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WAYNESBORO Fall Foliage Art Show 2019 - Waynesboro, Virginia
OPEN DATE: 1/15/2019
DEADLINE: 9/6/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 10/12/2019 - 10/13/2019

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The 49th Annual Virginia Fall Foliage Festival Art Show will take place on the downtown streets of historic Waynesboro, Virginia. The show features 150+ fine artists set in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. This exhibit is produced by Shenandoah Valley Art Center, a non-profit community arts organization, whose mission is to increase arts awareness and education while providing creative and economic opportunities for artists. This exhibit is consistently voted among the Best of Virginia and is the largest outdoor art festival in the Shenandoah Valley.

$10,000 in awards each year, excellent community support, easy load in and load out, booth sitters, coffee and snacks all day, excellent food on site. An extensive marketing plan is in place including print, radio, television, and digital outlets. Annually there are approximately 20,000 visitors.

FlatIron Crossing Fine Art Festival Broomfield Colorado July 2019 Howard Alan Events - Broomfield, Colorado
OPEN DATE: 1/16/2019
DEADLINE: 7/10/2019

Fee (Non-refundable Jury Fee (APF)): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/13/2019 - 7/14/2019

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Howard Alan Events is thrilled to introduce the exciting new addition to its Colorado Summer of Art Tour: the FlatIron Crossing Fine Art Festival. Situated between the popular destinations of Boulder and Denver, the town of Broomfield, known as the "Silicon Valley of Colorado," ranks among the top-earning locations in the state. The FlatIron Crossing Fine Art Festival takes place in the gorgeous courtyard in front of the bustling lifestyle retail center featuring high-end luxury retail shops, fine dining and entertainment. Come join the tour with this exclusive artistic opportunity!

Bigfork Festival of the Arts - 41st Annual - Bigfork, Montana
OPEN DATE: 1/16/2019
DEADLINE: 4/30/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 8/3/2019 - 8/4/2019

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Celebrating its 41st year, the annual Bigfork Festival is a favorite among artists and visitors alike.  Our well attended festival fills the main street of town with a a fine selection of arts, crafts, food, music and other entertainment on both Saturday and Sunday from 9:00-4:30. We are one of the oldest art festivals in Montana and the established traditions of quality and hospitality make it one of the most popular festivals in the northwest.

The festival has grown to its current size because of the dedicated work of a core group of volunteers and a large contigent of community members that volunteer for work details during the festival weekend.  It takes more that 50 volunteers helping with tasks such as traffic control, booth sitting, set up and take down, publicity and judging to make the festival run smoohtly.

Currently there are more than 150 booths representing a wide variety of art and crafts by nationally recognized artist and craftsmen.  Festival attendance is estimated to be more than 6,000 visitors.


Sedona Arts Festival 2019 - Sedona, Arizona
OPEN DATE: 1/16/2019
DEADLINE: 5/3/2019

Fee (Sedona Arts Festival Jury Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 10/12/2019 - 10/13/2019

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Celebrating its 29th year, the Sedona Arts Festival is a favorite in the Southwest. It has become a premiere destination arts festival, known for the quality of art and first class treatment of both its artists and its guests. With Sedona’s spectacular red rocks as a backdrop and glorious fall weather to compliment the event, we are an intimate show with an average attendance of 3500 seasonal and year round residents and tourists. The festival showcases 120 fine artists from around the country, as well as a Gourmet Gallery which features locally produced and packaged food items. KidZone offers art activities for children. Raffle prizes, live music, and a variety of food and beverages are available as well.

2-Day Admission Fee: $12 with online discounts and $2 coupons available. Admission fee supports arts education in our community.  We cater to our visiting artists, providing load/unload assistance, refreshments, and premium restroom facilities exclusive for artists. Applications for the Sedona Arts Festival are available on Zapplication.com.

South Haven Art Fair 2019 - 61st Annual - South Haven, Michigan
OPEN DATE: 1/16/2019
DEADLINE: 3/9/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 6/29/2019 - 6/30/2019

Event Website
The South Haven Center for the Arts is proud to host the 61st Annual South Haven Art Fair on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. South Haven is a coastal tourist destination for over 500,000 summer visitors from around the world and attracts massive Fourth of July crowds. Art Fair takes place in a beautiful wooded park one block from Lake Michigan and South Haven’s North Beach.

Artists have the option to set up on Friday, June 28 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. or Saturday, June 29 from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Assigned booth sites have direct vehicle access for convenient unloading and loading. SHCA provides overnight security on both Friday and Saturday.

