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Experience 172 artists at the 2022 Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, tickets now on sale.

Admission supports free art exhibitions at Krasl Art Center.
MAY 1, ST. JOSEPH, MICH - The 60th Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, presented by 1st Source Bank Wealth Advisory Services, is just a few short months away and tickets are officially on sale! The St. Joseph community will welcome over 170 juried artists to beautiful Lake Bluff Park at the largest fundraiser for Krasl Art Center on Saturday, July 9, from 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday, July 10, from 10 am – 5 pm. Weekend activities kick off with a Friday Night Block Party on July 8, from 5 – 10 pm. All proceeds help make free year-round art exhibitions possible. Ticket links are available at https://krasl.org/art-fair/tickets/

Daily General Admission:
  • General Admission (guests age 11+): $5
  • Children age 3 – 10: $3
  • Children under 3 receive complimentary admission; ticket required
  • Day-of tickets: Walk-up cash only (QR codes will be provided for credit card sales)
  • Tickets are good for one day of the event, and same-day re-entry is accepted

On Friday, July 8, from 5 – 10 pm, start the weekend with a 60th Birthday Celebration at the Block Party! Meet exhibiting artists and mingle with friends in the community with a cash bar, live music, and food trucks.

Admission to the Block Party:
  • Guests ages 11+: $5
  • Children age 3 – 10: $3
  • Children under 3 receive complimentary admission; ticket required
  • KAC members receive complimentary tickets to the Block Party as thanks for their continued support of KAC’s mission to Inspire Meaningful Change and Strengthen Community through the Visual Arts. Renew or sign up for membership at https://public.krasl.org/web/membership

Enhance your art-filled weekend with a Collectors Experience! Packages start at $130 for two guests ($65 for current KAC Members) and include the following:
  • Unlimited access, weekend-long passes for two (2) or four (4) Collectors
  • Saturday exclusive Collector-only shopping opportunity from 9 – 10 am
  • Receive commemorative pins that allow you to bypass check-in
  • One (1) Parking Pass (limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis)
  • Access to the VIP Collectors Experience Lounge located on KAC’s grounds
  • Free Admission to the Friday night Block Party on July 8
  • The package includes a donation supporting free exhibitions and programs plus a KAC Household Membership (valued at $65)

Limited complimentary tickets may be available to community members. Email info1@krasl.org with your request.

Please note: Only service animals are allowed in the Art Fair. For the safety of animals and the artwork, no pets are allowed.
About Krasl Art Center:
Krasl Art Center is a nonprofit art museum and learning center that enriches the lives of people living in or visiting Southwest Michigan by delivering enlightening art experiences through diverse education opportunities, meaningful events, and high-quality exhibits and collections. KAC’s mission is to Inspire Meaningful Change and Strengthen Community through the Visual Arts. To learn more, visit krasl.org.
About the Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff:
The Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff is the flagship fundraiser for Krasl Art Center. The event welcomes artists to scenic Lake Bluff Park to exhibit and sell their artwork the second weekend of July every year. Artists are juried into the event, creating one of the region's largest high-end outdoor art experiences. The 2021-2022 events are presented by 1st Source Bank Wealth Advisory Services. To learn more, visit krasl.org/art-fair/event-information.
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