Chalk About It is the Miami Valley’s original chalk art festival and scheduled for May 21, 2016 at The Greene. Chalk art, or street painting as it’s known in Europe, has its origins back to the 16th century. Today it’s a creative art form by which a block of street is turned into a beautiful piece of art. Essentially, the asphalt is the canvas and the medium is environmentally friendly pastel chalk. Chalk festivals are gaining in popularity throughout the US, and are usually found in the south. Dayton is one of only a handful in the state. Last year’s debut event proved to be a great … [Read more...] about Chalk About It Recruiting Artists for May 21st Event
Chalk About It
The streets of The Greene will come alive today as artists create living art using only pastel chalk to bring awareness to national mental health awareness month from 10am - 10pm! Watching art come to life is considered a performance art and has an immediacy that gives every piece a uniqueness that can never be truly duplicated. You can vote for your favorite, by making a donation to Life Essentials! Take part in a family scavenger hunt and a kid's chalking area. Wind down with a block party in the evening. The event will support Life Essentials’ unique and specialized programs that … [Read more...] about Chalk Art Comes To Life At The Greene Today!