Visitors enjoying artist booths at the Art Fair on the Square. Photos © Gil Hillman and Sharon Radbil Cooper.
Join us at Art Fair on the Square in 2019!
One of the Midwest's most popular and highly regarded outdoor celebrations of the arts will return to the Capitol Square July 13 and 14, 2019 as MMoCA presents the 61st 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.
2019 ART FAIR HOURS
Saturday, July 13 (9 am–6 pm)
Sunday, July 14 (10 am–5 pm)
ARTIST APPLICATION PROCESS
MMoCA is not yet accepting applications from artists for the 2019 Art Fair on the Square. Artists may apply November-March 1 on Zapplication.org.
PARKING & DIRECTIONS
There are a variety of parking options in downtown Madison. Visit the Parking Utility website, or simply print the downtown parking map. To get near the fair using GPS, use the Wisconsin State Capitol building's address at 2 E Main St, Madison, WI 53703, or simply navigate to one of the downtown parking garages or lots. Note: Cars are not allowed on the Capitol Square during the event.
ANYONE CAN BE AN MMOCA VOLUNTEER! MMoCA relies on the time and talent of community volunteers to help run our largest annual fundraiser. Sign up in February to get your choice of shift(s). All Art Fair on the Square volunteers receive free food and drink tickets.
OFFICIAL HOTEL OF THE 2019 ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE
MMoCA welcomes DoubleTree by Hilton Madison as the official hotel sponsor of the 2019 Art Fair on the Square. This newly renovated property offers free parking and shuttle service. 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.
GENEROUS SPONORS OF THE 2018 ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE