Booth Spots Available
Calling fine artists and artisans: The Mahoosuc Arts Council is accepting applications for the 23rd Annual Bethel Art Fair, Saturday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date July 8). Awards will be judged by regional arts professionals. Ribbons and honorable mentions will be awarded in fine art painting, artisan craft and photography. Award winners will be published in print and on the Web with their winning art work.
A variety of artists and fine crafters are being sought whose artwork represents oil, watercolor, pastel, encaustic, pen and ink, charcoal, colored pencil, tempera, acrylic, glassblowing, wood carvings, jewelry and more. Booth spaces are limited in the idyllic setting on the historic Bethel Common. All work is required to be of original design and creation of the exhibitor. Single booths are 10 x 10 feet in dimension and cost $75.
Application is also open to food vendors. Food booths are 12 x 12 feet and cost $100, including electricity. Duplication of items is avoided. Food vendors must supply proof of insurance and are responsible for cleaning up trash on the grounds immediately surrounding the booth.
A full lineup of live entertainment is scheduled to keep customers in the venue all day. Our comprehensive marketing plan includes ads in major periodicals and newspapers, Web sites and listings, flyers and posters as well as social media.
Executive Director, Mahoosue Arts Council