Our goals are to provide a successful environment for exhibiting artists, creatively market the event to a wide range of potential buyers, and provide a professional awards program by credentialed judges. We are ready to make this year's art fair one of the best and we welcome you to join us!

Kerrville Festival of the Arts 2019 - Kerrville, Texas
OPEN DATE: 1/16/2019
DEADLINE: 3/2/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 5/25/2019 - 5/26/2019

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The 6th annual Kerrville Festival of the Arts builds on the success of past year's events; 2018 featured more than 125 artists and saw more than 5,000 visitors. This year we're again planning for approximately 125 artists.

Kerrville is located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country and draws thousands of visitors over the Memorial Day weekend for a variety of art, music and craft events. Visitors come from all across Texas, especially from San Antonio, Houston, Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth.

Kerrville Festival of the Arts began in 2014. Located in the Historic Downtown area, the Festival enjoys enthusiastic support from the community and especially from the downtown businesses.

Check out all the great artists who have confirmed already on the "Confirmed Artists" page of our website www.kvartfest.com.

Art Westport 2019 - 40th Annual - Kansas City, Missouri
OPEN DATE: 1/17/2019
DEADLINE: 5/31/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/6/2019 - 9/8/2019

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Art Westport is Kansas City's only outdoor art show and festival exclusively for LOCAL artists. The historic Westport District provides the perfect backdrop for a high-quality exhibition of painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, pottery and more. The event is in its 40th year and will be on September 6, 7 and 8, 2019. Artists that desire to display must live within a 80 mile radius of the downtown Kansas City, MO post office to be eligible to apply.

Asheville Fine Art Show - October 26 & 27, 2019 presented by Hot Works (Patty Narozny) - Asheville, North Carolina
OPEN DATE: 1/17/2019
DEADLINE: 6/15/2019

Fee (Application/Jury Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019

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Hot Works’ 4th Asheville Fine Art Show, October 26 & 27, 2019 is outdoors in downtown Asheville - a premium location in Pack Square Park. Last weekend of October is one of Asheville’s busiest weekends of the year – during the most beautiful time of year when the leaves are changing color.

The focus is visual arts - this juried fine art & fine craft show requires that all art is original & personally handmade by the artist who is at the art show. All forms of discipline are accepted. Please do not apply if you are not making your work or if it is production (250 or more of the same one piece).

Hot Works executive producer, Patty Narozny, has 30+ years of special event & media experience. She personally knows, cares about and supports the “art show” artists. Since 2003, Hot Works produces other quality juried art shows – including the Orchard Lake Fine Art Show, West Bloomfield, MI; Boca Raton Fine Art Show, Boca Raton, FL; and Estero Fine Art Show in Fort Myers – all voted in the top 100 juried art shows in America.

We know how to reach an affluent art-buying patron with money to spend. Our philosophy is to put the money into a major promotional advertising campaign that includes broadcast TV, radio, print, digital marketing, banners, posters & postcards. We understand the importance of artist awards. There is $1,500 in professional artist awards. Ribbons help to sell the artist’s work & recognize the great artists in the show. More info www.hotworks.org.

OPEN DATE: 1/17/2019
DEADLINE: 4/10/2019

Fee (Jury Fee): $20.00
Event Dates: 8/2/2019 - 8/4/2019

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The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present our 35th Annual Art Show, with a new name and new format, Brighton Main Street – Wine Art Music Festival! Artists (formerly Brighton Fine Art & Acoustic Music Festival) Attendees will enjoy all the same great amenities – just with a new flair to freshen it up.  Our annual art show has always taken place the first weekend in August in beautiful downtown Brighton. Just a short drive north from Ann Arbor, west from Lansing and east from Novi, we are within a stone’s throw of I96 and US23. Over 30,000 art enthusiasts visit the festival each year to support the arts in our community, savor local restaurant fare and listen to an eclectic mix of live acoustic music. This music is meant as a backdrop to the art and the stars of the show will always be YOU, the artists! We are dedicated to making this a “must do” on your summer event calendar! Over 100 artists will be on hand to share their love of art in one-of-a-kind, unique pieces.

We are first and foremost committed to hosting a successful show for our artists.
A snapshot of our artist offerings include:
FREE Continental breakfast both Saturday and Sunday
Comfortable artist hospitality area to relax and take a quick break
Complimentary coffee, water and snacks for artists only
Generous booth space (10' x 15!) and friendly booth sitters
Saturday after-hours artist and exhibitor mingle
ART BUCKS giveaways hourly to encourage buyers
Private parking, for RV’s too!
Convenient artist shuttle...

