One week away!
Artisphere will be here next weekend – and it’s FULL CAPACITY! Not to mention FREE!
Artisphere has a schedule jam packed with activities for everyone this year. In addition to shopping the works of 100+ local and national artists, attendees can enjoy live music, art demos, crafts + activities for the kids, and more.
Before you head through the festival gates this year, you might want to check out some of the activities/exhibits that will be there this year ?
? GE Artist Row: Admire the work of 135 visual artists — and maybe score the perfect gift for Mother’s Day (or for yourself). Want a sneak peek? See all participating artists.
? Truist Arts and Drafts
New this year, Arts and Drafts invites guests to grab a beer on Broad St. while watching live, large-scale painting. Meet the muralists.
? Live music + performing arts
This year, Artisphere is offering a vast range of live music, theatre, and dance performances, from the WYFF 4 Main Stage to the Furman University Performance Plaza. Check out the full schedule. (New + notable this year: Headliners Aztec Sun and Ali McGuirk — as well as the High Divers, who were originally booked in 2020.)
? Bank of America Art Lab
The Art Center of Clemson will be offering free, hands-on, artist-led demonstrations throughout the festival where attendees can learn to make handcrafted earrings, try wheel throwing with clay, create macrame plant hangers + more. See workshops + sign up. (Class size is limited with classes available on a first come, first served basis, so be sure to sign up early.)
Spinx Kidsphere Arts & Crafts invites budding artists to create their own original artwork, while Legacy Early College Kidsphere Music will lead children through musical instrument + theatre costume exploration, with parades happening Friday at 3:30 p.m., Saturday at 12:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m., and Sunday at 2:45 p.m. See activities + locations.*
Take note of the name – Artisphere is all about ART – and this is one of the most popular festivals here in Greenville. We’re so glad it’s back in full swing, and I hope you’ll be able to partake in this year’s event!
This really is a great event, one that is so popular in our area. You don’t want to miss it!
Things To Do Around Greenville!
Mother’s Day 1st Sunday Pop-Up Market | Sun., May 1 | 12:30-4 p.m. | 315 S. Main St. | Free | This event, part of Camperdown’s “1st Sunday Pop-Up Market” summer series, will feature 11 local vendors selling gifts specifically for Mother’s Day. ?️*
Kid Craftin’: Mother’s Day Trinket Boxes | Mon., May 2 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Salem Library, 5 Park Ave., Salem | Free | Make a hand-painted trinket box to give mom a unique DIY gift.
The City of Greenville wants public input on two potential projects: an urban trail connecting the Greenville Zoo to downtown + the extension of the Sliding Rock Creek Trail in Nicholtown. Share your thoughts Wed., May 4 and Thurs., May 5 at Nicholtown Community Center. See additional meeting details. ?
20. That’s how many seasons the TD Saturday Market presented by Prisma Health has been running in downtown Greenville. This year’s market will feature 80 vendors, four special events + kick off on Sat., May 7 at 8 a.m. on Main Street at McBee Avenue. ?️
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