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YorkArts’ Involvement in Yorkfest

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Yorkfest is just one week away.  The event consists of a juried art  exhibition, a children’s festival and much more.  Mindy Christian from YorkArts talks about the chalk walk and some of the neat public art that’s going to be on display.

Chalk Walk

  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 23
  • Market St. between N. Beaver and N. Pershing
  • The Chalk Walk is a competition to promote public art and celebrate creativity of high school-aged and adult artists. Awards are given for people’s choice, high school and adult, and judge’s choice
  • Register by August 16 on the YorkArts website

Adult Juried Exhibition

  • On display Aug. 14 through Sept. 13
  • With the awards ceremony 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 22
  • At YorkArts gallery, 10 N. Beaver St.
  • Adult Literary Award winners to read their winning pieces at 7 p.m., and awards will be given for best in show and awards of distinction

Children’s Art and Literary Exhibit

  • Exhibit runs Thursday, Aug. 21 through Saturday, Aug. 30
  • At YorkArts@CityArt, 118 W. Philadelphia St.
  • An awards ceremony will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, August 23, with Mayor Bracey to announce the winners

YorkArts Involvement in Yorkfest