Art in the Park, Freeport - 2015

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Date: 
Sep 6 2015
Times: 

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Address: 
Krape Park
1799 S. Park Blvd.
61032 Freeport , IL
United States
Illinois US
Art Fair image: 
Art in the Park, Freeport_logo

We are pleased to announce the eighth annual Art in the Park Event hosted by the Freeport Park District and the Freeport Art Museum. Applications will be submitted online with "Entry Thingy." The Early Entry fee is $65 (per booth) due between April 2nd and June 24th. The Late Entry fee is $85 (per booth) due between June 25th and August 4th.

The number of visitors attending this exciting event has grown over the past several years, attracting over 5,500 visitors to the park. Awards for Best of Show and Honorable Mentions will be selected by an independent juror during the live event. The Best of Show recipient will receive a $100 prize and each Honorable Mention recipient will receive a waiver of next year's application fees.

This exciting event features activities throughout Krape Park including: fine art displays, performing arts, demonstrations of various art media, and children's hands-on activities. Guests may also experience outdoor cuisine at various food vendors on site.

Additionally, participants and visitors can explore the fine amenities of Krape Park including: an authentic working carousel, fenced-in duck farm, waterfall, children's play areas, canoes & paddle boats, a band shell, picnic tables and outdoor grills on site. Krape Park is accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Participation is open to artists ages 18 and over who work in painting, drawing , photography, ceramics & pottery, wood working, jewelry, sculpture and other fine arts.

Deadline for Entries in 67 days on Jun. 24, 2015. Deadline for Late Entries in 4 months on Aug. 4, 2015. Notification of Jury Results by Jul. 31, 2015.

Eligible Media: 

Participation is open to artists working in: painting, drawing , photography, ceramics & pottery, wood working, jewelry, sculpture and other fine arts.

Artist Deadline: 
06/24/2015
Artist Vendor Fees: 

$65 (April 2nd - June 24th)
$85 (June 25th - August 4th)

Estimated Attendance: 
6,000
Number of Exhibitors: 
40
Juried?: 
Yes
Notes: 

The application information and the online application link are available on the website.

Wheelchair Accessible?: 
Yes
Contact Info
Name: 
Carrie Baxter
Company: 
Freeport Art Museum