Discover Art in the Yard This Sunday in Historic Melrose

Art enthusiasts and families alike are invited to experience the vibrant creativity of local artists at the Historic Melrose Art in the Yard event, set to enchant downtown Columbia this Sunday, May 5th.

From 1 pm to 5 pm, the historic neighborhood will come alive with a dazzling array of original artworks, delectable food options, and captivating live music, promising a delightful afternoon for all.

Organizer Lila McCullough shared her excitement, stating, “The Historic Melrose neighborhood is eager to welcome visitors and celebrate the local arts scene on May 5th. We’re thrilled to showcase the talent of nearly 100 artists and artisans throughout the neighborhood, alongside food trucks and live musical performances.”

Admission to the event is free, allowing attendees to explore the diverse artistic offerings at their leisure. Following the art extravaganza, live music featuring Hannah Kaminer and the Wistfuls will captivate audiences starting at 5 pm.

For those eager to plan their art-filled adventure, information and maps will be conveniently available on Facebook and Instagram.

Art in the Yard is made possible by the generous support of sponsors including Paul McCullough-Bollin Ligon Walker Realtors, David Hunt Creative, Crave Artisan Specialty Market, Grace Outdoor Advertising, The New York Butcher Shoppe, and Ascent Total Performance.

The Historic Melrose Art in the Yard event has a rich history, originating in 2020 as a safe haven for local artists amidst the pandemic. Its resounding success and the community’s enthusiastic response have transformed it into a beloved regular event, with May 5th marking its eleventh installment. Spread across several city blocks, this outdoor extravaganza promises a delightful fusion of art, culture, and community spirit.

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