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Fine Art Festival Returns To Downtown Leesburg on September 14 & 15, 2013
Posted Date: 8/16/2013 3:00 PM
Leesburg, VA (August 16, 2013) – The Friends of Leesburg Public Arts are sponsoring the 2nd annual Leesburg Fine Art Festival in downtown Leesburg, on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 and 15, 2013. A portion of the proceeds from the festival will support the Friends of Leesburg Public Arts.

Coordinated by Paragon Art Events, the art festival will showcase nationally and internationally acclaimed arts from more than 20 states and overseas. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the artists, learning how their specific artworks were created. The festival will feature painting, jewelry, sculpture, photography, woodworking, ceramics, glass, fiber art, mixed media and more. Each piece of art in the festival will be an original creation. For more information, please visit www.paragonartevents.com/lee/.  

Admission to the Leesburg Fine Art Festival is free. Hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturday, September 14, and 11am to 5pm on Sunday, September 15. There will be street closures in downtown Leesburg for this event. King Street from Cornwall Street to Loudoun Street and Market Street from Church Street to Wirt Street will be closed, beginning at 5:30pm on Friday, September 13. Streets should reopen at approximately 9pm on Sunday, September 15.

The Friend of Leesburg Public Arts’ mission is to provide funding and support for public art and arts-related programs within the Town of Leesburg. In addition to hosting the annual art festival, they are currently raising funds for a mural on the Loudoun Street side of the Town Hall Parking Garage. For more information, or to make a donation, please email LeesburgPublicArts@gmail.com.  

Contact:
Betsy Fields
Research & Communications Manager
bfields@leesburgva.gov  
703-771-2734