C-Art Festival

Date(s) - 08/09/2017 -- 17/09/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Arts and Crafts

C-Art Festival 2017 – 8th – 17th September

exhibitions • performance • installations • films • art fair • open studios • events • art in extraordinary places


C-Art Festival is Cumbria’s award winning celebration of contemporary art.
Co-ordinated by Eden Arts, for the past 6 years, C-Art has connected over 185,000 visitors to Cumbrian artists, and has seen over £665,000 in sales of Cumbrian art through exhibitions and open studios. For 2017, C-Art takes on a new format – C-Art Festival – stages across numerous locations across 10 days.
BIG WEEKEND #1 – 8-10 September

  • Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition launch and Awards Ceremony,
  • Art Fair at Rheged, Penrith of over 50 high quality arts, furniture, jewellery and more
  • Live Art and Performance
  • Films
  • Artists Open Studios

BIG WEEKEND #2 – 15-17 September

  • Open Studios weekend with Artists and Galleries opening their doors across Cumbria from 10am – 5pm each day
  • Art in Extraordinary Places
  • Live Art and Performance
  • Films
  • Crafts and Music Event @ Brunswick Yard, Penrith, with Crafty Vintage

Throughout the week artists will continue to open studios (see the C-Art website for individual listings)
Please visit www.c-art.org.uk for more information
C-Art Festival is supported by Arts Council England

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