24 Dysart Schools to participate in Festival of the Arts to showcase visual and performing arts programs, March 26 - AZEdNews
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24 Dysart Schools to participate in Festival of the Arts to showcase visual and performing arts programs, March 26


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  • Renee Ryon   |   Dysart Unified School District

Dysart Held Its First Festival Of The Arts At Valley Vista High School Featuring Performances From Students In Kindergarten Through 12th Grade In 2019. (Video Courtesy Of Dysart Schools)

The Dysart Unified School District will host the Dysart Festival of the Arts on Saturday, March 26, 2022. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Valley Vista High School, 15550 N Parkview Place, Surprise. The festival is free to attend and is open to the public.

The festival will showcase the visual and performing arts programs from sixteen elementary schools, four middle schools, four high schools, in the Dysart Unified School District. The day will be packed with performances on eight stages, to include various band, choir, dance and theatre troops. The elementary, middle school, and high school visual arts programs will be hosting two showcases to include both 2D and 3D pieces. In addition to all the wonderful performances, arts vendors, local artists and food trucks will be on site.

Festival of the Arts 2019

Dysart held its first Festival of the Arts at Valley Vista High School featuring performances from students in kindergarten through 12th grade. (Video courtesy of Dysart Schools)

This year’s presenting sponsor is McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Some of the event highlights include an instrument petting zoo, WHAM Recycled Arts Make and Take Art Project, a Community Mural in which everyone can paint a part of the mural, as well as a Chalk Exhibition on the sidewalk. There will be a table for an Instrument Drive for new or used instrument donations for Dysart Schools. There will also be an Arts and Crafts Vendor Fair, where local artisans will have their products on display for purchase. Visit www.Dysart.org/ArtsFest for more details or a list of performances, vendors and food trucks.