Friday September 29

Collaborative String Art

Licking County Main Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark:Teen Zone
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Free

No registration required
Watch as a shape takes form using colorful thread to weave geometric patterns.

 

The American Farm, Art Exhibition

The Works, 55 S. 1st Street, Newark

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Free
Enjoy the oil painting of James Young inspired by the barns and landscape of Ohio and unique objects of art and furniture hand-crafted from historic barns by the Mount Vernon Barn Company.

Film Screenings

Licking County Main Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark
10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Free

Film doesn’t just entertain, it enlightens and inspires! Join us at the Licking County Library to experience the stories of the Licking County community as told by our youth and local lmmakers.

 

HASHTAG: New Artwork by Denison Studio Art Program Students

Denison’s Newark Art Space, 23 West Church Street, Newark

10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Free
Art exhibition of works by art majors at Denison University. Exhibition will include a range of mediums including photography, painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics

Community Art Show Opening

Licking County Main Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free

Applications to submit artwork are available at www.lickingcountyfamfest. com and must be received by September 8, 2017. Join this exciting opportunity
to display your artwork related to FAMFEST’s theme of Express Yourself. Art will be displayed on all three oors of the Main Library.

Art @ The Market

Canal Market District, 24 E. Canal Street, Newark
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Free

Family friendly hands-on art activities near the market’s center pavilion.

Saturday, September 30

Community Art Show

Licking County Main Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Free

View community art displayed on all three oors of the Main Library.

The American Farm, Art Exhibition

The Works, 55 S. 1st Street, Newark

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Free
Enjoy the oil painting of James Young inspired by the barns and landscape of Ohio and unique objects of art and furniture hand-crafted from historic barns by the Mount Vernon Barn Company.

Film Screenings

Licking County Main Library, 101 West Main Street, Newark
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Free

Film doesn’t just entertain, it enlightens and inspires! Join us at the Licking County Library to experience the stories of the Licking County community as told by our youth and local filmmakers.

 

HASHTAG: New Artwork by Denison Studio Art Program Students

Denison’s Newark Art Space, 23 West Church Street, Newark

10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Free
Art exhibition of works by art majors at Denison University. Exhibition will include a range of mediums including photography, painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics

From Here & Beyond: Making Comics Workshop

Denison Art Space in Newark, 23 West Church Street, Newark

11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Free
Targeted for teens 12-15, learn the relationship between words and pictures through the art of comics. Participants will leave the workshop with their own mini-comic.Workshop will be taught by Denison Art Professor Ron Abram and his Contemporary Comics students.
10 spots are available. How to register, email: denisonartspace@denison.edu .

Charcoal Relief Drawing Demonstration

Licking County Arts Gallery, 50 S 2nd Street, Newark
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Free
Established in 1968, Licking County Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing leadership in the development of art education and exhibitions to residents of Licking County. LCA artist, James Hatfield, graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design with a B.F.A. in Illustration. He will complete a live charcoal relief drawing demonstration of animals and people. Weather permitting; children may draw on the sidewalk in front of the gallery while James leads them in a drawing exercise.

Hands-On Art Experience with Jenn from Bryn Du Arts Center

Canal Market District, 24 East Canal Street, Newark

Noon to 4:00 pm
Free
Walk-up participants will create mini- collages using a mixture of different materials and textures.We will focus on the elements and principles of design to create visual stories using text, color, shape, and texture.

Performing Arts

Canal Market District, 24 East Canal Street, Newark
Noon to 4:00 pm
Free

Bring a chair and enjoy a celebration of Shakespeare, musical theater and dance performed by talented and local actors, dancers and musicians. Visit www. lickingcountyfamfest.com for the nal performance schedule.

Student Barn Quilts

Canal Market District, 24 East Canal Street, Newark
Noon to 4:00 pm
Free

View the work of Ben Franklin Elementary Art Club. Under the leadership of Cary Hock and Hilary Zurhorst 4th grade art club members worked together to create barn quilts that showcased teamwork and community and to begin a barn quilt trail for Licking

County.

Land of Legends: Printmaking Workshop

Denison Art Space in Newark, 23 West Church Street, Newark

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Free
Type of Activity:Targeted for kids
5-10, this workshop will use simple
D.I.Y. printmaking techniques to create artworks inspired by the landmarks of Newark and Licking County. Participants will leave the workshop with unique, colorful & multi-textural works of art. Workshop will be taught by Denison
Art Professor Ron Abram and Studio Art students.
10 spots are available. How to register, email denisonartspace@denison.edu.

Street Folk Music Festival

Thirty One West, 31 West Church Street, Newark

8:00 pm to Midnight
Early bird tickets $7.00, $10.00 at the door, Call 740-528-6002 for tickets

Thirty One West is our local live music venue that’s mission is unite our community through art and music and showcase local, regional, and national talent in the creative arts. Spend the evening enjoying the music of Rese Jhordan, Matt and Troy Band, Heather Dawson, Funknado, Katty Whomp Us, Barefoot McCoy,A Pirates Life

Sunday, October 1

Art & Craft Market

Canal Market District, 24 East Canal Street, Newark
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Free

Cap off a weekend of FAMFEST fun by exploring the work of local artisans. Enjoy the day surrounded by beautiful art and purchase a piece to take the experience home with you!

Food by Trucking Delicious – How food should taste food truck.

HASHTAG: New Artwork by Denison Studio Art Program Students

Denison Art Space in Newark, 23 West Church Street, Newark

10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Free
Type of Activity:Art exhibition of works by art majors at Denison University. Exhibition will include a range of mediums including photography, painting, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics.