• Today is: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Upcoming Art Festival Deadlines – ARTISTS APPLY!

arts festival

Here's a list of shows that have recently started accepting applications and shows with an upcoming deadline. Submit your applications today and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for weekly exhibiting opportunities for artists.

To subscribe to receive regular event dates and application deadlines included in BlackArtNews' weekly newsletter, CLICK HERE.

 


 

Art Festival at Brookgreen Gardens 2018 - Pawleys Island/Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
DEADLINE: 2/1/2018

Fee (Jury Application Fee(non-refundable)): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/2/2018 - 6/3/2018

Event Website
You are invited to submit an application to be a part of the 18th Annual Art Festival at Brookgreen Gardens.  The festival will be held June 2nd and 3rd,  2018 at Brookgreen Gardens located between Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.  This prestigious show has established a reputation for quality and diversity since its inception in 2001.  The festival will take place on the grounds of  one of America’s premier gardens and one of a few select places in the United States to have earned accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  Brookgreen Gardens is designated a National Historic Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is visited by more than 300,000 visitors annually.

Booths are located on grass and/or concrete/brick.


Lido Beach Spring Fine Art Festival 2018 - Sarasota, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/3/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 4/7/2018 - 4/8/2018

Event Website

Join us for the 2nd Annual Lido Beach Spring Fine Art Festival on April 7-8, 2017.  This event draws strong demographics from Longboat Key, St. Armands, Sarasota and Lido Beach.  Despite the bridge construction that hampered attendees getting to the site in 2016, now long completed, those who came purchased art at all price points.  These are qualified buyers with the means and interest in purchasing art.  With the growth Sarasota is experiencing, this show will only grow and strengthen with time.

Remember, Paragon events are always about:  Original  -  Quality  -  Boutique!

 


 

Summerfair Cincinnati 2018 - Cincinnati, Ohio
DEADLINE: 2/4/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 6/1/2018 - 6/3/2018

Event Website
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO APPLY… to the 51st annual, Summerfair - Cincinnati, Ohio's Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Fair.

Summerfair, one of the nation’s oldest continuing art fairs, has consistently been identified as one of the 200 best shows in the United States by Sunshine Artist magazine during the last decade.

In addition, since 1999 Summerfair has received three Artists' Choice Awards from the National Association of Independent Artists.

 


 

Webster Arts Fair 2018 - St. Louis, Missouri
DEADLINE: 2/5/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/1/2018 - 6/3/2018

Event Website
Webster Arts Fair is loved by artists and patrons alike for its commitment to high-quality art in a warm and friendly environment. The Webster Arts Fair thrives on the support of knowledgeable patrons who take a personal interest in the artists and their work. The 15th annual Webster Arts Fair, scheduled for June 1-3, 2018, will attract more than 105 artists and 20,000 visitors to historic Webster Groves, Missouri, an upscale suburb just 10 minutes west of downtown St. Louis. In the September 2016 issue, Sunshine Artists magazine ranked Webster Arts Fair as the 77th best fair, specializing in contemporary & classic fine craft. Sunshine Artists further notes that Webster Arts Fair "is known around the show circuit for its unbelievable artist treatment,” which “makes working this festival a delight.” Webster Arts Fair prides itself on the quality hospitality of its artists and treating crowds to delicious food, top-notch music performances, and unique creative activities for the whole family.

For more information, see www.webster-arts.org.

 


 

Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft - Spring 2018 | Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DEADLINE: 2/5/2018

Fee (Application/Jury Fee (non-refundable)): $20.00
Event Dates: 5/11/2018 - 5/13/2018

Event Website
The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (Est.1944) (PGC) showcases American-made Fine Craft in the heart of Philadelphia’s  historic Rittenhouse Square. It is a thriving, walk able area of the city, alive with restaurants, offices, high income residents, businesses, museums and universities. This highly attended show draws customers from Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Show attendance also benefits from being in a highly tourist attended area of the city.

