For your listening pleasure, live music will be provided on two stages on either side of the Plaza. The south stage will showcase Formerly Three from Nebraska at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.
From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., artisans will be giving demonstrations of their crafts around the Plaza.
Artisan presentations will include blacksmith techniques with Brian Bethke; painting by certified Bob Ross instructor Sandy Seamone; wheel-throwing techniques on the potter’s wheel; and Kansas artist, David Volbracht, will be on hand to demonstrate oil painting.
After strolling around the Plaza Square, please step inside the museum and meander through the gallery. Our exhibit “Animal Super Powers” by artists Sean Kenney. Kenney makes unimaginable animal sculptures out of LEGO® bricks. This is a must see! While you are inside, don’t forget to look in purchasing a Hansen Museum membership. Purchasing a membership during the Arts & Crafts Fair automatically enters you in the Purchase Prize drawings. $500.00 dollars’ worth of purchase prize certificates will be given away in drawings held at 10:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Members must be present to win, so remember to stay close!
Amble across Main Street to the Logan Public Library where you can check out quilting demonstrations. At 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. quilter Janie Lowry will do a live quilting demonstration.
At 9:00 a.m., the Inflate-o-Fun will be ready to entertain the children with the climbing wall, obstacle course, and jumper/slide comb.
The highlight of the day will be the selection of 12 new winners (and two alternates) of the coveted “Artist of the Month” award. This year’s crafters will be judged for their uniqueness, quality of craft, and display. Winners will be presented with prizes to the public announcement and photos at 2:30 p.m.
Join us for our 49th Annual Hansen Arts & Crafts Fair, Saturday, August 19, 2023, on the beautiful Hansen Plaza Square in downtown Logan, Kansas. Come hungry, bring your wallet, and wear your walking shoes. You’ll leave with a smile and eager to come back next year.