Celebration of the Arts 2021: Gusher Era
Name: Celebration of the Arts 2021: Gusher Era
Date: July 17, 2021
The 37th Annual Celebration of the Arts (COA) Festival being held at the brand new Bush Convention Center Midland, Texas, located at 105 North Main St. COA is the longest running, annual event held in downtown Midland! COA has a strong reputation locally – with community support year after year. Fine Art is the centerpiece of the festival. COA hosts local entertainers, non-profit organizations, children's activities, artist demonstrations, and special events throughout the weekend. Friday night we hold a ticketed Premier Party showcasing visual artists that is a special treat for art lovers. On Saturday & Sunday, ADMISSION IS FREE thanks to Underwriting by Parallel Petroleum. Beat the heat inside the air-conditioned convention center! In the Exhibit Hall, over 60 artist booths will be on display, while the Ballroom will host performances by many organizations, and interactive crafts hosted by the Ellen Noel Fine Art Museum of Odessa, Texas. Explore the food truck alley on closed-down Texas Avenue featuring a large tented seating area. The Bush Convention Center is next door to the new Centennial Park that contains a dog park, splash pad, and children’s climbing area. Celebration of the Arts is produced by Arts Council of Midland, a non-profit organization focused on enriching lives with the Arts through community-wide advocacy, education, outreach and promotion!