St. James Court Art Show (St James Court Fourth Street Section) 2019 - Louisville, Kentucky
OPEN DATE: 1/17/2019
DEADLINE: 4/1/2019

Fee (Jury / Processing Fee): $30.00
Event Dates: 10/4/2019 - 10/6/2019

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Considered one of the finest art shows in the country, this autumn tradition draws 210,000+ visitors who come to purchase unique handcrafted items directly from the hands that crafted them.

The S Fourth St Section is the 2nd largest section with 155 artists.  Located in the center of the 3.5 block show area, pedestrian traffic is heavy and artists generally report good sales.  Booths are mostly level on the street, and directly accessible by vehicle pre- and post-show.  Event organizers work diligently to cater to different artistic preferences and budgets, so there is a mix of fine art, fine craft and contemporary/traditional craft. The result is a tasteful selection of high-quality original works. Proceeds from the show fund various community charities, art scholarships and neighborhood maintenance and restoration.

Andersonville Arts Fest 2019 Amdur Productions - Highland Park, Illinois
OPEN DATE: 1/18/2019
DEADLINE: 2/28/2019

Fee (Andersonville Arts Fest Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/21/2019 - 9/22/2019

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The new Andersonville Arts Fest will be held in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, a district on the north side of Chicago with a population of 110,248. A strong Swedish heritage, a longstanding progressive ethos, and a commitment to local, independent businesses, make this community welcoming to all.

Andersonville is comprised almost entirely of unique, locally-owned, independent businesses. In 2010 the Andersonville business area was named a National Historic District because of its rich cultural and architectural history. Produced by Amdur Productions, and hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, this event will be well supported by strong marketing on all platforms.

Andersonville Arts Fest caps off the 17th annual Andersonville Arts Week, a celebration of artist receptions, exhibits, and displays at more than 70 businesses well-attended by the community.

Andersonville Arts Fest is held on three blocks of Clark Street, a main north-south street, closed to traffic for the festival.  All booths will be on the street. Set up and load out are easy and quick. Amdur Productions will provide support services to artists from start to finish including special hotel block rates, flighted load in, complete pre-festival info packages, name tags, board tags, on site support, booth sitters, artists refreshments and more.

All media of original art is invited to the festival. Artists must be present. No buy/sell is allowed. Art of all price points is encouraged.

Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art 2019 - Madison, Indiana
OPEN DATE: 1/18/2019
DEADLINE: 6/30/2019

Fee (Jury fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/28/2019 - 9/29/2019

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The Madison, Indiana autumn festival brings more than 40,000 guests in search of uniquely handcrafted fine arts and crafts, as well as, meet the artisans who created them.  Always held the last weekend of September, The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art is beginning it's 48th annual year. Exhibitor amenities include booth sitters, indoor exhibitor hospitality area with restrooms, breakfast and snacks, as well as friendly volunteers. Our organized volunteers and coordinators work year-long to create a festival with high draw to guests and artists. Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

Pink Palace Crafts Fair 2019 - Memphis, Tennessee
OPEN DATE: 1/18/2019
DEADLINE: 3/31/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 10/11/2019 - 10/13/2019

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47th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair
October 11-13, 2019

  • Largest juried arts and crafts fair in the Mid-South
  • One of the oldest and best crafts fairs in the country – 47 years
  • Supported by a large mixed media PR and marketing campaign
  • Shopping, demonstrating, food, entertainment and family activities
  • Thousands of shoppers over 3 days
  • Best of Show and Merit Awards

The Pink Palace Crafts Fair is the largest fundraising event for the Pink Palace Museum and one of the largest volunteer-run events in Memphis.

Our mission: Educate the community about regional traditions in danger of disappearance, and  serve the public by preserving historical skills through handicrafts, demonstrations, tactical experiences, entertainment and communication of knowledge.

Fall Fest at the Hermitage 2019 - Hermitage, Tennessee
OPEN DATE: 1/18/2019
DEADLINE: 5/31/2019

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 10/5/2019 - 10/6/2019

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  • “Fall Fest at The Hermitage” is produced by Andrew Jackson's Hermitage: Home of the People's President, a non-profit organization. The Festival mission is to promote, advocate and support original visual art and artists.
  • Show hours Saturday, October 5 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday October 6, 2019 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Held at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Hermitage, TN 37076
  • Admission to Fall Fest at The Hermitage is FREE
  • Artist cash awards
  • Professional security

May 31, 2019 - Application deadline
June 7, 2019 - Notifications posted
June 30, 2019 - $75 discount on booth
August 15, 2019 – Booth fee payment due
September 6, 2019 - Last day for cancellation and receipt of refund
Show hours Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm

The Fall Fest at The Hermitage appeals to both novice buyers and experienced professionals, in addition to families seeking an interactive, educational and fun arts environment for themselves and their children.

