Sign for Art in the Park in Quesnel

Leisure Services in Quesnel are holding an Art in the Park event

Quesnel & District Leisure Services will host Art in the Park at Quesnel’s LeBourdais Park and Shiraoi Cultural Centre Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Artists and artisans working in all media are welcome to participate. Artists will be setting up their tents for sales surrounding the centre and art technique demonstrations will be inside.

“The event has run for years in the farmers market and it has become quite popular for visitors and artists wanting to participate that this year we have moved to a new, central location where the event can grow. All regional artists and artisans are welcome, the more diversity the better. The Shiraoi Cultural Centre is a beautiful facility, featured artists will be scheduled to lead the public through art material exploration throughout the day,” Leisure Services’ Art Program Coordinator, Elizabeth Waldorf said

Artists are requested to bring open sided tents no larger than 10 x 10 feet, the city will provide tables and chairs. $20 will book your spot, all sales proceeds are to the artist. Call the Art Program office at 250-991-4013 for information and to register.