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Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival

This family-friendly arts festival has been described by The News & Observer as "how the Triangle celebrates Spring." Metro Magazine has recognized Artsplosure on numerous occasions as the "Triangle to the Coast's Best Cultural Event," and Artsplosure was singled out for its high quality and popularity in the New York Times.

The festival's centerpiece, the juried and highly competitve Art Market features nearly 180 visual artists from across North Carolina and the nation. These artists and crafters exhibit and sell their original works of art in the following categories: ceramics, fiber art, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, photography, wood, other 2D and 3D works. Three expert judges award $3,500 in six merit awards to the top artists in the market. The Art Market opens an hour early on Sun., May 19 for easy access for those with accessibility or other special needs.

Sat, May 16 - 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sun, May 17 - 10:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC

For more information, call the Artsplosure Arts at 919.832.8699 or visit us online at

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