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Wilder Park hosts 18th annual Art in the Park

Published: Friday, May 9, 2014 4:51 p.m. CDT
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Aurora based artist, Barry Stevens, gives a demonstration on glass blowing at the Elmhurst Park District's 18th annual Art in the Park event on Saturday.
(Lorae Mundt)
Art in the Park vendor, Tom Phelan, of Wheaton, discusses his work with Jen Marek, of Countryside, during the Elmhurst Park District's 18th annual event at Wilder Park on Saturday, May 3rd. Lorae Mundt for Shaw Media

ELMHURST – Crowds of art-lovers flowed into Wilder Park last weekend for the 18th annual Art in the Park event.

The two-day event featured more than 100 artists and their original creations, which included work exhibited in mediums from one-of-a-kind jewelry, glass, ceramics and painting to wood, photography, sculpture, paper and mixed media.

Attendees also had their choice of gourmet food gifts for purchase, and kids enjoyed art activities. School of Rock also performed.

Cafe Amano served lunch in Wilder Mansion and the Elmhurst Art Museum was free and open to the public.

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