Third Ward Art Festival
Sep
2
to Sep 3

Third Ward Art Festival

  • The Historic Third Ward (map)
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Amdur Productions proudly announces the 6th annual Third Ward Art Festival to be held on Labor Day weekend. Milwaukee residents and art lovers show artists their strong support for the art festival, growing in numbers since the inaugural year in 2012.

The Third Ward Art Festival is located just three blocks south of downtown Milwaukee, in the Historic Third Ward knows as “Milwaukee’s Arts and Fashion District.” This upscale area boasts the city’s most dynamic array of restaurants, spas, theaters, galleries and unique shopping – attracting visitors from near and far. Wide sidewalks are home to numerous outdoor cafes which are well situated to look at art with the back to back layout down the street.

The Third Ward is a wonderful mix of old and new, with great architecture and creative renovations. With a population of about 600,000 Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the 30th most populous city in the United States.

Parking is close and easy for artists. Staff support is there for artists from load in to load out.  Very easy load in and load out.

Artists will have the opportunity to interact with the public through art demos and booth chats. Live music, great food and fun activities for kids make the festival a perfect experience for all.

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Port Clinton Art Festival
Aug
26
to Aug 27

Port Clinton Art Festival

  • 600 Central Avenue Highland Park, Illinois 60035 (map)
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Port Clinton Art Festival, Highland Park’s renowned summer event, returns to the city center with even more prestigious offerings than years past. Developed by Amdur Productions and recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine as one of the top-rated festivals in the nation, Port Clinton Art Festival is one of the most successful juried art festivals and attracts more than 250,000 art enthusiasts from places near and far. More than 260 of the world’s most celebrated artists come together to showcase their work over the course of the weekend, creating an atmosphere brimming with renowned creativity. Alongside established artists, a youth art division celebrates the talents of young artists ages 18 and under, offering them the opportunity to participate, exhibit, and experience the inner workings of an art festival. From onsite interactive art demonstrations by master artists to scavenger hunts designed for kids, the Port Clinton Art Festival truly has something for everyone.

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Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival
Aug
18
to Aug 20

Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival

With a new date in August, Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival introduces a weekend-long celebration of local art and flavorful fare. Kicking off 4PM Friday with live music and tasty fare, the Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival will feature local fare, beer, and wine. Live music will fill the streets of Evanston for more fun! The festival will feature original high-end work from 130 artists will be available for purchase, perfect for gifts or a signature addition to a personal collection. Traditional mediums such as painting, sculpture, and photography will be showcased alongside unique, usable art, including handmade jewelry, one-of-a-kind furniture, and home accessories. The art festival will take place Friday from 3pm to 7pm, Saturday from 10am to 7pm and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. The live music will take place Friday from 4pm to 9pm, Saturday from 10am to 9pm, and Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

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Jul
28
to Jul 30

Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) Arts Fair

Celebrating 71 Years!

Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest, award-winning arts & crafts festival in the Northwest. We are committed to handmade excellence and supporting national designers, artists, and craftspeople. Shop from over 300 inspiring artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and art. This marketplace represents modern, traditional, and emerging work.

In addition to this unique shopping experience, BAM ARTSfair offers FREE programming including: BAM Exhibitions, KIDSfair, the Sound & Movement Stage, food trucks, and much more. Since 1947, BAM ARTSfair has been the annual gathering place for our community and a great way to connect to the world of art, craft, & design!

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Ann Arbor Street Art Fair
Jul
20
to Jul 23

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair

The Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization who's mission is to increase public knowledge and appreciation for contemporary fine arts and fine crafts by creating opportunities that connect artists, the Ann Arbor community and the general public to their mutual benefit, including a top quality juried street art fair.

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Grand Marais Art Colony
Jul
8
to Jul 9

Grand Marais Art Colony

  • 120 WEST 3RD AVENUE Grand Marais, MN (map)
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Over 70 local and regional artists set up by the shores of Lake Superior for two days during the peak of summer to showcase their unique handcrafted work and provide insight into their artistic process through demonstration and dialogue.

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ArtFest Midwest
Jun
24
to Jun 25

ArtFest Midwest

  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (map)
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Explore the 15th annual juried fine art event, Iowa's largest fine arts show - ArtFest Midwest ‘The Other Art Show’.

