The 32nd Annual Art on the Green Festival on the campus of
North Idaho College August 4, 5, and 6, 2000 is a production
of the Citizen's Council for the Arts. Festival highlights
include; 135 artists-in-action booths, arts and crafts for sale,
entertainment, Juried Show Exhibit with special outdoor gallery,
creative art sections for children and adults, young artists
booths, and more. A great place to buy fine art and
other handcrafted works in glass, clay, leather, wood, metal,
and fiber directly from the artist.
The Juried Show attracts
artists from throughout the country for exhibition to be juried
by a panel of professional artists, in two categories; painting,
photography, drawing; and sculpture, pottery, fibers, glass. And,
offers nearly $5000 in purchase prizes and awards.
The Citizen's Council
for the Arts is a non-profit group whose mission is to encourage,
promote and support the arts in the community. Consisting
of more than 500 volunteers the CCA sponsors community art projects;
Art Shop, Art-in-the-Schools, Lake City Writer's Camp, Summer
Art Institute, and a Gallery at North Idaho College. Co-sponsors
Spokane Symphony and "Symfunnies" and Coeur d'Alene
Youth Orchestra. Makes donations of art work to North
Idaho College, public buildings and local schools. And,
creates, produces and supports Art on the Green.
Similar activities take
place in other locations including the Coeur d'Alene Cultural
Center, Art Along the Tracts, City Park, and on downtown Sherman
Ave, which is closed to vehicle traffic for the weekend.