Greensboro’s 17-Day Celebration of Culture & Art

Greensboro’s 17-Day Celebration of Culture & Art

Greensboro North Carolina,

 home of the annual 17-day Celebration of its rich culture and artistic community. An event put on by ArtsGreensboro, is a half a month’s long movement that feature hundreds of different event, captivating 200,000 spectators at last years festival.  “From musical classics to Americana roots-rock, and from award-winning theatre and dance to storytelling, the visual arts, galleries, and everything in between, 17DAYS is a celebration of all things beautiful and exciting”(via. 17daysgreensboro.org/about).

Here are a few events that you can look forward to and we here at The Gardens at Anthony House, encourage you to Explore!  Enjoy!


National Folk Festival

September 9-11, 2016

Courtesy of 17daysofGreensboro.org

“A 75-year tradition of celebrating the roots, richness, and variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, and food. The “National,” as it’s commonly called, will feature more than 30 performing groups on seven stages with continuous music and dance performances, along with children’s activities, a folk arts marketplace, regional and ethnic foods and more.” – See more at: 17daysGSO


 

Eve Recast: A Performance by Meg Stein

September 14 @ 5:30 pm6:30 pm

Courtesy of 17daysofGreensboro.org

An Art Showcase at The Gallery at Green Hill. A performance piece by Insistent Objects sculptor and performance artist Meg Stein. “Stein’s work addresses the notion of “women’s work”  through her sculptures fabricated from domestic objects, including disposable razors, Q-tips, make-up brushes, hair brushes, nail files and nail polish. This performance is a witty take on living symbiotically with these peculiar entities” – See more at: megart


Living Art America, The North American Body Painting Championship

September 24 @ 2:00 pm8:00 pm

Courtesy of 17daysofGreensboro.org

 

Greensboro will host The North American Body Painting Championship for the first time in it’s history. “Watch the artists and models during the last two hours of painting and then enjoy the multi-media, runway-style “fashion show”.” See more at: bodyart. At $15 per ticket, this is an event worth paying for. Live art is unique, because you get to see true art from a blank canvas to the finished masterpiece.


Greensboro Mini Maker Faire

September 24 @ 1:00 pm6:00 pm

Courtesy of 17daysofGreensboro.org

“The Greensboro (Maker Faire) celebrates our unique culture of makers. When science and art intertwine, ideas and innovation are brought to life. Area artists, artisans, inventors, science enthusiasts, techies, and tinkers of all ages are brought together at (Maker Faire) to show off what they love to do and make. Interactive demonstrations, art and tech exhibitions, and inspiration are all found at Greensboro (Maker Faire). – See more at: fire&ice  I know i will be attending this even for sure


So celebrate your city and explore this annual event with your friends and family. Taste•Live•Local

~The Gardens at Anthony House