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Artists & Crafters

Fifth Annual Young Artists Corner

img_1083Come see your Young Artists on Saturday from 12-4pm near the Artists In The Round area!!  

Calling all artisans ages 7 to 17! If you would like to apply to sell your crafts at the 2017 Hiawatha Music Festival, please complete the printable application found here. The registration deadline is June 30th, 2017. Limited space requires us to limit the number of participants. A committee will select artists from the applicant pool to display and sell their wares on Saturday, July 22rd of the festival between noon and four pm. Consideration will be given to include a range of ages and artwork. Artists and parents/guardians must be ticket holders and be on festival grounds for Hiawatha 2017 in order for minor to participate.

Click here for a printable application: application is forthcoming

Artists in the Round 

Hiawatha is continuing the tradition of presenting a 25 booth, fine crafts and arts show for the Festival attendees to enjoy.  Each year, Festival goers enjoy the easy gander down through the Artist In The Round area where they are treated to a variety of handmade arts and fine crafts.  This year will be no exception.  Each exhibiting artist will be open during the Festival on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm.  The deadline for application submission is Friday, May 5th, 5pm with notification by May 19th for those selected and June 1st for those not selected.  If you are interested in submitting your artwork to the selection committee, please click on the links below to read about our requirements and fees.  

2017 AITR Application – click here    2017AITR final App Brochure

Other opportunities in our area

Marquette also hosts two other art-and-craft shows shortly after the Hiawatha Festival:

Marquette area has an online source for UP-made items, MIUpperHand featuring U.P.-made goods. If you are an Upper Peninsula artist, you can check out this new effort to spread the good news about UP arts to displaced Yoopers around the world. The site represents a diversity of items with one thing in common: items are made here in the place we live, in the place we love.