High Standards and Continued Support Helps Promote Art Show


High–quality artwork, a scenic venue, and loyal patrons, are all key factors for a long–standing art show.

Harmon Park was full of activity on Sunday, as art lovers and community members enjoyed another year of "Art in the Park".

Now in its 42nd year it has a reputation in the art community as the go–to event for both veteran and emerging artists alike.

Officials say setting high standards helps promote the show, making it something to keep coming back for year after year.

"We have people that, it's a juried show, want to get in and they aren't able to get in for one reason or another," said show director Dan Garringer. "And it's because of the standard that we have and that's why we have people come out and support it like they do."

Sunday's show brought in vendors from six states including Nebraska, Oklahoma and Missouri.

Plans are already being made for next year's exhibit.

REPORTER'S NOTES: Information on how to apply for future "Art in the Park" events can be found at