Art, architecture and technology will merge and converge when 27 dynamic digital art works created by artists from all corners of the globe set aglow the iconic alabaster walls, courtyards and pedestrian pathways throughout the town of Alys Beach in Northwest Florida’s South Walton County
But that is just the beginning of the excitement for Digital Graffiti 2014. This year’s seventh installation of the world’s first art projection festival also will feature an exclusive behind-the-scenes sneak peek tour, an animated performance arts act, live interactive digital art, a haute magazine fashion photo shoot session, VJ and DJ stylings, and live social media feeds to keep festival goers connected to the must-do art summer festival on Scenic Highway 30A, along with several other surprises, too.
Three Festive Nights of Digital Graffiti
Thursday, June 5 at 8 p.m. — A limited number of tickets will be sold for this exclusive sneak peek tour given by curator Brett Phares. This evening provides a rare behind-the-scenes look at a few of the art exhibits with a reception to follow at Caliza Pool.
Friday, June 6— 8:30-midnight — Art lovers looking for a low-key, leisurely stroll along the pedestrian paths to view and discuss the latest in art, architecture and technology with some of the digital artist finalists who have work on display. The Caliza Pool and bars are open for mixing and mingling and create a festive atmosphere that is still family friendly.
Saturday, June 7
6:30-8:30 p.m. —The evening begins Inside the EC Scene lounge sponsored by EC Magazine.
8:30 p.m.-midnight —Guests will savor light bites and sip cocktails while strolling the “animated” Alys Beach streets. The celebration continues at Caliza Pool, where the fashion forward can channel their inner artist while shaking it down on the dance floor.
An all access weekend pass is available for $200 per person and includes admission to the event on all three days, an official Digital Graffiti t-shirt and Tervis tumbler. Tickets for Friday night are $50 per person for adults and $15 for children (12 and under). Tickets for Saturday are $75 (for adults and children). Saturday night patron tickets are $100 and include an official DG t-shirt and a refillable Tervis tumbler and access to Saturday night’s event.
Tickets are limited and the event will sell out; pre-purchased tickets are highly encouraged. Tickets are available for purchase online at digitalgraffiti.com and in person at the Alys Beach Bike Shop, the Alys Shoppe and Fonville Press in Alys Beach.
Proceeds to benefit The Alys Foundation, which supports select local charities.