• MAIN ST. art festival to take over Fort Worth for 30th year

     
    POSTED February 26, 2015
     
  • MAIN ST. art festival to take over Fort Worth for 30th year

     
    POSTED February 26, 2015
     
  • MAIN ST. art festival to take over Fort Worth for 30th year

     
    POSTED February 26, 2015
     
MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival, the largest art festival in Texas, will celebrate its 30th year April 9-12. Spanning 25 city blocks to showcase 215 artists from around the country, the event is also the city’s largest music festival.
 
Only 14 percent of the 1,345 applicants have been selected to exhibit this year, featuring 15 mediums, including ceramics, jewelry, mixed-media, printmaking, digital, fiber, leather, painting, drawing and pastels, glass, metalwork, photography and wood. The organizers predict more than $4.6 million worth or art will be sold. There will also be a Young People’s Art Fair with work from more than 200 young artists available for purchase.
 
The festival is a nationally recognized event and a three-time winner of the Grand Pinnacle award from the International Festivals and Events Association. It is also one of top ten arts festivals in the U.S., according to the Art Fair Sourcebook.
 
“Over the past three decades, MAIN ST. has become one of the most attended and celebrated arts festivals in the country, with tens of thousands coming together to enjoy one of the world’s largest outdoor art galleries and music venues,” said  Larry Anfin, chairman of the festivals and events committee for Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc., which organizes the event.  “The original hope that MAIN ST. would someday become a multi-faceted festival that would transform downtown into an outdoor gallery and concert stage has not only come to life, but has exceeded what anyone thought was possible.”
 
For more information about the festival and event schedule visit the website

SCS Global Services (SCS), a third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, has launched its Zero Waste Standard, “Zero Waste for Events.”

 

The Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre completed its $24 million renovation of the entire hotel and conference center. Renovations began in 2020. 

The North Dallas conference center hotel renovation includes a full redesign of all 503 guest rooms, lobby and public areas, and food and beverage outlets. Additionally, the hotel’s 55,000-square-feet of meeting space was updated with new furnishings, technology upgrades, and the addition of a new 6,600-square-foot Lakeside Ballroom. 

 

Anchorage is a city like none other—making it a popular choice for hosting meetings and events.

Through the tall windows of the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, meeting attendees can gaze out toward Cook Inlet, which stretches all the way to the Gulf of Alaska and toward mountains—some snow-capped—representing several ranges. They may even see an eagle fly by or see one of the 1,500 moose that are said to roam Alaska’s largest city. It’s easy to see why it’s said that Anchorage is a city like none other in the United States.