Inside Out Arts Fair at Sugar Grove Nature Center

Join Inside Out: Accessible Art, Bloomington Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department and Sugar Grove Nature Center as we celebrate art and nature at the Inside Out Arts Fair on July 20, 2019 from 10 am – 3 pm!

We are excited to have a local FFA chapter providing concessions again this year!!

***FACEPAINTING with Famous Doug (10 am – Noon)

***FAIRY HOUSES with Sugar Grove Nature Center

***SPIN ART with Nora Zaring and Threshold To Hope, Inc.

***PHOTO WALK with Mike Fitchhorn and Santino Lamancusa
Time(s) TBD

***SPRAY PAINTING AND GRAFFITI with Famous Doug Doug (afternoon)

***BLACKSMITH DEMONSTRATIONS by Illinois Valley Blacksmith Association

***Woodworking demonstrations by Mary Jo Johnson 1-3

***Kindness Rock Painting with Lindsey Butcher Farmers Agency All Day

***Henna by Anuja Deshpande Durwas All Day

***Drum Circle in Imagination Grove with Holistic Vibrations All Day

***Stamps/Markers with Marcia Greenwood and Jean Hickok

***TBA Art Activity with Chris Mizell – State Farm Agent from 10 am – Noon

***Woodcarving and storytelling with Joe Ramholz All Day

***Recycled Art with Krystal Kay Lyon

*** Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club will be on hand and available for photos and autographs.

***CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES by Inside Out Artists:
***Polymer Pens 10-11:15 with Mary Jo Johnson
***Abstract Canvas Painting 11:30-12:15 with Peggy Dunlap
***Wire Sculpture 1:15-2:15 with Laura Bailey & Marcia
First come first served. No registration necessary.

More events will be added as they are confirmed…

Artist Vendor Registration

Vendor Deadline July 1, 2019

If you are an organization that would like to host a free art activity for participants please email us at insideoutart318@gmail.com as soon as possible. 4-H Clubs, Scouts, school art clubs are all welcome to host an art activity!


Saturday, July 20, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost: Free


Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove 4532 N 725 East Road McLean IL 61754

Back to Events

Privacy Policy

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our website. We value your privacy and will take precautions to protect it.

The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau may contain links to other sites. The Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau does not share your personal information with those sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of any of those sites.

The type of data that we collect is for the purpose of sending information requested or email communication.

Please contact us at 1-800-433-8226 or by email at info@visitbn.org with any questions.

This privacy policy was updated on October 1, 2014.

In order to opt out of future communications from the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention and Visitors Bureau click here.

In order to opt out of future communications from the Bloomington-Normal Area Sports Commission click here.