February 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brittany Glenn
Cultural Arts and Special Events
334.595.0851


The City of Prattville will begin its annual Celebration of the Arts on March 7 as the Prattville Creative and Performing Arts Council hosts the annual Celebration of the Arts Dinner, honoring Jackson Bostwick. This event is held each year to honor someone who has made a significant contribution to the arts in Alabama. In the hour prior to the dinner, there will be a silent auction and reception to raise funds for the Friends of the Arts. Tickets are available at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Next, The Prattauga Art Guild will host an opening reception for “ink,” an exhibition featuring works using ink as a medium, on March 12, from 5-7 pm. The exhibition will be up through April 12th at the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery. Gallery hours are: Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am until 2 pm and Sundays from 1 pm until 4 pm.

The Way Off Broadway Theatre will host a free Theatre Workshop on March 14 from 9 am until noon. The workshop is open to students in grades 1-5 and will be held at the Way Off Broadway Theatre. Space is limited and registration is required.

Local songwriters, including pianist Tom Sellers, will share their songs and the stories behind them on March 19 at the Doster Community Center. This event is from 7 pm – 9 pm and admission is $5.

The Prattauga Art Guild will host Printmaking Workshops on Saturday, March 21, one for children (ages 8-11) from 10 until 11:30 am and one for teens (ages 12-14) from 12:30 until 2 pm. Space is limited and registration is required.

Also on March 21, the Prattauga Art Guild will host its March Artist Market from 10 am until 2 pm at the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

On March 27, the Prattville Community Chorus will host its annual Spring Dinner Concert at 6:30 pm the Doster Community Center. Tickets for this “Let it Bee Spring” Concert are $25 and are available online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

On Sunday, March 29, the Prattville Pops will perform their annual Spring concert at 3:00 pm at the Doster Community Center. Admission is free.

Plein Air artists will take to the streets on April 2 and 3 for the annual Paint Prattville Plein Air Painting Event. Check out the works created by these artists at the Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival on April 4 and in the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery until April 12.

The Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival will be held on April 4, from 10 am until 5 pm, with a concert after the festival at 5 pm. The festival is free and open to the public. It will feature an artist village with local and regional artists for shopping, a variety of food vendors, and arts activities for the kids and teens. There will be other activities around the park for everyone to enjoy throughout the day! The stage will feature entertainment all day long, and a concert featuring Souled Out at 5 pm. We are still accepting artist vendors through March 13.

These projects have been made possible in part by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts and the Wilson Pickett Jr. Legacy, LLC.

 

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