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Swinging Bridges Arts Festival

May 1 @ 9:00 am - May 2 @ 2:00 pm

Swinging Bridges Arts Festival Pontiac IL

Vendor Arts Fair

The Greater Livingston County Arts Council invites you to come to beautiful downtown Pontiac as a participant in our vendor arts show, part of a collaborative celebration of the arts!  We have several activities planned to entice people to visit us, including a student art contest, music, martial arts performances sponsored by Endeavor ATA Martial Arts, and interactive arts-related displays and activities for all ages.

The festival will take place in the 200 block of West Madison Street (in front of the Art Center) Saturday, May 1 from 9:00AM-4:00PM and Sunday, May 2 from 9:00AM-2:00PM.

We invite you to be part of our celebration by participating in our Vendor Arts Fair.  Your booth will be located in downtown Pontiac near the GLCAC art center.  There will be a fee of $40 for our members and $50 for non-members.

General information is included on the application forms, which are included in this packet.  You can also contact Vickie Fitzgerald, GLCAC president, at (309) 310-1281.  We look forward to hearing from you soon.  It would be wonderful to have you this year as part of our celebration of art, family, and fun!

Click here for an application as an art vendor.

Student Fine Arts Competition and Show

Your artwork will be on display at the Swinging Bridges Arts Festival May 1 and 2, 2021.  Awards will be presented at an opening reception on May 1.  After the festival, artwork will be displayed at the Greater Livingston County Arts Council art center from May 3 through May 30. 

Click here for an application for the student art show.

Swinging Bridges of Pontiac
Throughout Pontiac over the Vermilion River

Pontiac is the only city in central Illinois with three swinging bridges. The bridges span the Vermilion River and were originally built so residents could get to work. The bridges were constructed in 1898, 1926 & 1978.



May 1 @ 9:00 am
May 2 @ 2:00 pm
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The Art Center by Greater Livingston County Arts Council
209 W. Madison
Pontiac, IL 61764 United States
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