Art In The Park


Co-sponsored with the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department, Art in the Park is a family opportunity to enjoy visual and performing artists in the beautiful setting of Simpson Garden Park. Set on a Friday evening in June, this free event includes music, dance, plein air artists and special activities for kids.

Additional sponsors include  the Montessori School of Bowling Green, NWO Montessori, The Art Depo, Sunset Bistro, Biggby’s, BGSU College of Musical Arts and Fine Arts Center Galleries.

If you are a plein air artist and would like to participate contact Craig at


Art in the Park was held on Friday, June 10, 2016 in Simpson Garden Park. Featuring painters, musicians, and theatrical performances, it was cosponsored by the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department and the Montessori School of Bowling Green. Biggby’s provided coffee and BGAC members baked cookies.

Children’s activities by Montessori staff and a hands-on creative project for adults were featured in the park building. Artist Gail Christofferson showed participants how to create geometric glass ‘quilt’ squares that will be displayed in the Community Center. Theater presentations included excerpts from Horizon Youth Theater and the Black Swamp Players.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES – Around the grounds
Grand Royale Ükulelists of the Black Swamp AKA Grübs – Sheri Wells-Jenson, Jason Wells-Jenson, Anne Kidder, and Geoff Howes
Nick Zoulek, Saxophone
Aaron Hynds, Tuba
Hmmm, Nah – Derek Emch and Michiko Saiki

Thanks to all who participated – this was a really wonderful event with good weather, great attendance and everyone had a great time.


Art in the Park 2015

Art in the Park 2015

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