(repost from LAS officers)
The 5th Annual Liberty Arts Squared Festival is still accepting applications from visual and literary artists to participate in the two-day arts festival, June 6 & 7, 2014.
The festival will begin with an evening of fine visual arts and crafts booths and headlining musical entertainment in historic downtown Liberty on Friday evening, June 6. Saturday, June 7, will feature a full range of exhibits and activities with live music, interactive and children’s activities, visual arts and fine crafts, a chalk art contest, authors, and performances by singer/songwriters.
Entries are juried and merit cash awards are given in the visual, folk arts and crafts, and literary arts categories, with a Best Overall Festival Exhibit, Best Individual Fine Visual Exhibit, Best Individual Fine Crafts Exhibit, among others. Judging will take place on Friday evening, June 6. More than $3,000 in prizes will be awarded.
Information about the festival and application information for literary artists can be found at www.libertyartssquared.org. Fine artists must apply through www.zapplication.com.
Applications must be received on ZAPPlication by noon, April 30.Artists will be notified of the jury’s decision no later than May 10, 2014.
For more information about the festival or application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.libertyartssquared.org
May 3rd (5pm-9pm), May 4th (10am-9pm) & May 5th (11am-5pm)
Approximately 200 artists (2D, 3D, Fibre, metal, ) food, music and of course….”Brookside”
May 31st (4pm-9pm) & June 1st. (9am -6pm)
Downtown Liberty Square (Kansas St. on the south, Main to the west, Franklin to the North & Water to the east)……situated AROUND the Clay County Courthouse!
Currently around 50 registered 2D/3D/Fibre/Clay artists and more coming!
Performing artists are booked, writers will be sharing their new works, arts for young and old alike……and food!! We always have something to encourage the younger artists too!
Friday will be beer, wine and food for the kick-off party.
Mind you….this is the 4th event…so they KNOW how to have a good time.
Yes, the Liberty Arts Foundation will have a table & tent available to exhibit our various endeavors (Triangle Arts, Lawrence “China” Slaughter Reading Park & more.)
Mark your calendars & COME VISIT!!