Master Artisans of the PGC are eligible for consideration by the Floor Jury for monetary Benchmark Awards

The PGC's Rittenhouse Fine Craft Fairs are established among artists and buyers as premier events in Philadelphia. The show is open to artists from across the country who are members of the PGC.

 


 

Fine Craft @ Chase Center on the Riverfront 2018 | Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - Wilmington, Delaware
DEADLINE: 2/5/2018

Fee (Application/Jury Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 7/28/2018 - 7/29/2018

Event Website
The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (Est.1944 ) (PGC) showcases American-made Fine Craft  in the beautiful, climate-controlled, easy-to-access, Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, DE. This highly attended show draws customers from Wilmington, Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, and Maryland.

Master Artisans of the PGC are eligible for consideration by the Floor Jury for monetary Benchmark Awards.

The PGC's Summer Fine Craft Fair at the Chase Center is a premier mid-summer indoor juried show, drawing savvy and loyal customers and collectors. The show is open to artists from across the country who are members of the PGC.

 


 

Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft - Fall 2018 | Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DEADLINE: 2/5/2018

Fee (Application/Jury Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 10/12/2018 - 10/14/2018

Event Website
The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (Est.1944) (PGC) showcases American-made Fine Craft in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Rittenhouse Square. It is a thriving, walk able area of the city, alive with restaurants, offices, high income residents, businesses, museums and universities. This highly attended show draws customers from Philadelphia, its surrounding suburbs, as well as New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Show attendance also benefits from being in a highly tourist attended area of the city.

Master Artisans of the PGC are eligible for consideration by the Floor Jury for monetary Benchmark Awards

The PGC's Rittenhouse Fine Craft Fairs(s) are established among artists and buyers as premier events in Philadelphia. The show is open to artists from across the country who are members of the PGC.

 


 

Smoky Hill River Festival Fine Art and Four Rivers Craft Show 2018 - SALINA, Kansas
DEADLINE: 2/5/2018

Fee (Jury Fee): $40.00
Event Dates: 6/8/2018 - 6/10/2018

Event Website

DATES: 06/08/2018 - 06/10/2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02/05/2018 (midnight, CST)
ARTIST JURY NOTIFICATIONS: By 03/07/2018

The Smoky Hill River Festival Fine Art and Four Rivers Craft Show welcomes your application! The show presents an exceptional juried venue of original, fine art and craft.

Here are just some of the things you can expect:

  • Unmatched hospitality and dedication to meeting artists needs.
  • Overall show sales for 2017 were over $410,000.  Up approximately $18,000 from 2016.
  • Approximately 60,000 gate count each year.
  • Interested, knowledgeable and enthusiastic patrons who purchase nearly half a million dollars in artwork every year.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Professional show organization.
  • Assistance with load in and load out.
  • Over $40,000 spent every year on extensive statewide and regional marketing.
  • A highly successful and growing Patron Program that includes the pre-purchase of art gift certificates for the show.
  • Four stages of music and entertainment that run simultaneously for the entirety of the Festival.
  • 127 total Artists
  • Art Gift Certificate Program
  • Onsite weather tracking
  • 24 hour security
  • Hotel discounts with participating hotels

 


 

Fort Myers Art & Wine Festival 2018 - 8th Annual - Fort Myers, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/5/2018

Fee (Jury Fee applies to Zapp Applications ONLY): $25.00
Event Dates: 2/10/2018 - 2/11/2018

Event Website
Welcome & Join us at the 8th Fort Myers Art & Wine Festival!
Premium Juried Shows - NO JURY FEE when applying / paying direct to Art Attaks by 1-15-18!
Requset applications at [email protected] 
Prepay by 1-15 -18   SAVE $75.00!  http://ArtAttaks.com

This popular 2 day Fort Myers Art & Fine Craft Festival serves the Largest & Top Art Consuming Demographics in SW Florida during Peak Season at the ICONIC Florida SW College & Barbra B Mann Performing Arts Center!

