USCB hosting a family-friendly arts festival in Beaufort (update: photos)

The festival's logo.

Update March 7, photos: ArtWorks posted a nice photo set from the festival.

Check them out individually here or view the slideshow up top.

Update March 6, report: The festival has come and gone.

Kate Cerve has a nice report on the festival and some of the highlights from the university's tour of its arts facilities as well as list of winners from the high school arts competition.

Read that report here.

First reporting: The University of South Carolina Beaufort plans to host a Beaufort arts festival in early March.

The "Celebrate the Arts" festival, which is sponsored by the University's Osher Life Long Learning Institute, is slated to begin on the afternoon of Friday, March 4, with a high school art competition followed by student-conducted tours of the campus. Students who place in the top three will be awarded arts scholarships of $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000 respective.

Artist Johnathan Green is hosting a lecture that same evening. Reservations are required, call (843) 208-8247 for more information.

The Festival will conclude on Saturday, March 5, with what the University is deeming an "family festival."

Friday, March 4th

1:00 pm Welcome and Kickoff
Dr. Jane Upshaw, Chancellor
1:30 pm Awards Ceremony for Juried High School Art Show
Jonathan Goebel, USCB Faculty
1:00 – 5:00 pm Art Festival for Students and the Community
6:00 – 7:00 pm Reception in Honor of Celebrated Artist Mr. Jonathan Green
(see below for reservation information)
7:00 pm Jonathan Green - lecture



Saturday, March 5th                             

11:00 – 3:00 pm Arts Festival
     Kids/Family Activities
     Campus Tours
1:00 – 3:00 pm Panel Discussion
     Defining Art
     Lisa V. Ciresi, USCB Faculty - moderator
     Gordon Haist, USCB Faculty
     Deanna Bowdish, Beaufort Artist
     Carlos Colon, USCB Faculty
     Brandon Gardner, Printmaker, University of Alabama Huntsville


You can learn more on their webpage.