Art in the Schools. Our Public School Initiative

State and Local budgets being what they are, the first thing to be cut is usually the Arts. Art in the Schools is a community outreach initiative funded with the money we raise from our annual RiverArts Festival.

Over 1000 students of all ages and different public schools will have the opportunity to work with some of our exceptional artists who generously volunteer their time. Please stop by the Art in the Schools artists’ booths during the festival and thank them for their participation! They are the essential part of making this program a success.

Art in the Schools will feature several of our 2016 Artist Market artists going into Shelby County Schools to work with art teachers and students, showing them how they create their artwork.

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Friday, October 21
• FREE Rockin’ River Arts Show • 6-10p
• RAF Preview Party • 6-8p • $30

Saturday, October 22 • 10a-6p
• Admission: $5, kids 10 & under FREE

Sunday, October 23 • 10a-5p
• Admission: $5, kids 10 & under FREE