Rockford art festival celebrates second anniversary

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The annual Beattie is…Arts Festival celebrated it’s second anniversary, Sunday, September 8th.

Artists and fans of art went to Bettie Park and the City Market Pavillion in Downtown Rockford to take in all of the sights and activities.

More than 50 artists took part, and there are hands on activities and food.

Artists say it exposes the public to a wide array of experiences.

“I think people come to festivals like this because they want to see a lot of different kinds of things. They want to be exposed to stuff they’ve never seen before,” said Artist Brittany Bunton. “Just allows people to see different kinds of art, especially contemporary art, that they wouldn’t get to normally see in maybe a museum.”


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