This weekend, downtown Greenville is set to explode with color, culture, and creativity as Artisphere, one of the nation's premier art festivals, celebrates its 20th Anniversary. From May 10-12, Main Street will transform into a vibrant hub of artistic expression, drawing thousands of visitors from near and far.

 

Over the years, Artisphere has solidified its reputation as one of the country's top art shows, and this milestone anniversary promises to be nothing short of spectacular. With a rich tapestry of talent spanning various mediums, the festival is a testament to Greenville's thriving arts scene and its unwavering commitment to fostering creativity.

Last year, Artisphere saw a record-breaking attendance of over 92,000 art enthusiasts, and this year's event is poised to surpass expectations. Featuring 140 visual artists from across the nation, attendees will have the opportunity to explore a diverse array of artwork, from stunning paintings to intricate sculptures and everything in between.

 

But Artisphere is more than just an art show - it's an immersive experience for the senses. With three days of open-air festivities, 12 food tents will tantalize taste buds with a delectable array of culinary delights, while five different sound stages will keep the atmosphere alive with live performances from local and national talents. One of the highlights of Artisphere is the chance to witness and even participate in captivating art demonstrations. From mesmerizing glass blowing to mesmerizing blacksmithing showcases, attendees can get an up-close look at the creative process behind their favorite artworks.

 

And let's not forget about the little ones! Artisphere is a family-friendly affair, with plenty of activities to keep kids engaged and inspired. At Kidsphere, budding artists can unleash their imagination, learning fine art and craft techniques while creating their own original masterpieces. From weaving textiles to decorating hats and masks, there's no shortage of creative fun to be had. For those looking to leave their mark on the festival, be sure to visit the Straws and Connectors Zone, where attendees can contribute to a kid-sized sculpture that embodies the spirit of community and collaboration.

 

So whether you're a seasoned art aficionado or simply looking for a weekend filled with inspiration and entertainment, Artisphere has something for everyone. Join us as we celebrate two decades of creativity and culture in the heart of Greenville. See you there!