Arts in the Park
Arts in the Park 2019
Bring a picnic, a blanket, and your neighbors and friends to one of Edwardsville’s most treasured summer events - 6 weeks of arts entertainment and activities in Edwardsville City Park - absolutely free!
THURSDAY NIGHTS - 8:00 p.m.
Edwardsville Municipal Band
June 13 - August 29
FRIDAY NIGHTS - 8:00 p.m.
June 14 - Funky Butt Brass Band (Classic NOLA brass tunes with a funky twist)
June 21 - Little Dylan (Local blues prodigy)
June 28 - River Bend Bluegrass (Preserving the “High-Lonesome Sound”)
July 12 - Big Mike Aguirre & the Blue City Allstars (St. Louis Blues, Memphis Soul, NOLA Funk and everything in between)
July 19– Silver Creek Bluegrass Band (Hometown bluegrass music)
July 26 - Miss Jubilee (Old timey Jump Blues, Swing & Hot Jazz)
SATURDAY MORNINGS - 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Class line up to be announced. Taught by local artists and art educators, Arts in the Park provides age-appropriate art experiences for children 5 – 10.
June 15 - Drawing: Create drawings & collage with depth. By observing the structures around the park, you will learn about perspective and other tools used to create the illusion of depth.
June 22 - Sculpture: Construct buildings big & small; from a collaborative city-scape to small wearable jewels.
June 29 - Ceramics: Texture slabs of clay and model relief sculptures to create tiles inspired by organic resources in the park.
July 13 - Printmaking: Transform a grab bag of textures into a rainbow of texture and color.
July 20 - Painting: Drip, drag and brush color along a train of canvas. Learn color-mixing and the vocabulary of line.
July 27 - Collaborate on giant weavings, hoops of color & sewn banners to create a lush environment.
SUNDAY SYMPHONIES- 7:00 P.m. - 8:00 P.m.
May 26th June 30th July 28th August 25th September 29th*
*(Starts at 1pm)
101 South Buchanan
Edwardsville, IL 62025
In case of severe weather, please check the Parks Facebook page