This Exceptional show has an Amazing Vibe & Features 135 Outstanding Artists & Craftspeople, including Hilary Hemingway & her canvas work!

The show is designed with Gourmet Bites like Ruth's Chris, Great Back Ground Music, Wine & Drinks, extending & enhancing visitor experiences & shopping activity!

An affluent, dense demographic, people nation wide enjoy this Art Festival!

Approximately 500,000 within 12 miles & just 10-20 minutes of the show!

Exhibit roadside along the alluriing ponds & shady front lawn of LANDMARK Florida South Western College -simply Superb Exposure!

Festival activity is clearly visible from multiple major arteries & intersections, 107K daily!

Superior Logistics, EZ Access, Visibility & Strong Media!

These shows often Close Full due to our Vendor Freindly Fee Structure, Prolific Sites & Stellar Exhibitors!

http://ArtAttaks.com

 


 

Denver Arts Festival 2018 - 20th Anniversary - Denver , Colorado
DEADLINE: 2/7/2018

Fee (DAF Jury Fee (non-refundable)): $35.00
Event Dates: 5/26/2018 - 5/27/2018

Event Website

THE DENVER ART FESTIVAL
CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY
MEMORIAL WEEKEND
MAY 26 - 27, 2018

We invite all artists, both Colorado and national, to apply to the 2018 festival. Now in its 20th year, the Denver Arts Festival will be held at the Conservatory Green Plaza area of Northfield in the Stapleton development. The Denver Arts Festival will hold its annual premier event on May 26 - 27, 2018. The fine art exhibition features over 135 visual artists with over 50,000 people expected to attend.

We are excited to continue working with the Stapleton Development. This large area that used to be the Denver airport property proved to be a great place last year for the festival. It is now home to many upscale neighborhoods, parks, bike trails, shopping and more. Currently, over 25,000 residents live there but new houses are going up constantly and there will be 35,000 residents when done. Stapleton is the only development in the country that has a forever funded office whose primary job is to create and support events for the residents of Stapleton. We are proud to be working with the MCA (Master Community Association) to hold the festival in Stapleton. There is plenty of free parking and all artists will be on paved streets. All art patrons from the Denver area will find it easy to come to DAF since the location of the festival is just off two major highways.

 


 

Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts: February 2018, 30th Annual (Sarasota, FL) Howard Alan Events - Sarasota, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/7/2018

Fee (Non-refundable Jury Fee (APF)): $25.00
Event Dates: 2/10/2018 - 2/11/2018

Event Website
Ranked one of the top 100 Fine Art Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine. One of Sarasota’s biggest and best art events. It is located on Main Street in downtown Sarasota. The festival will be set up on Main Street at N. Orange Avenue heading east and ending at Links Avenue. Show is currently closed to all categories. Applications will be juried for wait list only.

 


 

Lake Sumter Art & Craft Festival (The Villages® community, FL) - 9th Annual February 2018 - The Villages® community, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/7/2018

Fee (Non-refundable Jury Fee (APF)): $15.00
Event Dates: 2/10/2018 - 2/11/2018

Event Website
The Villages® community is our most popular venue by far, with a large buying crowd, plenty of exposure, and the support of local businesses it's easy to see why. Due to our immense popularity in The Villages® community, we added this show a few years ago. In a short time, its popularity has grown and so have the crowds. Show is currently closed to the jewelry and clothing category. Jewelry and clothing applications will be juried for wait list only.

 


 

Art & Chalk Fest 2018 - West Bend, Wisconsin
DEADLINE: 2/9/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 7/28/2018 - 7/29/2018

Event Website
NEW DATE: JULY 28 & 29, 2018

The Art & Chalk Festival is a juried arts and crafts exhibition and retail sale sponsored by and held at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend on July 28 – 29, 2018. It will open with an Artist Welcome Party on July 27. The event will feature sixty juried art and craft vendors and a Chalk Art exhibition.

