Quincy Art Center’s annual ArtFest set for Saturday

Quincy Art Center

The Quincy Art Center at 1515 Jersey | Submitted photo

QUINCY — The Quincy Art Center’s annual ArtFest will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at The Art Center, 1515 Jersey. Admission is free.

Learn about the programming The Art Center provides. Free and low-cost hands-on activities can be enjoyed by any person of any age. Activities consist of wheel throwing, sidewalk chalk, scratchboard art, rock painting, no-look drawing and an exhibit scavenger hunt.

The Budding Artist will be there with a paint-your-own-pottery project. Quincy Public Library, Quincy Community Theatre, Quincy Children’s Museum, the Lorenzo Bull House and Arts Quincy also will be at ArtFest with free activities. Square Peg Group Troupe will be present as costumed works of art.

Local musician Kathy Brink will perform, and KICK-FM will broadcast from the event.

The Art Center will have two exhibits on display during the event. “The Forest Within” by Carlos Zamora will be on display in the Sinnock Gallery, and the 13th annual member exhibit will be on display in the Stevenson Gallery. Zamora will be at the Art Center to talk about his work.

Local businesses and individual donors have helped reduce the cost for many activities. Local artists to share their passion for the arts by hosting several demonstrations and hands-on experiences.

ArtFest is sponsored by 644 Maine, Argabright Electric, BlueCross BlueShield, Casey’s General Store, Martha Didriksen, The Knapheide Manufacturing Company, Ruth Mays, Todd Pettit and Paul Sager, Signe Oakley, Quincy Medical Group, The Relish Jar, SERVPRO of Quincy, Howard and Ruth Ann Snowden, Jim and Jil Walker Tracy and TNT Golf & Motorsports.

For more information, visit quincyartcenter.org or call 217 223-5900.

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