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July 14-15, 2012: Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- ABC 57 News is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff.

The annual Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff will open with a kick-off party on Friday, July 13 from 5 to 10 p.m. 

The community is invited to attend. Entertainment will include live music. A “Sneak Peek” at art by this year’s art fair artists and a Krasl Kid Zone which includes free art activities from 5 to 8 p.m.

A wine tasting tent will be set up by Tabor Hills Winery. Food will be presented by Timothy’s Restaurant.

Admission to the Art Fair is free of charge. The Krasl Art Center and the Art Fair is barrier free.

Hours will be on Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15, 2012, from 10 a.m. to  6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday

Artists from 32 states and Canada will be joining together on July 14 and 15 for the Krasl Art Fair.

Over 900 artists applied for the 145 open spots making this year’s Art Fair even more competitive than it ever has been before.

Although, all very different, the artists have one main goal; to put on an enjoyable show and sell art.

In 51 years, the Art Fair has grown into over 200 artists attracting nearly 75,000 enthusiasts.

The Krasl Art Center wants to thank all of those who have helped make the art fair grow through their vision, perseverance, creative energy, and hard work.

Because of their efforts, there is a valued tradition not only in Michigan, but around the country.

The Krasl Art Fair is recognized as one of the top art fairs in the country and rated 24th in the nation in Sunshine Artist Magazine and is #32 out of 100 in the Art Fair Sourcebook.

For more information, check out Krasl Art Center's Facebook page.

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