Join us March 18th!

Mark your calendars! Please join us on Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chastain Pointe Studios on the Kennesaw campus.

The Spring Arts Festival at Kennesaw State University is an annual community event offering the chance for art lovers of all ages to partake in visual and performing arts activities. This popular arts festival event near metro Atlanta is FREE to attend and open to the public. Please note our NEW LOCATION at Chastain Pointe 115 Studios. 

We hope you will join us! Read about last year's Spring Arts Festival. 

  • Follow the Spring Arts Festival signs to:
    1200 Chastain Road, Suite 115, Kennesaw 30144

    Chastain Pointe 115 houses the studios for the Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking programs. Opened in Fall 2020, each drawing and painting studio has over 1400 square feet of workspace. The printmaking studio is comprised of approximately 7000 square feet. It houses distinct working areas for book arts, intaglio, letterpress, lithography, papermaking, relief, and serigraphy.

  • Celebrate spring and the visual arts with us at the Spring Arts Festival! This annual Festival features demonstrations and hands-on workshops in many two- and three-dimensional media. A pin-up show invites local artists and students to compete in four categories: elementary, middle, high school, and community. Experience all that the visual arts has to offer at our free, family-friendly Festival.

    During the KSU Spring Arts Festival, guests may enjoy:

    • Fashion Show
    • Soft Sculpture
    • Quick set resin art (with glitter!) 
    • Printmaking
    • Asian Calligraphy Art Workshop
    • Inclusive Art
    • Portrait Drawing
    • Apparel Design
    • Photo Collage
    • Painting
    • AND MORE! 
  • We encourage public and private teachers and schools of the surrounding community to participate in our Pin-up Show as groups. 

    Delivering Artwork?

    Teachers who have organized student artwork to be presented for the Pin-Up show and Junkyard Art Wars may deliver artworks and a list of what is delivered to Chastain Pointe 115:
    Mon. / Wed. 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Tue. / Thu. 9:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Fri. 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Please note: to be included in the judging, all artwork must be received by 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023. 

    Please check to see that all artwork is labeled with

    • student artist’s name
    • teacher’s name
    • schools name
    • grade level

    The Pin-up Show entries should be accompanied with a list of the artworks and the names of the students.

    Please help us spread the word on your social media and tag: 

  • Media: please contact Kathie Beckett, for interview inquiries and high resolution images.


Enter the Pin-Up Show

Any media is allowed as long as the work can be mounted to a bulletin board/wall with no more than four push pins (provided at the Festival). 

Enter between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Judging between 1 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Awards 2:30 p.m. (at Chastain Pointe Studios)

Teachers can deliver 10 works per school.
A list containing the names and titles of all the artworks from each school should be included.


*to schedule delivery of school submissions (teachers or school representatives only).

Spring Arts Festival Photos


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