2014 Edgewater Fall Art Fair

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A multi-cultural and multi-generational lineup of 100+ artists from all over Chicago,

weaving a stimulating creative tapestry in the heart of Edgewater,

peppered with a contagious community vibe!

The 2014 Edgewater Fall Art Fair is organized by Edgewater Artists in Motion in collaboration with 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman.

Our Fall Art Fair is a labor of love by artists and art lovers for all those who appreciate artistic talent, enjoy community life, and like to discover the hidden treasures Chicago can offer.

Special appearance and music performance by Miss Illinois 2014, Marisa Buchheit!

Want to Volunteer and help us during the Fair? Contact Cheri at artfairvolunteer@gmail.com

When

September 27-28, 2014

Hours: 11 am – 6 pm

Admission: $5 suggested donation

Where

Address: 1040-1190 West Granville Avenue, between Broadway and Kenmore

Parking: Street parking is available around the Fair.

Public Transportation: EL Red Line. Get off at the Granville stop (wheelchair accessible) and you will be right in the heart of the Fair!  Buses: #36, #147

Sponsored by

SSA#26, Edgeville Buzz, Uptown Buzz, Pumping Company

Wyman Real Estate Group, Blue Buddha Boutique, Gino's North, Loyola University

We would like to thank all the businesses and individual donors who have contributed to this year’s Fair. See full Sponsor list.

Kick-Off Party

Presented by Edgewater Artists in Motion and The Pumping Company

Friday, Sept. 26 – 6:00 to 10:00 pm

At the Beer Garden (entrance on Broadway through the alley just South of Granville, next to The Pumping Company)

Starting at 7:00pm, music by The Steven Solomon Two Man Jazz-Pop Trio and guest DJ Tom Reeder (Jazz, Pop, Contemporary and Originals; Piano, Keyboard Bass, Drums, Vocals and Live Keytar with DJ Spins)

FREE admission (food and drinks available for purchase).

 

100 Exhibiting Artists

Featuring high-quality original works in painting, photography, handmade jewelry, mixed media, glasswork, pottery and more! Check out our artists’ lineup and get to know the artists through our exclusive Artist Spotlights.

Art vendors at last year's Edgewater Fall Art Fair

Live Music on 2 Stages

Presented by Gino’s North and Wyman Real Estate Group

Ongoing performances spanning Jazz, Country, Flamenco, Reggae, Caribbean, Cabaret, Opera, Choral music and more. Take a look at our high-energy and intriguing lineup.

Musicians performing at last year's Edgewater Fall Art Fair

Performing Arts Stage

Presented by Loyola University

Showing a varied lineup of performing artists working on their next great piece and giving you an unprecedented inside look at the wonders of the creative process. Take a look at the Performing Arts Stage program.

 

Beer Garden

Presented by The Pumping Company

Featuring live music, food and drinks to enjoy in a relaxed atmosphere.

FREE admission (food and drinks available for purchase).

Scene at the beer garden during last year's Edgewater Fall Art Fair

Children’s Activity Corner

Presented by Lickity Split Frozen Custard & Sweets

For kids aged 2 to 12 (and everyone who’s still a kid at heart!) Featuring live storytelling, finger painting, sidewalk chalk drawing, and ongoing art workshops in mask-making, balloon artistry, puppeteering and more! See the full program for the Children’s Activity Corner.

Last year's Children Activity Corner at the Edgewater Fall Art Fair

 

Fashion Runway Show

Presented by Blue Buddha Boutique 

Saturday, Sept. 27 – 1:00 to 2:00 pm

This year’s high-end Fashion Runway Show will feature new pieces by designer Ann Everett and the Equatoria Collection by designer Michael Wesley White.

Last year's fashion show at the Edgewater Fall Art Fair

Young Artists’ Gallery

Presented by State Senator Heather Steans

Featuring works by students of 8 Chicago schools, the Gallery will be open during the Fair.

Last year's Young Artists Gallery & Parade

Pet Parade & Costume Contest

Presented by Pet Portraiture

Sunday, Sept. 28 – 2:00 to 3:30pm

As a community event celebrating the spirit of Edgewater, we couldn’t leave pets at the door! So, the Fair will let pet owners unleash their creativity and parade their furry friends in imaginative costumes. Fun guaranteed for participants and spectators alike! Learn more about the program.

Last year's Pet Costume Contest at the Edgewater Fall Art Fair

 

Children’s Music Talent Showcase

Presented by Steve Solomon

Sunday, Sept. 28  – 12:00 to 2:00 pm

Musically talented kids from Edgewater, Uptown and Rogers Park will get the chance to show off their skills in front of a live audience, share their musical dreams and just have a blast. Read more about the Children’s Music Talent Showcase and how to participate.

Children's music talent show at last year's Edgewater Fall Art Fair

 

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The Edgewater Fall Art Fair is part of Chicago Artists Month 2014, the 19th annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant art community presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

For more information, visit www.chicagoartistsmonth.org