Art on the Ave is an annual spring art festival showcasing local artisans and musicians in the Slatterly Park Neighborhood. The event features painters, glass blowers, metal workers, jewelers, musicians and live art. The highlight of the event is unveiling the installation of a permanent boulevard sculpture, hand crafted by a regional artist to symbolize this year’s theme: sound and color. This sculpture will become the fifteenth public sculpture scattered throughout the Slatterly Park Neighborhood. Locally designed T-shirts will be available for sale. As a newly formed 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, Art on the Avenue is concentrating on our initiative to promote education of the arts, to revitalize Slatterly Park with progressive beautification projects, and to foster conscientious community in our downtown neighborhood. This year’s event will be held on Saturday May 18th, from 9:30 am until 4:00 pm, on the 800 Block of 6th Ave SE.