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Semi Secret Silent Disco
Multiple DJs spinning over two days and an immersive art installation, you won’t want to miss out on this annual spring arts festival. Keep an eye out for the location announcement on the day of the event!
What if you could have a custom song written about your life by the best songwriters around? Step into the song confessional at Artsplosure and provide an anonymous confession on the spot to be recorded – and it just might inspire a new hit song! Today’s top bands and songwriters turn anonymous stories into new original songs. Each episode features the “confession” that inspires the original song, the song premiere, and an interview with the songwriter. Song Confessional is hosted by Walker Lukens and Zac Catanzaro and is a collaboration with KUTX radio in Austin, Texas.
You Matter is an interactive art installation in collaboration with Darkness Rising, that acknowledges the importance of mental health awareness in the Black community, by inviting festival goers to write words of affirmation to themselves onto mirrored letters that show their reflection. Artsplosure is proud partner with Darkness Rising, whos initiative is to reimagine and provide safe and equitable mental health resources, address issues which directly affect the Black community members to resources, and erase the stigma.
The Art of Pickle Ball
Four art-covered pickle ball courts where you can rent paddles and balls, or bring your own. This immersive experience combines art and athleticism for a one-of-a-kind activity that you won’t want to miss!