Along the shores of the Mississippi river lies a place where hawks soar through long forgotten structures, wild flowers emerge from time worn rubble, ancestral ghosts keep watch over the land and the people of St. Louis gather once a year to summon the spirits of creative community!

Artica is a multi-disciplinary and participatory art festival and parade that is held each year on the banks of the north Mississippi river front in St. Louis. Artica was created to provide the people of the St. Louis metropolitan area, and in fact the whole world, with the opportunity to come together as a community through the act of creative self-expression.

The Artica philosophy is one of openness and inclusion. All are welcome to participate, work, create and celebrate! So summon your muse, put on a hat, slip on your sturdiest shoes and come to Artica!



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