Chain of Parks Art Festival
Ranked one of the top Fine Art Shows in the nation, LeMoyne’s Chain of Parks Art Festival is north Florida’s premiere outdoor fine art festival. The festival is ranked in the Top 100 Fine Art festivals by Sunshine Artist Magazine, reaching #1 in 2017, #5 in 2018 and #3 in 2019. The Festival awards over $10,000 in cash prizes with 165 juried artists competing. The Chain of Parks Art Festival has been recognized as a Legacy Event by Visit Tallahassee due to the 40,000+ visitors and patrons it attracts. All proceeds from this juried Fine Art festival benefit LeMoyne Arts, a non-profit community-based art center.
The festival will kick-off with an FSU Opening Nights Special Presenting Artist Event on Thursday evening, then on Friday the festival will have a new feature of Workshops & Local Artist Demonstrations and finally the highly anticipated festival weekend with artists in the park will be located along the majestic oak lined Park Avenue, just east of Monroe Street in beautiful downtown Tallahassee, the two-day festival is free and open to the public.
Art, culture and local heritage is abundant at the festival with reenactments of Jacques LeMoyne (the first European artist to visit Florida and sketch images of the natives and local flora and fauna and take them back to Europe), pop-up studios for children to experience making art, live entertainment on the Main-stage, 3-D live chalk artists, and more! The festival features a wide variety of local food from the region’s food trucks and restaurants as well as a bar serving craft beer, wine, Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and more.
Visitors view and purchase amazing one-of-a-kind works from over 165 fine artists from all over the US while enjoying a weekend of fun, fine art, culinary delights, children’s festival and live entertainment.
Learn more at www.ChainofParks.com