2022 summer: Area art fairs | Entertainment


Art fairs draw in crowds on the lookout for every thing from oil paintings to back garden gnomes:

Ballyhoo at the Zoo

RACINE — The Ballyhoo at the Zoo fine art fair, introduced by the Racine Arts Council, is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5, at the Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St.

Dozens of artists will be be in attendance which includes DL Fenn (hand-blown glass), Don Vander Leest (watercolors), Luci Haas (pottery), Rick Reinders (pictures) and Fay Liberty (fiber arts).

Artists will exhibit pottery, jewelry, blacksmithing, fiber arts, images, hand-blown glass, and watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings.

An addition to this year’s art truthful is a collaboration with Wustum Museum of Good Arts, a campus of the Racine Artwork Museum. On Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., RAM on the Street, will sponsor a cost-free take-household artwork activity for family members.

Songs will be delivered by Dulcimer and Things of Brookfield at 11 a.m. Saturday. People singer Mark Paffrath will conduct from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

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Take note: A reduced $4 zoo entrance rate will be provided every day. There is no cost for ages 2 and youthful.

Very good Previous Summertime Art Reasonable

KENOSHA — Each and every yr, the Kenosha Art Association’s Very good Outdated Summertime Artwork Good kicks off the Kenosha art truthful season. And each individual calendar year, the truthful requires put in what is technically late spring (with the initially day of summer season coming on June 21).

This year’s reasonable is Sunday, June 5, in Civic Middle Park, on Sheridan Street concerning 56th and 57th streets in Downtown Kenosha.

The truthful characteristics about 70 artists and crafters in media including paintings, jewelry, mosaics, collages, ceramics, yard decorations, stained glass and pictures. There will also be food stuff sellers and stay new music.

The artwork fair draws in about 4,000 men and women each and every yr.

The KAA’s mission is to encourage artwork, artwork education and learning and art appreciation. The fair serves as the organization’s primary fundraiser.

Kenosha ArtMarket

KENOSHA — Setting up on Sunday, June 19, the Kenosha ArtMarket will be back in the Union Park Arts District.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each individual third Sunday of the month (June as a result of October), region artists will be marketing their primary art in Union Park, 4500 Seventh Ave.

The market characteristics authentic fantastic artwork, jewellery, pottery and more. Acoustic songs will be scheduled during the day, thanks to the Union Park Tavern. Interested sellers need to go to the Art Industry tab at LemonStreetGallery.org.

Starving Artist Truthful

RACINE — The Starving Artist Honest is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, on the The DeKoven Center, grounds, 21st Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue.

The fair’s transfer to DeKoven in 2021 garnered “thumbs up” from artists and people alike.

The fair, in its 57th year, is established to characteristic 120 artists, the most significant juried artwork honest in the location.

All art types are out there for sale — paintings (oil, acrylic, h2o coloration, blended media), images, pottery, glass get the job done, fiber and wearable artwork and jewelry. Just about every piece should be priced at underneath $300.

The Starving Artist Honest provides Ideal of Display and People’s Option awards to its artists. This yr the good is including the Marg Lacock Memorial Award of Excellence.

In addition to the artists’ booths, the good functions a no cost Youngsters Korner art room. The Boutique sells the performs of Racine Artwork Guild associates, and a silent auction functions artwork donated by collaborating artists. A Racine Art Guild raffle presents yard art built by Guild members. There will be food stuff vans on website, desserts, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for invest in.

Proceeds from booth charges and the RAG booths support the Guild’s Pupil Artwork Scholarship, fund which delivers four faculty scholarships each and every 12 months to Racine inhabitants learning fine artwork.

Downtown Racine public art job

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corp.’s 21st yearly general public art undertaking will aspect adorned rocking chairs, which will be shown and readily available for use throughout downtown from June through mid-September.

“We’re so happy that we are a person of only a number of communities in the complete country that has shown a community artwork undertaking in downtown for more than 20 a long time,” stated Kelly Kruse, DRC govt director.

Kruse described that the DRC’s selection of functional art for this year’s task was guided not only with the wish to beautify downtown, but also to aid with the extra need for out of doors seating during Downtown Racine.

Admirer favorite voting will just take area all summer months, with the winner acquiring a $100 Downtown Racine present certification.

Artwork in the Park

LAKE GENEVA — The 42nd yearly Artwork in the Park, sponsored by Geneva Lake Arts Basis, is Aug. 13-14 in Flat Iron Park in Downtown Lake Geneva. The honest is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Artwork in the Park is a juried fantastic art demonstrate featuring extra than 80 artists exhibiting a range of media, which include clay/pottery, fiber, glass, printmaking, jewelry, metallic, blended media, oil/acrylic portray, pastel, pictures, sculpture, watercolor and wood.

Observe: Absolutely free parking and shuttle services are offered the two on Saturday and Sunday in the course of the art honest, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., from the northeast corner of the Residence Depot parking lot, 550 North Edwards Blvd., and from the U.S. Lender, 303 Centre St. The shuttle runs consistently each individual 20 minutes.

Stroll in the Woods Artwork Fair

SOMERS — Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum will existing its “Walk in the Woods” Art Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A lot more than 60 artists will be displaying their creations alongside the wooded trails and gardens of Hawthorn Hollow. There will be lots of art to see, like jewelry, acrylic and watercolor paintings, photography, wood sculpting, handmade baskets and garments, glass and yard artwork.

Live songs during the day will be introduced at two phases. Foodstuff and drinks will be readily available for purchase (no have-ins authorized).

A $10 donation per motor vehicle is requested. All proceeds benefit Hawthorn Hollow, owned and operated by the H. Chris Hyslop Foundation, a non-public non-earnings firm.

Hawthorn Hollow is found at 880 Inexperienced Bay Street Kenosha, a person mile south of County Highway KR and just west of Petrifying Springs Park.

For far more facts, simply call 262-552-8196 or pay a visit to the internet site at hawthornhollow.org.


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