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Plan your Trip to ArtFields 2022

 

We’re counting down the days to ArtFields 2022 – our T E N T H anniversary! Whether you’ve been before or this is your first time, there’s a lot to explore. Read on for how to make the most of your time in Lake City. If you have any questions about planning your trip, please email us at [email protected]

First, let’s cover the basics.

  • WHAT: The ArtFields event is a 9-day art festival designed to celebrate Southern artists and revitalize a small town through the power of art. Each year, hundreds of artworks are hung throughout downtown Lake City in venues from art galleries and restaurants to renovated warehouses and boutiques. We encourage you to see as many of the artworks as possible and then vote on your favorite pieces. Two artists will each take home $12,500 based on visitors’ votes, so be sure to participate in this fun, free aspect of the event!

 

  • WHERE: You can find art in over 40 venues in Lake City, SC. We recommend you start your trip at the Welcome Center at 110 E Main Street to register to vote and get a map and Field Guide. The student artwork from South Carolina students in grades 1-12 is displayed in two venues this year. Primary and Elementary will be at the Railway at 144 S Acline and Middle and Secondary will be at The Stables 126 N Acline.

 

  • WHEN: ArtFields runs from April 22 – 30. Artwork venues are open from 10AM-7PM each day except Sunday, April 25 when they are open 1-6PM. It is free to attend ArtFields.

 

  • WHO: Anyone can attend ArtFields! We have art and art based events that will appeal to all ages. No matter if you’re 1 or 100, we’re sure that you’ll find a piece of artwork that speaks to you and make some memories.

 

In addition to the adult and student artwork, ArtFields 2022 features a line up of specialty art events throughout the 9 days. Check out the list below and click HERE for a full list of events during the 9 days. We are so thankful for the town-wide effort that occurs to ensure an action-packed schedule of events.

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE EVENT SCHEDULE!

Daily: 

-View ArtFields artwork

-Vote on your favorite piece

-Explore public art

 

Friday, April 22:

Ribbon Cutting: 10AM at The Welcome Center at 110 E Main Street. Join us as we officially open ArtFields 2022!

Dandelion Stroll: 5-7:30PM in downtown Lake City, SC. Enjoy performers sprinkled around downtown.

Ten Year Kick-Off Party: 7:30-9:30PM on Sauls Street (rain location-Bean Market). Let’s celebrate TEN YEARS with live music from Bounce! Party Band.

 

Saturday, April 23:

Makers Market: 11AM-6PM at the Truluck Property at 152 E Main Street. Shop beautiful handmade items from Southeastern artists!

Portrait Contest: 1-5PM at the Bean Market at 111 Henry Street. Live action portrait competition featuring models from local non-profits.

Marching Drum Line: 4-7PM on Village Green at 118 Henry Street. It’s time to get pumped up with this event hosted by the City of Lake City.

Live Music: 7:30-10PM on Village Green at 118 Henry Street. The City of Lake City is hosting The Community Band for this evening of live music!

 

Sunday, April 24:

Makers Market: 1-6PM at the Truluck Property at 152 E Main Street. Shop beautiful handmade items from Southeastern artists!

ArtMakers: 2-5PM at the Bean Market at 111 Henry Street. Student artists can participate in hands-on art workshops.

 

Tuesday, April 26:

History Fields: 6-8PM at The Continuum at 208 W Main Street. Learn from Lynches Lake Historical Society Museum Director Kent Daniels as he shares the history of local female artists. A reception will be held from 6-7PM and the discussion will be from 7-8PM.

 

Friday, April 29:

Artist Talks: 5-7PM at the Bean Market at 111 Henry Street. Hear from our competition artists as they share the inspiration behind their work!

Live Music: 7:30-9PM at The Continuum at 208 W Main Street. The Lake City Concert Series is hosting THE Dubber for a night of live music to open up finale weekend.

 

Saturday, April 30: 

ArtFields Jr. Awards: 1-2PM at the Bean Market at 111 Henry Street. Learn who will take home the awards for the ArtFields Jr. 2022 Art Competition.

Street Entertainment: 4-7PM in downtown Lake City. Enjoy live entertainment sprinkled around town as we eagerly await the finale.

Finale Night: 7-10:30PM at The Continuum at 208 W Main Street. It’s time to give away over $100,000 in prizes to competition artists and then party the night away with the Voltage Brothers and a fireworks display.