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.
- See which arists were selected as the 2015 Best in Show and Invitational Award winners
- Review the 2015 Art Fair on the Square's Participating Artists
- Learn about our generous sponsors
2016 ART FAIR HOURS
Saturday, July 9 (9 am–6 pm)
Sunday, July 10 (10 am–5 pm)
PLAN YOUR VISIT: FAQ Sheet
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES: mmoca.ivolunteer.com/afots
ARTIST APPLICATION PROCESS
MMoCA is no longer 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.
SMALL BUSINESS EXHIBITORS
New for 2016! To apply as a small business exhibitor, review the online information. (Small Business Exhibitors may not sell or market any of the following categories: apparel, art, craft, jewelry, beverages, leather goods, etc)
Apply to vend at the 2016 fair: Food Vendor Application
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.