Art Fair at Laumeier is a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park featuring food and beverage vendors, hands-on activities for kids, live music and more. The Art Fair is now in its 31st year.
At the Art Fair, visitors can choose from a variety of creative and original works of art from 150 artists from across the country and enjoy hands-on art activities for kids. Available for sale are works in ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography/digital, printmaking/drawing, sculpture and wood. A highly competitive juried show, the art fair receives over 400 applications, of which 150 are selected to participate. Judges award a total of $11,000 in prizes.
In addition to the artwork, food and drink from a variety of local vendors is available and you'll find exciting music and entertainment throughout the weekend.
Enjoy the beautiful grounds of the Park, including the Creation Location children's area featuring hands-on art projects for kids and free with Art Fair admission! Creation Location is open on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, enjoy the City of Sunset Hills' Music Festival, free with Art Fair admission.
Art Fair hours are:
Friday, May 11: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, May 12: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 13: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is $10 per person for ages 11 and up
Free for ages 10 and under and for members.
At Laumeier Sculpture Park in South St. Louis County. Presented by Emerson and produced in partnership with St. Louis County Parks.
More information: laumeier.org
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