The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Call for Artists: Northampton Artisan Fair

WHAT: Call for Artists, Northampton Artisan Fair
WHEN: Applications are due September 7th, 2021. Event on Saturday, November 27th
WHERE: online application form / Fair will be at 33 Hawley St. Northampton, MA. 

Calling all local artists and artisans! Join us for the first annual Northampton Artisan Fair! Are you an established artist looking to connect with the Northampton art community? Are you an emerging artist looking for an opportunity to broaden your reach? We are here to help! On Saturday, November 27th (Small Business Saturday), the Northampton Center for the Arts will host a building-wide artisan fair in the beautiful spaces at 33 Hawley St. This fair will be juried for diversity of medium and experience, and applications are due September 7th, 2021.

How to Apply:
Fill out this online application form
Email three hi-resolution jpeg images to; make sure image names identify the artist.
Please note: all art must be made locally; please email if you have questions about this. Artists from the region are welcome to apply, but priority will be given to artists and artisans from western MA and the CT River Valley.

What We Provide:
Three types of spaces at the fair
a 10x10 space - $120
a 6’ space with table provided - $60
a 6’ space without a table - $50
(Emerging artists may apply for Community Fund support if cost is prohibitive)
Day-of staff support
Marketing and publicity
Bus banner
Social media (Followers: Instagram 1.5K+, Facebook 4.6K+, weekly reach 5K+)
Posters and postcards
Mailchimp/email outreach (1K+)
Publicity text and images provided to artists for outreach
Local business partnerships
Abundant free parking for fair attendees

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