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A Call for Artists, Artisans and Artisan Farm Market Vendors for 16th Annual Art and Music Festival

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All smiles at last year's East Brunswick Arts Festival and Springfest. Credits: TAPinto East Brunswick
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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick, Department of Recreation & Parks and the East Brunswick Arts Commission will sponsor the 16th Annual East Brunswick Art & Music Festival – an outdoor juried show of fine art and fine handmade crafts – on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The daylong event is planned to provide artists with a venue to exhibit their work, demonstrate their talents, and offer original art and craft items for sale.

Held at our spacious Community Arts Center located at 721 Cranbury Road, this well-publicized event has attracted artists from New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Original artwork in oil/acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture, graphics/drawings/pastels, and mixed media; Fine handmade crafts including glass, pottery, jewelry, mosaics, turned wood sculpture, woodcrafts, will be represented. Cash prizes will be awarded by professional judges for Excellence, Merit and Honorable Mention.  Interested artists should call 732-390-6797 for a Show Application or www.eastbrunswick.org/ArtMusicFestival.

New this year is an Adult/Student Gallery.  If you are a new or novice artist that doesn’t have enough art to fill a booth, or have limited pieces that you want to show off, you can submit up to 2 works for display in the Adult or Student Gallery.  Art displayed in this area will not be for sale and is only for the show attendees to enjoy.  Art Gallery work is also not eligible for judging or prizes. 

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Coinciding again with this year’s Festival will be the Artisan Farm Market offering an assortment of local products; including pickles, local honey, natural skin and body products and much more.  The market will be open 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Interested Market Vendors should call 732-390-6797 for further information or www.eastbrunswick.org/ArtMusicFestival.

Other features of the Art & Music Festival include all day entertainment, a Kids Activity Zone and Food Trucks.  Added this year will be a Craft Beer Tasting Tent featuring craft beer from Departed Soles Brewing Company.  The event routinely sees over 5,000 – 6,000 attendees and buyers throughout the day.

 

 

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