Cleveland Museum of Art annual Chalk Festival

Cleveland Museum of Art annual Chalk Festival

CLEVELAND - It wasn't all clouds and wet weather Saturday as the sun came out, along with dozens of families for the 27th annual Madonnari Chalk Festival at the Cleveland Museum of Art in University Circle.

It continues again Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine.

It was an awesome Saturday afternoon, as creativity was on full display on the museum's south plaza by the fountain.

There was live music and know that there is free admission to the museum every day.

The festival features street paintings by professional chalk artists and local community groups, families and individuals, according to the museum.

Participants will have an opportunity to showcase their art on the museum’s south-side plaza and throughout the pathways, which wind through the Fine Arts Garden and down to Wade Lagoon, the museum says.

Large and small squares and boxes of chalk are available with paid registration. Large square (approx. 3 x 4 ft.) and 24-color box of chalk: $20, small square (approx. 2 x 3 ft.) and 12-color box of chalk: $10, according to the museum.

The Chalk Festival is free to visitors wishing to enjoy the artists’ work and listen to the lively musical entertainment. 


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