The semi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival, featuring works from the nation's top visual artists. Now in its 43rd year, the show is the premier fine arts event in North Texas.
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, May 5, and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday, May 6
Full details are available at cottonwoodartfestival.com. This is a rain or shine event.
Cottonwood Park is located at 1321 W. Beltline Road, in Richardson, TX. Directions can be found at cottonwoodartfestival.com.
Parking and admission to the Cottonwood Art Festival is free of charge. Some children’s events require a fee. The artists’ works and food are available for purchase. WHY Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show. This year approximately 800 artists submitted their work for consideration. Jurors selected over 250 artists to exhibit their museum-quality work at the festival. The artists competed in 14 categories: 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital, Drawings/Pastels, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood.
• Grammy Award-winning Brave Combo will perform Saturday night. Other great bands will perform Saturday afternoon and Sunday.
• Cottonwood Art Festival is a juried show.
• Each of the artists is there in person to discuss their work.
• For pint-size Picassos, ArtStop is the festival’s hands-on, interactive children's area with activities no child can resist.
Festival Director, Cottonwood Art Festival
City of Richardson
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