Stories tagged with: Y-Bridge Arts Festival

August 2, 2011 - 10:39am
5 years 3 weeks ago

The Y-city is preparing for an art invasion this weekend.

Two hundred visual artists from all over the country will take over the Y-bridge showing off their creations. Demonstrations will take place along with food, dancers and bands. In its third year organizers said there's no better place to hold it then on this very unique structure.

"A lot of people who live here in Zanesville have never walked across the bridge. We got that comment so many times in the last two years,...

July 28, 2011 - 5:13pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

About 200 artists and musicians are getting ready to showcase their talents in front of a big crowd.

The third annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival is a growing tradition in Muskingum County.  Zanesville Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz said the committee reached out to the Franklin and Athens counties to create a buzz.

"The importance of it is that Zanesville and Muskingum County have a great art history with our glass houses, our potteries and the various artists that...

August 7, 2010 - 8:49pm
6 years 2 weeks ago

Zanesville's Y-Bridge Arts Festival gives local residents an opportunity to come and to experience a unique cultural outlet, but it also provides many benefits to the workers at each of the 70 booths.

"I get a lot of work from here from the people in the area. So, I just bring one chair, talk about it, and get a lot of consignments for that, " say sisters Barb White and Ann Cornell.

"There's been great exposure for the art that I do. My photography, it's been great...

August 6, 2010 - 5:10pm
6 years 3 weeks ago

The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is kicking off tonight and the public is invited to attend.

More than seventy artists will be showcasing their work Friday night at this family friendly event, which will be taking place on the Y-Bridge downtown.

"Tonight they'll be able to hear a variety of music, try a variety of foods, they will experience so much art, we have so many talented people all over this year, and they'll be converging here on the bridge," said Christie...

August 5, 2010 - 4:20pm
6 years 3 weeks ago

The Y-Bridge Arts Festival will also have a kids area down by the canal.

Food and music will be provided, along with different art stations for the children to use. Besides having fun, the festival also hopes to educate children on black history.

"Well you know that this area that were standing in right now is very rich in the underground railroad and that whole movement of people escaping for freedom, and we have local landmarks for that, Nelson T. Gant will be featured as...

August 2, 2010 - 11:32am
6 years 3 weeks ago

More than 70 artists and vendors will be on the streets of downtown Zanesville this weekend.

The second Annual Y-Bridge festival starts this Friday August 6th at 6p.m. on the Y-Bridge.

"This festival is a great way to showcase local, regional, and statewide artists. It is just a fun fabulous event. Over 70 artists will be featured on the the Y-Bridge and there's photography, jewelry, painting, pottery, woodworking, and much more," Kelly Ashby Vice President of the...

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