Scenes from the 2023 All Hands Art Festival
The All Hands Art Festival is just one of the many unique events that take place in downtown Macon every year. The festival celebrates art crafted from clay, glass, metal, or wood and includes art vendor booths, demonstrations, an exhibition, live music, food trucks, according to the organizer 567 Center for Renewal.
This year the festival took place next to the Grand Opera House from Saturday, October 7th until 6 p.m. through Sunday, October 8th from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m.
The Art Olympics is a competition where artists face off against each other in technical competitions in glassblowing, pottery, or welding. The final artworks created by the artists who competed in the competition will be unveiled on the last day of the art festival and attendees will also be able to vote on their favorite pieces.
Adult general admission tickets are $7 for the All Hands Art Festival while children 12 years old and younger get in for free.
On the last day of the festival, Sunday, October 8th, the All Hands Art Festival will take place until 5 p.m. and include demonstrations by potters, glass blowers, and blacksmiths.
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