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ACAC-Craft and Fine Art Festival at the Nassau County Museum of Art - 20th Annual 2017

Location:
Nassau County Museum of Art
Roslyn Harbor, New York (Northeast)

Phone: 973-746-0091
Event Dates: 9/23/17 - 9/24/17
Application Deadline: 5/11/17 Midnight EST
12 day(s) and 19 hour(s) remaining


REQUIREMENTS:


Images: 5 (a booth shot is NOT required)

Fee (Application Fee): $30.00

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Event Summary

One of the wealthiest areas in America, the Museum is the most prestigious cultural institution on Long Island, well known and conveniently located. This show comes with an almost exclusively upscale audience of affluent and educated buyers, high per capita sales, tented and out of doors, 24 hour security, free and secure parking, moderately priced and comfortable accommodations. Each craft category is carefully balanced.
The show takes place on September 23, 24, 2017. The Festival hours are : Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

General Information
This is one of the wealthiest areas in America, often called the "Gold Coast of Long Island". It includes Great Neck, Roslyn Harbor, Locust Valley, Kings Point, Old Westbury, Old Brookville, Manhasset, Sands Point, etc. The Museum is a beautiful mansion on 145 acres of manicured land. It is the single most prestigious cultural institution on Long Island, well known and conveniently located. This is not an ordinary show as it comes with an almost exclusively upscale audience of affluent and educated buyers. This show is Long Island's best-attended and most successful crafts festival. Participation is limited to approximately 100 craft-artists so as to maintain high per capita sales. This is a tented out of doors event. 24-hour security, food discounts, clear instructions, free and secure parking, moderately priced and comfortable accommodations have all been arranged. The number of participants in each craft category will be carefully balanced so as to afford all participants their fair share of this rich market.

The show takes place on September 23, 24, 2017. The Festival hours are: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Dear Friend:
As always, we value your participation and recognize your need for shows that are profitable and well organized. We recognize your personal need to be treated with courtesy and to have all of your concerns not only heard, but also resolved quickly and to your satisfaction. Thus, we are again including our Statement of Values and Ethics as part of our commitment to you. In addition, we reiterate our pledge to the following:
a) Shows will be held in dignified and secure settings where all booths can remain set up overnight.
b) We will hold down and even reduce booth fees.
Fees for these events will not be raised except to cover increases in expenses.
c) We promise professional, accessible and sympathetic relations with each and every participant.
We hope you will consider these events for the year 2017. We promise to make every effort to be worthy of your trust. We know how hard you work and we are committed to being a partner in prosperity. We look forward to speaking with you if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
ACAC Staff
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STATEMENT OF ETHICS AND VALUE

SERVICE: We will never forget that what we do and how we do it has an important effect on the hundreds of crafts people who count on us to perform our service and that we also need you. We know you want results (i. e. - a high return, good contacts, and growth).
HONESTY: We will conduct our professional relationships with honesty, and integrity. We will foster trust and emphasize our commitment to a professional approach that does not exclude human considerations and humane treatment.
CONCERN: We will show concern for the welfare of our clients and constituents, the people we work with, the facilities that we use, the environment and the men and women who put their trust in us.
COURTESY: We will be courteous to our clients, to each other and to all those whose lives we touch. We will consider how we would like to be treated when interacting with our patrons and clients.
EXCELLENCE: We will continue to strive for excellence in all that we do. We will find satisfaction only in the highest level of performance and in the best possible results.
TEAMWORK: We will see the crafts world as a community working as a team. We will attempt to engender harmonious interaction within this enterprise by recognizing our interdependence and combining our best thinking and efforts towards making the American Crafts Festivals and The Spring Crafts and Fine Art Fair and The Craft as Art Festival among the best Crafts Festivals in the Nation.
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GENERAL INFORMATION

STANDARDS
Work must be original, hand-crafted and expertly executed. Manufactured products, products assembled from kits, products made outside North America are all unacceptable to these standards and should not be submitted for screening. BUY-SELL VENDORS WILL BE Removed With NO Refund. Categories NOT accepted: items made primarily of dried flowers, shells and items that are commercially manufactured and then embellished, such as T-shirts. Manufacturers, importers and agents other than craft artists should not apply.


ADVERTISING
A comprehensive promotion campaign will incorporate all media including T.V., radio, full color postcards, full color posters and more.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Complete instructions plus reasonable hotel accommodations and free parking will be sent with acceptance notifications. Free printed programs and full color postcard invitations for your customers will also be available. Festival will take place rain or shine.
The Festivals at the Nassau County Museum of Art are under tents.

SECURITY
Security will be maintained 24 hours a day. Booths may stay up overnight.

CANCELLATION If upon acceptance an artist is forced to cancel his or her participation, 100% of booth fees minus the $175 deposit will be returned upon written receipt of cancellation before May 1st 

PLEASE NOTE: The American Concern for Artistry and Craftsmanship exclusively produces the craft events at the Lincoln Center Complex and the Nassau County Museum of Art, and is not affiliated in any way with events at any other locations.

Rules/Regulations
CHECKLIST:
1.  Enclose a $175 check or money order currently dated, plus a check for the balance of booth fees . Make separate check(s) payable to the American Concern for Artistry and Craftsmanship or ACAC. If upon acceptance an artist is forced to cancel his or her participation, 100% of booth fees minus the $175 deposit per weekend will be returned upon written receipt of cancellation before May 1st.
2.  Check appropriate boxes on application forms.
3.  Request(s)
4.  Please mail your payment to: ACAC.  P.O. Box  650, Montclair NJ 07042 


Booth Information
BOOTH SPACE 
An individual may have more than one booth space. One and a half booth spaces are available-see various booth space sizes. Two craftspeople may not share one space.
Deposit of $175 per weekend required upon acceptance.Balance Due May 1st.

Booth Fees are as follows:
Untented:
10x10 ($555)
10x15 ($832)
10x20 ($1110)

Tented (a large canopy is raised above these booths, however each craftsperson should provide their own walls/tent):
10x10 ($710)
10x20 ($1420)
Electricity is available in the tented booths only ($75)
Corner booths are $90 more. There is a 6% commission on gross sales utilizing the honor system
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