Artisphere, a popular Fine Arts festival in Greenville, SC was supposed to be this weekend, May 8-10 but since the city of Greenville canceled all events through May 10 due to CDC regulations regarding COVID-19, the festival was rescheduled for August 21-23.
This year marks the 16th anniversary of the country’s top art festivals. The festival includes indoor and outdoor performances and visual arts exhibitions throughout the West End of downtown Greenville.
A lot of artists will be featured in the event showcasing different artworks like digital art, fiber work, soft sculpture, glasswork, jewelry, metal works, drawing in pen or pencil, mixed media 2D/3D, paintings in oil or acrylic, photography, woodwork and more. Artisphere also showcases live music, theatre and dance performances, as well as culinary shows.
Artisphere Festival Attractions
Artisphere attractions include an Artist Row of 135 visual artists, including national and local artists selling their work; Artists of the Upstate, a collaboration with the Metropolitan Arts Council that showcases work by local artists; Outdoor Stages with an array of performances by local and national artists; Art in Action Stage, Kidsphere chilren’s area, which provides hands-on arts opportunities for kids; A special area highlighting local restaurants called the “Arts Café”; Temporary public art installations including street murals and bridge banners.
Artisphere brings thousands to Main Street Greenville, providing art patrons with an opportunity to celebrate all forms of arts. On its 15th anniversary last year, the festival attracted nearly 70,000 visitors. Organizers said a total of 1.3 million in art sales was recorded in its 3-day run. It had created $5.8 million impact on the local economy.
For more information please visit: https://artisphere.org/