Art Fair on the Square
Join us at Art Fair on the Square in 2020!
One of the Midwest’s most popular and highly regarded outdoor art celebrations will return to the Capitol Square July 11 and 12, 2020 as MMoCA presents the 62nd annual Art Fair on the Square. With its mix of music, outdoor dining, and 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.
To date, generous support for the 2020 Art Fair on the Square is being provided by: Hooper Corporation
Wildwood Productions, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, LeafFilter Gutter Protection, Pepsi-Cola of Madison, DoubleTree by Hilton Madison, Madison Magazine, Isthmus Publishing Company, and WKOW TV.
Artists may apply to be a part of the 2020 fair mid-November through mid-March on zapplication.org.
Future Event Dates
July 11 and 12, 2020
July 10 and 11, 2021
MMoCA is no longer accepting artist applications for the 2020 Art Fair on the Square. Artists may apply to be a part of the fair mid-November through mid-March each year on zapplication.org. Get a jump start for 2021 by setting up a free account now at zapplication.org.
Plan Your Visit
Admission is free to this grand summertime event! Simply navigate to Madison’s Capital Square and enjoy a weekend of fun. You can find a variety of parking options in downtown Madison with the Parking Utility website or the downtown parking map. See current vacant parking spots. Explore the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison, the official hotel of the 2020 Art Fair on the Square.
Official Hotel of the 2020 Art Fair on the Square
Located in the heart of Downtown Madison, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Madison is in the center of all of the action. It is just a short walk to the Art Fair on the Square, State Street and many other downtown Madison attractions. Enjoy complimentary parking and shuttle service to/from the airport and surrounding area, complimentary WiFi and brand-new sleeping rooms.
Take a look back at the 2019 Art Fair on the Square.
Take a look back at the 2018 Art Fair on the Square.
The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art wishes to support and encourage the next generation of art fair artists. Early career artists may apply to the Art Fair on the Square in the “Emerging Artist” category each year.
By sponsoring Art Fair on the Square, you’re helping MMoCA offer free museum admission to nearly 200,000 visitors annually and to provide ongoing education programs for the community.
We thank the generous sponsors of the 2019 event. Their incredible support helped make the 2019 Art Fair on the Square successful and memorable for nearly 200,000 visitors.