NVAA Hosts 2nd Annual Phoenix Fine Arts Fest

Posted by PVSchools on 5/3/2019

Phx Fine Arts Fest with arts icons

The North Valley Arts Academies (NVAA) will host a Phoenix Fine Arts Fest on Friday, May 17th from 6-9 p.m. at Shadow Mountain High School (get directions). The festival is planned and led by student artists from the three NVAA schools - Desert Cove Elementary School, Shea Middle School and Shadow Mountain High School, and includes artwork and performances from both NVAA and non-NVAA students. This free event is open to the public and will include art, performances and hands-on family-friendly art activities for all ages.

Activities will include:

  • Three art galleries, which will feature 100 pieces of art, including photography, 2D and 3D.

  • Four hours of student performances, including vocal, instrumental, dance, theater, film and interdisciplinary. Performances include solo, duo, small group and large group combinations. Performances will take place at various locations throughout the campus.

  • A variety of student-run workshops on topics such as music technology, visual arts, theater, dance and performance.

  • Family-friendly activity center with booths and hands-on projects, including face painting, arts and crafts, club and student group booths.

  • Food trucks will be onsite, including Aioli Food Truck, Modern Tortilla, Frosted Frenzy Cupcakes and Kona Ice.

The Phoenix Arts Fest is partially funded by the Youth Engagement Project Grant, which was awarded by the City of Phoenix’s Office of Arts and Culture.

Learn more about the NVAA program.


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