JAMESTOWN - Experience a fantastic day of fun for everyone at the First Great Jamestown ChalkWalk. Jamestown Now, the Downtown Jamestown Development Corporation, and the Arts Council for Chautauqua County are hosting this event on Sept. 15 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., in downtown Jamestown. Novice or experienced chalk artists will cover Jamestown's sidewalks with works of art and compete for cash prizes and awards. Throughout the day there will be activities for the kids and entertainment for all. At 6:30 p.m. a reception and award ceremony at The Lillian V. Ney Renaissance Center will conclude the event. Artists that participate in the ChalkWalk will also have the opportunity to display his or her work at the closing reception.
Artists are needed to make this event a success. Public art, such as ChalkWalks can bring a community together in unique and creative ways and it has a rich history of being an accessible, engaging form of art for people of all ages, regardless of artistic ability.
Chautauqua County and the Downtown Jamestown Development Corporation office located in The Lillian V. Ney Renaissance Center, 119 West 3rd Street in Jamestown. Please mail completed registration forms to: Jamestown Now, P.O. Box 848, Jamestown 14702. There is a $10 fee that is due on the day of the event.
Not an artist? Jamestown Now is also looking for donations to help make this event a success. Would you consider becoming a "Chalk Star" by making a donation?
Contact Jamestown Now with any questions regarding donations or artist registration at JamestownNow@gmail.com or by calling 483-5772.