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Hi all.  I've recently semi-retired from the 9-5 routine & I've been expanding my show circuit to include out-of-state shows.  Before signing up for a new show, I come over to ArtFairs to check out reviews. I've been confused about why some reviews are in the main "blog" section rather than in the "Art Show Reviews," which is where I look first (& have posted a couple of reviews).  I've compared the Blog reviews to the Art Show Reviews and don't see that they have the same posts.  I…

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Added by Kate McKeough on August 16, 2019 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, Minnesota— Hit and Miss for Many

Uptown was held on first weekend of August in a very trendy shopping,eating, and partying area of Minneapolis.

It is a theee day show with setup the day before except for those on Hennepin Ave.

The Show is held in two distinct sections: booths are setup on the street and grass of a mall that runs about five blocks long.  Those booths setup in staggered times on Thursday.  The second section sets up on Friday on Hennepin Avenue which runs across the top of the mall.

Some…

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Added by Nels johnson on August 16, 2019 at 11:08am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Kansas City Music & Arts Festival 2019

October 19 & 20 Outlaw Nation logo
Shawnee Mission Park…
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Added by Meg Mettler on August 16, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Next Podcast: Planning a New Art Fair - 5 easy lessons

Tuesday, August 20, 5:00 to 5:30 pm ET

Can Florida use another art festival? Does Palm Beach need an indoor art fair, during "the season?" Ingrid Robinson thinks so. Listen and learn how Ingrid gathers resources to host a show that will…

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Added by Connie Mettler on August 15, 2019 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Artisanville

November 2 & 3

Greenville, South Carolina
Presented by: Artisanville, LLC
250 Artists
Deadline: August 31

Notification Date: September 15

Application Fee: $20    Booth Fee: $210-$350…

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Added by Connie Mettler on August 14, 2019 at 9:50am — No Comments

2019 Rehoboth Outdoor Fine Art and Craft Review

Rehoboth Art League's Outdoor Fine Art and Craft Show

Rehoboth, Delaware

Venue: The Rehoboth Art League's Henlopen Acres campus, which used to a farmstead.

Dates: First two weekends in August

Hours: Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4 PM

FEES

Booth fee 450 for one weekend and I believe 800 if you Do two weekends. I just did the final weekend.

Plus 50 dollar fee to be a member of the Rehoboth…

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Added by Lynnette Shelley on August 12, 2019 at 10:54am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: 30th Annual Taste of Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill logo
September 28 & 29…
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Added by Meg Mettler on August 12, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Call for Artists: 4th Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival

December 7 & 8
West Palm Beach, Florida
Armory Art Center
10 am to 5 pm
95 Artists
Deadline: August 23…
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Added by Meg Mettler on August 9, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

TENT WANTED

Hello all, I am looking for a 10x 10 white tent of any brand other than ez up. I can drive almost anywhere in the south and I am willing to pay for shipping and handeling if necessary. 

Really dont want to buy new, if you have any information, please let me know. 

with love,

an emerging artist and recent college graduate.

Added by Claire parrish on August 8, 2019 at 1:05pm — 2 Comments

La Quinta Art Festival 2020? The show must go on

New promoter chosen

It was with great sadness that artists and art lovers learned in June that there would not be an art festival in La Quinta in March 2020 because of differences in viewpoints/missions between the La Quinta Foundation and the city of La Quinta.…

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Added by Connie Mettler on August 7, 2019 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Dallas Arts Festival

October 26 & 27

Dallas, Texas
(south) 
Kidd Spring Park in Oak Cliff
KESSLER PARK
1003 Cedar Hill Avenue…
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Added by Meg Mettler on August 7, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

18th Annual Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival, CO

Breckenridge CO, Main Street Art Festival 8/1-3/2019

First time exhibitor for this show. The show was held Thur-Sat as the Farmers Market had dibs on Sun. Weather was relatively good with occasional drizzle until Sat when it really rained for about 45 mins 2 hours before ending, this is a mountain show, rain happens!

Sales were slow in coming, some artists doing well on Thur and not on Fri, vice versa for this artist. Saturday was slow in coming. Main street in Breckenridge…

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Added by S Brian Berkun on August 5, 2019 at 6:53pm — 4 Comments

Call for Artists: Second Annual: Jefferson County Maker's Market (JeffCo MO Maker's mART)

September 14 & 15, 2019
Cattawissa, Missouri…
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Added by Meg Mettler on August 5, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Can an art fair help the local economy?

50 years ago Park City, Utah, known as a great winter resort area, was a ghost town in the summer. This year the Kimball Art Festival held in the downtown streets celebrates its 50th anniversary. And what does Park City look like this August 2019? 

Think about this:

Last year, nearly 50,000 people attended the festival, and between their food, lodging and transportation needs, festival purchases and other expenses, the visitors left an economic impact…

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Added by Connie Mettler on August 2, 2019 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Call for Artists: Summit Art Festival 2019

October 11, 12 & 13
Lees Summit, Missouri
Presented By: Summit Art
120 Artists
Deadline: August 11
Notification Date: August 19…
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Added by Meg Mettler on August 2, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

2019 Pledge Drive Prize

Whoo Hooo, I got my prize today or I should say Jean got my prize today. Thank you Connie for running pledge drive and thank you Debbie Stillman for the  silver necklace and earrings. Jean was thrilled. 

Added by Richard L. Sherer on August 1, 2019 at 11:59pm — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: Hotworks.org Miami Beach Fine Art Show

December 7 & 8, 2019 - NEW!…
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Added by Meg Mettler on July 31, 2019 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Retiring; selling supplies

Although still doing a few shows, we're starting to sell off excess supplies. Too many details & prices to mention, but we have clear plastic sales bags, with handles, mostly 16x20; Clear plastic storage bags (4 mil), in 24x30, 24x40, 30x36. Most from Bagmart, new & in original packs. Also packing supplies, foam core, frames, glass, etc. In Lakeland, in central Florida. Good prices, willing to dicker a bit. Bill Sargent, 813-714-3614 or Ann Sargent, 813-714-3616.

Added by Bill Sargent on July 29, 2019 at 2:55pm — 18 Comments

Call for Artists: 43rd Annual Frankfort Art Fair

August 16 & 17   
Frankfort, Michigan
Market Square Park
Coordinated by the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce
Fri. 4pm-8pm; Sat. 10am-4pm…
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Added by Meg Mettler on July 29, 2019 at 4:00am — No Comments

Flourish Trimline 10' X 10' Canopy FOR SALE (Michigan)

Flourish Trimline  10' X 10' Canopy for sale.

Absolutely LIKE NEW ! 

I do soft pastels only.  I do not do outdoor shows.

Comes with bags, directions, corner weights.

All in PERFECT CONDITION !

Asking $1100. OBO. I'll work with you.

Delivery is a possibility .

Call or text: 248-840-2205.

Thanks for…

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Added by Timothy A. Tenbusch on July 28, 2019 at 5:55pm — No Comments

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