The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) explores the art and culture of Wisconsin. Founded in 1961, MOWA is one of the top museums of regional art in the United States, with almost 5,000 works of contemporary and historic art by more than 350 artists. Through rotating exhibitions and educational programs, MOWA provides an innovative forum for the culturally engaged.

 


 

Windermere Art Affair 2018 - Windermere, Florida
DEADLINE: 2/9/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 3/3/2018 - 3/4/2018

Event Website
The Downtown Business Committee (DBC) of the Town of Windermere is hosting the 3rd Annual Windermere Art Affair in Town Square, Downtown Windermere. This wonderful event will be open to the public, targeting residents of Orlando and surrounding cities, towns and suburbs. This provides a unique opportunity to reach out to attendees from all walks of life, especially the affluent segment of Central Florida.

This elite event will showcase renowned fine art artists, including  the Highwaymen, Alana O’Hern and Father Valdemar—just to name a few—surrounded by music, food and performing arts in a festive atmosphere.

 


 

Ebb & Flow Festival 2018 (formerly FestForAll) - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
DEADLINE: 2/9/2018

Fee (Jury Fee ): $30.00
Event Dates: 4/7/2018 - 4/8/2018

Event Website
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge invites you to apply to the Ebb & Flow Festival as a juried artist.  The Ebb & Flow Festival will celebrate the capital region’s cultural, economic, and ecological connection to the Mississippi River and all things that ebb and flow.  The two-day Baton Rouge festival will be replete with extraordinary live music, visual arts, exciting culinary offerings, public art, artist demonstrations, multidisciplinary/performance art, and interactive art and cultural experiences to intrigue and satisfy art lovers of all ages.

 


 

Art in the Park 2018, Columbia MO - Columbia, Missouri
DEADLINE: 2/9/2018

Fee (Jury Fee (due by Friday, February 10th)): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/2/2018 - 6/3/2018

Event Website
Art in the Park heralds the start of summer in Columbia, MO - an arts-focused college town, home to the University of Missouri and the recipient of the Missouri Arts Council's first ever Creative Community Award.

The festival has been organized since its inception in the 1950's by the Columbia Art League, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Art in the Park welcomes 110 artists each year from across the country, and attracts 10-12,000 visitors over the 2-day event. Set amidst the parkland and lakeside of the picturesque Stephens Lake Park, the 2018 festival will be the 60th annual Art in the Park.  Admission to the festival is free of charge.

Columbia is easily accessible from Interstate 70 (east-west) and State Highway 63 (north-south). The festival grounds are just to the east of the downtown area with ample visitor parking provided courtesy of the adjacent Boone Hospital. Visitor shuttle buses are also provided.

"This was our first year at your show.  Perfectly run and the best we have ever experienced in over the 35 years we have been doing art shows. The volunteers were wonderful, helpful, happy, pleasant and very hard workers.  The dinner, breakfast, snacks, and water were over the top. Thank you ever so much for running this great show, and treating the artists so well. We are looking forward to returning next year." - Carolyn, glass, Illinois, 2017 festival participant

 


 

Wells Street Art Festival 2018 - Chicago, Illinois
DEADLINE: 2/9/2018

Fee (Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018

Event Website

Celebrating its 44th year in 2018, The Wells Street Art Festival is one of the most prestigious fine art fairs in the nation, continuously ranked in Sunshine Artists Top 100 Fine Art Fairs. This juried event features the work of 250 national exhibitors and is attended by more than 70,000 art enthusiasts.

