Artfest Originals Only 2008

Artfest Originals Only 2008The Nanaimo Art Gallery will be presenting its fifth annual waterfront festival on August 16 and 17, 2008. The fine art show and sale Artfest Originals Only 2008 will once again take place on Pioneer Waterfront Plaza by the Bastion on Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17, 2008, from 10 am to 5 pm. Artfest is the premier art event in the city and one of the largest outdoor shows in British Columbia with close to 50 of the island's finest painters, sculptors and print makers participating. Artfest is devoted entirely to the display and sale of original fine art. Together with the Summertime Blues Festival which will be in the Harbourfront Plaza at the same time, downtown Nanaimo will come alive with music and art. For more information, call the gallery at 250-740-6350.

UPDATE: Unfortunately the number of Artfest registrants was not high enough this year and this art event has been cancelled. For details, please call Chris Kuderle at 250-740-6350. The Summertime Blues Festival is going ahead as planned.

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