About the festival


HOLD FAST Contemporary Art Festival
August 18-21 2016

About the festival:

HOLD FAST is a four-day celebration of contemporary art practice held in August in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Now going into its 17th year, HOLD FAST is the province’s only festival dedicated to contemporary art. HOLD FAST regular events are free and open to all.

Previously known as the Art Marathon Festival, HOLD FAST delivers accessible, meaningful and critically-relevant contemporary art programming across an array of media including: installation, performance, screenings, artist talks, dance, community events and artist-led workshops for people of all ages.

Festival line-up will be released in early summer 2016

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