The first two Sunflower Visual Arts Festivals were held in October 2013 and October 2015. In 2016 the Festival was held the last weekend in April. In 2017 the Festival was moved back to the fall, in September 2017. The Festival is overseen by a committee under the Lucas Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Sunflower Visual Arts Festival was established in Lucas, Kansas in 2013 as an annual event celebrating the seven recognized fields of Visual Arts:
The Fine Arts
The Printed Word