C-Art Festival is Cumbria’s award winning tourist attraction promoting Cumbria’s contemporary arts, featuring special events, exhibitions, installations, an artists directory, open studios and more.

“Once again my wife an I were so impressed by the organisation. I just wish we could have visited more studios. Everyone we met was delightful – such enthusiasm! C-Art is a wonderful event”

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C-Art Festival 2017 – 8-17 September

The 10 days will include:

BIG WEEKEND #1 – 8-10 September

  • Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition launch and Awards Ceremony,
  • Art Fair at Rheged, Penrith of over 50 high quality arts, furnature, jewellery and more
  • Live Art and Performance at Rheged, Penrith
  • Rolling Film Programme at Rheged, Penrith
  • Artists Open Studios (Please check individual listings)

BIG WEEKEND #2 – 15-17 September

  • Open Studios weekend with Artists and Galleries opening their doors across Cumbria from 10am – 5pm each day
  • Art in Extraordinary Places
  • Crafts and Music Event @ Brunswick Yard, Penrith, with Crafty Vintage

Throughout the week artists will continue to open studios (see individual listings)

C-Art is an Eden Arts project.

for information contact: info(at)c-art.org.uk