In case you missed it, you should know that last month, Disney announced their Disney Springs Grand Opening Summer Celebration. The summer-long celebration is to honor the newly renovated and re-imagined Disney Springs; the former Downtown Disney. With plenty of new shops and restaurants to check out, Disney Springs is quickly becoming one of the most exciting attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort for guests. In keeping with their plan to celebrate all summer long, Disney has announced that August will be the month of Art:
“Art in August” kicks off this Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Disney Springs Marketplace. With tents set up throughout the promenade, guests can expect to find Disney artists like Don “Ducky” Williams, handmade treasures including jewelry from Jortra and stationary from Boiled Books, and unique keepsakes such as the latest Precious Moments Dolls from doll designer Linda Rick.
Every weekend (Thursday through Sunday) in August, new artisans will be featured. Painters like Greg MCCullough, Darren Wilson, William Silvers, Joe Kaminski and Jasmine Becket-Griffith will sit alongside niche craftsman who sell items that include giftable plants (Petal Pushers), Handmade Soaps and Beauty Products (Rinse) and decorative house and garden flags (Swaying in the Breeze). Guests can expect to find jewelry made from recycled beads at Magic Ink and decorative Italian masks from Annalisa Masks. Pop Gallery, the eclectic art haven on the West Side, will have a booth featuring unique pieces, as will Name Works. And on select dates, these diverse artists will be joined by photographer Carlos Cuba, Precious Moments figurine sculptor Hiko Maeda, and game designer Quynh Kimball. Whether you prefer your art “fine” or simply “fun,” there’s something for everyone!
Click here to see the full schedule of Art in August events. Keep your eyes peeled, as there is the possibility that additional artists may get added to the lineup 😉
Will you be checking out the beautiful art in Disney Springs this month?
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