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Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 10:00am - Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 5:00pm
MOCA Public Art Project: 24th Street Here’s your chance to make your mark on MOCA while visiting the Boardwalk Art Show. Look for the MOCA tent near the 24th Street Park and join us in creating a large printmaking project. Create an image, ink it up and make your mark on our big MOCA easel and one for you to take home. It’s free fun for all ages!
Hydration Stations Support the arts and beat the heat by purchasing Pepsi products at one of many hydration stations located throughout the show. Look for the hydration station sign and feel good knowing your purchase supports MOCA’s exhibitions and art education programs throughout the year.
Mobility Scooters will be providing wheelchair usage for this year’s 57th annual Boardwalk Art Show presented by SunTrust. Free wheelchair usage will be available, Thursday, June 14, on a first come first served basis. Wheelchairs are available for $10 per day on Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17. Chairs are to be checked out and returned at the information tent across form the 24th Street Park. Mobility scooters will also be available with advanced notice, for $35 per day. To reserve one, please call 355-2211.
Beer & Wine gARTen: 24th Street Find your spot under the tent at 24th Street to gather with friends, grab a beer, sample wine, listen to music and take a break from the heat. Special thanks to Stella Artois and Constellation Wines.
Culinary Row: 24th Street Don’t miss the newest addition to Boardwalk Art Show! Culinary Row, presented by the Hampton Roads Show, is 15 select restaurants and caterers eager to unveil their specialty upscale edibles to Boardwalk Art Show visitors. Enjoy tasty fish tacos, barbeque, a variety of seafood and old-fashioned burgers and dogs!
Poster and T-Shirt Sales: 24th and 31st Streets The 2012 poster artist is Williamsburg artist Carlton Abbott. Abbott has been an active participant in the Boardwalk Art Show for decades. This year marks the 50th show Abbott has participated in. Throughout his time as an artist, Abbott has explored many different artistic fields and mediums including landscape architecture, architecture, jewelry, sculpture, graphic arts, pastel, pencil, ink, watercolor, and mixed media. Abbott currently spends his time working as an artist, land planner, and architect in Williamsburg. Posters are available for $20 at 24th and 31st Street information tents. Limited-edition, signed posters will be available for $30. Posters from previous years will also be available for $15.