The 55th annual Hutchinson Art Fair is Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be in the Sunflower South Building at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Original artwork from more than 45 artists from throughout the Mid-West will be included.
Art projects for children will be offered throughout the day. Future artists will be able to create works of art for Mom, the refrigerator door, or simply for the joy of doing. There is no charge for the children’s activities.
In 2016 artists exhibiting at the Fair were presented nearly $2,400.00 in purchase awards and $2,300.00 in cash awards. The cash awards consisted of 1 st, $500, 2nd $400, 3rd $300.plus eleven $100, Awards of Excellence and four Memorial awards totaling $1,000. An additional estimated $15,000.00 in purchases was made by the thousands of patrons in attendance at the Art Fair.
For more information call the Hutchinson Art Center at 620/663-1081 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Music at the Art Fair is sponsored by the Hutchinson/Reno Arts and Humanities Council. The Art Fair is free and sponsored by the Hutchinson Art Association in conjunction with The Hutchinson News, Downtown Hutchinson and The Dillon Stores.