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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Art in the Park, Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, Rockefeller Gardens

The 45th annual Art in the Park will be held in Rockefeller Gardens on Saturday, May 6th, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 7th, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Thousands of people attended last year’s two-day event which was sold out with 100 artists and crafters, entertainment, and food vendors. 

Art and crafts will be judged.  A single award of $1500 will be for “Best in Show” in the Fine Arts category.  The winner will be featured on the main stage in Rockefeller Gardens in 2018.  Additional judging will include 1st Place $400, 2nd Place $300, Merit Award $200, and Honorable Mention $100 and will be awarded to four (4) fine artists and four (4) crafters. 

Returning for the second year will be the Girl Scouts Art Exhibit presented by Sunrise Community.  The display will be inside The Casements and will feature several hundred multimedia pieces by 5-18 year old girls from Volusia County and Central Florida.  This impressive show of creativity will host 6 categories to include photography, painting, drawing, sculpting, textiles, and collage.  A fashion show and awards presentation begins at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 7th.  The Girl Scouts will also be in the Free Kids’ Craft Zone located on the North Lawn in the food and entertainment area.  Kids are invited to come and make a special gift for Mother’s Day and contribute to the coloring mural.  

We Thank Our Community Sponsors of this event: S.R. Perrott, Inc., Gaslamp Shoppes on Granada, MBA Business Center, Tomoka Eye Associates, Realty Pros Assured, Hometown News, Money Pages, Yellowstone Landscape, Seniors Today, Beach 92.7 & KIX Country, Ormond Beach Observer, Krispy Kreme and PBG (Professional Business Group).   

Free parking is available at The Casements and Fortunato Park.  Rockefeller Gardens is located at 26 Riverside Drive, in front of The Casements, 25 Riverside Drive, at the southeast corner of the Granada Bridge. 

For additional information, please call 386-676-3241 or visit www.ormondbeach.org

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