Call to Artists - Gainesville's Downtown Festival & Art Show
Celebrating Thirty One Years of Art at Gainesville's Downtown Festival & Art Show
Call to Artists
What: Downtown Festival & Art Show
Where: Historic Downtown Gainesville, Florida
When: Saturday and Sunday November 3rd & 4th Sat & Sun: 10am - 5pm
*Annual event in November kicking off the holiday shopping season
*Ranked the most prestigious event in Alachua County and rated among the top festivals nationally since 1996.It is ranked no. 16 as the best fine art show in the country through Sunshine Artist Magazine.
*250 participating artists
*Jury/Booth Fees: $20/$215
include: Friday Night Blues Concert, Artists' Hospitality Center,
Morning Refreshments, Boxed Lunches, Booth-Sitting, and Overnight
*Strong Community Support
the cultural heart of North Central Florida, invites you to participate
in Florida's premier fall festival of the arts.Celebrating its 31st year, the Downtown Festival & Art Show is recognized as one of the top fine art shows in the country, the festival is sponsored by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. On Nov. 3 and 4, 2012, more than 250 artists will
display original oils and acrylics, watercolors, sculptures, jewelry,
ceramics and photography in historic Downtown Gainesville. They will
compete for $18,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards.The festival attracts more than 100,000 visitors, who travel the historic streets of Gainesville to purchase one-of-a-kind art work.
Large crowds include loyal patrons, art collectors, families and art
lovers contributing to our festival's excellent reputation and success.