Friday , 27 April 2018

Arts in Bloom Scheduled for April

Local and regional artists will come out to play in downtown McKinney on Saturday, April 14. McKinney Main Street, the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) and the shops in downtown McKinney invite you to experience art in all forms as it blossoms throughout the historic district. This all-day event is a perfect opportunity to experience the magic of McKinney historic district during the spring season with art, music, food, shopping and fun.

What to expect throughout the day (times vary for each event):

ArtWalk: More than 150 local and regional artists will line the streets of throughout the twelve-block area of downtown to showcase their talents for the annual ArtWalk. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Chalk Walk: Sidewalks spring to life with color and creativity when artists’ imaginations run wild at Chalk Walk on the sidewalks surrounding MPAC. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Art Show: MISD Students will present their work at the Annual High School Art Show and Competition in the Gallery at MPAC. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Concert: DD and the Studebakers perform favorites from the jukebox era of the 1950s and ‘60s in the Courtroom Theater at MPAC. 7:30 p.m.

Second Saturdays: Second Saturdays in downtown McKinney kicks off the evening with live music, gallery exhibits, and late hours at many stores. 7 – 10 p.m.

Additional Activities in Historic District:

The Farmers Market at Chestnut Square 8 a.m. – noon

McKinney Musical Arts Society Young Artist Piano Competition at the Heard Craig Center for the Arts 9 a.m.

McKinney Main Street thanks the sponsors for Arts in Bloom, including Medical Center of McKinney and McKinney Magazine. For more information call 972-547-2660 or visit

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