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Arts on Foot 2008 | Hosted by Wines of Argentina | www.artsonfoot.org

Arts on Foot 2008 Hosted by Wines of Argentina

Marking its 16th anniversary, Arts on Foot is a one-day, multimedia Festival that kicks off the fall arts season in Downtown DC’s Penn Quarter.

Saturday, September 13,2008
Rain or Shine
11:00am – 5:00pm

Art Market Preview
Friday, September 12,2008
Noon – 7:00pm

Incorporating visual art, music, theatre, dance, film, and creative cuisine, it’s an interactive celebration the whole family will enjoy. With a lively outdoor street festival as its centerpiece, Arts on Foot also invites you to explore the neighborhood’s museums, theaters, galleries, cultural organizations, and shops.

From traditional classics to cutting edge, Arts on Foot offers something for the arts and food lover in everyone!Outdoor Street Festival Centered at 7th and F streets, NWMetro: Gallery Pl-Chinatown. Browse the Art Market, offering a diverse, juried selection of local and regional fine artists selling their original works of art

Eat in the Restaurant Sampling Area, featuring signature dishes and fine cuisine from the hottest restaurants downtown

Visit the World Market Wine Area, presenting a variety international international wines for tasting. Watch and learn at Cooking as Art, where DC's premier chefs demonstrate their culinary talents. Immerse yourself in the Cultural Corridor: cool, hands-on arts and crafts and other family-friendly activities.

Sit back and enjoy the Entertainment Stages, starring an eclectic blend of live, local entertainment

Neighborhood Showcase
Located throughout the Pennsylvania Quarter Metro: Metro Center, Federal Triangle, Mt. Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center, Gallery Pl-Chinatown, Archives-Navy Mem’l-Penn Quarter, or Judiciary Sq.

More than 45 neighborhood venues, performing companies, and neighborhood businesses and organizations host free activities and exhibits.

Attend performances and previews in a wide variety of genres

Watch film screenings and visit special exhibits

See art in a new way with gallery tours and talks

Participate in classes, workshops, and demonstrations

Discover a new point of view at lectures and author talks

Go on a guided neighborhood or backstage tour for insider information and unique experiences

Play and learn with special open house programming at museums and cultural institutions

For more information please email artsonfoot@downtowndc.org