POW! WOW! LONG BEACH 2017
POW! WOW! Long Beach returns for the third consecutive year from Sunday, July 16 to Saturday, July 22, 2016. Artists from around the globe will participate in the week-long festival bringing art and culture to Long Beach.
POW! WOW! brings art and culture to public spaces by beautifying the city while cultivating community pride. Alongside headline sponsors, Downtown Long Beach Alliance, The Port of Long Beach, LB Convention & Visitors Bureau, Long Beach Art Museum, Montana Cans, Olukai, Monster Energy, ‘47 Brand; Long Beach will play host to an exciting week filled with live mural paintings, art exhibitions, talks and more.
“We are so excited to have POW! WOW! back for its 3rd year in Long Beach,” stated Dani Concepcion, regional director of POW! WOW! Long Beach. “The event has become an important part of the cultural fabric of Long Beach and we can’t wait to see how the city embraces us this year.”
Featured artists include Kevin Lyons, Mike Giant, Tatiana Suarez, Niels Shoe Meulman, Nosego, TRAV MSK, and Adele Renault. We also have some Long Beach hometown heroes like The Draculas, Bodeck Hernandez, Nate Frizzell, Ryan Milner and more. The public is invited to watch and experience the process of the artists as they create their murals throughout the city.
The POW! WOW! Long Beach Pop-Up Store will be located at the MADE by Millwork at 240 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802. The store will have limited edition POW! WOW! Long Beach merchandise including hats, t-shirts, and accessories for sale during the event week.
Additionally, the POW! WOW! School of Music will be conducting their program with student performances scheduled throughout the week. Other events include artist talks and art events, with the full calendar of events listed below.