Held the same weekend as the downtown art show, Artfest Midwest features Iowa and regional artists. Over 250 artists participate during the festival, varying in mediums and styles. ArtFest Midwest is an alternative, affordable art show — a complement to the downtown show. 'The Other Art Show' reflects quality similar to that found at the original “Art in the Park” show held several years ago at the Des Moines Art Center (then moved to the Fairgrounds). Patrons with be exposed to the artwork of local and regional artists, as well as selected artists from across the country.

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 Columbus Art Fair
Jun
9
to Jun 11

Columbus Art Fair

  • Columbus Arts Festival (map)
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On behalf of the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s board and staff, and all the Festival volunteers, we would like to welcome you to the 55th Annual Columbus Arts Festival!

The Arts Festival is proud to be the first festival to incorporate the new greenways along the Scioto River in its activities. From access by bicycle along the new park paths, to exploring new activity areas along the riverfront, the Festival looks forward to encouraging people to discover Columbus’ beautiful new riverscape.

As the city’s welcome to summer event, the Columbus Arts Festival has been providing an array of arts activities for Columbus residents and visitors for more than half a century.

The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council), the primary funding agency for the arts in Columbus. Funded by the city of Columbus, each year the Arts Council provides more than $4 million in support to artists and arts organizations through a competitive grants process. These programs employ nearly 2,000 artists and impact more than 434,000 school children annually. In addition the 3.9 million instances of attendance at nonprofit arts and cultural events each year is 1.44x that of all local major professional and university home sports attendance. People in Columbus LOVE the arts and the Columbus Arts Festival!

Our website at gcac.org provides more information about the Arts Council’s programs and the impact of the arts on our community.

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Barrington Art Festival
May
27
to May 28

Barrington Art Festival

The eighth annual Barrington Art Festival returns Memorial Day weekend, along Cook and Station streets in downtown Barrington.

“The Barrington Art Festival is delighted to serve as part of the festivities that are marking the Village’s anniversary,” says Amy Amdur, president of Amdur Productions. “Adding art to Barrington’s already charming downtown, which is filled with fantastic café’s, boutiques and restaurants, only enhances the Village’s appeal as a must-visit, must-see weekend destination.”

Free and open to the public, the Barrington Art Festival will showcase the work of more than 130-juried artists from around the world in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, sculpture and more. In addition to the incredible artwork available for purchase, attendees will be able to interact with artists through demonstrations and booth chats.  Live music, kid-friendly activities, such as the patARTic graffiti wall, and epicurean delights also will be available for visitors to enjoy.

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2017 Spring Festival
Mar
31
to Apr 2

2017 Spring Festival

  • 1100 Canterbury Road South Shakopee, MN, 55379 United States (map)
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Voted one of the TOP 100 SHOWS in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine! Over 500 Artists & Crafters from 30 states! Each show is brimming with row after row of Handcrafted, One-of-a-Kind Home Decor & Gifts. Entertainment & Plenty of Food & Drink.

March 31, April, 1, 2, 2017
Fri. 11am-9pm; Sat. 9am-6pm; Sun. 10am-5pm

Shakopee, MN
CANTERBURY PARK
1100 Canterbury Rd.

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American Craft Show, Baltimore 2017
Feb
24
to Feb 26

American Craft Show, Baltimore 2017

  • 1 West Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21201 (map)
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More than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country will gather under one roof in Baltimore. It’s your chance to touch, feel, and explore high-quality American craft and meet the makers behind the fabulous work. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show – a must-attend for craft lovers.

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AMERICAN CRAFT RETAILERS EXPO™ (ACRE™) PHILADELPHIA
Feb
18
to Feb 20

AMERICAN CRAFT RETAILERS EXPO™ (ACRE™) PHILADELPHIA

  • 1101 Arch St. Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA 19107 (map)
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IndieMe™ (formerly Wholesalecrafts.com™) is proud to announce its third annual American Craft Retailers Expo™ (ACRE™) Philadelphia show February 18 - 20, 2016. Produced by IndieMe™ and benchmarked off the growing success of all ACRE™ shows, ACRE™ Philadelphia is the premier wholesale event of the season. Founded and privately owned by Nancy Vince since 1998, IndieMe™ is the leading online service for retailers to source American and Canadian wholesale artists. Currently boasting over 1,200 artists and 15,000 retailer members, IndieMe™ is the only successful “online trade show” of its kind.

