eye and create movement within the image.         […]

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1:00 pm

Paula L. McNeill: The Life and Works of the 2018 Featured Artist – Shawn Miller and Featured Vendor – Karen Rangitsch

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Paula L. McNeill in a discussion of the inspirations, processes, and resulting work of this year's Featured Artist, Shawn Miller and Featured Vendor, Karen Rangitsch.  McNeill is an art educator and photographer who divides her time between Valdosta, Georgia, where she was on the art faculty at Valdosta State University and summers in Escalante, […]

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2:00 pm

Kate MacLeod

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Kate MacLeod's voice is said to sound as pure as water from a mountain stream. And while singing from the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, her highly acclaimed songs often precede her as other artists, such as Laurie Lewis and Mollie O'Brien, sing them on stages across the country.

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4:00 pm

Jessica Frogley and Carl Dede

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Jessica and Carl play all the bluesy, jazzy, soulful favorites from the great American songbook.  They draw inspiration from Ella Fitzgerald, Billy Holliday, Count Basey, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans...the list could go on.

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