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 - rain or shine!
One of the Midwest's most popular and highly regarded outdoor celebrations of the arts will return to the Capitol Square July 14 and 15, 2018 as MMoCA presents the 60th 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.
2018 ART FAIR HOURS
Saturday, July 14 (9 am–6 pm)
Sunday, July 15 (10 am–5 pm)
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. Now is the best time to sign up to get your choice of shift(s)! Review all available tasks here and register today. All Art Fair on the Square volunteers receive free food and drink tickets. We especially need volunteers to help with the following:
- CASHIERS: http://mmoca.ivolunteer.com/cash_2018
- SERVING BRATS & BEVERAGES: http://mmoca.ivolunteer.com/brats_2018
- PROVIDING SHORT BREAKS FOR ARTISTS: http://mmoca.ivolunteer.com/artistrelief_2018
ARTIST APPLICATION PROCESS
MMoCA is no longer accepting applications from artists for the 2018 Art Fair on the Square. Artists may apply November-March 1 on Zapplication.org each year.
OFFICIAL HOTEL OF THE 2018 ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE
MMoCA welcomes DoubleTree by Hilton Madison as the official hotel sponsor of the 2018 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.
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