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.
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.
FREE parking will be available.
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. Take a look at some of last year’s fun creations.
Saturday, May 20
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.
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
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
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!
Leitchfield City Tourism Commission
City of Leitchfield
Leitchfield Woman’s Club
Ginny Paine, Farm & Home Realty & Auction
Grayson County Tourism
Wabuck Development Co.
For Myself Florist
Leitchfield City Police
Grayson County Sheriff
GC Detention Center
Grayson County Government
Clothesline of Quilts of Grayson County
Wilson and Muir
Grayson County High School Art Club
Farmers Feed Mill
Infinity Signs and Grafix