ON, June 15th 2018 -
Returning for its 16th year,
on the Street organizers are pleased to invite you to the Saturday, June 23rd
show. Guelph’s leading art fair will showcase an array of original work and
exciting projects from nearly 100 established and emerging artists. You can view the full event program, with a
list of exhibitors and information on other art events in the Downtown core, here
Starting at 10am, visitors can walk this open-air art gallery in
the beautiful and historic setting of Quebec Street. Ceramics, jewellery, acrylic paintings,
photography, textiles and much more will be on display, accompanied by the
artists who made them.
Each year the organizers choose a
local artist to contribute a piece of their work and become the event’s ‘poster
This year, oil painter and
winner of Art on the Street’s People’s Choice Award, Jessica Masters was chosen
to have her work featured on the event publicity. Jessica says “amongst all the talented artists who participate in Art On The
Street it is such an honour for me to have been chosen as the poster artist for
this year’s event. It's so nice to live in Guelph and feel the continued
support of the arts from our city. I love exhibiting in this show, its
juries in some if Ontario’s best artistic talent, it’s very well organized and
promoted, and the Guelph community have always come out to show their support
on what is always a fantastic show”.
For those with young children, St George’s Square will be
transformed into the Children’s Arts Festival.
As usual, it’s all about the kids making the art. Join the Children’s Art Factory, Guelph
School of Art, Play with Clay, the Guelph Public Library and the Suzuki String
School of Guelph as they fill the space with creative activities.
Returning for a 2nd year, the Mini Maker Market featuring kids selling their wareswill appear in front of Old Quebec
Street Shoppes. 10 cute mini market
stalls provided by the Children’s Art Factory will feature goods made by little
Find food on the street too as Canadian restaurant Miijidaa and
vegan eatery Boon Burger bring a selection of quick and easy bites
outside. They will be joined by Downtown
Guelph’s favourite food truck the Street Food Truck, as well as ice cream
served from an Airstream by Bluewater Creamery.
The Capistrano Café is the best spot to eat lunch whilst watching the
kids play. There are numerous Downtown restaurants and diners ready to serve up
a variety of delicious food.