 

NEW EVENTS

 

ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival 2018 - South Walton, FL, Florida
OPEN DATE: 1/24/2018
DEADLINE: 3/8/2018

Fee (Jury Fee): $40.00
Event Dates: 5/12/2018 - 5/13/2018

Event Website
In its 30th year, the ArtsQuest Fine Festival takes place in the Town Center of
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin each Mother’s Day weekend, May 12 & 13, 2018. Produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, ArtsQuest provides an opportunity to view and purchase original art from over 200 artists from around the country while also experiencing live musical entertainment, ImagiNation (where kids rule), student exhibits and great food & beverage options in the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. ArtsQuest is a juried show that includes artists in the categories of Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Oils & Acrylics, Original Digital Art, Photography, Sculpture, Wood and Works on Paper (Watercolor, Printmaking, Pastels, Pencils, Ink). ArtsQuest awards $10,000 in cash prizes and is a rain or shine event.

 


 

Crooked Tree Outdoor Art Fair - Traverse City - 58th Annual - Traverse City, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 1/24/2018
DEADLINE: 3/30/2018

Fee (Processing Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 7/28/2018 - 7/28/2018

Event Website
Crooked Tree Arts Center invites you to apply to its 58th Annual Outdoor Art Fair, held on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan.  We offer spacious display areas and ample parking to provide the perfect art fair atmosphere.  Please see map below for new event location due to construction on campus.  This new area allows for easy unloading and loading.  Participation is open to all artists who exhibit work of original concept, design, and execution.  Our fair seeks to maintain the highest standards for both the artists and for the viewing public. Artists will be selected for the event by the Outdoor Art Fair committee. A panel of three guest jurors (TBD) will select the cash award winners the day of the event.  CASH AWARDS: $500 First Prize, $250 Second Prize, and $100 Third Prize.

The application deadline is March 30. Applicants will be notified on April 5.

 


 

Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale 2018 - Jackson Hole, Wyoming
OPEN DATE: 1/25/2018
DEADLINE: 4/1/2018

Fee (Jury Fee): $50.00
Event Dates: 9/6/2018 - 9/9/2018

Event Website
The 26th Annual Western Design Conference Exhibit + Sale (WDC) brings together artists, scholars, collectors, interior designers, architects, and fashion designers with a passion for the West.  From documented American craft, to home design, to fashion, the show is expanding to encompass all aspects of the best of Western design.  The vision of the show remains the promotion of contemporary artists working in a wide range of Western genres while cultivating young, new and established collectors.

Here you will meet the maker and shop direct from Cowboy to Contemporary!  Handcrafted works in leather, metal, home accents, woodworking, mixed media, jewelry, and fashion will be viewed and purchased by discriminating residents and visitors at our spectacular location in beautiful Jackson Hole. Over $19,000 worth of cash awards are given out annually. The energy generated by tourists, artists, local businesses, and residents promises to make the WDC unforgettable—for both exhibitors and attendees.

The WDC takes no commission​s.  In addition to the fine artisan craft showcased during the WDC Exhibit + Sale the September 6-9, 2018 show will feature:

  • Designer Show House
  • Opening Preview Party 
  • Live Auction
  • Runway Fashion Show
  • Signature Happy Hours

 


 

Arts Alive! 2018 - Corpus Christi, Texas
OPEN DATE: 1/25/2018
DEADLINE: 6/30/2018

Fee (Entry Fee - Nonrefundable): $20.00
Event Dates: 9/1/2018 - 9/2/2018

Event Website
Arts Alive 2018, located on the Bayfront, is a celebration of the visual and performing arts, hosted by the Art Center of Corpus Christi, in the heart of the Marina Arts District. Arts Alive is an exciting weekend of all things art - fine art, interactive experiences, demonstrations, performances, music, and workshops. Arts Alive is not affiliated with Corpus Christi Festival of the Arts.

Arts Alive 2016 was nominated for a GUTSi award by the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The GUTSi honors an individual or group that has transformed the tourism market in Corpus Christi by attracting new visitors to the area. “Arts Alive was an incredibly unique event that featured creative programming and celebrated the arts and culture scene in Corpus Christi. We feel Arts Alive has great growth potential in the tourism market”   said Heidi Hovda, CCCVB Special Events Director.

