Lanesboro Arts Art In The Park 2017 - Call For Artists

Lanesboro Arts Art In The Park 2017 – Call For Artists

Lanesboro Arts announces a call for artists for the Lanesboro Arts Art In The Park 2017 to be held June 17th at 10 am to 5 pm in Sylvan Park.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 21 Apr 2017

The 37th annual Art in the Park Fine Art Festival in Lanesboro, Minnesota features 90+ fine art and craft booths, excellent live music, scrumptious local foods, and kids’ activities. Lanesboro Arts’ Art in the Park 2017 is southeast Minnesota’s longest running art festival. It is renowned for quality, variety, and value. Art in the Park attracts thousands of regional patrons to Sylvan Park in Lanesboro each year.

Art in the Park accepts applications in fine arts and crafts. Original and unique work made by the applicant in the areas of painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, glass, fiber, paper, jewelry, wood, textiles, and mixed media. There is a $10 application fee.

Lanesboro Arts Art In The Park 2017 booth information:

  • Booth fee is $95 per 12′ x 12′ space; double spots can be purchased for an additional $95.
  • Returning artists may request same booth # or close proximity to previous years.
  • Artists supply their own display materials.
  • Electric hook-ups are not provided and there will be no portable generators during the fair.
  • A Minnesota sales and use tax number is required for all taxable sales.
  • Booth spaces will be marked and ready for set-up at 6 a.m. on the day of the festival.
  • Artist welcome station will include rolls and coffee at 6 a.m. during set up.

Lanesboro has many camping sites with hook-ups and showers including the Sylvan Park campground adjacent to the festival site. The festival will take place rain or shine.

Lanesboro Arts Art In The Park 2017 Prizes: $500 Best in Show, $100 Award of Excellence.

About Lanesboro Arts

Through a diverse spectrum of community arts programming, Lanesboro Arts supports artists, revitalizes public spaces, and builds a sense of community and civic pride among the 754 people who call Lanesboro home. Programming includes free youth education classes, fine arts galleries, internship programs, performance art, residency program, a community variety show, opportunities to participate in public art, as well as programming in its galleries, at the St. Mane Theatre, and in public spaces throughout the community. Lanesboro Arts has brought innovative arts experiences to audiences for over thirty years. It is becoming a national model for empowering communities through the arts.

Lanesboro, Minnesota has been recently recognized as one of “America’s Top 12 Small Town Art Places,” and was also named by Smithsonian Magazine as “One of the Top 20 Small Towns to Visit in America.” Population 754, Lanesboro is nestled in the bluffs of southeastern Minnesota along the Root River and Minnesota State Highway 16, a National Scenic Byway. Lanesboro’s downtown hosts dynamic local businesses and restaurants in historic buildings, with the Root River State Trail running on the diagonal through town. Lanesboro is “Minnesota’s Bed and Breakfast Capital.”

For more information, contact artinthepark@lanesoroarts.org.

Lanesboro Arts Art In The Park 2017 - Call For Artists

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