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York Arts Week


NEW in 2022: York Arts Week and Biggest Fan Juried Exhibit

Since Yorkfest will not be happening this summer, Creative York is joining a collection of Downtown York businesses and organizations to participate in York Arts Week! From Saturday, August 20, 2022 through Saturday, August 27, 2022, art events will be occurring all around Downtown York. Check out the York Arts Week Website for the full schedule of events.

Want to be a sponsor of York Arts Week? Learn about how to get involved here. Pay the sponsorship fee here.

Are you an organization or business that wants to get involved? Pay your fee here.

As a part of York Arts Week, Creative York will be hosting the Biggest Fan Juried Exhibit. Cash prizes for Best in Show, 2 Honorable Mentions, and People’s Choice will be awarded Thursday, August 25th from 6-8pm.


Chalk Walk is Back!

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

Creative York will be partnering with York Arts Week to present Chalk Walk on Saturday August 27, 2022 from 9am-4pm. Looking to get involved or learn more? Check out our brochure: Chalk Walk Brochure 

Pay your Chalk Walk submission fee here

Want to sponsor a Chalk Walk mural? Find out how here. Need to pay your sponsorship fee? Do so here

Youth Art Exhibition

Creative York’s annual Youth Art Exhibition is back this Summer as a part of York Arts Week! Artists ages 3-17 are encouraged to submit their artwork, up to 1 piece per medium and up to 3 pieces in total per artist. Submitting is free, and additional info, as well as the registration form, can be found here: Youth Art Exhibition Brochure

All works will be on public display at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts on the second floor studio space.

Please drop off artwork with registration forms by 2pm on August 15th, 2022.

Awards Ceremony is Saturday, August 27th, 2022 at 2pm at the Appell Center. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each age category will receive a prize.

If you have any questions, please email, or call us at 717-848-3200.