Visitors enjoying artist booths at the Art Fair on the Square. Photos © Gil Hillman and Sharon Radbil Cooper.
One of the Midwest's most popular and highly regarded outdoor celebrations of the arts will return to the Capitol Square July 8 and 9, 2017 as MMoCA presents the 59th 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.
- See the arists that were selected as the 2016 Best in Show and Invitational Award winners who will return in 2017.
- Learn about our generous sponsors
2017 ART FAIR HOURS
Saturday, July 8 (9 am–6 pm)
Sunday, July 9 (10 am–5 pm)
ARTIST APPLICATION PROCESS
MMoCA is now accepting Artist Applications for the 2017 Art Fair on the Square. Artists may apply for the fair November through March 1st each year on Zapplication.org. Visit: www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5343
CALL FOR ENTERTAINMENT
Musicians, dance companies, theater groups and other entertainers may apply to perform at the 2017 fair by March 2, 2017:Entertainment Application.
CALL FOR FOOD VENDORS
Food vendors are welcome to apply to be a part of the 2017 Art Fair on the Square by March 2, 2017: Food Vendor Application.
OFFICIAL HOTEL OF THE 2017 ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE
MMoCA welcomes DoubleTree by Hilton Madison as the official hotel sponsor of the 2017 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.