2024 Sculpture Walk Peoria Opening Day Celebration

Tags: things to do, peoria art guild, things to do downtown, local artists, things to do downtown peoria, peoria sculpture walk, family fun, family day, food & beverages 05/18/24 09:00AM - 12:00PM

The Peoria Art Guild announces the 2024 Sculpture Walk Peoria will be open for public viewing May 18, 2024. The outdoor public art exhibit will feature 8 new sculptures installed along both sides of Washington Street from the Peoria Riverfront Museum to the Bob Michel Bridge. 

A jury of local community leaders and arts professionals selected the sculptures for this year’s exhibit from 539 entries submitted by 110 artists from across the countryand one from Ukraine. 

The Opening Day Event will be held on May 18, 2024 at the Peoria Art Guild from 9-noon. You can join this free event to meet the artists, create art activities and enjoy live music with Sarah Marie Dillard. Food and beverage vendors will be on site as well. 

The 2024 Sculpture Walk Peoria exhibit will remain in place until late spring of 2026. Printed maps will be available in brochure boxes along Washington Street, at the Peoria Art Guild and in the lobby of the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Additionally, the public can experience an audio tour narrated by the artists featured on this year’s Walk by going to the App Store and downloading the Otocast© App to their smartphone. 

Sculpture Walk Peoria is an initiative of The Peoria Art Guild. It is coordinated with the support of the City of Peoria, and funded through the generous financial support of corporate and individual sponsors. Additionally, Sculpture Walk Peoria is made possible in part by a grant received from the Illinois Arts Council, Tax-deductible donations to support the future of this program can be made at www.peoriaartguild.org/.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1111289563381417

Location: Peoria River Front Association