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31ST ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED ART FESTIVAL
Feb
4
to Feb 5

31ST ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED ART FESTIVAL

Now in its 31st year, the Boca Raton Museum of Art’s annual outdoor juried Art Festival has been named one of the nation’s Top 100, drawing 40,000 visitors over 2 days in the peak of the season. Centrally located in fashionable Mizner Park, the festival features 200 artisans from around the country and attracts a sophisticated audience of discerning art buyers. This year’s Art Festival coincides with our Glasstress exhibition and features free admission with donation. Art Festival donations benefit educational outreach programs for under-served youth and scholarships for children K-12 enrolled in the Museum’s Art School. Event Co-Chairs: Beth Davis, Marlene Pomeranz, Tamara Rabil.

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19th bi-annual Estero Fine Art Show
Jan
7
to Jan 8

19th bi-annual Estero Fine Art Show

Estero, FL is:

  • Located in southwest Florida, between Naples and Fort Myers.
  • Home to Miromar Lakes, designated #1 community in which to live, and owned by the same entity which owns Miromar Design Center.
  • Home to Miromar Design Center - its museum-like entrance and well-landscaped grounds provide a beautiful setting for a quality art show. There is plenty of parking, trees for shade, and association with a very prestigious design center.
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One of a Kind Show+Sale Chicago
Dec
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

One of a Kind Show+Sale Chicago

The 16th annual One of a Kind Show, Holiday Edition, returns December 1-4 with more than 600 talented artists from across North America and thousands of original handmade gift options.  Shop directly from the artists and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with great food and entertainment.

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The 32nd Annual American Craft Exposition
Sep
23
to Sep 25

The 32nd Annual American Craft Exposition

  • Chicago Botanic Garden (map)
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One of the country’s premier fine craft shows, the American Craft Exposition (ACE), presented by The Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem, bringing together over 140 superior artisans exhibiting one-of-a-kind pieces, luxury collections and uniquely creative, museum quality artwork.

A highly competitive juried show, ACE features hand-crafted work in 12 media – baskets, ceramics, fiber decorative, fiber wearable, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper and wood.

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Fine Art Festival at Oakbrook Center
Aug
20
to Aug 21

Fine Art Festival at Oakbrook Center

The Fine Art Festival at Oakbrook Center continues the 53 year tradition of great art in Oak Brook, Illinois 15 miles west of Chicago’s “loop.” This juried festival showcases juried artists. This is a great show to show to find the perfect art piece you’ve been looking for.

In addition to great art, festival-goers will enjoy live music and art activities for kids! Art enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to see the masters at work with live art demos and educational booth chats taking place all weekend long. Situated at the open-air Oakbrook Shopping Center surrounded by upscale retail shops and restaurants, the festival complements a day of shopping for the whole family.

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ART AT THE GLEN TOWN CENTER
Aug
6
to Aug 7

ART AT THE GLEN TOWN CENTER

  • 1800 Patriot Blvd Glenview, IL, 60026 (map)
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Glenview, Illinois • August 6 & 7, 2016 • Saturday & Sunday 10a-6p

Art at the Glen’s 13th annual art festival returns Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., along Patriot Boulevard in Glenview, Ill.

“Art at the Glen is delighted to return to The Glen Town Center with a wide-variety of arts and live music,” said Amy Amdur, president of Amdur Productions. This year, The Glen Town Center will transform into an outdoor cultural experience for people to enjoy original art, an array of shopping and dining options as well as live performances by the renowned Marriott Theater.”

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MILLENNIUM ART FESTIVAL
Jul
8
to Jul 10

MILLENNIUM ART FESTIVAL

  • The 7th Annual Millennium Art Festival (map)
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RATED 47 BEST FINE ART & DESIGN SHOW BY SUNSHINE ARTIST MAGAZINE!Chicago, Illinois • July 8, 9 & 10, 2016 • Friday 11a-6p, Saturday 10a-6p & Sunday 10a-5p

Popping up for a three-day weekend, top-ranked art and design show Millennium Art Festival brings the art of happiness to the heart of downtown Chicago. Renowned as one of the “Top 50 Art and Design Shows” by Sunshine Artist Magazine, Millennium Art Festival embodies Amdur Productions’ dedication to crafting an experience of art exploration. An array of artwork, including paintings, ceramics, photography, and furniture, showcases the talents of more than 110 juried artists who participate in this city-centric festival. Blending live performances, tasty treats, and interactive art-filled experiences, Millennium Art Festival infuses a creative spirit into Chicago’s urban streets.

