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First ANNUAL W.E. Chalk Festival Brings a HUGE Pop of Color to St. Louis Park

July 20 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm

Streets Turn Into Colorful Masterpieces at Free, Family-Friendly Event

July 20 & 21

WHAT: First Annual W.E. Chalk Festival

Join us for the inaugural W.E. Chalk Festival in St. Louis Park. This two-day celebration will feature one-of-a-kind creations from 15-20 local, national and international chalk artists. We’re talking some of the most well-known artists from around the country including 2D and 3D chalk masters. Canvas Convergence, a 3D immersive arts experience gallery will be hosting W.E. Chalk Festival along with major sponsors of Discover St. Louis Park, The Star Tribune and The Shops at West End.

Art is just the start at W.E. Chalk Festival. Make sure to enjoy all of the other offerings including:
A Kids’ Chalking Zone
Try Your Hand at the Public Chalk Mandala
Food Trucks including Big Red Wagon, Just Truffles, Eggroll Queen, Quashi Cuisine, Brick Oven
Pizza and Asian Invasion!
DJ music and entertainment from Twin Cities Road Crew
W.E. Chalk Festival is founded by Shawn McCann, a well-known local chalk artist who loves to explore the relationship of art, space, and interaction. Shawn’s work includes street painting, murals, fine art, children’s books, installation art, temporary and permanent art and commercial illustration. He has been featured at numerous street painting festivals throughout the U.S. and his work has won numerous awards, been a NEA grant recipient and is held in private and public collections. Shawn was also the featured illustrator twice at the LA Times Festival of Books. Shawn was one of the few
American artists chosen to participate in the Dubai Canvas, one of the most prestigious street art festivals in the world, and currently organizes 6 street art festivals throughout the Midwest . In November of 2023 Shawn founded Canvas Convergence, an Arts Immersive 3D gallery in The Shops at West End.

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday; July 20 – 21
10am – 5pm both days

WHERE: The Shops at West End*
1621 West End Blvd.
St Louis Park,
MN 55416
*Chalk Art Masterpieces will be located on Gamble Drive.

MORE INFO: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61560335232165


July 20 @ 10:00 am
July 21 @ 5:00 pm
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The Shops at West End
1621 West End Blvd.
St Louis Park, MN,55416
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