NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Local artists and their creations were on display at the Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival Saturday.
There was plenty of music and art at the 29th annual event in Norfolk. The festival featured nearly 150 artists with a variety of talents, everything from painting, ceramics, photography and much more.
For many, it was a chance to not only show their artwork, but also get their message out.
"We put this great art festival on for the community and in turn they learn about people with developmental disabilities," Hope House Foundation Development Director Elena Montello said. "And you don't have to say. ‘Oh there is a person with a developmental disability,' everyone just intermingles and enjoys art."
The festival continued Sunday afternoon.
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