8th Annual Festival Features International 3D Chalk Artist, Unique Interactive Events and a Junebug Sculpture on which Visitors Can Sit! 
May 18, 2015: The 8th annual Metuchen Junebug ArtFest kicks off on Friday evening, June 5thfrom 6:00 – 10:00 pm with an enticing line-up of open air art exhibits, interactive events and live performances throughout the streets downtown Metuchen. Event dates for 2015 are June 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th from 6:00 – 10:00 pm on Main Street.
Community members of all ages are invited to feast their eyes on a spectacular array of arts and crafts in oil, acrylics, watercolors, photography, sculpture, glass, precious stones, and textiles – as well as rock and jazz musicians, dance performances and open mic sessions at various locations.
This year’s Junebug will feature a renowned chalk artist and window gallery competition:

Friday, June 6th – Opening Night Interactive Events:

Friday, June 6th – Opening Night Live Performances:

“Created by artists, for artists, the Junebug draws several hundred visitors to downtown Metuchen NJ and transforms our vibrant community into a month-long celebration of the arts,” stated Junebug Planning Committee chair, Melissa Schuhmann. “Our entire community comes together for this one-of-a-kind event, which grows with each passing year in the number and variety of artists and visitors from all across central New Jersey and neighboring states.”
The “Brainy Boro” – Metuchen NJ – has been a mecca for artists of every discipline for more than a century. Sponsored by the Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission, the Junebug ArtFest reflects the Borough’s commitment to nurturing all forms of creativity. The Junebug is just one of the ways Metuchen is working to maintain its status as the “Gateway to the Arts” in Middlesex County.

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