 


 

CenterFest Arts Festival 2018 - Durham, North Carolina
OPEN DATE: 1/26/2018
DEADLINE: 5/1/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 9/15/2018 - 9/16/2018

Event Website
Now in its 44th year, CenterFest Arts Festival is the longest running outdoor juried arts festival in North Carolina. Located in Durham's lively Downtown District, the event is a favorite among visual artists, performing artists and visitors. CenterFest 2016 and 2015 were ranked in the top hundred festivals for Fine Arts according to Sunshine Artist’s 200 Best list. CenterFest is particularly lauded by exhibitors for its artist services amenities, including complimentary breakfast, lunch delivered to artist tents, attentive staff, abundant volunteers, and easy load-in/load-out.

Durham’s recent Creative Vitality Index score indicates Durham has grown to be a top creative community in the United States. CenterFest 2018 will position the festival as a national caliber signature event for Durham. All aspects of the festival, including culinary arts components drawn from Durham’s acclaimed “foodie” culture, exciting entertainment and historic districts, and a cutting edge creative community, will highlight the high quality of the visual artists and the sophistication of the creative class demographic.

 


 

Halifax Art Festival 2018 - Daytona Beach, Florida
OPEN DATE: 1/27/2018
DEADLINE: 7/20/2018

Fee (Application Jury Fee): $40.00
Event Dates: 11/3/2018 - 11/4/2018

Event Website
Greetings To You! The Guild of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, Florida welcomes applications to the 2018 Halifax Art Festival!

​The 56th annual Halifax Art Festival located in the historic downtown waterfront of Daytona Beach is the 2nd oldest continual art festival in Florida. The Festival attracts over 45,000 art lovers annually, continuing its tradition of providing the community a showcase of fine artists, a Student Art Show for K-12th grade, as well as a children’s interactive art experience known as Little Van Gogh.  This Festival is presented entirely by the members of the Guild of the Museum of Arts and Sciences, a dedicated group of volunteers who work nonstop, yearlong, to provide artists with an exceptional opportunity to showcase their work.

The two day festival features the juried works of 252 artists, predominately of Fine Arts.  Artists booths, positioned on the street, back up to a grassy median dotted with palm trees. Artists may request booth spaces with either east or west facing views.  An east view includes food vendors, music, and children’s activities, while a west facing view includes shop and restaurant venues.

International street cuisine and good old-fashioned festival food are available with Beach Street cafes and restaurants featuring Festival specials. There is live entertainment by musicians playing a variety of popular music. This year we're expanding the entertainment and food vendors to the full length of...

 


 

Bucktown Arts Fest 2018 - Chicago, Illinois
OPEN DATE: 1/29/2018
DEADLINE: 3/31/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018

Event Website
Located in one of the hottest, most affluent neighborhoods on the north side of Chicago, the Bucktown Arts Fest has been going strong for more than 30 years. What began as four artists showing their work in the park has grown into a community tradition that hosts an estimated 40,000 people each year. We were thrilled to be voted 2013 “Best Art Sale” in the Chicago Reader Readers’ Pick Poll.

Known for both its grassroots atmosphere and its tradition of great artists representing their own, handmade work. Our jury selects up to 190 artists to be invited to the fest each year.

The Bucktown Arts Fest is a non-profit, all-volunteer run, neighborhood celebration of the arts. All proceeds from the fest go to fund, develop and support arts education programming at Holstein Park and in the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhoods.  Our fest is free to the public. We have no gates and no donation request. True to our roots, we are an arts fest put together by the community, for our community.

