Arts In The Park

Decatur – It's the premier art show in central Illinois.  Arts in the Park in Central Park this weekend.

“A fine arts show in Decatur that dates back 52 years,” Decatur Area Arts Council Executive Director Jerry Johnson told WAND News.  “It's been in a variety of locations all over town but in Central Park for almost twenty.”

Art work includes water color & oil paintings, glass, woodworking and photography.

“We hire professional judges to come out, two of them, and they select prizes,” said Barbara Dove of Gallery 510.

There will be more than 80 booths with 110 artists.  Several artists had to be turned away since the park will be full.

Arts in the park is free to the public.  It is open Saturday 10am-5pm.  Sunday 10am-4pm.

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