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York Arts Week

York Arts Week

Creative York is joining a collection of Downtown York businesses and organizations to participate in York Arts Week! From Saturday, August 19th through Saturday, August 26th, 2023, art events will be occurring all around Downtown York. Check out the York Arts Week Website for the full schedule of events.



Check Out Our Schedule of Events!

9am-4pm, The Square in Downtown York (Intersection of Market and George Streets)

Chalk Walk is an exciting event designed to celebrate the creativity of artists and promote the importance of public art. The sidewalks of downtown York become an artist’s canvas and a place for audience to watch works of art being created.

Creative York will be partnering with Yorkfest and York Arts Week to present Chalk Walk on Saturday August 19, 2023 from 9AM to 4PM. The chalk murals will be created on the square in downtown York. Rain date: Sunday, August 20, 2023


7am-3pm, with an award ceremony at 2pm, at Central Market York

Join us for the annual Youth Art Exhibition on display at York’s Central Market! A mix of work from artists ages 3-17 will be juried by a local artist and awards will be given at 2:00pm.


3-7pm at Creative York

Join us for Justin Ruby’s LAST York exhibition.

Buy tickets for Justin’s closing reception HERE.

6-8pm at DreamWrights

An exhibition and conversation with new Americans on their experience.

This exhibition will reflect on the multilayered immigrant and first/second generation experience shared by so many in our community. Along with the art exhibition, Creative York is hosting a guided conversation about the experience of people who immigrated to America, moderated by Elaine Bonneau. Join us for the opening reception potluck and panel discussion at DreamWrights on Tuesday, August 22, from 6-8pm. Feel free to bring a dish or drink to share!

5-7pm at Marketview Arts

Creative York, Marketview Arts and the York Art Association are collaborating to bring artist Michal Gavish to York for two events during York Arts Week. Gavish will present an artist lecture at Marketview Arts, co-hosted by the York Art Association, on August 23, 2023, from 6-7 p.m., free to the public. Guests will have the opportunity to socialize prior to the lecture, from 5-6 p.m.; light refreshments will be provided.

6-8pm at Creative York