The City of Roswell celebrates National Arts & Humanities Month during October with a wide variety of activities that help us strengthen public awareness, appreciation, engagement and support of the arts. We know that the arts are a fundamental and essential part of our culture, a time-honored way of learning, knowing, and expressing. The arts play a key role in driving economic prosperity and community vitality; activate our public places and collective efficacy.
Select events from this year's celebration include:
- October 8, 12:00 p.m. – Roswell’s Mayor, City Council, Recreation Commission and members of the community with gather to dedicate the new Mural at Roswell Area Park, created by muralist Theresa Arlette.
- October 13, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. – The Roswell Cultural Arts Center will host the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia for enchanting performances of two popular children’s books, Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny.
- October 15, 7:00 p.m. – The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers will present Almost Sunrise at the Cultural Arts Center, a documentary following two Iraq veterans tormented by depression.
- October 22, 12:00-3:00 p.m. – Bike Roswell will host a free Bicycle Safety Expo in Riverside Park – near the ArtAround Roswell sculpture Bicycle Built for Two.
- October 26, 7-8:30 p.m. – ArtsPlace America’s Executive Director Jamie Bennett will host a Public Conversation on the Arts at Roswell River Landing.
- October 1-31, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – Presented by the Roswell Historical Society, the exhibit Family Matters: Legacies of the Kings and the Hembrees of Roswell examines the differences and similarities of the area’s most influential pioneers.
If you have any questions, please contact Andie Gambrel at a firstname.lastname@example.org.