Updated: Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009, 10:19 AM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009, 6:52 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The 10th Annual Providence Rotary Street Painting Festival will be held on Saturday, September 26 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM in the revitalized retail area of Westminster and Union Streets.
This year’s event will feature hundreds of street painting artists from New England creating their concrete masterpieces on Union Street for a chance to win an award, an Artisan Marketplace highlighting 60 booths filled with handcrafted items by local artists on Westminster Street, live entertainment in the form of 3 to 4 bands performing amazing music, and a food court offering a great selection of food and refreshments.
Admission is FREE! Thousands of attendees, young and old, will enjoy a beautiful Autumn day appreciating the diversity of the arts!
What is the Providence Rotary Street Painting Festival all
It is a high profile, fun event that advances the arts and supports a great cause. It is a celebration of the diversity of art and artists in Providence, where businesses and individuals come together to donate time, money, and talent to benefit organizations that enrich the lives of underprivileged children in and around Providence. Thousands of inner city children have benefited from programs supported by the Providence Rotary Charities Foundation.