Call for Artists: Midsummer Festival of the Arts

Midsummer Festival of the Arts
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

App Deadline: March 31, 2017

Artists from across the country are invited to submit applications for the forty-seventh juried Midsummer Festival of the Arts. The 135 artists to be selected will enjoy many amenities including:

  • Arts Patron program opening the Festival with committed buyers pledging to spend $250 or more
  • $3,000 in cash awards available
  • Free booth-sitting and lunch delivery services
  • Artist-only lines in food court
  • Detail or complete view of one image from each artist’s work shown on Arts Center website
  • Extensive event marketing draws buyers from throughout the Midwest
  • 2 free tickets to indoor Saturday night Artist Awards Banquet
  • Security guards patrolling the grounds Friday and Saturday nights
  • Easy street access for setup and teardown
  • Reduced room rates at nearby hotels (as availability permits)

In addition, the Festival will feature live concerts throughout each day, family art-making activities, and food trucks. Just four blocks from Lake Michigan’s shore, this dynamic event is set amidst the gardens surrounding the Arts Center.  Please submit an online application.