Art Fair on the Square

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Visitors enjoying an artist booth at the 2014 Art Fair on the Square. Photo © Gil Hillman.

One of the Midwest's most popular and highly regarded outdoor celebrations of the arts will return to the Capitol Square July 9 and 10, 2016 as MMoCA presents the 58th annual Art Fair on the Square. With its mix of music, entertainment, and outdoor dining, as well as nearly 500 artists exhibiting paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, jewelry, handmade clothing and accessories, and fine craft, the fair draws nearly 200,000 visitors to Madison's Capitol Square. 

2016 ART FAIR HOURS
Saturday, July 9 (9 am–6 pm)
Sunday, July 10 (10 am–5 pm)

ARTIST APPLICATION PROCESS
MMoCA is now accepting Artist Applications for the 2016 Art Fair on the Square. Artists may apply for the fair November through early March each year on Zapplication.org, see: www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4500. Deadline: March 1, 2016.

EMERGING ARTISTS
To apply as an early career artist, review the online information.

FOOD VENDORS
Apply to vend at the 2016 fair: Food Vendor Application 

ENTERTAINERS
Apply to peform at the 2016 fair: Entertainer Application 

OFFICIAL HOTEL OF THE 2016 ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE
MMoCA welcomes DoubleTree by Hilton Madison as the official hotel sponsor of the 2016 Art Fair on the Square. Enjoy free parking and shuttle service at this newly renovated downtown Madison, WI hotel. Ideally located in the heart of Madison, guests can walk to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the Kohl Center, the State Capitol square, MMoCA, Overture Center for the Arts, and the vibrant State Street shopping and entertainment district.