Friday, January 20, 2012

Call to Artists - Downtown Denver Arts Festival

Downtown Denver Arts Festival 

Call to Artists

WHAT:  14th Annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival

WHERE: The Denver Pavilions in the heart of downtown Denver, Colorado     

WHEN:  Memorial Day Weekend - May 25-28, 2012
            Fri: 4-8 p.m.; Sat: 11-8; Sun: 11-5; Mon: 11-4

*For the first time, artists from across the nation are invited to apply; formerly limited to Colorado artists only!

*Limited to 140 juried artists in 15 media categories

*Surveyed 2011 artists totaled just under $500,000 in sales

*Promotion of the event to the art-buying public in newspapers, radio, television, press releases, magazines, social media and other venues valued at over $150,000

*Jury/Booth fees are $30/$495 for a single booth. Corners, and electricity available

*Artist amenities include booth sitting, 24 hour security, most booths are drive up to load and unload, great onsite staff to handle any issues promptly

*Attendance estimated at 150,000

We invite all artists, both Colorado and national, to apply (new for 2012).  Now in its 14th year, The Downtown Denver Arts Festival continues its mission of supporting Colorado visual artists while showcasing a select number of national artists.  The Downtown Denver Arts Festival holds its annual premier fine arts and fine crafts event each Memorial Day Weekend at the Denver Pavilions in the ever growing and vibrant Downtown area of Denver.  The fine art exhibition features over 140 visual artists with over 150,000 people expected to attend.


Deadline:  February 15, 2012

Notification:  March 1, 2012

Booth fee due:  March 20, 2012

Apply at

For more information please visit

Email questions to
Or call 303-330-8237 to speak to Jim DeLutes, Director

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