Monday, January 7, 2013

Call to Artists - Downtown Denver Arts Festival

Downtown Denver Arts Festival 
Call to Artists
WHAT: 15th Annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival      
WHERE: The Denver Performing Arts Complex in the heart of downtown Denver, CO             
  Memorial Day Weekend - May 24-26, 2013
            Fri: 4-8 p.m.; Sat: 11-8; Sun: 11-5             

*NEW LOCATION! In its 15th year the Downtown Denver Arts Festival is returning to its original home at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. This is the largest performing arts complex in the country and currently there are 14 performances scheduled while the festival is happening.

*Limited to 140 juried artists in 15 media categories

*Surveyed 2012 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, double booths and electricity available

*Artist amenities include booth sitting, overnight security, great onsite staff to handle any issues promptly

*Attendance estimated at 150,000    

We invite all artists, both Colorado and national, to apply. Now in its 15th 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 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 21, 2013

Notification:  March 12, 2013

Booth fee due:  April 1, 2013

Apply at

For more information please visit

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

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