Elizabethton Arts in Action festival Saturday in downtown Elizabethton

Published 10:22 am Thursday, May 4, 2023

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The Elizabethton Arts and Cultural Alliance (ElizAlliance) will host an Arts in Action festival downtown Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, Saturday, May 6, from 4-7 p.m. The Elizabethton Alliance brings the community together to discover the vital role arts contribute to connect and build the downtown culture of Elizabethton.
This free event creates space for participants to meet local artists along an open studio and gallery tour; contribute on a community canvas and a community puzzle; enjoy local performances in dance, theater, and storytelling; and participate in a photo scavenger hunt.
Also, August Muse in Downtown Elizabethton will host a combined art show Saturday, May 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. to celebrate rising local artists. This exhibit show will remain open in-store through the end of May 2023.
Mason Van Horn uses his work to encourage and inspire viewers to be more bold and confident in their own lives. Through his passion for realism and absurdist art styles, he finds joy in the humor that art can evoke. Megan Ree Taylor explores still life and whimsical pastoral scenes, and she creates original oils and miniatures. Megan finds joy in creating art and cannot wait to share her creativity, love, and joy in this upcoming art show.
The front and back entrance of the shop at 518 E. Elk Ave., will be open on May 6 from 4-7 p.m. for the opening night of the art show. Guests are invited to explore the works of both artists and have a chance to meet them in person.
August Muse is a retail space dedicated to empowering the arts in Elizabethton. The retail store offers resources and items to inspire the dancer, musician, artist, and more.
Elizabethton Arts and Cultural Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to engage and connect the community with the arts and culture in Elizabethton. To learn more please visit their website.

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