The perfect way to spend Father’s Day weekend, the 18th Annual Promenade of Art will make its highly-anticipated return to Arlington Heights at the intersection of Campbell St. and Vail Ave. on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This free entry festival, hosted by industry veteran Amdur Productions, will offer up a great place to spend some time with dad or pick a unique, thoughtful gift from the 130 talented artists that will be showcasing their work. With offerings spanning a variety of mediums, there will be something fit for every father. Promenade of Art will also feature for the first time a live art competition, called “Battle of the Brushes,” where artists will go head to head in a creative face off on stage. Attendees can enjoy delicious treats from locally-loved food vendors, try their hand at the many kid-friendly activities including a graffiti wall and much more. For more information on the festival and Amdur Productions’ 2020 lineup of festivals around Chicagoland, please visit www.amdurproductions.com.
THE 18th ANNUAL PROMENADE OF ART IN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS RETURNS THIS FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND JUNE 20-21
This free, family-friendly art festival promises an exciting weekend highlighting over 130 artists, live music, food, and a new, interactive art competition.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (MARCH 2020) – The beloved Promenade of Art will make its return for the 18th year to Arlington Heights at the intersection of Campbell St. and Vail Ave. this Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hosted by Amdur Productions, the festival will feature works from over 130 lauded artists from across the country spanning mediums including paintings, flat arts, jewelry, furniture, ceramic, wearables, fashion, accessories, 3D art pieces, sculptures and more. New this year, attendees will enjoy the “Battle of the Brushes” – a head-to-head creative face-off between some of the festival’s top artists creating work live on stage.
“We’re excited to continue the tradition of hosting the popular Promenade of Art festival and sharing the experience with a community as warm and welcoming as Arlington Heights,” said Amy Amdur, President and CEO of Amdur Productions. “With the fest in its 18th year, we look forward to offering an engaging experience including more to see, experience and enjoy than ever before.”
In addition to shopping the thoughtfully-curated selection of art, festivalgoers will have the opportunity to interact with artists while they shop and witness the masters at work through various live art demonstrations. Guests can also revel in the flowing creative spirit with live music, locally-loved food vendors, kid-friendly activities including a graffiti wall, youth art tent in partnership with local art school Kaleidoscope and more.
Amdur Productions has highlighted American Cancer Society as the beneficiary of their Green Ribbon Project during the Promenade of Art festival. 10% of proceeds from booths showcasing a green ribbon will be donated in support of American Cancer Society.
With both free admission and street parking available to visitors, the Promenade of Art is easily accessible to both travelers and local community members alike. For more information or to see the full lineup of Amdur Productions’ 2020 festivals, please visit www.amdurproductions.com.
About Amdur Productions
Amdur Productions has produced fine art and fine craft festivals across the Midwest with a focus on Chicago and the surrounding suburbs for 37 years. Founded by Amy Amdur and headquartered in Highland Park, Illinois, the company launched its first event with the Port Clinton Art Festival and has since grown to 24 regional events. Through these events, Amdur Productions aims to foster a community of thoughtful, engaged audiences by connecting them to countless inspiring artists and their unique pieces. Offering festivalgoers a unique value proposition, Amdur events provide shoppers the opportunity to meet and engage with artists to learn about their methods and processes before choosing to adorn their home with a new piece of art. amdurproductions.comAbout ArtZipper.com
Launched in 2018 by Amdur Productions, the e-commerce site ArtZipper.com is an online marketplace where up-and-coming artists can sell their unique, handcrafted pieces directly to consumers. Many of the most popular artists that exhibit at Amdur Productions events include their art on the site, giving fans and attendees another outlet to shop their work 24/7. From paintings to sculpture, hand-blown glass and fine jewelry, ArtZipper.com features expertly curated works in every medium you can imagine, and ships internationally. artzipper.com.
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