Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Call for Participants - Art of July

Art of July

July 4th
Fountain Square
6-7 PM Art Parade
7 PM Live Music

Join the Parade!!
Make a Float
Tell your friends
March or Dance
Make Portable Art

Call for Participation

Who doesn’t love a parade? The Fountain Square Arts Council invite you to participate in an all ages event with neighborhood residents, artists, musicians and more introducing…the Art of July!

What is Art of July?

The Fountain Square Arts Council is proud to present, the Art of July. A unique community event where everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate.

The event starts out with a parade travelling through Fountain Square and Fletcher place. The parade is a one-of-a-kind platform for presenting artwork in the public sphere and anyone is invited to participate. We encourage groups and organizations, family and friends and any other creative minds out there to sign up to be a part of this unique event. Our event will showcase contemporary artworks of all sizes and shapes that address parades, street pageantry and community celebration The parade is scheduled for Saturday, July 4th 2009 at 6:00pm. After the parade is finished, stay to enjoy some live music and neighborhood fun for the whole family all leading up to the grand finale of the downtown Indianapolis Fireworks display.

Getting In On Art of July

Anyone can participate in Art of July!

Individuals or groups may generate content for the parade such as floats, marches or dances, or portable artworks. To register your project information for inclusion in Art of July and any corresponding promotional materials, fill out this form:

Art of July Registration Form

Name :



Project Description:

Optional - You may submit images that depict either past projects or your planned parade project via Flickr or Picasa. Instructions will follow submission.

About The Parade Route

Art of July Parade Route

* All participants should plan on being on site at 901 Shelby Street at 5:00pm the day of the event. Parade will begin approximately at 6:00pm.
* Parade will end at same location where it began, 901 Shelby Street
* The parade route is approximately 1 mile. Please be sure that all parade mechanisms and people are capable of completing this distance.
* The parade route requires a maximum artwork height of 13 feet to avoid power lines and other infrastructure.
* Transport of all projects to and from parade site is the sole responsibility of parade participants.

Dates To Remember

Registration Deadline June 5th, 2009

Art of July Event July 4th, 2009 – Parade commences 6:00pm

All Participants must be on site at 5:00pm day of event


Please send inquiries to or call 317...

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