The Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliances’ Arts & The Park 2019, presented by Arvest Bank is  a ten-day celebration of the arts is scheduled for April 26th - May 5th, 2019 in Downtown Hot Springs National Park,  Arkansas. The festival will showcase the talent of local and visual artists from Arkansas and the surrounding states, as well as, musicians, dancers, poets, jewelers, potters, performers, authors, glass makers, sculptors and more in the events to be held during Arts & The Park 2019.

The festival will begin with a launch party on Friday, April 26th, followed by Art Springs, a free two-day outdoor art festival that will showcase fine artists and artisans to be held at Hill Wheatley Plaza in Historic Downtown Hot Springs on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th. During Art Springs, art lovers can indulge in great food, have fun with activities for children, and the always popular Chalk Walk which will expand to allow both children and adults to participate in this year’s sidewalk chalk art contest. Art Springs will lead the way for ten days of exciting arts events.

There will be numerous art events throughout the ten-day festival, including Gallery Walk on Friday, May 3rd, artist demonstrations at downtown galleries, artist workshops for all ages, poetry readings, concerts, and more. Art lovers can visit the personal studios of participating artists during the Studio Tours event to be held Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5. This is a hands-on, eye-opening experience for visitors to interact one-on-one with artists in our community and see them in their creative environments.

For more information contact Mary Zunick at 501-321-2027 or visit their Facebook page.