Family Arts Festival Taking Place At Bartlesville's Price Tower

Friday, October 9th 2009, 9:42 am
By: News On 6

BARTLESVILLE, OK -- The works of numerous Bartlesville area artists will be on display during the Family Arts Festival at the Price Tower Arts Center this weekend.

The works will include paintings, lathe-turned wood, jewelry, sculptures and more.

"The Price Tower Arts Center is thrilled to have these outstanding, local artists involved with our Family Arts Festival," said Price Tower Arts Center outreach and education coordinator Cynthia Naylor.

The artists will include Michael Graber, Pamela Carrico, Cathy and Guy Lenora, Nancy Harkins, F. Lee Gates, June Floren Pritchard, Amy Jenkins and Jeannine Stevens.

The festival, in its 7th year, is for the first-time offering events on Friday evening, geared toward adults between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The artists will be available to discuss and sell their works.

Crafts Done Wright is the theme for this year's festival outside the Frank Lloyd Wright designed skyscraper.

The festival on Saturday focuses on family oriented events that are both fun and educational for all ages and range from face painting to wall weaving.

The hours for Saturday are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

"This festival is a wonderful opportunity for families to spend time together and learn more about art, architecture and design in a historic setting," said Price Tower Arts Center curator Scott Perkins.

During the Family Arts Festival, admission to the gallery at the Price Tower Arts Center will be free.