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ArtFest 2023
Date  September 16, 2023 @ 1PM - 4PM

ArtFest 2022!

ARTFEST WEATHER UPDATE - ArtFest will go on as scheduled today, but due to a chance of rain and storms, the event will be held indoors at The Art Center from 1 PM - 4 PM today. This decision was made in order to ensure the safety of our participants and volunteers.
All of the art activities will still be available, Fatbacks will still be selling their specialty BBQ menu, and our yard sale will still be happening in our conference room. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Art Center at 217-223-5900.

Date: September 16, 2023

Time: 1 PM -4 PM

Location: Quincy Art Center Lawn & Galleries | 1515 Jersey St

Celebrate ArtFest 2023 at The Art Center! On Saturday, September 16 from 1 PM - 4 PM, join The Art Center in a celebration of visual art in the community. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. This is a great opportunity for families to come together and get a glimpse of the educational services and programming The Art Center provides throughout Quincy and the surrounding area. Free and low-cost interactive activities can be enjoyed by any person of any age, making it a great time to get creative. 

In addition to outdoor activities, the Art Center will also have several exhibits on display indoors during the event: the 2023 Students and Instructors of the Quincy Art Center Exhibit, The 14th Annual Members of the Quincy Art Center Exhibit, the Quincy Children’s Museum Satellite Exhibit Curiosity Magnified, and AfroNOW: A Journey through Blackest Space on the Other Side of Time by Stacey A. Robinson. ArtFest participants will have the opportunity to meet Robinson during the event. All exhibits will be freely available in the Art Center’s galleries, and ArtFest participants will have the opportunity to do an activity that ties into the exhibit. 

The Art Center will also welcome a number of community partners to the lawn with their own activities, including Quincy Children’s Museum, Quincy Public Library, Arts Quincy, Quincy Museum, and more! Local musician Kathy Brink will perform, KICK-FM will broadcast from the event, and Fatbacks BBQ will have delicious lunch items for sale!

Thank you to our fall 2023 sponsors for making ArtFest 2023 possible! Knapheide Manufacturing, BlueCross BlueShield, Quincy Medical Group, Blessing Health System, The Relish Jar, Denman Services, Inc., Casey’s General Store, Gully Transportation, Moore’s Floors, The Holzgrafe Family, Bill & Chris Daniels, Lori Kruse, George & Mary Nell Meyer, Signe Oakley, Mr. & Mrs. Ron Vecchie, Kevin & Krista Rankin

Get Involved!

The Art Center is looking for volunteers to help make ArtFest 2023 the best it can be! Sign up now to volunteer!