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Join FRF For Arts in the Market April 17, 2015



Fresno Regional Foundation presents Arts in the Market

WHAT: The Fresno Regional Foundation (FRF) is hosting Arts in the Market, a free arts fair open to the community with musical performances, community mural projects, and interactive art. The first 200 people to attend will receive a food truck voucher for a free meal and raffle prizes will be offered throughout the event. Arts in the Market embraces and advances the diverse ways we experience the arts. FRF will host a series of arts presentations throughout 2015 to promote engagement in the Arts in nontraditional places to increase the accessibility of the arts to everyone in the Central Valley. These presentations are made possible thanks to a partnership with the James Irvine Foundation. 

WHEN: Friday, April 17, 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm 
WHERE: Manchester Center Farmers’ Market (northeast corner of Shields and Blackstone) 1901 E Shields Ave Fresno, CA 93726

STORIES PHOTO OPPS : FRF Program Staff will be available to discuss the Engagement Pathway Pilot Projects and FRF’s partnership with the James Irvine Foundation. 

Three grantees will be participating in Arts in the Market: 
1. Kings Cultural Center will have musical performances including Mariachi Music, Hawaiian Dance, Folklorico and Fiddling. 
2. Creative Fresno will have their mobile mural unit for community participation. 
3. Artist Bachrun LoMele will have his interactive, mobile confidence-processing booth exploring truth and meaning in art and life. MEDIA CONTACT : Kelvin Alfaro, FRF Program Officer, (559) 226-5600 x 105 or [email protected] 


Founded in 1966, FRF improves the quality of life in the San Joaquin Valley through philanthropy. It serves Fresno, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Tulare, and Kings Counties. FRF is the trusted link between donors and organizations investing in permanent, high-impact initiatives for the San Joaquin Valley. 

The Foundation holds assets of over $62 million and awarded over $9.7 million in total grants in 2014. For more information about the Fresno Regional Foundation, please visit or call 559-226-5600. 


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