Event Info

  COST

Art in the Park is open to the public and admission is FREE. It’s the perfect event to enjoy a day – or a weekend  – filled with beautiful and unique juried art, a wide variety of children’s art activities, toe-tapping music and delicious food.

This year’s artists will feature treasures for home, garden and gifts in metal, jewelry, painting, multimedia, even upcycling. Whether you’re looking for that perfect something that speaks to you, or just want to take in all the beautiful artistry on display, Art in the Park can fit the bill.

Click here to take a look at some of the works available at last year’s event, and a preview from some of our new artists.

 LOCATION

Plenty of parking, located centrally at James D Beville City Park in Leitchfield. Look for signs to our new location in the park. It’s just above the Pavilion area, with easy access from Wallace Avenue, near the Leitchfield Aquatic Center.  For a more detailed view, just click here.

 

 PARKING

FREE parking will be available.

 

 ENTERTAINMENT and ACTIVITIES

Enjoy non-stop entertainment both days with a variety of musical acts to please every taste.

Young budding artists can create to their heart’s content in our Children’s Pavilion which will host special art projects complete with takeaway lessons to recreate them at home. See what’s in store . . .

Saturday, May 20

Chimes

 

10 – 11 am Nature Sun Catcher Wind Chimes: Students will use Mason jar lids, contact paper, string and a variety of plants found in nature to construct a pretty wind chime.

 

Creatures

 

12 – 1 pm Modeling Cloud Clay Creatures: Students will use Amaco Cloud Clay and other materials to model a 3D creature!

 

1:30 pm Presentation of Student Art Show Awards

Gloves

 

2 – 3 pm Patterned Art Glove Sculpture: Students will create a piece of 3 dimensional Art using latex free vinyl gloves,Sharpie markers, fiber filling, and a base.

 

 

Sunday, May 21

Masks

 

2 – 3 pm Wild Animal Masks 

 

 

 

Creating Comics Workshops:  Times and Details TBA

Character Design Workshops: High school art students will be available from 1-4.  Kids interested in creating their own animated character can join us in any of the areas below, and may go to multiple areas for character help.  Bring your current drawings if you would like some tips or feedback!  High school students will have some of their own work available as examples.

Area 1 Beginning Characters: Want to make your own characters but don’t know where to start?  Students will learn how to draw the volumes that make up the body!

Area 2 Intermediate Characters: Learn how to draw face proportions, hands, and feet for your characters!

Area 3 Advanced Characters: Learn how to improve your use of color, shading, textures, and background!

 

 THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Leitchfield City Tourism Commission

City of Leitchfield

Leitchfield Woman’s Club

Ginny Paine, Farm & Home Realty & Auction

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Logo Original GCS Only

Grayson County Tourism

Wabuck Development Co.

CBank

For Myself Florist

FKFCU

Larry Elmore

Leitchfield City Police

Grayson County Sheriff

GC Detention Center

Grayson County Government

T-Shirt Express

Clothesline of Quilts of Grayson County

Homeland

Wilson and Muir

Grayson County High School Art Club

Farmers Feed Mill

Infinity Signs and Grafix

Hatfield Inn