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Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival returns on October 9 – 10, 2021 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.

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Meet the Artist: Q&A with Kiwi Calhoun

Meet Artsplosure 2020 Official Artist Kiwi Calhoun! When did you start creating art? "As soon as I could hold a…

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Bob Rankin to Serve as Honorary Chair of Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival 2020!

Kacy Hunt, president of the Artsplosure Board of Directors, today announced that acclaimed Raleigh visual artist and educator Bob Rankin…

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