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Primavera Spring Art Show set for April 21-23

Post Date:04/07/2017 9:44 am

Primavera in PlymouthThe 21st annual Primavera Springtime Celebration of the Arts event is set for April 21-23 at the Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave.

Sponsored by the City of Plymouth and Plymouth Arts Council, this free spring art exhibition provides an opportunity for the public to view and celebrate a mixture of fine art and entertainment. Live entertainment and children’s activities, including a scavenger hunt, will be held at various times throughout the event.

The event features original artwork by local and regional adult and high school artists using an array of mediums, including acrylic and water color paintings, graphite drawings, metal sculptures, photography, pottery and mixed media.

"Night Watch" by Justin Cox featured at PrimaveraSchedule for Primavera

  • Friday, April 21 – Opening reception and exhibit hours are 5-8:30 p.m. The evening will include a performance by Wayzata High School Jazz Ensemble 5:30-7 p.m., as well as an awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 22 – Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A children’s scavenger hunt and artist “pop-up shop,” a variety of local artwork and prints for sale, will be available throughout the day. Plymouth Concert Band Ensembles are set to perform 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Photographer Peter Wong will give a presentation at 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 23 – Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A children’s scavenger hunt will be available throughout the day. Plymouth READS will host author Allen Eskens for Literary Night at 6:30 p.m., featuring his book “The Life We Bury.”

‘Friends of the Arts’ Preview Set for April 20
The night before the opening reception, Friends of the Arts will hold a premier preview of the exhibit 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, April 20, featuring a performance by harpist Laura Vosika. Guests can enjoy an early look at the exhibits, as well as light refreshments. The event is free for Friends of the Arts members; it costs $10 for non-members. For reservations, call 763-509-5225.

Primavera is sponsored by the City of Plymouth, Plymouth Arts Council and Plymouth READS. For more information, visit plymouthartscouncil.org.

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