 


 

Ogden Arts Festival 2018 - Ogden, Utah
OPEN DATE: 1/29/2018
DEADLINE: 4/2/2018

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018

Event Website
Ogden’s Municipal Gardens is the new home of the Ogden Arts Festival. The Ogden Arts Festival is a community driven, grassroots event first hosted and located at the Ogden Municipal Gardens and Amphitheater with artists booths located inside the open air amphitheater. All booths will be open for 2 days. The Art Festival hours are noon to 10pm on Saturday and noon to 6pm on Sunday, electricity being provided for lighting the booths at night. Acoustic music, wandering performers, dancers, interactive poetry, art demonstrations, kids ARTivities, and the plein air competition complete the festival experience. Artist’s amenities include, booth sitters, water service, and discounted hotel rooms.

The Ogden Arts Festival has recently transitioned manangement to the Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation and will now become a fundraiser for this organization so that we can continue to support the arts all year long. For more information about the Nurture the Creative Mind Foundation please visit their facebook page www.facebook.com/NurturetheCreativeMind

 


 

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival 2018 - Atlanta, Georgia
OPEN DATE: 1/29/2018
DEADLINE: 8/1/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018

Event Website
Mission: The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival helps build awareness of historic Grant Park, brings the community together, and helps raise funds to support the work of the Grant Park Conservancy.

What: A thriving two-day, in-town festival in historic Grant Park, organized by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy celebrating 16 years! Event features include:

  • Artist Market with over 180 Artists – continues to grow each year with both a juried and non-juried component.
  • Live Entertainment – multiple entertainment venues featuring some of the best local talent in Atlanta.
  • Kids Zone – sure to keep all families entertained, the Kids Zone area features storytellers, puppet shows and art activities, as well as active options such as a bungee jump and more.
  • Food and Beverage – a unique mix of traditional festival fare and healthier choices from local restaurants.
  • Run for the Park 5K – held Saturday morning, hundreds of runners help kick-off the Grant Park Summer Shade celebration.

Where: Historic Grant Park, just 1 mile Southeast of Downtown Atlanta. It is the oldest city park and one of the largest and most beautiful green spaces in the city.

When: Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:00 am – 10:00 pm & Sunday, August 26, 2018 11:00 am – 7:30 pm. The artist/vendor market will remain open until 7:00pm each day.

Attendance: 30,000+

 


 

Dallas Arts Festival at Klyde Warren Park 2018 - Dallas, Texas
OPEN DATE: 1/29/2018
DEADLINE: 8/26/2018

Fee (Application/ Jury fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 10/27/2018 - 10/28/2018

Event Website
The Dallas Arts Festival at Klyde Warren Park is a two-day outdoor local art and crafts event held on October 27-28, 2018. This will be the first in Downtown Dallas but with proven success with Turtle Creek Arts Festival, we are certain it will become one of the biggest events of the year. Klyde Warren Park is a highly active 5.2-acre urban deck park with green space built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway and just minutes from the Dallas Museum of Art. 

The Dallas Arts Festival is a 2-day celebration of community and tradition presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, for people of all ages and interests.  The Festival is a major celebration of the arts while honoring the rich history of Dallas' community.

At this festival, there is something for everyone: Artist's Market featuring fine arts and crafts, local food and beverage concessions and live acoustic entertainment.

Festival Hours: Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

 


 

Fallasburg Arts Festival 2018 - Lowell, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 1/30/2018
DEADLINE: 4/1/2018

Fee (Non-Refundable Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/15/2018 - 9/16/2018

Event Website
FALLASBURG ARTS FESTIVAL 2018

Fine Art & Fine Craft Festival
September 15 & 16, 2018

LowellArts invites you to apply to the 50th annual, 2-day festival held in picturesque Fallasburg Park, located approximately 20 miles east of Grand Rapids in Lowell, MI. The event features 100 unique fine art and fine craft booths, food booths, children’s craft area, craft demonstrations, and music performed on an outdoor stage. Annual attendance estimates are 25,000. Admission is free.

