Be an Artist
The Bakersfield Museum of Art relies on artists of all ages to take part in this event. On October 20th and 21st, artists create temporary works of art with chalk pastels on the pavement at The Marketplace. All artists are invited to participate by applying below. There is no fee for participation.
A description and photo of the masterwork being copied or the concept of the original work must be submitted for approval. Please read the Artist Rules and Guidelines (pdf) before applying.
Looking to participate as a school? Visit our Schools page for more information.
Visit our Via Bambino page to learn how your budding artists can join in on this unique art experience.
Important Dates For Artists
August 10, 2018
Registration opens for artists, sponsors, and schools
September 24, 2018
Artists registration deadline
October 5, 2018
Artists notified of acceptance
October 19, 2018
10:00AM – Artists check-in at The Marketplace
(12x8’ and 12x12’)
October 20, 2018
7:00AM – Artist check-in at The Marketplace
(High school, 4x6’, and 7x7’)
October 21, 2018
3:00PM – Festival Awards announced