• October 21, 2020

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Virtual Chalk the Block 2020 set for October: MCAD accepting

The largest public arts festival in the region has adapted with the current COVID-19 climate and is scheduled to launch virtually on Saturday, October 10. “Chalk the Block has served as an opportunity for local artists to showcase their work as well as bring internationally known installations to the borderland,” said Cultural Affairs and Recreation […]Read More

Cine Fantástico returns to Plaza Theatre with 3 classic Mexican

Cine Fantástico, El Paso’s free celebration of popular Mexican film, returns to the Plaza Theatre during the upcoming Chalk the Block festival. The 2019 edition of Cine Fantástico – set for Saturday, October 12 – is a project of the Paso del Norte Community Foundation and part of the annual Downtown arts festival Chalk the Block. Cine Fantástico will […]Read More

MCAD announces Artist Line Up for Chalk the Block

On Tuesday, Museums and Cultural Affairs Department officials announced the artist line-up for this year’s Chalk the Block festival that takes place from October 11 to October 13 in the downtown Arts Festival Plaza. “When we started there were 12 artists and 5,000 people attending. We have steadily grown to include more than 200 artists, […]Read More

Artist, Vendor Applications Now Available for Chalk the Block 2018

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) has opened the application period for artists and vendors to participate in the Chalk the Block 2018 event (CTB11). “Chalk the Block is an opportunity for artists to have their work seen by thousands of people throughout the festival weekend alongside internationally known featured […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: Chalk The Block Transforms Downtown El

For the 10th year in a row, residents, artists, musicians and many more headed downtown to enjoy Chalk the Block. Chalk the Block offers visitors a chance to see sidewalk chalk art competition, temporary art installations, street performances, live music, and local art and food vendors, plus participate in free art activities at the El Paso […]Read More

Art Hits the Streets for Chalk the Block 10

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD), along with the El Paso Community Foundation, invites the community to attend the 10th annual Chalk the Block (CTB) Public Art Festival. The festival, presented by Rudolph Dealerships, runs from Friday, October 6, to Sunday, October 8, in Downtown El Paso. Chalk the Block offers visitors […]Read More

Chalk the Block Announces Line Up and Artists

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) has revealed the line-up for this year’s Chalk the Block Festival. “Ten years ago, we started with 12 artists and 5,000 people attending. We have steadily grown to include more than 200 artists, vendors and musicians and installations from around the world,” said Assistant […]Read More

Chalk the Block Artist, Vendor Applications Now Available

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) has opened the application period for artists and vendors to participate in the 2017 Chalk the Block event (CTB10). “Chalk the Block is an opportunity for artists to have their work seen by thousands of people, alongside internationally known featured installation and performing artists, […]Read More

MCAD: Chalk the Block 2016 Festival ‘Huge Success’

The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) reports that this year’s Chalk the Block festival turned out to be a huge success with an estimated 36,000 people attending the event. During the festival, the El Paso Museum of Art hosted 2,091 visitors, a 271% increase from the 564 visitors the previous […]Read More