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Artsplosure attendees
Artsplosure attendees
Live performance at Artsplosure
Live performance at Artsplosure
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Artsplosure Returns to Downtown Raleigh May 2024!

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Artsplosure attendees

Art Market


Photo of three Artsplosure volunteers


Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival returns on May 18-19, 2024 in the heart of downtown Raleigh.

Explore the eclectic, award-winning Art Market featuring over 175 juried fine artists and craftspeople exhibiting original works of art in 10 different categories. All will be available for purchase, including painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, and more.

Watch live music performances on the main stage from emerging national and regional artists, bring the kids to enjoy free arts and crafts at Kidsplosure, and experience one-of-a-kind art installations on display throughout the Fayetteville Street footprint.

Art Market Hours
Saturday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
*Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

*Please note that the Art Market will be open from 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Sunday) specifically for patrons with accessibility needs.

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