FREE PARKING, FREE ADMISSION, FREE CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES, AND FREE ENTERTAINMENT!
Every May GCA Art in the Park is nestled in the trees of James D. Beville Park in Leitchfield. The show has something to please everyone. You will be surrounded by the beauty of our park and the fantastic creations of our fine arts and crafts people. Internationally known and accomplished artist, Larry Elmore is proud to display his creations for his hometown. You will be wowed and inspired by the Student Art Competition. The Children's Art Pavilion will engage and inspire lots of creativity. You can tap your toe to the music as you enjoy a tasty treat from one of the food vendors. Our southern hospitality will ensure you enjoy a relaxing day in our beautiful park. This is a family friendly event!
2019 Event Sponsors: City of Leitchfield, Grayson County Schools, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Cecilian Bank, K105, Wilson and Muir Bank, Ginny Paine Farm & Home Realty and Auction, Wabuck Development Company, Grayson County Tourism, T-Shirt Express, Farmer's Feed Mill, Leitchfield Police Department, Grayson County Implement, Grayson County Detention Center, Leitchfield Woman's Club, Infinity Media, Infinity Signs & Grafix, Homeland, Grayson County Government, Leitchfield Rotary Club, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.
2019 Student Awards:
High School 1st - Cosmic Timepiece, Sydnie Word, Central Hardin HS, 9th Grade; 2nd - Morning Glory, Destiny Smith, GCHS, 10th Grade; 3rd - Abstract Joy, Hannah Rogers, GCHS, 10th Grade
Middle School 1st - Grandaddy, Taylor Pendleton, GCMS, 8th Grade; 2nd - Robot Man, Gunner Higdon, GCMS, 6th Grade; 3rd - Goldfish, Elijah Hart, GCMS
Elementary 1st - Bob the Farmer & Eddie the Dog, Roger Pierce, Caneyville, 2nd Grade; 2nd - Modest, Akya Taylor, Wilkey, 5th Grade; 3rd - Tundra Swans, Alyssa Kimber, Clarkson, 5th Grade
2019 Artist Awards: Anthem Best in Show--Paula Haynes; Peoples choice Cynthia Rose Stephenson; Best New Artist - Jackie Pierce; Fine Crafts, Sherry Hall; Metalworks - Schehr Cutlery, James Schehr; Painting - Tyler Brashear; Jewelry - Rhonda Frank; Woodworks - Bear Lake, Barry Leisure ; Glassworks - J & L Glassworks; Upcycling - Roger Klemm; Pottery - Deb Mulligan.
Artist and vendors from across the region are showcased in a relaxing park setting. 100% of the proceeds go to support the GCA Food Pantry serving over 700 families each month in Grayson County.
Listen to Leslie N. Downs as she entertains the crowd in 2017. All day music fills the air at Art in the Park as talented local and regional musicians share their talents.
Special music by Jacob Childress