Lawrence Art Guild’s Art in the Park returns this weekend

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More than 150 artists will display their work Saturday and Sunday for Art in the Park, one of the Lawrence Art Guild’s biggest annual shows.

Mediums include paintings, woodwork, photography, glass, digital works, prints, drawings, ceramics, metal, mixed media and more, according to the art guild’s website. There will also be jewelry, fibers and clothing.

Live musical performances spanning a variety of genres are planned all day both days.

More than a dozen food vendors are expected, with offerings such as barbecue, popcorn, lemonade, shaved ice, cookies, corndogs, Korean rice bowls, pretzels and more.

There will also be activities for kids in a children’s section with creative booths hosted by Theatre Lawrence, Prairie Moon Waldorf School, Watkins Museum of History, and the Art Education Club at the University of Kansas, according to the website. Dottie, the Lawrence Public Library’s bookmobile, will also stop by on Saturday, and the library will host a Saturday afternoon story time.

Art in the Park — a tradition that dates back to 1964 — is slated for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17 at South Park in downtown Lawrence.

Learn more about the art guild and Art in the Park, and see full lineups of artists, vendors and musicians planning to be in attendance, at

Here’s a map of the park layout (click here to open it in a new tab):


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