FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A popular event will bring art and fun to downtown this weekend. The 2021 Art This Way Art Crawl will kick off Friday.
Art This Way released the following:
Each of the nine locations along the Art Crawl will feature a live band, complimentary appetizers, a cash bar, and a featured artist creating their work live on-site! The featured artist will have a full gallery show set up in each of these non-traditional gallery spaces. The locations along the Crawl can be visited in any order by those attending the event.
Free food and cash bars along the Crawl will be provided by Hall’s Restaurants, Zinnia’s Bakehouse, JK O’Donnell’s, Dash-In, Insomnia Cookies, Landing Beer Company, Copper Spoon, and Utopian Coffee + Kitchen.
Locations along the 2021 Art Crawl: Start Fort Wayne (111 West Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802), Keller Williams Gallery (112 West Washington Blvd.), Dash-In (814 South Calhoun Street), Utopian Coffee + Kitchen (118 West Columbia Street), 125 West Main Gallery (125 West Main Street). Also, featuring special events at outdoor venues: The Porch Off Calhoun, Otter Alley, PNC Plaza, and The Landing
Featured artists: Julie Wall, Theoplis Smith III, Joseph Pelka, Maisie Husman, Jasmine Pilkinton, Jeff Pilkinton, Lyndy Bazile, Ouizi, and Terry Ratliff.
Live musical performances: Todd Harrold Band/Duo, The Goat’s Beards, James, and the Drifters, See Ray Hardly, The Debutants, Chris Minning, DJ Polaris, Alicia Pyle, Jess Flame Thrower, The Piano Men, Jazzknot, and more!
Tickets are available now at ArtThisWayFW.com! Tickets cost $25 a person after 9/1/21. While this is a family-friendly event, the event is primarily for adults. Maps will be available online and handed out at information kiosks on the day of the event. To purchase your tickets, please visit www.ArtThisWayFW.com and search for Art Crawl, or visit our Facebook event page, Art This Way, and follow the event ticket link. All proceeds go directly to funding more public art projects in Downtown Fort Wayne.
Also, during the 2021 Art Crawl, the community is invited to join us in a dedication event! Ouizi’s newest mural on The Landing will reach completion, and the mural dedication is being held at 6:00 pm in conjunction with the Art This Way Art Crawl.