Bayou City Art Festival

Bayou City Art Festival Announces Fall Downtown Nonprofit Partners

Bayou City Art Festival, produced by Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), will return to Downtown Houston and benefit six local nonprofit partners for the 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Each nonprofit will benefit from a portion of the proceeds from the event, provide volunteers, and has the option to host a crafting station in the Active Imagination Zone. The six nonprofit partners benefiting from […]

Applications Open for Nonprofit Partners, Volunteers, Food Vendors and Live Entertainment for 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc., has opened the applications for nonprofit partners, volunteers, food vendors, and live entertainment for the 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown on Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9, 2022 Located in Sam Houston Park and along Allen Parkway, Bayou City Art Festival will celebrate 50 years of providing unique art experiences and education for the Greater Houston area, while supporting local organizations and promoting the impact […]

Bayou City Art Festival Welcomes New Board of Director Members

HOUSTON (June 22, 2022) - The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing the Bayou City Art Festival, announced the addition of Sydney Dao and Obes Nwabara to its Board of Directors.   “With Sydney Dao and Obes Nwabara’s expertise in their industry, I am excited to welcome them as new members of the Art Colony Association Board of Directors. They will make great advocates for our 50th-anniversary celebration and art education programs while helping […]

Bayou City Art Festival Announces Featured Artist for 50th Annual Downtown Festival: Cindy Olmes

HOUSTON (June 1, 2022) – Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc., announced the 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown featured artist is Cindy Olmes, a mixed media artist from Cincinnati. Olmes along with 250 artists from around the country, representing 19 different disciplines, will showcase their art at Bayou City Art Festival Downtown on Saturday-Sunday, October 8-9, 2022.  Olmes’ work reflects her lifelong interest in the mystery and power of women, which has […]

Bayou City Art Festival Launches New Collegiate Art Collective for Houston Area College Art Students

Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association Inc. (ACA), has launched the Collegiate Art Collective, a new and unique exhibition featuring one-of-a-kind artwork from Houston area college art students. Bayou City Art Festival invites Houston area college visual art students to apply for the opportunity to represent their school, and to showcase and sell their art at Houston’s signature art festival scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022. The Collegiate Art […]

Call for Artists: Applications Open for 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown

Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association Inc. (ACA), is inviting visual artists to apply for the opportunity to showcase and sell their art at one of the top art festivals in the country scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022. The artist application deadline for the 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown is Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at midnight CST. “We invite visual artists from across the country to apply […]

Bayou City Art Festival Returns to Downtown Celebrating 50 Years

50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown: Saturday & Sunday, October 8-9, 2022 Bayou City Art Festival, produced by the Art Colony Association, Inc., will return to Downtown Houston on Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2022, to celebrate 50 years of providing unique art experiences and education in Houston, while supporting local organizations and promoting the impact that art has on the Houston community. As one of the top art festivals in the country, the weekend […]

Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park is Back This Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

Iconic art festival celebrates 50 years at Memorial Park March 25-27, 2022 The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), the producer of the Bayou City Art Festival, will transform Memorial Park into a vivid outdoor gallery and an interactive art event along S. Picnic Loop from Friday through Sunday, March 25-27, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The 50th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park will spotlight the festival’s featured artist Daryl Thetford, a mixed media artist […]

Bayou City Art Festival Celebrating 50 Years at Memorial Park Announces Nonprofit Partners

Portion of Proceeds Benefit Six Local Charities from Friday-Sunday, March 25-27, 2022 Bayou City Art Festival, produced by Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), returns to Memorial Park for the 50th Anniversary celebration to benefit six local nonprofit partners for the Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park on Friday – Sunday, March 25-27, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. featuring 300 artists from around the country representing 19 different disciplines. Each nonprofit will benefit from a portion […]

Bayou City Art Festival Producer Art Colony Association, Inc. Welcomes New Board of Directors Members, Elects Officers

Debra Denny

The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing the Bayou City Art Festival, announced the addition of Rebecca Gentry, Kelley Robinson, and Debra Denny to its Board of Directors. ACA also named board officers, including: Mike Pede, President Allen Brivic, Vice President Mary Paulette, Treasurer Mitchell Cohen, Secretary “I am excited to congratulate our elected officers along with Rebecca Gentry, Kelley Robinson, and Debra Denny as new members of the Art Colony […]