Art in the Hollow

The 10th annual Art in the Hollow is coming to Swede Hollow Park on Saturday, June 1. Stop by for for a day of visual artists, sculptures, and musical performers. Art in the hollow starts at 10 a.m. with a Mariachi band at the Drewry Street entrance, so get there a little early and be a part of the procession down the tunnel that leads to the festival. There will be food trucks at the intersection of Drewry Lane and Beaumont Street and parking will be available on nearby streets and at Hope Community Academy at 720 Payne Ave. There will be dozens of artists set up along the walking path that wraps around the park. There will be music and entertainment all day on the Swede Hollow stage, and historians available to talk about the origin of Swede Hollow’s immigrant community. The TAP, a local social club, and its literary club, Urban Journal, will host an all-day spoken word performance with open stage time in the south tunnel, which can be accessed by entrance at East Seventh Street and Payne Avenue. Indigenous Roots Cultural Center will also be hosting a grand reopening event of Hamm Park the same day, at Greenbrier and East Seventh streets starting at 9:30 a.m. It will include taking visitors on a walk down the stairway into Swede Hollow Park to the Art in the Hollow arts festival. The event is family, children, and pet-friendly. Go to artinthehollow.org for more information about the event, the four park entrances and parking areas located around the hollow.

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