Billings Public Art Committee Present Chalk on the Walk Saturday

In  downtown Billings, the Billings Public Art Committee will present Chalk on the Walk on Saturday.

The event is a free community art activity where participants create chalk murals on the sidewalks of 3rd Ave. N. between N. 27th and N. 30th Streets.

Members of the public, artists, students, families, and children are invited to create murals on the sidewalks of 3rd Ave. starting near N. 27th at Soup ‘n Such and Billings First Church. Sidewalk space for murals continue west past N. 29th St. by the Big Sky Imaginarium, New Attitude Salon, and Aspinwall Mountain Wear.

The theme of the event is “Harvest” in celebration of the fall equinox. Squares of sidewalk, approximately 3 feet by 3 feet, will be laid out for chalk art. Participants are encouraged to bring whatever supplies they will use, including solid chalk or pastel chalk, water, knee pads, brushes, etc.

The Billings Arts Association is sponsoring free chalk that artists can pick up during the event at the information table on 3rd Ave. near N. 27th next to Billings First Church. Chalk will be available while supplies last from 9am-3pm.

Viewers are welcome all day and invited to take in the art display through the weekend.