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2019 Festival Program PDF

The City of Inverness’ Festival of the Arts returns to downtown Inverness for its biggest year yet on November 2-3 starting at 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is the longest running fine art show in Citrus County with free admission and free parking. 

This show hosts over 100 exhibitors in mediums such as glass, drawing, fiber, paint, jewelry, sculpture, wood, ceramics and digital art. The festival will also host a section for merchants with candles, baskets and crafts. 

This show has over $7,000 available in awards for competitors, and the awards presentation takes place at 4:30 p.m. on the Valerie Plaza.

Returning for its second year, the Inverness Plein Air competition takes place October 29, 2019 through November 1, 2019 with $1,000 in awards available. These paintings featuring the sites of Inverness will be showcased in the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum during the festival. 

On Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 is the first ever Quick Draw Challenge where artists paint 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with winners announced at 1:30 p.m.

49th Annual Festival of the Arts
Downtown Inverness, 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Sunday, November 3, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. both days
Free admission and free parking

Fest of Arts 2019