Friday, March 2, 2012

Call to Artists - Bay Harbor Arts Festival

Bay Harbor Arts Festival 

Call to Artists

What: 13th Annual Bay Harbor Arts Festival
Where: Village at Bay Harbor in Bay Harbor, Michigan - one of Northern Michigan's      Premier Destinations set upon the beautiful blue waters of Lake Michigan
When:  August 4 & 5, 2012
           Saturday 10am - 7pm
           Sunday 11am - 4pm
*Limited to 100 Fine Artists
*Juried show
*Cash prizes recognizing artists
*Cost to public - free admission
* Plentiful free parking for artists and patrons of the festival all within walking distance.
*Extensively marketed through regional advertising such as Film Goer - Traverse City Film Festival, Art Goer Publication, Traverse Magazine, Sotheby's International Realty's Reside Magazine, Art in the Park, Concierge, Local newspapers, Local community & visitors guides across M-DOT Welcome Centers throughout the entire state for Bay Harbor, Charlevoix and Petoskey, radio, area hotels, Chamber and Conventions and Visitors Bureau, social media and websites.  Festival website promoting exhibiting Artists will remain throughout the year.
*Artist amenities include set-up the day before festival, overnight security, onsite parking, indoor restrooms, booth sitting, continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday and unlimited bottled water delivery.
*Music and energetic festival atmosphere.
*Beautiful waterfront setting.   
Celebrating its 13th anniversary, the Bay Harbor Arts Festival invites you to apply to participate as one of 100 premier artists.  The festival is held annually the first weekend in August at Bay Harbor's breathtaking Lake Michigan waterfront to celebrate the talents of the finest local and national Artists. The festival is punctuated with pageantry, music and food while the quality of work exhibited attracts knowledgeable art lovers and buyers.  Residents of the upscale community Bay Harbor, boaters docking at Bay Harbor Lake Marina, resorters, locals and visitors from across the country converge in our quaint Village for a spectacular weekend festival.

Deadline:                 May 15, 2012 ($35 application fee) 
Notification:             May 22, 2012
Booth Fee Due:        June 15, 2012 ($325 10'x10'/$600 double/$75 corner additional) 
Apply at:      
For more details about the Bay Harbor community, visit


Tracy Bacigalupi
Director / The Village at Bay Harbor and the Arts Festival

You may also contact me by telephone:
(231) 439.2650

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