Photo © Gil Hillman.
Each November, the spaces of MMoCA and the Overture Center for the Arts are transformed as nearly 100 artists and specialty food vendors come together with thousands of visitors to kick off the holiday season with cheer. The 2016 Holiday Art Fair will present fine art and craft from around the country, as well as local and gourmet treats, designer vignettes, holiday "selfie booths", a silent auction, performances by local art organizations, and the popular Rediscovered Treasures & Art Sale. This festive event is one of MMoCA’s most important annual fundraisers, providing crucial support for exhibitions and education programming.
PUBLIC EVENT HOURS
2:30- 7pm, Friday, November 18, 2016
10am - 5pm, Saturday, November 19, 2016
10am - 3pm Sunday, November 20, 2016
Holiday Art Fair is open to everyone! Advanced tickets may be purchased for $5 at www.isthmustickets.com/events/36270931/holiday-art-fair-2016. Guests may also buy tickets at the door during the event for $6. Children under 12 are admitted free.
ARTIST APPLICATION PROCESS
MMoCA is no longer accepting Artist Applications for the 2016 Holiday Art Fair. Artists may apply for the fair January through July each year on Zapplication.org.
Volunteers enjoy an insider's view of the fair and receive one free ticket for free admission. Sign up at mmoca.ivolunteer.com/haf_2016 or call Cassie Naughton at (608) 257-0158 x230 to coordinate a group of volunteers.
REDISCOVERED TREASURES & ART SALE
MMoCA is now accepting donations of art, jewelry, collectibles, antiques, home décor, and more for our annual fundraising sale held during the Holiday Art Fair. See the details in the flyer.
OFFICIAL HOTEL OF THE 2016 HOLIDAY ART FAIR
MMoCA welcomes The Edgewater as the official hotel sponsor of the 2016 Holiday Art Fair. The Edgewater offers over 200 guest rooms, a community-focused plaza and pier, several restaurants and lounges, a luxurious spa, and extraordinary facilities for meetings, private events and weddings. Located on the shores of Lake Mendota, The Edgewater is just down the street from the Capitol Square, and within walking distance of MMoCA and State Street with its eclectic restaurants and shops.