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2017
Art In The Pearl
Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

September 2, 3, & 4
The 21st Annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will be held Labor Day weekend.  It is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the Pearl District in Portland, Oregon.  The festival is rated one of the top ten art festivals in the country featuring the artwork of 130 artists.

Drawing an estimated 75,000 attendees, Art In The Pearl features exceptional visual artists, artist demonstrations, an interactive art area for children of all ages, a songwriters stage, and a variety

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2016 Best of Show Awards

Our Best of Show winners, chosen by this year’s jury: Amanda Parker, Nile and Michelle Fahmy, Hetty and Norman Metzger. #artpearl Congrats!… Continue reading →

Blick offers AITP 2015 Coupon

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Blick Art Materials is proud to support Art in the Pearl 2015.  See our store for the best in art supplies now and after the festival!  Click the link for a special offer.Continue reading →

Volunteers Needed

Volunteer opportunities during the Art In The Pearl Festival abound! We would love to have you come down and help us make our 19th show our best ever. And there are PERKS! You get a lovely t-shirt in the size of your choice, access to incredible artists and lots or excellent responsibilities. You can sign up now HERE.… Continue reading →

2014 “Best of Show” Winners

Best of Show winners for our 2014 Festival are Patty Roberts, Glass; Lisa Burge, Painting/Printmaking; and Ann Munson, 2D Mixed Media. Congratulations to all of our 2014 artists for making this one of our best shows ever. We hope to see you next year.… Continue reading →

Stage Schedule is now UP!

Our schedule for our all-new Art In The Pearl Stage is now posted online. Here is the link. We are very excited about presenting a great line-up of Singer-Songwriters performing original work this year. This online casino should be a special year at our stage and we look forward to getting your feedback about the new format.… Continue reading →

Rockin’ out in the Park!

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Every year the AIP line-up for the World Music Stage is richer and more wonderful, to the point that as many visitors come for the music as for the visual art.

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Music from Japan to Africa, Brazil to India, there’s a sound for everyone.  Returning this year is Al-Andalus, a world –renowned group creating an andalusian style that is a mix of music from the Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
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Also on stage will be Hank Araki who is a master of all things flute, Japanese and Celtic. Check the schedule and plan on enjoying the tunes!… Continue reading →

It’s all Kid’s Play!

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Newly named the Hands On Art Pavilion, four tents will feature activities for kids and kids at heart this year.  See great art and talk to the artists, but also MAKE some yourself!  Free that inner child (and the kid at your side who wants to mess with stuff)!  Here are some choices (or do it ALL!)

Print Arts Northwest
PAN offers a colorful printmaking experience with their popular fish printing program.
Saturday in the Arts Education booth

The Right Brain Initiative
The Right Brain’s button making program is a crowd pleaser enjoyed by people of all ages.
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Art In The Pearl By The Numbers

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AUGUST 31, 2013, 10:00 am

That is the date and time that is the focus of 20 hard working artists–the AIP Board of Directors. What do these 20 people bring to the festival to make it one of the top shows in the country?   Consider the following stats, and maybe you will have an answer:

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15 ​… Number of artists on the first AIP Board, each throwing $100 into the pot and going forward, without a doubt.

17 Years Art In The Pearl has existed.

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Attention Artists!

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2017 ARTISTS Applications OPEN

Artists interested in applying to jury for our 2017 show should visit our HOW TO APPLY page. Applications are now being accepted.

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