Arts On The Road – Family Edition, is an interactive children’s arts festival on Saturday, April 6 from 10am - 2pm on the 400 to 600 blocks in Downtown Clearwater.
This free interactive children’s art festival will feature hands on arts experiences, make and take experiences and performances from a wide variety of artists including a concert with Parents’ Choice Award®-Winner Roger Day. Food trucks and vendors will be serving a wide variety of freshly prepared specialty food and beverages that will be available for purchase.
There will be hands-on arts experiences including sand and spin art, wax hands, the Chalk Car, a large-scale collaborative mural for kids courtesy of the Clearwater Arts Alliance and so much more. Free make and take experiences will be provided by The Humane Society and Wheels on Wheels from Dunedin Fine Art Center plus tile art. Other attractions include a face painting, bubble machine, sensory activities and much more.
In addition to a free live concert with Roger Day, performances will also include a strolling bag piper, led group dancing, living storytelling and an Instrument Petting Zoo led by Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts faculty. The Capitol Theatre will be open to all for concession and restroom facilities, along with screening episodes of Daniel Tiger, courtesy of local PBS station, WEDU.
While you’re downtown for Ruth Eckerd Hall Arts on the Road, visit Second Century Studios, located at the corner of Cleveland Street and Osceola Avenue for The Dali Museum’s Dreams of Dalí Virtual Reality Experience. The first-of-its-kind pop-up installation, in partnership with Clearwater Community Redevelopment Agency, will run through June 2019, providing residents and visitors alike an opportunity to engage in the arts through technology.
(Activities and performances are subject to change)