A Celebration of Youth & Creativity! Watch as 23 teams of students and creatives take art out of the classrooms and studios and onto the streets. Engage in the creative process, experience temporary public art, and celebrate the creative youth in Manatee County.
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When & Where
There are 23 teams of students and artists participating in ArtSlam 2017, so make sure you see what each group is up to! Click on the map for a printable flyer that has a description of each team, and where to find them on Old Main Street in Downtown Bradenton.
Don't forget to visit with our many farmers' market vendors, artisans and craftspeople.
There are nine scheduled performances at ArtSlam, so take a look a our handy, printable schedule so you don't miss a single show, dance, or act!
This award-winning local artist will make you the star with free caricature drawings.
A comedy magic show featuring mind-boggling tricks, audience interaction and hilarious improvisation.
Large outlined canvases ready to be filled by the public with images of Florida Wildlife.
Beginning at 1:30PM local middle and high school dance teams will perform on 4th Ave. and Old Main St.
Watch as your ideas become reality as you answer the question: “What would you LOVE to see in downtown Bradenton?”
Watch the Manatee High School drumline march down Old Main Street and gather as they perform for the crowd.
Edible structures for kids to build using fresh grapes and local veggies.
Explore sounds, learn drumming techniques, and experience the joy of creating music together.
Learn basic hand-building techniques while creating a piece of pottery you can keep and share.
Life-size solvable art mazes to stimulate the eye and challenge the mind.
At 11AM and 12PM, the Jazz band at State College of Florida will perform on 4th Ave. and Old Main St.
Art comes alive with paintings that move and interact with the crowd! Get involved and take a photo in the photo booth, or create your own personalized bookmark. Student artwork will also be for sale.
Downtown Bradenton's first "park-let"! A standard parking space transforms into an enticing mini-park. Sit a spell and enjoy this pop-up park while it lasts.
Full body master paintings of Sea, Fire, and Woodland will be created while face and body painting is offered to viewers.
Express yourself using the creative techniques of famous artist, Jackson Pollock.
Be a superhero for the day. Choose from three superhero themed face paint designs and get your picture taken in front of an artistic comic backdrop.
Create your own pinwheel using recycled materials.
Create your own wearable headband or armband using recycled materials.
Use your imagination to create sculptures, using re-purposed tennis balls and connecting wooden dowels. These up-sized Tinker Toy-like constructions are without limit.
Haile art students create a visual representation rhythm and its’ use in creating artwork.
Express yourself creatively by crafting a unique and imaginative MASK.
Cozy up with a good read from this mini library, created using recycled materials and decorated by kids.
Watch students construct a giant fish sculpture using materials found along our shorelines. Paint your own scale to be added to the fish.
Create a masterpiece out of recycled materials and learn about the effects of waste on our environment. Support LRHS by purchasing student art work by donation.
Watch Bradenton-based artist transform a wrapped Nissan Sentra with live aerosol painting.
A special thank you for Realize Bradenton volunteers.
Create an abstract masterpiece using wooden shapes and turn it into art jewelry.