Burbank, Calif.  -- Downtown Burbank Partnership and Burbank Arts Education Foundation will host the Downtown Burbank ARTS Festival. The outdoor fine arts market attracts more than 30,000 people and includes more than 100 professional artists, making it one of the largest art festivals in San Fernando Valley .

The bi-annual show which is in its 4th year in 2007 will include a city block devoted entirely to student art, student live performances, demonstrations and special appearances highlighting student artistic talent from Burbank Unified schools.


The fine arts event is held on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia and Angeleno in Downtown Burbank. Attendees can purchase or commission art, enjoy live musical entertainment, watch pottery wheel demonstrations, see chalk artists recreate masterpieces on city streets and help the next generation of Burbank students to gain access to a quality arts education.

The Downtown Burbank Fine Arts Festival is produced by Downtown Burbank Partnership in cooperation with the Burbank Arts Education Foundation and West Coast Artists. The Festival is sponsored in part by the Burbank Collection, Crayola, Ford Motor Company and Video Symphony.

Downtown Burbank comprises 34 blocks of retail, office, residential and entertainment destinations and includes more than 200 shops and 80 restaurants like Macy's, IKEA, PF Chang's, Urban Outfitters, AMC-16 and Burbank Town Center. The area is bounded by Verdugo Avenue , Glenoaks, Burbank Boulevard and the I-5 in Burbank, and contains more than 9,000 free parking spaces. downtown-burbank.org.
 

There will be a silent auction of sculpture, painting and photography by artists in the show, as well other opportunities to contribute to the Burbank Arts Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring permanent and equal access to a quality arts education for Burbank ’s 15,000 students. For more information on Burbank Arts in Education Foundation, please go to www.burbankartsed.org. For further information on the ARTS Festival, the public is asked to please call 818.238.5180.
 

Event info: Saturday and Sunday, November 10 and 11 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia and Angeleno in Downtown Burbank.
 


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