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Downtown Creates...Fiber Rain & Garden Art

May 21:
Downtown Appleton [map]
https://appletondowntown.org/downtown-creates/

JOIN US AS DOWNTOWN APPLETON ARTISTS, RETAIL SHOPS, RESTAURANTS AND MORE CREATE AN EXPERIENCE YOU WON’T FORGET!

Explore and enjoy rhythm & music, performing arts, visual arts, art of food, art of fashion, and more.  Join us for exciting, open-air, walkable activities that will be full of creativity the third weekend May through August. See below for each month’s special features and what you can expect!

DOWNTOWN CREATES... FIBER RAIN & GARDEN ART

As you stroll Downtown Appleton, enjoy:

  • Fiber Rain: one-of-a-kind yarn-creations displayed on planters, way-finding signage, light poles, and more! These pieces will brighten the downtown sidewalks with their clever designs that will also brighten your day.  The displays will be up by noon on Friday, May 21.
  • Hmong Needle Point creations displayed in storefront windows.  The beautiful artwork will be displayed by noon on Friday, May 21 and remain up the entire weekend.
  • Adopt-A-Planter Displays: Join in the artistic creation by ADOPTING a tree planter on College Avenue to create a garden masterpiece in one of the 72 tree planters along College Avenue. Submit a design/sketch of what your tree planter design will look like (ie: floral arrangements, fairy gardens, metal garden sculptures, etc.) to be reviewed by our selection committee for approval. Various categories to participate in include: Artist/Individual | Non-Profit Organizations | Commercial (For-Profit) | Group (neighbors, teams, families, etc.).  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as submitted starting April 23-May 19.  CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION!

While admiring the Fiber Rain & Garden Art creations, be sure to stop in to shop & dine at the local small businesses in the district.  From local boutiques, food & drink, and so much more; experience how the arts are a part of your every day life!