ARToberfest 2020

ARToberfest 2020 sponsored by

The Turner Center for the Arts invites you to participate in the 3rd Annual ARToberfest Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m-2 p.m. at the Turner Center Art Park, 605 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta. ARToberfest 2020 celebrates the talent of local and regional artists and their contributions to our culture and community. Fine art will be displayed and sold on site, several artist demonstrations are scheduled throughout the event, live performances by local bands as well as various food trucks and restaurants selling food, coffee and treats.

Scheduled Line-up

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Plein-Air Painting Competition Registration
Competition begins at 11:00 A.M. and ends at 1:00 P.M.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Gud Coffee
10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Jen Anders Live Music
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
South Georgia Classic Car Club Show
Featuring:¬† Ford GT 40, ’57 Chevy Fire Car, 1956 Thunderbird, 1980 Camaro, 1932 Chevy and more.
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Glass Blowing Demonstrations (Each Hour) with Devan Cole
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Potters Wheel Demonstration with Julie Smith
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Spun Yarn Demonstration with Ashley Frazier
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wood Turning Demonstration with Dave Richards
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Painting Demonstration with Brent Dixon
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Snake Nation Press Author Readings
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Pumpkin Painting – Session 1
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mo’s Mediterranean Falafel
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Burgers & Georgia Beer Co. – Jessie’s Catering
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Pumpkin Painting – Session 2
1:30 PM
Plein-Air Winner Announced

We exist because of YOU and we want to make sure you have increased opportunities to show and sell your artwork. Your entry into 3rd Annual ARToberfest also includes a membership to the Regional Artist Community (RAC). RAC perks include:

Your presence on
Vendor space in the TCA Gift Shop
Potential for Artist of the Month recognition
First rights to annual ARToberfest space with no entry fee
Annual RAC Members-Only Gallery Show
RAC Members receive first notifications of events
RAC Members-only workshops and events

Contact Jessica Ganas, Office Manager, at 229.247.2787 for more information about ARToberfest or Bill Shenton about joining RAC!