Monday, August 23, 2010

Chalk the Block Call for Volunteers!

Call for Volunteers
Chalk the Block, October 8-10, 2010
Application Deadline: Monday, September 13, 2010

El Paso, TX – The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) is looking for volunteers for its 3rd Annual Chalk the Block Public Art Festival taking place October 8-10, 2010 in Downtown El Paso.

Volunteers must be 21 and over and must submit to a background check provided by the City of El Paso at no cost. Different commitment levels are available to accommodate all volunteers. Interested individuals should contact Erika Villegas at (915) 541-4280.

About Chalk the Block
The City of El Paso’s Public Art Program and the MCAD in partnership with the El Paso Community Foundation, will host an extraordinary event to attract and invite seasoned and emerging visual artists to use chalk to create works of art on the city sidewalks of downtown El Paso. We expect nearly 25,000 El Pasoans and tourists to descend upon Arts Festival Plaza and our satellite locations of Cleveland Square, San Jacinto Plaza and Pioneer Plaza.

Chalk the Block is a fun-filled event and hosting entertaining activities for people of all ages, including the KIDZONE, skate park, an interactive public chalk area, art vendors, live music and performances, great food, chalk art competitions, and much more!

For more information, call Erika Villegas at (915) 541-4280.

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