Department of Parks
Retreat to "Draw" Artists to Audubon
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The opportunity to paint and draw amid the serene, natural beauty of John James Audubon State Park in Henderson awaits participants in the park’s Spring Artist Retreat, scheduled for Friday, April 14.
During the event, artists are invited to bring their art materials and creative vision to enjoy creating in the peaceful gardens and trails of the park, or in the park’s modern museum. The event ends with a group critique of the art work produced during the day. Also scheduled are a brief presentation by an art supply vendor and an optional wildflower hike.
The Spring Artist Retreat is scheduled from to . The registration fee is $15. A second retreat is scheduled for May 26.
For more information, contact Kim McGrew, the park’s art educator, at 1-270-827-1893.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov