AMERICAN FOLK ART FESTIVAL 2010 AMERICAN FOLK ART DEALERS AND ARTISTS TO HOLD THIRD ANNUAL AMERICAN FOLK ART FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, MAY 1ST IN THE HEART OF WINE COUNTRY TO BENEFIT THE NAPA VALLEY MUSEUM.
News-Antique.com - Apr 19,2010 - Napa, CA - American creativity, past and present, has been a driving force in shaping the spirit of the American Folk. On Saturday, May 1st this creative spirit will again be alive and well in the heart of the Napa Valley.
For one day only, a group of knowledgeable dealers and talented artists are coming together to showcase and sell many wonderful examples of both antique and contemporary American Folk Art.
The event is the third annual American Folk Art Festival, again being held on the grounds of the beautiful Laird Family Estate Winery, 5055 Solano Avenue in Napa from 12 Noon until 5 pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Napa Valley Museum located just up the road from the winery in Yountville.
The festival is open to the general public and a $10 admission will be charged. A wonderful array of folk art dealers and folk artists will be on hand displaying their collections of unique Americana; ranging from whirligigs, gameboards, tramp art, and dolls, to braided and hooked rugs, quilts, paintings and papier mache creations.
Featured Wood Sculptor Artist, Freeland Tanner will be present with several examples of his works inspired by Tramp Art Freeland's work has been featured in the book "Tramp Art: Another Notch, Folk Art from the Heart" by renowned collector and dealer, Clifford Wallach.
Festival guests will enjoy Laird Family Estate wines, refreshments and light appetizers served throughout the afternoon and attendees can listen to live music provided by Pacific Chamber Jazz while the check out all of the dealers and artists. All of this is included with the $10 admission to the event.
The Napa Valley Museum is dedicated to promoting the cultural and environmental heritage of the Napa Valley. The Museumís special, changing exhibits represent a diverse range of subjects from fine arts to history to natural sciences. They are committed to presenting exhibits that will entertain and educate the local community as well as visitors from around the world. The Napa Valley Museum is located at 55 Presidential Circle, Yountville, CA.