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GOLD COAST ART FAIR AT GRANT PARK
Jun
18
to Jun 19

GOLD COAST ART FAIR AT GRANT PARK

  • Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60603 (map)
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Get ready for the return of the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals”! Rated as one of the top 30 juried art festivals in the country, the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park welcomes more than 300 artists from around the world to downtown Chicago. Exceptional artwork of all mediums, ranging in price from $25 to $25,000, will draw hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts to Grant Park’s beautiful Butler Field.

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Chicago's 57th Street Art Fair
Jun
4
to Jun 5

Chicago's 57th Street Art Fair

The goal of the 57th Street Art Fair is to provide a venue for creators of quality fine art and fine craft to meet with the art-buying public. Whether you are looking for glass, jewelry, leather, photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture, digital arts, wood, ceramics or fiber — you are sure to find something special at this one of a kind event.

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Thursdays on First & 3rd
Jun
2
to Aug 25

Thursdays on First & 3rd

  • Peace Plaza Rochester, MN, 55902 (map)
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Thursdays on First & 3rd Summer Market & Music Festival is a weekly outdoor market of over 100 art, craft and food vendors and live entertainment every Thursday throughout the summer. Thursdays on First & 3rd begins on June 2nd and runs until August 25th. 

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One of a Kind (Chicago)
Dec
3
to Dec 6

One of a Kind (Chicago)

The 15th annual One of a Kind Show will run December 3-6, 2015. It will be the ideal place to find truly unique items for yourself, your home and everyone on your holiday gift list.  More than 600 talented artists will set up shop at the 2015 show.

Speak with artists one-on-one, attend artist demonstrations, and create something yourself at a crafting workshop.  Indulge in gourmet cafes and enjoy fashion shows and live music.

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Autumn Festival ( Omaha, NE)
Nov
5
to Nov 8

Autumn Festival ( Omaha, NE)

(I-80 to exit 449, then south 2 miles)

7300 Q St.

Ralston, NE 68127 (Omaha)

Th./Fri. 11am-9pm; Sat. 9am-7pm; Sun. 10am-5pm

Adults $8; Seniors $7; Children Under 10 are Free.

Free Parking in the Ralston Arena Lot & Additional Free Shuttle Parking from Fun Plex!

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FALL FESTIVAL OF FINE ART
Sep
12
to Sep 13

FALL FESTIVAL OF FINE ART

  • 100 Oakbrook Center Oak Brook, Illinois 60523 (map)
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SATURDAY & SUNDAY • 10AM-5PM

The Fall Festival of Fine Art continues the 52 year tradition of great art in Oak Brook, Illinois 15 miles west of Chicago’s “loop.” This juried festival showcases juried artists, September 12 & 13. This is a great show to show to find the perfect art piece you’ve been looking for.

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BUFFALO GROVE ART FESTIVAL
Jul
11
to Jul 12

BUFFALO GROVE ART FESTIVAL

  • Corner of Lake Cook Road and Route 83 Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089 (map)
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SAT & SUN 10-5

Currently rated as one of the top 100 art festivals in the country, the 13th annual Buffalo Grove Art Festival hosts more than 100 juried artists from around the globe. Located on the main drive of Buffalo Grove Town Center, this exceedingly popular festival offers fine art of all mediums. Art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to watch the masters at work with art demos and booth chats taking place all weekend long!

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Artfest, The Other Show
Jun
27
to Jun 28

Artfest, The Other Show

  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (map)
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Explore the 13th annual juried fine art event, ArtFest Midwest ‘The Other Art Show’.  ArtFest Midwest is held the same weekend as the Des Moines Arts Festival and will feature Iowa and regional artists. Over 240 artists will be participating. This year, approximately 40% are from Iowa, and 70% of all show artists are from the Midwest!

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PROMENADE OF ART
Jun
6
to Jun 7

PROMENADE OF ART

  • 121 W Campbell St Arlington Heights, IL, 60005 (map)
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RATED 99 BEST FINE ART & DESIGN SHOW BY SUNSHINE ARTIST MAGAZINE

SAT & SUN 10AM-5PM

Kick off the summer with a weekend of community and creativity when the Promenade of Art returns to the heart of Arlington Heights this June. More than 110 juried artists hailing from across the country will showcase and sell original work within a variety of categories including paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, and sculpture. Live art demonstrations will give festival-goers the unique opportunity to see the masters at work.

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