8th annual Aaron Douglas art fair

TOPEKA, KS — The eighth annual Aaron Douglas art fair was in Topeka Saturday.

The Topeka native, Aaron Douglas is often called the ‘Dean of the Harlem Renaissance.’ He graduated from Topeka High in 1917.

The featured artist for this year is Michael Mize. The festival began as a way to celebrate the park’s mural, a replica of one Douglas painted in New York.

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