Art Month South Walton
Art Month South Walton is an initiative of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County with the purpose to bring communities, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Spanning the month of May, Art Month will feature visual, performing, and literary arts programming in diverse formats and in various venues throughout Walton county.
2021 Art Month South Walton features events and programs presented in locations throughout Walton County, including the South Walton Street Art Festival, an online Art & More Auction benefiting the CAA, Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach, Arts Night in DeFuniak Springs, Music on Main, performances by the Emerald Coast Theatre Company, and more.
On Monday, May 3rd the CAA will debut its Art + More Auction featuring original artwork by some of your favorite artists, food and beverage experiences, overnight stays, spa packages, and more. The auction will run through Sunday, May 9 at 5 PM and proceeds support the CAA and local artists. Browse and bid at 2021ArtMonth.givesmart.com
Scroll to view the official event calendar for Art Month South Walton and get ready to activate your imagination!
Art Month South Walton Sponsors
Art Month Activities and Events Schedule
AMSW Official Online Calendar Event
Galleries, boutiques, bars and restaurants can support this community-wide arts initiative by submitting an event to our official online calendar. Art Month South Walton offers the ideal opportunity for locals and visitors to get an inside look at the diverse and thriving cultural offerings throughout South Walton. Complete the online application by clicking “Submit My Event”. The official online calendar event inclusion fee is $50 and includes a calendar listing on the Cultural Arts Alliance website, an Art Month South Walton flag placed at your business, as well as promotion via Cultural Arts Alliance social platforms.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Art Month South Walton
Art Month South Walton is an initiative of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County with the purpose to bring neighborhoods, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Spanning the month of May, Art Month will feature visual, performing and literary arts programming in diverse formats and in various venues throughout South Walton and beyond.
Where does Art Month South Walton take place?
AMSW events happen throughout South Walton as well as the northern part of Walton County. Events can take place in galleries, businesses, restaurants, outdoors, indoors, and in any traditional or non-traditional space – the sky’s the limit.
What events are included in Art Month South Walton?
In its first year, Art Month South Walton included ArtsQuest – a fine arts show in Grand Boulevard, Digital Graffiti – a projection art festival in Alys Beach, the Longleaf Writers Conference, and more! Our goal is for AMSW to include all kinds of performing, visual and literary art events, workshops, exhibits, concerts and creative experiences!
How can my business or I be included in AMSW?
Interested organizations and individuals can submit an event to be included in AMSW. Submissions are accepted year-round but must be received by April 30 each year to be included in the current year’s Art Month promotions.
Where should I stay while attending AMSW?
Most events have their own lodging partners who usually offer nice discounts to those coming into town for AMSW events.
How can an artist or organization can be involved?
- Workshops or classes in gallery or studio
Behind the scenes sneak-peak during creation process (painting, theatre, music)
Talks, tours, panels to discuss creative topics of any kind
Multi-day festivals, events, conferences
Public art installation
Be creative and come up with a unique idea! We are happy to brainstorm with you!
Is there a fee to be included? What are my obligations?
There is a nominal fee to be included on the official AMSW event calendar and marketing collateral. We do require that you include the Art Month logo on your event collateral (posters, brochures, postcards, print ads). Logos and brand standards will be supplied to you.
What benefit is there for my event to be a part of AMSW?
Your event will be promoted on the Cultural Arts Alliance website and in social media campaigns. Additionally, AMSW will be marketed locally, regionally and nationally through digital, print and radio campaigns. You will also be a part of this special community-wide arts initiative.
How do I attend an AMSW event? Is there a cost?
Some events are free and some are ticketed. Visit each event’s listing on our website for complete details.
What if I have more questions?
Feel free to send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help in any way we can.
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South Walton’s 16 unique beach neighborhoods, which are home to many AMSW events, are located on the northwest gulf coast of Florida between Destin and Panama City, and 25 miles south of I-10 along Emerald Coast Parkway. Major corridors in close proximity to South Walton include: I-65, I-55, I-10 and US Hwy 331. South Walton is bordered on the east by Inlet Beach and on the west by Seascape. Getting here is easy.
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