What is your idea of the perfect day? If it has anything to do with art, plan to visit Indian Wells, California in April for the art festival where you’ll find a source of creative inspiration around every corner.
The 11th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival is set to take place April 5-7, 2013 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. More than 200 award-winning artists will showcase their fine art and quality crafts in the Tennis Garden’s magnificent plaza. Offerings include paintings, drawings, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel, and handcrafted wares. Watch the creative process in action as artists engage in on-site demonstrations of glass blowing, painting, large-scale stone sculpturing, larger-than-life mural painting, sand sculpture, wood carving, and pottery throwing.
An epicurean marketplace offers gourmet specialties, while sidewalk chalk drawing, children’s activities, wine tasting, live musical entertainment, book signings, and refreshments are ongoing throughout the Festival. Sunday morning features the popular “Eggs & Champagne in the Garden” brunch menu until noon.
Consecutively ranked as one of the 100 Best Fine Art Shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Indian Wells Arts Festival offers a festive art marketplace experience for both the collector and first-time buyer. The Festival is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (gates close at 4 p.m.). Entry fee is $12 for adults; free for children 12 and under. Free general parking and valet parking are available. For more information, visit www.indianwellsartsfestival.com.