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Call for Artists: Art Under the Stars, Maitland (FL)

40th Annual Maitland Rotary Art Festival
November 11-13

Beautiful Lake Lily Park in Maitland, Florida
135 Artists

Deadline: June 30

Application fee: $35
Booth fee: $325

You won’t want to miss the opportunity to be a part of “Art under the Stars” this November in beautiful Lake Lily Park.  The Maitland Rotary Art Festival has always enjoyed great success and this year “Art Under the Stars” is bringing more qualified buyers to the festival with the return of the popular Patron Program. This year's Patrons will be spending more than $10,000 with the artists. 

The Maitland Rotary Art Festival is taking a strategic approach to media and public relations designed to elevate, promote and support the artists and the event. 

These are just a few of the initiatives that are a part of our strategic media and public relations plan for the 2016 Festival: 

  • Comprehensive public and media relations initiatives elevating status of “Art Under the Stars” and raising awareness prior to and driving traffic during the festival.
  • Drive attendance by reaching out to markets beyond Central Florida including Tampa, Jacksonville and Palm Beach.
  • Blogger Event with Central Florida’s top ten bloggers on Friday of the Festival.
  • Significant media coverage of “Art under the Stars” including FOX 35 and Orlando NBC affiliate entertainment reporters and weather anchors.
  • Along with promotional partner Cox Events, media budget (television and radio spots) for this year’s Festival has been doubled.

“Art Under the Stars” is designed to ensure artist success.

  • $26,000 in non-purchase awards including cash awards starting at $1000
    • Twelve (12) Awards of Excellence of $1,000 each will be given without regard to category.
    • Eight (8) Best of Category Awards of $1,500 each will be given.
    • One (1) Best of Show Award of $2,000 will be given.
  • Smaller show with simpler layout to drive sales for artist.
  • Night-time hours and live entertainment to enhance Festival atmosphere.
  • Improved food offerings to create a more upscale event.
  • “Art Under the Stars” show hours:
    • Friday                 6pm  - 10pm  
    • Saturday            10am  -  9pm  
    • Sunday              10am  -  4pm  
    • Artist Breakfast Saturday and Sunday

Go directly to the link at www.zapplication.org or follow the link from our updated website www.maitlandrotaryartfestival.com 

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