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Sweet ‘Art Summer Festival, Shoreditch, London

— August 2015

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Sweet'Art's summer festival starts 18 August

Tuesday 18 August – Sunday 13 September 2015
Supporting Papyrus

 Sweet 'Art, a non-profit arts organization based in London, is hosting its first Summer Arts Festival in collaboration with curator Shannon Rose, including an Art Bar Crawl.

Sweet ‘Art’s Summer Festival will be a week of art, music, installations and activities, free to all and supporting the charity Papyrus.

On 18 August, three Shoreditch venues will open their doors to showcase a celebration of culture in the city; The Espacio Gallery on Bethnal Green Road will be hosting ‘Punch’, The Looking Glass Bar with its quirky Alice in Wonderland vibe will hosting the ‘Queen of Arts’ exhibition and Juno on Shoreditch High Street will be hosting the ‘Salad Days’ event.

The exhibitions will include the work of talented artists working in the media of painting, sculpture, photography and print. As part of the event, Sweet ‘Art will host a programme of free workshops for adults and children at the spacious Espacio gallery. Everyone will be invited to interact with a beach-ball ball-park installation, snack on themed edibles and drinks, and enjoy a night of live music, live painting and DJ’s at our arty party.

Sweet ‘Art will also be hosting London’s first ever Art Bar Crawl. Visitors will be welcomed with drinks at each venue, with talks and Q&A by our talented artists, before heading to the next venue with aid of a Festival Map and Art Tour Guide. Other highlights include:

‘Draw your own narrative’ workshop with artist and CSM tutor Joanna Layla. Children’s ‘Summer Memories’ printmaking workshop with artist Joseph Kopiel. Live music from Big Sixes, Jim Caesar and Paige Dawkins. DJ set by KRALCLIFE

‘Open and Live’ live painting event, where four artists collaborate on large scale canvasses

Art Bar Crawl with artist talks and Q&A

Espacio Gallery
159 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E2 7DG
18–23 August 11.00-19.00 daily

‘Punch Exhibition’ Opening Party
20 August 17.00 -20.30 (Afterparty at Juno Bar 7p.m. – late)

Drawing Workshop
19 August 17.00-19.00
Printmaking Workshop
23 August 11.00-13.00

Juno Bar and Gallery
134–135 Shoreditch High St
London E1 6JE

‘Queen of Arts’ Exhibition
Looking Glass Cocktail Bar
49 Hackney Road
London. E2 7NX

18 August – 30 August

Queen of Arts Opening Party
21 August 18.00 –Late

Viewing of the exhibition with ‘Queen of Arts’ themed cocktails and edibles

Art Bar Crawl

All three venues
22 August 16.30-23.00

Starting at 16.30 at the Espacio Gallery the crawl will start with drinks and artist talks in the space before everyone heads off to the next venue, The Looking Glass Cocktail Bar, for an early evening ‘Queen of Arts’ signature cocktail and some more artists talking about their work and practice. Final stop will be Juno Bar for some more artist Q&A before a few more drinks and some music to finish off the festival!

See more on the Sweet'Art website

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