Jury Fee: $25 due with application
Booth Fees are due on or before August 15, 2019. Pay for your booth by June 30 and get a $75 discount on your booth.
Single 10’x10’ space = $200 if paid by June 30, 2019 - $275.00 beginning July 1, 2019
Double 10’x20’ space = $300 if paid by June 30, 2019 - $375 beginning July 1, 2019

Morning Glory Art Fair 2019 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
OPEN DATE: 1/18/2019
DEADLINE: 4/2/2019

Fee (Jury Fee-Non-refundable): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/10/2019 - 8/11/2019

Event Website

We are thrilled to share exciting news about the 2019 Morning Glory Art Fair with you.
•  Our NEW VENUE is Fiserv Forum's plaza in downtown Milwaukee
•  Our media categories now include PAINTING AND ASSOCIATED 2D MEDIA
•  To reflect these changes, our name is now MORNING GLORY ART FAIR


  • "I rate Morning Glory in my top 5 shows over the past 5 years."
  • "You have a quality show with educated art buyers. Your volunteers were EXCELLENT! Keep up the great work!"
  • "This was a very successful show for me. The patrons at this show appreciated my type of work and relative to other shows, I sold a lot."
  • "I have a following, and the quality of the art is very good – the customer is there to purchase."

The Morning Glory Art Fair is open to artists 18 years or older working in ceramics, digital art, fiber-wearable, fiber non-wearable, glass, jewelry-metal, jewelry non-metal, leather, metal, mixed media, painting and all associated 2D media, photography, printmaking, sculpture or wood.

Important Note: Significant ​changes have been made to the show. Please read the entire prospectus.

Flagstaff Festival in the Pines 2019 - Flagstaff, Arizona
OPEN DATE: 1/20/2019
DEADLINE: 4/25/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/4/2019 - 7/6/2019

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Flagstaff Fesitval in the Pines™ is back! This three day celebration over 4th of July weekend features fine arts and crafts, continuous live music on two stages, a variety of international food, and an interactive family area featuring hands-on art activities for children.

150 select artists and craftspeople from across the nation will show and sell one-of-a-kind artwork. These works include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, fashion, furniture and jewelry. The festival is held in a spectacular setting in the pines at the Coconino County Fort Tuthill Fairgrounds in Flagstaff, AZ.

Coconino County Fairgrounds - 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop Flagstaff, AZ 86005.

Free Camping for attending artists.
$10 ADMISSION (children and under are free) & FREE PARKING

Art in the Park 2019 - Richland, WA - Richland, Washington
OPEN DATE: 1/20/2019
DEADLINE: 4/1/2019

Fee (Application Fee ): $35.00
Event Dates: 7/26/2019 - 7/27/2019

Event Website
Every summer for decades thousands of people look forward to the annual Art in the Park. This two-day festival is located in beautiful Howard Amon Park on the Columbia River in Richland, Washington, and attracts hundreds of regional and national artists and an estimated 30,000+ visitors. For the past 68 years, Art in the Park artists have showcased the best of clay, fiber, sculpture, painting, jewelry, photography and many other art forms. This event is a fun, family friendly show featuring local musicians, food vendors and park activities. We are proud to host fantastic visual and performing artists and create a much loved community experience!

Art in the Park is a fundraiser for the Allied Arts Association and The Gallery at the Park, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that believes a vibrant community deserves a rich variety of visual arts opportunities and promotes appreciation for the arts, changing exhibits, art education and scholarships.

Incline Village Fine Art Festival 2019 - Incline Village, Nevada
OPEN DATE: 1/20/2019
DEADLINE: 6/6/2019

Fee (Application fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 8/10/2019 - 8/12/2019

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The 7th Incline Village Fine Art Festival will be held at Preston Field on August 9-11, 2019, a 3 day show,  in Incline Village NV (also known by the locals as 'Income Village') at the North side of the Lake Tahoe area. A perfect location for an art festival with great visibilty from the road! This is a smaller, more intimate event, with up to 50 of the highest quality artists! One which the locals (and many of the returning artists) look forward to! The competition is stiff, so be sure to send in the best images of your work!

