ART in the Country and the BoomTown Street Art Festival have collided in Hilton this weekend. Thank you to Kathy Jacob and Jono Hornby who, bouyed by their talented teams and incredile sponsors, have effectively positioned Hilton as a magnet for art enthusiasts and anyone looking to be inspired. Colour is powerful, combining art with time outdoors is an elixir.
You need to know the details;
WHERE: Harrington House on the Hilton College Road
COST: R20 for Adults, R10 for pensioners, and FREE for children.TIMES: 10 am to 8 pm on Saturday 28 May | 9 am to 1 pm on Sunday 29 May.
WHERE: Various sites between the Shell Garage and The Quarry Centre
COST: FREE thanks to the sponsorship received by local businesses and the Hilton Ratepayers Association. Local business is invited to get involved by offering sites to paint, materials and/or donations.
TIME: The art is in public spaces so you can view anytime, The walkthrough will commence today at 3.30 pm. Some of the artists will be available to talk about their works.
Pictured above: The Jackal and Hare scene in progress, you will find this artwork on the electricity building opposite the library and it will be the starting point of the audiovisual journey coming soon. We look forward to fun times ahead as this creative process unfolds and develops.
Pictured below: Keagan Dunn, a friend of Jono Hornby's since their student days at DUT who also travelled with Jono, painting walls in Berlin. Dunn is one of the fastest and most accurate artists you will ever meet. In one day of painting he achieved what you see below, we cannot wait to see the end result.