Mosaics Fine Art Festival will host its 26th annual event on Friday, Sept. 17 from 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
The three-day festival is free and open to the public. It will be held along several blocks of North Main Street in Historic Saint Charles.
Approximately 80 juried artists from more than 15 states will exhibit artwork available for purchase. Media categories include clay, drawing, glass, leather, metal, pastel, oil/acrylic, photography, print making, sculpture, watercolor and wood. A total of $5,000 will be awarded to the top 10 artists.
Artists who wish to participate must apply before May 3 at stcharlesmosaics.org.
The festival includes Art Shop for Kids, a kids-only gallery where children ages 14 and younger can buy professional artwork. Designed to foster art appreciation at a young age, all pieces are donated by participating festival artists and can be purchased for a nominal fee.
The H. Robert Pank Memorial Entertainment Pavilion will showcase a variety of performing artists throughout the weekend