The Webster Arts Fair, June 1-3, 2018
Fact Sheet

  • Webster Arts invites art, music and food lovers to the 15th annual Webster Arts Fair, June 1-3, 2018. The Webster Arts Fair is sponsored by Webster Arts, a nonprofit organization. Jahna Kahrhoff is President, and Jeane Vogel is Executive Director.

  • The Webster Arts Fair is made possible with the leadership from the Webster Arts Fair Committee, and the support of more than 250 community volunteers.

  • The fair is open from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, June 1; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday, June 2; and 11a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, rain or shine. The fair is located at the corner of Lockwood and Bompart Avenues on the grounds of Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves, MO.

  • 105 juried artists from 23 states are exhibiting in the following categories:  acrylics/oils, clay/ceramics, digital art, drawing/graphics, fiber, glass, jewelry, photography, sculpture, watercolor, wood/metal, and mixed media.  Artists are selected by a blind jury. The art is both sophisticated and accessible, in all price ranges.

  • While the art is the star, there are hands-on activities for the whole family. Budding artists of all ages will enjoy the hands-on activities of Studios, where children and adults can create masterpieces with Yucandu, see weaving and spinning demonstrations with the Weavers’ Guild of St. Louis and Missouri Fiber Artists, or enjoy chess tutorials with national champion Webster University Chess Club. There is also a musical petting zoo from Music Folk. Studios is open Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Non-stop live music on three stages will serenade fair-goers with pop, country, rock and jazz, on three stages, throughout the weekend. The fair embraces all the arts and features poetry reading, storytelling, and special performances by dance groups. 

  • Special events include our Champagne Celebration on Friday, from 6-10 p.m., where patrons can enjoy a glass of sparkling wine in honor of our 15th anniversary. The favorite Friday night Sip N Stroll continues with other wine and beer purchases. 

  • A variety of food selections from local restaurants will be available throughout the fair. Vendors include: Russo’s Catering, Tivanov Catering Co., Ices Plain and Fancy, Serendipity, and Mission Taco.

  • The Webster Arts Fair strives to create a “green” fair with recycling, reusable water bottles and cups, and preservation of the grounds.

  • Hundreds of individual donors, local business sponsors, arts and educational sponsors, the City of Webster Groves, area media, the Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, and other organizations have made the Webster Arts Fair possible.

  • IMPORTANT: Please leave your dogs at home. Dogs are not permitted near the artists' tents. Coolers are not allowed.
     

For more information, contact Jeane Vogel at 314.918.2671 or j.vogel@webster-arts.org