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Fidelity Investments The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival celebrates 17 Years

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Fidelity Investments The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival celebrated 17 years this past weekend on April 9 and 10 along the scenic banks of The Woodlands Waterway and in Town Green Park. Festival guests had the opportunity to enjoy a vibrant outdoor art gallery with music, food, and kid’s activities while shopping for art created by fine artists from around the world and nation.

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The Art Dash Party presented by The Woodlands Compounding Pharmacy kicked off the weekend on Friday evening at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

Produced by The Woodlands Arts Council, the jury-selected fine arts show, a long-standing springtime tradition for families and locals, featured artwork ranging across a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, clay, metal, woodworks, photography, mixed media, and jewelry, leather, and fiber created by over 200 jury-selected local, national, and international artists. This year’s featured artist was Guilloume, a master of “Bolismo” an emotional style using simple forms, textures, and movements to exhibit human feelings from the most complex to the simplest. 

Attendees also enjoyed live music on the Stella Artois Mainstage, wine and dine at food vendors, participated in Hands-On Arts activities hosted by The Woodlands Children’s Museum, and VIP ticket holders took a break at the Terrace Hospitality Lounge. The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival and Art Dash Party benefits The Woodlands Arts Council’s year-round arts programming, student scholarships, and educational outreach programs, Because Art Matters.

For more information about the festival and to view the 2022 artists, visit

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The Woodlands Arts Council provides regional, cultural, and educational enrichment opportunities that encourage, support and promote the visual and performing arts in our community. From the award-winning Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival to public art installations and the year-round community and educational outreach programs of Because Art Matters, the council has one primary goal….making our community better, Because Art Matters!