FAU to Host Third Annual Fine Arts Festival
BOCA RATON, FL (October 12, 2012) – The visual arts and art history department and University Galleries at Florida Atlantic University will host their third annual Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Performing and Visual Art Centers on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, 777 Glades Road. The FAU Fine Arts Festival is the premier fundraising event of the year for the visual arts and art history department. The event is free, and the public is welcome.
The art and design work of professional artists and FAU students will be on exhibit and for sale. The festival will feature a wide selection of art media, including works in ceramics, drawing, painting, jewelry, photography, printmaking, sculpture and more. Prices range from $10 to $10,000. There will also be food, fun, music and a silent auction each day to benefit the Visual Arts Scholarship Fund. The University Galleries will be open featuring the South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Winners Exhibition.
All the proceeds from the festival will directly benefit their mission of educating artists, art historians and designers by providing them with scholarship opportunities, access to state-of-the-art traditional and digital arts facilities, enrichment through a visiting artist lecture series, and so much more.
For more information on the festival, visit http://www.faufineartsfestival.com or call 561-297-3870.