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Art In The Wild

Wildwood Park’s Outdoor Environmental Art Exhibit

Art In The Wild was conceived with the goals of presenting quality outdoor art using natural materials, providing educational opportunities and involving the community. The works of art are composed of mostly natural materials to blend with Wildwood’s natural setting. The project is open to all. To enter complete an application before January 19, 2024.

Exhibition Duration: April 7, 2024 – September 30, 2024
2024 Theme: Nature Heals

Supporting Sponsor:

Visit Hershey Harrisburg –

Media Sponsors:

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More about Art In The Wild

Wildwood Park is located on the outskirts of downtown Harrisburg. Owned and operated by Dauphin County, the park attracts over 115,000 people annually. Its 229 acres include a nature center, 90-acre freshwater wetland and a popular three-mile loop trail that encircles the park. The Art In The Wild installations are located on sites along this trail.


The exhibit is open to any interested person or group wishing to submit an application, including professionals, non-professionals, schools, students, naturalists, artists, designers, etc.  Employees of Dauphin County Parks and Recreation and members of the exhibit organizing and evaluation committees are not eligible to participate

2023 Awards

Best in Show “Upon the Cliff” -Steven Reinhart


Honorable Mention, Student Artist “Earth’s Bliss” -Ava King


Honorable Mention, Family Collaboration “We’re laughing with you, not at you” -Marcus Family


Honorable Mention, Site Location “Step Right Up” -Raymond Curanzy III


Honorable Mention, Craftsmanship of the Fairies “Merriment” -Richard & Maria Joel


Honorable Mention, Ingenuity with Materials “Victorious Nature” -Eve Gurbacki

2023 People's Choice Results