Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Information for the City Website from Arts & Culture.

Arts & Culture Programs for 2015

FriDATES

FriDates is a series of concerts, lectures, or art demonstrations happening once or twice a month. Admission is free. Bring your date and come to FriDates for an evening of entertainment and social gatherings. All programs begin at 7:30, unless otherwise indicated.

WEEKEND OF THE POOKA: A CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS

Please contact Sandy Spinks at 216-469-7640

For more information visit: www.bedfordpooka.org or phone 440-232-1600

CALL TO ARTISTS





Visual artists are invited to exhibit and sell their work at the Weekend Of The Pooka: A Celebration of the Arts, September 13 & 14. Go to





www.bedfordpooka.org for an application, or for more information phone:





440-735-6537.







ART BEAT



May 2 & October 24. - 6 to 9:00 pm - Downtown Bedford







Come downtown to experience Bedford’s “pop-up” art show. Downtown Merchants will open their stores to exhibit the work of local artists. Street musicians entertain as visitors stroll through this historic district. Visual Artists are invited to show and sell their work. For more information phone: 440-232-0115.









CHALK ART







May 31st 11:00am to 2:00 pm.







Artists of all ages, professional or amateur, are invited to have fun and express creativity on the sidewalks of downtown Bedford. Meet at 704 Broadway to receive free chalk and assigned space. Cost: Free. Prizes are awarded.

GARDEN & ART TOUR







June 14 – 11 am, to 4 pm. Visit unique local gardens and view art work including wood carving, glass, paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more. Tickets: $7 available







at American Turf Garden Center and Carol James Florist. For more information







phone: 440-232-1600.

AUTUMN CELEBRATION







Month of October - Downtown Bedford







Paintings by students from Bedford High School will be showcased in the windows of participating merchants. Enjoy this “art walk” beginning October 1st.

WINDOWS OF BEDFORD FALLS







Month Of December - Downtown Bedford







Partnering with the Christmas In Bedford Falls Committee, Bedford Arts & Culture coordinates a variety of community organizations to decorate store windows with holiday themes in the downtown business district. Watch for some new and creative displays this year! For more information about Christmas In Bedford Falls or how to participate in the window display project, phone Gina at 440-232-0115 or go to bedfordchamberoh@sbcglobal.net

FRIENDS OF THE ARTS







We need you! If you are interested in becoming a member of an exciting group and being an active part of the Bedford Renaissance, please let us know. Art is happening in all forms in the Bedford area – visual arts, music, theater, dance, art appreciation, art education and more. To learn how you can be involved phone 440-735-6537 or email azgrabik@bedfordoh.gov for more information.









ART HAPPENS! SPREADING THE WORD







There are many wonderful arts programs being sponsored by local churches or community groups in our area. We would like to hear about them. If you would like help in showcasing or publicizing your program, phone 440-735-6537 or email Annie at azgrabik@bedfordoh.gov and we will list your activity here.

 

CALL TO ARTISTS







Public Art Projects







The Bedford Arts & Culture Board is extending an invitation to northeast Ohio artists to participate in a variety of public art projects. These projects include designs on modern bike racks, window installations in vacant storefronts, or art work in neighborhood parks. In addition, artists will have an opportunity to display their work for sale in public buildings around town or participate in annual art shows. For more information, phone 440-735-6537. If you wish to be on our mailing list email us at azgrabik@bedfordoh.gov and tell us more about your art.