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White Mountain Art & Artisan Festival
Location: Jackson Village Park
Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
Our White Mountain Art & Artisan Festival is one of the Northeast's premier events for artists and artisans, the 2014 juried exposition should feature works by more than 40 artists with sculpture, glass and wood arts, ceramics, fiber arts, fine arts and jewelry for sale at all price points.
Local musicians are always a high light of this event. Be sure and check back to find out who will be performing for this year's event. There will be food and refreshments that may include lobster sandwiches and more.
Join in on the arts and crafts activities for children, that could include sand sculpting, beading, temporary tattoos and t-shirt decorating.
Remember it was through the eyes of the artists of the White Mountain School of Art that the world first became aware of the beauty of Jackson. Many of the artists of the 19th century White Mountain School came to Jackson to view the lovely scenes we live with every day from pastoral farms to the grandeur of Mt. Washington. In 1923, Wallace Nutting, author of "New Hampshire Beautiful" put it well when he said "People of Jackson can claim as their advantage to be in the immediate view of the best of the White Mountains. Jackson undoubtedly stands high among the more desirable mountain towns as a goal of visitation."
This holds true today. Works of art from local and visiting artists who convey their vision of this spectacular area on canvas continue to be popular purchases.
This event can be enjoyed by singles, couples and the entire family... with something special for each.
Check back beginning in June for a list of the Artists and Artisans that you can expect to see at the 2014 event.