Artica Festival is a celebration that inspires collaboration between artists and fosters the development of new, contemporary works of art. This free, unconventional art festival is the culmination of our efforts to promote the advancement of local artists year round.
The festival is filled with site-specific installation art and performances created by professional artists from the St. Louis metropolitan area. An overlapping schedule of events including music, dance, theater, poetry, video, film and performance art will encourage the audience to move around and experience Artica from different perspectives. We emphasize interactive, participatory art that takes its inspiration from the history and environment of the Near North Riverfront.