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Call for Artists: Mt. Gretna Outdoor Art Show

August 20 & 21 
(always held on the third full weekend of August)
Mt. Gretna, PA
37th Annual Outdoor Art Show
Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chautauqua
265 artists
Deadline:  April 1

Artist fees:    $25.00 application fee
                    $350.00 per 10' x 12' booth space

Admission:    $8.00 per person, children 12 years & under are admitted free

In mid-August as many as 18,000 festival-goers will plan on enjoying a weekend of art, crafts, entertainment and gourmet food in Mount Gretna, PA. Where is Mt. Gretna, PA? Visit this link.

Every year, during the third weekend of August, this community of some 700 homes and cottages suddenly springs to life, welcoming 265 artists chosen through juried competition and 20,000 visitors who-by their presence acknowledge the role that art plays in  their homes, hearts, and lives.

And every year, as thousands of art show patrons return, many others discover Mount Gretna for the first time. For everyone who comes, it is a return to an earlier era: a time when neighbors greeted neighbors from their front porches, when going for ice cream meant going for a stroll rather than getting into an automobile, and when life itself pulsed at a rocking chair pace.

Very nice things were said about Mt. Gretna on this site by last year's participants, including, "I will certainly sign up for the Mt. Gretna, PA, show again."

Learn more about the event at: www.mtgretnaarts.com
 
Contact them at: mtgretnaart@comcast.net, or 717-964-3270

         Apply online at:  Zapplication.org

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Tags: Mt. Gretna, Outdoor art show, PA shows, art fair, call for artists

Comment by Louise Devery on March 18, 2011 at 11:02am
This picture is actually across the street from the main art show in the field. It is more not so hand crafted, spices and nail files etc, but also nice crafts. I do this one every yr. Its 250.
Comment by Connie Mettler on March 18, 2011 at 11:36am

That photo is so cool -- I'd love to see this show some time.

 

Louise, are you saying you do this show, or the one that is nearby?

Comment by Geoff Coe on March 19, 2011 at 8:37am
How is this show for fine art?
Comment by Louise Devery on March 22, 2011 at 12:13pm

The show I do is in conjunction with the Mt. Gretna art show. I do August Craft Market. It is in the field across the street. Eastern Enterprises,Mt. Gretna Lake and Beach, PO 100 Mt. Gretna, Pa.17064

You have the oppertunity to sign up again for the next yr, at a reduced price, thus guareenting a spot.

 

Comment by Charlene Clark on May 4, 2011 at 7:43pm
Just stumbled across this thread (as I often do on this web site -- not sure I will ever comprehend the way it is organized.) The official  Mt. Gretna Outdoor Art Show is a good show for many. It is well run. The staff is helpful and accommodating. The setting is lovely.  The art is mostly fine art but a few bend the rules. The craft show across the street  is certainly separate but many patrons attend both. And the patrons span a wide range despite the gate fee. There are many comfortable, affordable hotels and inns in the area. We are returning this year.

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