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Announcing call for Visual Artists for “Art in the Park”


Mon, Mar 19th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro All

The Lanesboro Arts Center would like to invite artists to submit an application for inclusion in the Annual Father’s Day “Art in the Park” Festival, to be held on Sunday, June 17, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Sylvan Park, Lanesboro, Minnesota. Now in its 32nd year, “Art in the Park” is southeast Minnesota’s longest running art festival. The festival features 100+ artist and craft booths, homemade foods and beverages provided by local organizations, a farm animal petting zoo, the ‘Make a Tie for Dad’ booth, and music and entertainment throughout the day – including Dan Newton’s Café Accordion Orchestra, and Patchouli. With the quality, variety and value of artwork, “Art in the Park” attracts thousands of regional patrons each year. Lanesboro is famous for its hospitality and Sylvan Park provides an idyllic setting for the event with shade trees, scenic bluffs, playground and ponds.

For an application and more information about “Art in the Park,” go to the Lanesboro Arts Center website: www.lanesboroarts.org or email artinthepark@lanesboroarts.org. Deadline for entries is April 20, 2012. Booth fee is $85, and booths must feature original work handmade by artists; all items for sale must be the art or handiwork of the exhibiting artist(s) or artisan(s).

“Art in the Park” is a program of the Lanesboro Arts Center, which has been providing year-round arts programming for more than thirty years. Its mission is to serve as a regional catalyst for artistic excellence and educational development in providing diverse art experiences for people of all ages. For more information contact 507-467-2446 / info@lanesboroarts.org / www.lanesboroarts.org.

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