Event Information


Arts on the Green 2017 | Kentucky

Oldham County Courthouse Square
LaGrange , Kentucky (South)

Phone: 502-419-5203
Event Dates: 6/3/17 - 6/4/17
Application Deadline: 4/30/17 Midnight EST
2 day(s) and 18 hour(s) remaining


Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)

Fee (Jury Fee): $25.00


Event Summary
Arts on the Green (AOG) is loved for high quality art presented in an upscale town on the picturesque Oldham County Courthouse Square. It thrives on the support of the Arts Association of Oldham County (AAOC) and knowledgeable patrons who take a personal interest in the artists and their art work. Join AAOC for the juried,18th Arts on the Green Fine Arts and Crafts Festival.  Show hours Sat and Sun 10-5 pm. Award prizes total $2000. The festival is held in LaGrange, Ky. located just northeast of Louisville, Ky. It attracts more than 130 artists and 10,000 visitors.  We take tremendous pride in our festival with showcasing quality, creative artists, great food and music.  AOG is a fantastic, premier event, in the midst of a quant town with the train running down our Main Street. It is marketed on bookmarks, posters, ads, radio, television, social media, website, banners and signs. We encourage artists to share our event information  with our postcards, emails, and social media to your friends and family.  We are all "in" and hope that you are too!
Proceeds benefit AAOC. AAOC values your expertise helping meet our mission of bringing the arts to Oldham County. AOG offers Discount Booth Coupons, Friday afternoon set-up, golf carts for loading and unloading, continental breakfast Sat. and Sun., booth sitters, Kentucky hospitality, and a "wine down" Sat. after close. Be a part of our 18th year celebration for a spectacular, successful festival....

General Information
This is a juried event and only artists displaying their own original work are eligible. Exhibitors must be present throughout both days of the show 10 -5 pm. Artists leaving early will not be invited back without the approval of director.   Artists categories are Photography, Ceramics, Painting/Drawing, Sculpture, Fiber, Jewelry/Metal Smithing, Glass, and Consumables: candles, lotions, soaps, food,   Two New Categories are Print/Book Art and Craft Art, in any medium. 
New Print/Book Art category means artist created prints in single or multiple numbered original editions employing: relief printing-wood: linoleum/collage, serigraphy, intaglio, etching, engraving, lithography, organic, mechanical press type, digital or any combination thereof on any and all mediums except giclee reproductions.  Giclee is accepted in painting category with some restrictions.
New Craft Arts Category means any medium to include but not limited to turned wood bowls,writing instruments, furniture in all media-wood/metal/plastic/etc., mosaics.  Mixed media or wood are no longer separate categories are considered a part of the other categories listed.
Artists awards are $500 for Best of Show, and $150 for 1st Place each category. Ribbons are awarded for 2nd and 3rd places.  Best of Show winner will be invited to be the Featured Artist at the AOG 2018.  As the featured artist, the art is displayed in promotions, website, media and venues.  This is a huge perk for the winner and AAOC. We believe the Best of Show's art work,  displays the quality and creativity that exemplifies what the AAOC represents. 
Information about AAOC and Arts on the Green, is available on the website- www.aaooc.org or www.artsonthegreen.com.

AOG offers Friday set-up, June 2, 2016 from 10 am to 7 pm or Saturday set up June 3, 2016 by 9 am.
Set up times varies according to booth site. Further details available when booth sites assigned. 
See Booth Information for discounts.
Send me an email if you are requesting a set of 25 free postcards. If you are a prior AOG artist, send me an email if you are requesting your prior's year booth space.  We will try to comply if possible.  


The emphasis of the show is on original arts & crafts. 2-D artists working with prints must label all prints as such and numbered edition prints only are acceptable. Prints can comprise up to 50% of the total display except art in the Print Category. See General Information.  No commercially made products, ceramics made from molds, kit objects, glass from patterns or mass produced items may be exhibited. All work must be labeled with a price, or “not for sale.” The committee reserves the right to reject any work, display or exhibitor which in its opinion does not conform to the artist’s work as represented by the submitted application.
Early breakdown must be approved by the Director.  Be alert to inclement weather.  Stay in touch with AOG office for early closure. 
There is "No Pet Policy" for the safety of our artists and patrons.

Booth Information
This is an outdoor show.  You must provide your own display and tent covering.  Weights and/or lawn anchors are required.  Strong winds are a hazard for you and your neighbors. Be prepared for weather. Your booth must be as secure as possible.   Booth space is 10' X 10' - 10' X 12'.
Fees are as follows:  Jury is $25 (non-refundable) , Electric is $ 20 and Booth Fee is $ 200.  Booth and electric fee is refundable on case by case basis.  No booth fee is refundable 1 month prior to show. Discount coupons are available for Early Bird Application (Submitted by 12/31/2016)  and/or AAOC Members (Submitted by 4/15/2017). AAOC members, please verify current members status prior to application.  Artist who is submitting as Early Bird and is an AAOC member, receives both discounts.  Email Mary Klausing, for coupon codes prior to Booth payment. Discounts apply to booth fee. 
Even returning artists must jury in. Pictures must accurately represent the work to be exhibited for each category and a booth shot.   Booth display is important, recommendations are available for first time exhibitors of a show. 
Artists may exhibit in more than one medium.  You must jury in each, pay the jury fee, and be accepted in each category.  All art work exhibited must be reflective of the art juried in the show.  Exhibitors are encourgaged to include a  brief explanation of their work including any special, unusual techniques and/or aspects of your work.  Pictures and information may be used in publicity of the event. Demonstrator are allowed with approval.
Artists may share a booth space. Each artist must jury in the show.  No more than 3 artists per booth. 
Set up times:  Friday, June 2 from 10am - 7 pm or Sat. June 3 before 9 am.  Booth set up times will be staggered on Friday.  You will be notified of your time for set up and booth location. Artists on Second Street set up time is after 3 pm.   Please email the director if you are not able to set up during times posted if other arrangements need to be arranges.   Breakdown is June 4th after 5 pm. The show is advertised through 5 pm on Sunday,  artists breakding down earlier without permission of the director, may not be invited back the following year. 
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