Sidewalk Art Show captivates crowds at MWPAI in Utica

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UTICA — The 2018 MWPAI Arts Festival, a colorful music and arts regional showcase, is continuing through Sunday at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St.

The Sidewalk Art Show, the festival’s premier showpiece, is once again drawing hundreds of spectators daily to view some 250 works on display. An Invitational Craft Show returns Saturday and Sunday; also on Sunday is the annual Antique and Classic Car Show.

Here is a look at some of the some of the festival’s upcoming shows and activities:

Daily

Sidewalk Art Show; Daily 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

“Kimono! The Artistry of Itchiku Kubota” Tour; 1 p.m. in the Museum of Art

Wednesday, June 27

Fountain Elms Tour: 3 p.m.

Nate Gross Band: 7 p.m. on the stage

Thursday, June 28

Books and Crafts: 10 a.m., Art Odyssey

“Origami Tales” (family show): 11 a.m. in the auditorium

Nook-N-Crannie: Noon on the stage

Meet the Artist - Pen and Watercolorist Deirdre Turner: 1 p.m. in the Museum Shop

The Bernie Uebelhoer Memorial Hitchcock Film “Vertigo”: 2 and 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium

Obi Tying Demonstration: 2 p.m., Kimono! Gallery

Workshop: Origami and Technology: 3 p.m. in the Sculpture Court

Milkweed: 7 p.m. on the stage

Friday, June 29

Books and Crafts: 10 a.m., Art Odyssey

“Kubota’s Inspiration” (family show): 11 a.m. in the auditorium

Japanese Prints Gallery Talk: Noon, art gallery

Meet the Artist - Author/Singer Songwriter Barry Damsky: 1 p.m. in the Museum Shop

Big Ol’ Steamrollin’ Print Invitational: 1 p.m. in the parking lot

Workshop - Origami Kimono Project: 2 p.m. in the Sculpture Court

Fountain Elms Tour: 3 p.m.

Nick & Jay: 7 p.m. on the stage

Saturday, June 30

MWPAI Invitational Craft Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sculpture Grove

Mohawk Valley Bonsai Club: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Easton Pribble Room

Free Yoga Lesson: 10:30 a.m. on the South Lawn (gazebo)

Books and Crafts: 11 a.m., Art Odyssey

Bailey and Quinn: Noon on the stage

Meet the Artist - Watercolorist Kathy Kernan: 1 p.m. in the Museum Shop

Paper Bonsai Craft: 1 p.m. in the Education Wing Hallway

MUCC Nation - Karen/Nepali Dancers: 2 p.m. on the stage

Mohawk Valley Bonsai Club Demonstration: 2:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Grove

Rich Mollin Quintet: 7 p.m. on the stage

Sunday, July 1

Antique Car and Motorcycle Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Apex Invitational at Fountain Elms: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MWPAI Invitational Craft Show: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sculpture Grove

Mohawk Valley Bonsai Club: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Easton Pribble Room

The Jump Daddies Featuring Bailey Quinn: Noon on the stage

Meet the Artist - Hobbyist Laura Laubenthal: 1 p.m. in the Museum Shop

Mohawk Valley Bonsai Club Demonstration: 2:30 p.m. in the Sculpture Grove

Antique Car and Motorcycle Show Awards: 3:30 p.m. on the stage

Sidewalk Art Show Awards: 6:55 p.m. on the stage

Los Blancos: 7 p.m. on the stage

For schedule updates, go online to www.mwpai.org/experience/arts-festival .

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