May 13th, 2020, Downtown Guelph – Art on the Street, Guelph’s flagship art sale and exhibition, is going online for 2020! A summer staple that showcases regional talent and the beauty of Downtown Guelph, Art on the (Virtual) Street will launch on Saturday June 20th. A bespoke website will allow art lovers to browse select works and purchase their favourites online. Visitors will also be encouraged to order food from Downtown Guelph eateries and listen to music from local musicians, just as they would if they were at the event in person.
The juried application process is open to artists within Guelph and Wellington County from now until Monday May 25th. There is no fee to take part and applicants must have the ability to accept online payment and offer delivery or curbside pick up. Apply here.
Executive Director of the Guelph Arts Council Patti Broughton says “Art on the Street is such a summer staple and we are excited to be able to continue it’s 17 year tradition. We’re also proud to celebrate and promote the creativity and talent of our local artists.”
Now in it’s 17th year, Art on the Street is co-presented by Guelph Arts Council (GAC) and the Downtown Guelph Business Association, Art on the (Virtual) Street. Featuring contemporary fine art and craft, the event spotlights multi-disciplinary talent within the regional arts community.
For questions in regards to applying for Art on the (Virtual) Street, please contact Fan-Ling Suen at [email protected]
For media enquiries, please contact Sam Jewell at [email protected].