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Art in the Park: Countdown to July 1

June 01, 2015 - 11:14 AM


KAMLOOPS - The Kamloops Arts Council's Art in the Park on Canada Day will be back Wednesday, July 1, at Riverside Park. 

New this year are ‘unplugged’ music, dance and theatre performers throughout the park, which will add a sense of festival excitement. 

Also new is an art exhibition at Heritage House, featuring local artwork with a Canadian theme. The Oh Canada! Art Exhibition will run June 28 to July 1. 

More than 90 talented artists, potters, jewellers and artist collectives will display and sell their original work at Art in the Park on Canada Day. A full list of artists and performers will be published on the Kamloops Arts Council website in mid-June.

Art in the Park is the largest arts event in Kamloops and is organized by the Kamloops Arts Council. The full day of arts exhibitions and sales, demos and performances is free to the public. Approximately 30,000 people attend the event each year.

The Kamloops Arts Council will be selling raffle tickets and accepting cash donations at Art in the Park to raise funds for its year-round community arts programming, including the Crossing Bridges Arts Outreach, which provides workshops to children, youth and adults in crisis. 

WHO: More than 90 visual artists, arts collectives and performers for all ages.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Riverside Park, Kamloops

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Canada Day Celebrations are produced annually by the City of Kamloops, the Kamloops Arts Council and the Kamloops Multicultural Society. 

Free secured bike parking and free transit will be available.

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