 


 

Art in the Sun 2018 - Northville, Michigan - Northville, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 1/30/2018
DEADLINE: 4/8/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/23/2018 - 6/24/2018

Event Website
Art in the Sun 2018--The 30th Annual Juried Fine Arts Festival in Northville, Michigan, June 23-24, 2018. Art in the Sun is the visual arts component of Arts and Acts, an exciting and vibrant annual celebration of the Arts in Southeast Michigan. Located in Northville, an affluent and picturesque enclave twenty minutes from Ann Arbor, Arts and Acts attracts a crowd truly interested in art.

NEW FOR 2018-- Art in the Sun is changing locations and dates! Based on artist feedback, Art in the Sun is now a 2 day festival and will be located in Millennium Park - just minutes from Downtown Northville. Surrounded by beautiful neighborhoods and across the street from Northville High School, Millennium Park provides an idylic location for this festival. Increased space, near well developed neighborhoods, and located next to the successful Tapped in the Ville craft beer festival (Saturday, June 23, 2018), old and new faces will join us in celebrating the arts.

 


 

Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival 2018 - 24th annual - Bodega , California
OPEN DATE: 1/31/2018
DEADLINE: 4/15/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018

Event Website
The 24th annual Bodega Seafood Art & Wine is a unique, high-quality event combining the best of the arts and fine craft, entertainment, food, wines and micro-brewed beers. Held on a bucholic ranch in the heart of coastal Northern California wine country, this festival draws an abundance of out-of-towners and a loyal following of locals. Attendance is 9-10,000 and they are an intelligent, art-loving crowd.

FESTIVAL BASICS:
~100 High-Quality Art and Fine Craft Exhibitors
~3 Stages of Excellent Entertainment
~A Wide Variety of Delicious Food, focusing on Seafood
~ An Expansive Wine, Cider & Micro-brewed Beer Tasting plus a Wine/Cider Shop

WHERE WE ARE:
Bodega is a tiny village 1 mile inland from coast Hwy 1 in western Sonoma County, California. We are 1.5 hours north of San Francisco. This is the locale for the famous Alfred Hitchcock movie, "The Birds." In fact the schoolhouse from the film is within sight of the festival grounds.

This festival is produced by two craftspeople, who have had over 30 years experience as both festival organizers and artists on the festival circuit.

 


 

Berkshire Crafts Fair 2018 - Great Barrington, Massachusetts
OPEN DATE: 1/31/2018
DEADLINE: 4/10/2018

Fee (Application fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/10/2018 - 8/12/2018

Event Website
Welcome to the Berkshire Crafts Fair. This will be our 45th year.The Berkshire Crafts Fair is a juried fair and features a wide range of contemporary and traditional crafts. In addition we have added several new acceptable categories: Painting, Works on Paper, Photograph, and Sculpture.  Although small in size, over the years the Berkshire Crafts Fair has developed a reputation as a high quality, well-run show. Our show is located in a nationally known tourist area and is near Tanglewood, the summer home of the world-famous Boston Symphony Orchestra as well as the world-famous Jacob Pillow Dance Festival. Other tourist attractions include the Norman Rockwell Museum and the Botanical Gardens. Mass MOCA is a short one-hour drive along Route 7 to North Adams.

 


 

Vail Arts Festival 2018 - Vail, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 1/31/2018
DEADLINE: 3/31/2018

Fee (Vail Arts Festival Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/22/2018 - 6/25/2018

Event Website
Vail, Colorado is home to one of the most spectacular mountain resorts in the world. Located just 90 minutes west of the Denver metro area, this well-known, year-round vacation destination is also a haven for an affluent, well-educated, art savvy local population. The Vail Arts Festival is Vail's longest-running outdoor art festival, celebrating its 34th anniversary in 2018, located in the Town of Vail. It is a three-day outdoor festival, located in heart of Lions head Village and the picturesque Arrabelle at Vail Square, June 22, 23 and 24, 2018.

 


 

 

BlackArtNews.com