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Italian Street Painting Festival in Bakersfield – October 11-12

Date 10.08.2014

Via Arté 2014, an Italian Street Painting Festival presented by The Bakersfield Museum of Art on October 11-12. The Marketplace at the Bakersfield Museum of Art will be transformed into a work of art during the 16th Annual Via Arté Italian Street Painting Festival. Using the asphalt as canvas, spectators watch as professional and student artists unlock their imaginations and turn the parking lot into a gallery of amazing chalk masterpieces. This event is modeled after the Italian tradition of I Madonnari celebrates a shared love of the arts in our community.

The Bakersfield Museum of Art
1930 R Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Admission if FREE.