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Art Fair 1956

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Film Identifier: F.2010-02-0210
Run Time
0h 11m 56s
Format
16mm
Color
Color
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
1956
Abstract
Footage depicting the Old Town Art Fair in 1956. Artists are shown displaying their work - everything from sculptures, paintings, and art made of hand-blown glass is featured. 
 
The Old Town Art Fair is one of the oldest art fairs in the country. It began in 1950 and was established by the Old Town Triangle Association. The intention was to invite artistically inclined residents to display their work. The fair raised money to help improve the quality of life in the area, bringing better working conditions and recreational facilities to its residents.  
Genre
Family
Related Place
Chicago (represents)