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  • 2014 Arts Festival Call To Artists

    The Newtown Arts Festival has issued a Call to Artists for its 2014 event.

    Now in its third year, the festival has attracted an average of 4,000 visitors each of its first two years. Set for September 13-14, the festival takes place on the Fairfield Hills campus.

    “We are looking for artists and artisans, crafters, authors, dancers & unique food vendors” for the juried festival, said Stacey Olszewski, artisan contact.

  • Arts Festival Events Kicked Off With Kid-Friendly Art Party

    Following months of planning, events related to the second annual Newtown Arts Festival have begun. Three events had been held as of Tuesday night, three more weeknight events are still ahead, leading to a huge two-day event September 21-22 at Fairfield Hills. 

  • Arts Festival Events Begin This Weekend

    Carol Collins's artist creation “Newtown, Express Your Love” was selected this past spring to be the iconic image for the 2013 Newtown Arts Festival. 

  • Arts Festival Needs Volunteers

    Organizers of The 2013 Newtown Art Festival are looking for volunteers.

    Events for this year’s festival will begin on Sunday, September 15, with a Children’s Arts Party at Newtown Youth Academy, and continue daily with performances every evening, leading up to the two-day festival at Fairfield Hills on Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22.

  • Newtown Arts Festival Expands To Eight Days Of Cultural Programming

    After more than two years of planning, members of Newtown Cultural Arts Commission presented a two-day event at Fairfield Hills last year that offered a few thousand visitors everything from fine art to whirligigs. This year, organizers are expanding the festival to include six days of programs prior to the big September 21-22 weekend event at Fairfield Hills.

  • Newtown Arts Festival Issues Call To Artists

    The Newtown Arts Festival Committee has issued a Call To Artists for its Second Annual Festival.

    The 2013 festival will be a week long celebration of the arts culminating with a September 21-22 artists market, fine arts gallery tent exhibits, live music and theater presented at Fairfield Hills. As with last year, there will also terrific food, workshops, demonstrations, and make and take activities for all ages. 

  • Collins Named Winner Of Competition For 2013 Newtown Arts Festival Logo

    Carol Collins's artist creation “Newtown, Express Your Love” will be the iconic image for the 2013 Newtown Arts Festival.

  • NCAC Announces New Scholarship; Deadline To Apply April 12

    The Newtown Cultural Commission announced on March 27 a $500 scholarship has been added to NCAC’s original $1,000 scholarship for a resident of Newtown who is a high school senior and who is planning on attending advanced education in the next year in a field of artistic study.

    The scholarship is open to any Newtown resident, regardless of the high school they are attending.