Native American Fine Arts Festival returns in January

Litchfield Park to host 2-day event


The 28th Invitational Native American Fine Arts Festival takes place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 and Sunday, Jan. 12 in the Center of Town, Wigwam Boulevard and Old Litchfield Road, Litchfield Park.

The festival is a free event held in the center of town open daily both days. The fine arts and cultural festival features approximately 100 Native American artists including a variety of Native American art, entertainment and learning opportunities throughout the weekend. A Festival Prelude will take place Friday evening in Sachem Hall at The Wigwam, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park.

There will be active teaching, demonstrating and presentations throughout the festival.

A balance of art forms will be on display and for sale throughout the weekend. Festival patrons can peruse a selection of traditional and contemporary Native American masterpieces, including beadwork, clothing, jewelry, paintings and prints, pottery, sculptures and weaving.

Artist booths will line Old Litchfield Road south of Wigwam Blvd. They will also expand across the lawn of Litchfield Park Library, 101 W. Wigam Blvd., and across the Gazebo lawn on the east side of Old Litchfield Road.

Call 623-935-9040.