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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 20, 2023.

Exhibition Duration: April 2, 2023 – September 30, 2023
2023 Theme: The Earth Laughs

Grant Funder:

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Supporting Sponsor:

Visit Hershey Harrisburg –

Media Sponsors:

CBS21 –

TheBurg –


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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 100,000 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 (and their immediate relatives) and members of the exhibit organizing and evaluation committees (and their immediate relatives) are not eligible to participate.

2022 Winners

1st Place: “Escaping the Darkness” -Carrie Breschi

2nd Place: “Sleeping Giants” -David Reeve

3rd Place: “Emergence” -Richard & Maria Joel

Honorable Mention: “Shadows In Daylight” -Raymond Curanzy III

Honorable Mention: “Shadow Moons” -Carol Reed


2022 People's Choice Winners