10x10 booths = $285
10x20 booths = $470
Plus 10% commission on all sales resulting from the show, both during the show and after.
All booths are oversized, and each is a corner space
Coffee and donuts/pastries will be provided each morning.
Booth sitters are available
Security will be on site Friday and  Saturday evenings for your convenience.
The Jewelry and Photography categories will be limited.

Lincoln Arts Festival 2019 - Lincoln, Nebraska
OPEN DATE: 1/21/2019
DEADLINE: 5/1/2019

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 9/21/2019 - 9/22/2019

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You are invited to participate in a celebration of the arts September 21-22, 2019 at the 19th Lincoln Arts Festival, presented by the Lincoln Arts Council. This Festival has repeat patrons and artists and attracts new artists and patrons each year. The Lincoln Arts Festival is known as a hospitable, caring and fun show. “Sunday was close to my biggest single sale day ever. The caliber of your patrons is outstanding. They really appreciate the art and the sales reflect that.” – John from Dayton, OH. Wrap up your autumn and FALL FOR THE ARTS at the Lincoln Arts Festival.

Lubeznik Arts Festival 2019 - Michigan City, Indiana
OPEN DATE: 1/22/2019
DEADLINE: 3/29/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/17/2019 - 8/18/2019

Event Website
The 2019 Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF) will take place on August 17thand 18th. This popular festival held by Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) is currently in its 38thyear.

LAF takes place on LCA’s grounds to connect festival-goers to LCA’s dynamic programming and exhibitions. All proceeds from this event are invested back in the community. LCA’s galleries are open to the public at no charge, and its programs serve more than 2,000 children and adults each year.

We select individual fine artists and fine crafters through a jury process. Additionally, our galleries will be available for use by regional galleries that represent the best in emerging contemporary art. We anticipate 75 to 100 exhibitors in total. LAF is extensively marketed via social media, radio, TV, print and promotional signage.

Juror: Kristina Knowski is a fine artist and illustrator living in Northwest Indiana. Since graduating as Valedictorian from the American Academy of Art in Chicago in 2012, Kristina has participated in numerous group and solo shows in Chicago, Northwest Indiana and surrounding states. Some of these include “Animalier: The Animal in Contemporary Art,” “Apocalypse 2012: Genesis 2013,” “Facing Extinction,” and “Birds & Bees.” Her most notable solo show was “Dreams of Martha” at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, in remembrance of the 100-year anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. Kristina manages SFC Gallery in the Uptown Arts District of Michigan City,...

Morristown CraftMarket 2019 - Morristown, New Jersey
OPEN DATE: 1/23/2019
DEADLINE: 4/1/2019

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 10/18/2019 - 10/20/2019

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Named in the Top 30 on Sunshine Artist's List of
"100 Best Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows" for 2018
“Top 100" Show in the Nation Based on Average Exhibitor Sales in Both Fine Art and Fine Craft Categories (ArtFairSourceBook.com, 2017)
"Beautifully Juried, Indoor Show Held in the Wealth Belt of New Jersey -
160 Artists From Over 25 States”  (HANDMADE Business Magazine, 2018)

Now in its 43rd continuous year, the Morristown CraftMarket is one of the top juried and longest-running fine art and fine craft shows in the nation.  Showcased - and celebrated - is exceptional work made in America by American hands.

Heavily advertised through major media markets, the Morristown CraftMarket attracts high income and loyal buyers largely from 3 counties in northern New Jersey ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau as among the top 10 wealthiest counties in America.

This nationally acclaimed show is held on the spacious ground level floor of the National Guard Armory in Morristown, NJ.

Cash prizes are awarded.  Pipe and drape are included in the booth fee along with a catered Breakfast Buffet on Saturday; drive-in setup/breakdown in the Armory and plenty of free parking;  24-hour security and booth sitters..

The Morristown CraftMarket is produced by the not-for-profit Kiwanis Club of Randolph Township, NJ.  All net proceeds benefit charities.

Please contact Show Director Geoffrey ("Geoff") Price (973-442-2840; morristowncraft@optonline.net).

Berkshire Crafts Fair 2019 - Great Barrington, Massachusetts
OPEN DATE: 1/23/2019
DEADLINE: 4/10/2019

Fee (Application fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 8/9/2019 - 8/11/2019

Event Website
Welcome to the Berkshire Crafts Fair. This will be our 46th 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.