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Art Presence Revives the Jacksonville Art Amble & news of upcoming events


Friday, May 27th, 5- 7 PM in Jacksonville, Oregon. Join local merchants as we celebrate Jacksonville’s creative community on the last Friday of each month! Changing Exhibits monthly at all participating venues, with Artist Receptions, Food and Refreshments. Maps are available at the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Center, Participating Businessses and Galleries. Look for the golden ART pennants. It’s Free and it’s Fun!

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2011 Britt Performance Schedule Announced

Check out this year’s awesome lineup!

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Art Presence Members to exhibit during Jacksonville’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

Jacksonville's Jubilee Week Celebration: 1860 – 2010

Lovely historic Jacksonville celebrates its 150th birthday during the week of September 17 – 25, and the arts will have a presence there thanks to Art Presence, whose members will each have one piece of work on display from Sept 17 – 24. Their closed-street venue on 3rd Street next to the US Hotel will add flair to the party from 12 – 5pm each day. Wine tasting, a farmer’s market-style Harvest Festival and music across the street should make a festive Jubilee Week!

Additional plans include Jacksonville’s largest parade, special performances at the Britt Music Festival, activities for kids, a historical “Victorian” fashion show on the streets, and much more…

More details will be coming soon…remember to check in again for updates!

Art Presence presents a Show of Ten Artists on Britt's Opening Night!

Art Presence, ensuring the presence of locally created art at Jacksonville, Oregon's public events

Sunday, June 13, 12 – 5 pm:  Jacksonville’s Art Presence is holding an art show in conjunction with the opening concert of the Britt Festival. Third Street (on the trolley side) will be blocked off so you can explore the work of these local fine artists: Jeffrey LevinPaula FongPeter CoonsAnne BrookeElaine FrenettKatharine GraceyDanna TartagliaMae HeidemanCheryl GarciaKaty Cauker… Enjoy the music of Gyspy Soul, Hamfist and Sweetgrass as they kick off the 2010 Britt Festival at 12:30 pm!

This entry was originally posted in May. This is an update of the original post.

Britt T-Shirt Contest | Britt Festivals

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Britt Festival Call to Artists

Britt’s 2010 T-Shirt Design Contest ATTENTION ARTISTS:

Britt Festivals is giving artists (professional, amateur and student) the opportunity to leave a mark on the 2010 Festival by designing this season’s t-shirt.

Artists should submit their design to Britt Festivals via email to [email protected] A panel of judges consisting of Britt staff and volunteers will choose a winning design. The winner receives $100 (compliments of Britt Society), a pair of tickets to a concert of choice (subject to availability) and two t-shirts. The winning design will be produced and sold as an official Britt Festivals 2010 t-shirt.

We are looking for unique, original artwork that captures the magic of the Britt Experience! Deadline is Wednesday, April 14.