Chalk Fest

2014 Chalk Fest

Join us for a sidewalk painting celebration at City Park in Glens Falls on August 21, 2014Download the entry form here.

Create artwork on the sidewalks in City Park!

Live Bands! Family Fun! Get Creative and GO APE FOR ART! Join Art in the Public Eye on Thursday, August 21 from 3-7 pm in Glens Falls’ City Park for this year’s Chalk Fest! More family fun, music, food, art projects and photo ops! Oh and don’t forget to GET MESSY while creating chalk art on the sidewalks all around City Park!

$10 registration fee reserves your sidewalk square and includes high quality artist chalk pastels, blending tools, bottle of water, and gloves.

New this Year! $5 artist bags sponsored by TD Banknorth! Includes sidewalk chalk, gloves, and bottle of water.

Live Music with:
The Wonderbeards – The WonderBeards are an Acoustic Folk/Rock duo based out of Glens Falls, NY epitomized by their powerful vocals and hard-hitting drum sound. Formed by Chris Ristau (Vox and Guitar) and Tom Miles (Drums, Percussion, Banjo, Ukulele, Uke Bass and Harmonica) in the Spring of 2012 the duo has been playing regular shows throughout the Northeast ever since.

Christopher Baldwin creating sidewalk art “LIVE”! Get your photo taken on Mr. Baldwin’s Lichtenstien inspired massive chalk drawing! Mr. Baldwin is the creator of several successful webcomics, the most significant being Bruno and Little Dee. Check him out right by the registration tent on Maple Street.

Facepainting by Happy Face FX (PJ Duell)! The best facepainter in the area will be at Chalk Fest! Don’t miss a trip to PJ’s tent!

Experience tableau vivant (“living picture”)! This French term describes an individual or group of costumed models, recreating known works of art. This art form marries the art of the stage with the art of painting. The most recent heyday of the tableau vivant was the 19th century.

Pop Art Photo Op! with Sketch Design Lounge!

You can also sign up the day of the event. Look for the registration tent in City Park!