Artsplosure
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Artsplosure

Artsplosure is an art festival held each year in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, focused in the Moore Square Historic District.[1] Artsplosure has dozens of corporate and media sponsors.[2]

Moore Square Historic District, Raleigh, NC during the Artsplosure

About the Festival

The event includes over 170 visual artists showing and selling their work on the streets surrounding Moore Square in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. The event is free to the public.

History

Artsplosure was conceived in 1978 by subcommittees of the newly formed City of Raleigh Arts Commission who were planning a citywide arts festival. The following year, Artsplosure was incorporated to produce high quality and accessible arts festivals and to identify, nurture, and showcase artists seeking to reach wider audiences.

The first city-wide multi-disciplinary arts festival took place in April 1980 in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects conference.

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Coordinates: 35°46?39?N 78°38?09?W / 35.7775°N 78.6358°W / 35.7775; -78.6358


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