Coney Island will transform into a paradise for artists and art lovers from June 3-5 when
Cincinnati Summer Fair returns to the park for its 55th year.
Started in Mount Adams in 1968, the nonprofit aims to support young artists and community arts programs through exhibitions, scholarships and awards.
“What began as a small art fair‘s salute to the opening of Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park has grown into one of the longest running continuous art fairs in the country, attracting more than 20,000 enthusiasts. to view and purchase the works of artists from across the United States and Canada,” Summerfair explains on its website.
The work of more than 300 artists will be presented in 12 categories with a jury: photography, painting, drawing/engraving, wood, metal, sculpture, glass, ceramics, fibers, leather, jewelry and mixed media. There will also be a special “Foodie Arts” area with food and drink options and live music throughout the weekend.
This year, Summerfair has partnered with the local HighGrain Brewery to feature the commemorative poster on a beer can and Summerfair beer.
Hours are noon to 7 p.m. on June 3, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 4, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 5. Single-day tickets are $10, cash only, at the door. A multi-day pass costs $15 and is available at summerfair.org. Children 12 and under enter free.
Coney Island is located at 6201 Kellogg Ave., California. More information: summerfair.org.
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