Arts

Celebrate Arts in the Park!

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Explore all forms of art at this year”s Arts in the Park held on Saturday, May 19, at Suwanee”s Town Center Park.#Hosted by the North Gwinnett Arts Association and City of Suwanee, this annual arts festival will feature more than 50 fine artists, an upscale circus-themed entertainment line-up, and the official unveiling of the City of Suwanee”s 2012 SculpTour exhibit.

Many of the exhibiting artists will be demonstrating and creating their art on site, offering a fun and educational experience for all attendees, and live entertainment will also be on hand to perform during the art show.#The eclectic entertainment line-up includes a roving magician, women”s a capella barbershop-style group, contemporary circus performers, and performances of “operatizers.”#

In addition, attendees will have a chance to participate in artistic endeavors – having their photo taken as the face of Edvard Munch”s Scream (which recently sold for $120 million in auction) and trying their hand at the Pollock Painting Canvas, a group art project.

“There”s a lot of focus with this event on education. So this is a great opportunity to bring your children and let them learn about the arts,”# says NGAA President Vickie Johnson.

All artist booths will open at 11 a.m. and will remain open until 6 p.m.#It”s sure to be an amazing day celebrating the arts in the Gwinnett community!

Town Center Park is located at Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road. Limited parking is available at Town Center and along Main Street; look for the yellow and black “Event Parking”# signs.

For more information on this event, visit www.suwaneeartsinthepark.com.