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Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art 2017
Madison, Indiana (Midwest)
Show Dates: 9/30/17 - 10/1/17
Application Deadline: 6/30/17 Midnight EST
95 day(s) and 6 hour(s) remaining
Images: 4 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Jury fee): $25.00
The Madison, Indiana autumn festival brings more than 40,000 guests in search of uniquely handcrafted fine arts and crafts, as well as, meet the artisans who created them. Always held the last weekend of September, The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art is beginning it's 47th annual year. Exhibitor amenities include booth sitters, indoor exhibitor hospitality area with restrooms, breakfast and snacks, as well as friendly volunteers. Our organized volunteers and coordinators work year-long to create a festival with high draw to guests and artists. Application deadline is June 30, 2017.
The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art – September 30 and October 1, 2017.
Festival hours are 10 am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday.
250 fine artists and craftspeople from all 50 states are invited to the Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art. The festival happens in historic downtown Madison on tree-lined neighborhood streets overlooking the Ohio River area. Artist booths will line Broadway, Elm, Vine and Vaughn Streets along the downtown river area.
Coordinators and volunteers work to create a festival which caters to a wide variety of artistic preferences and budgets. The result is high-quality original art form the following eligible categories: painting (2D artists may sell prints but must include originals, as well), drawing, photography, sculpture, weaving, folk art, jewelry, fiber, wood, baskets, clay, glass, paper and leather. The number of artists in each category is limited to protect the integrity of the show. (Individual consideration of a media not listed may be given upon request.)
Only work of the quality and type illustrated in submitted digital prints may be exhibited. All work must be handmade and individually designed by the artist. Multiples of the same general design must be signed by the artist. Nudes in product is prohibited. Items made from kitwork or patterns and items manufactured or mass-produced are not allowed. The Chautauqua committee reserves the right to remove unsuitable works at the time of the festival.
Admission is free, and this outdoor event is held rain or shine. Pets are not allowed in the show site.
All booth spaces are outdoor.
Booth spaces are 10’ x 15’ and fee is $300
Booth spaces are for artists and craftsmen exhibiting their own work. (Artists making same item with partner may share a booth.)
Large booths of 10’ x 20’ available for $350
Corner space available for additional $50
Two open sided booth available for additional $50
Half Corner booth available for additonal $25
Each artist is responsible for paying Indiana State Sales Tax to the Indiana Department of Revenue. Log onto www.in.gov/taxes.htm. Indiana Tax ID# required upon acceptance. Artist and Craftsman must furnish their own tent and any other booth set-up needed (including manpower needed for setup/teardown). Exhibitors are required to clean up their area before leaving. No stakes may be driven into the pavement. Shims may be needed.
Exhibitors display at their own risk. The Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art, the City of Madison, VisitMadison, Inc nor the Chautauqua Committee are responsible for damage, theft, loss or injury. Each exhibitor must provide his/her own insurance.
Booth check-in and set-up may begin at 3 p.m. on the Friday, the day before the event (unless otherwise specified). Vehicles will have to be out of the show area by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, the day of the event. Limited security will be provided overnight and streets will be closed to traffic at that time. Booth break down can take place after 5:20 p.m. on Sunday, the last day of the event.
EXHIBIT SPACE: Returning exhibitors will be given preferred booth space whenever possible; new artists will be placed in remaining booths after previous exhibitor spaces are assigned. Every effort will be made to accommodate special needs of the physically handicapped
Booth fees are due September 1, 2017 and can be paid after notification of acceptance. Once booth fess have been paid, booth # will be assigned. Booth payments must be made through Zapplication with a credit card/Paypal or by sending a Check or Money order into our office.
The address is: Madison Chautauqua 601 W. First St., Madison, IN 47250. If your check is returned it cancels your spot in the 2017 show.
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