People look at artwork by a variety of artists on the streets of downtown Gainesville. (Stephanie Hatchett/ WUFT News)
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In Photos: The 36th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show

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Thousands of people gathered in downtown Gainesville last weekend to partake in the 36th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show.

The festival featured unique work from artists who came from around the nation to display their material. Painters, ceramicists, sculptors and an abundance of other creative artists were present for the show.

A variety of food vendors filled the streets. Nonprofit organizations also spread awareness about their charities. The festival included activities for children such as live shows and painting.

Leela Woodham paints colorful images on children’s faces. (Stephanie Hatchett/ WUFT News)

 

Dr. DBmagic, a magician, surprises an audience member with a dove. (Stephanie Hatchett/WUFT News)

 

The Gypsy Rovers get ready to perform with their duck doing tricks climbing up a ladder. (Stephanie Hatchett/WUFT News)

 

Artists, Sky Campbell and Sarah Hines hang their colorful glass ornaments. (Stephanie Hatchett/ WUFT News)

 

Dogs wait to climb high ladders and perform tricks in front of the audience. (Stephanie Hatchett/ WUFT News)

 

Ed Myers’s abstract paintings draw in a crowd of people. (Stephanie Hatchett/ WUFT News)

 

Workers prep the table for children to make crazy hats out of pipe cleaners. (Stephanie Hatchett/ WUFT News)

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