Last updated: February 1, 2017
2017 Sault Summer Arts Festival Applications Are Now Available
The 45th Annual Sault Summer Arts Festival applications are now available for download on the Sault Area Arts Council website. Applicants may also e-mail: email@example.com for an application or write the Sault Area Arts Council, Alberta House Arts Center, 217 Ferris Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, c/o of Jean Jones, for a mailed application.
The 2017 festival date is Tuesday, August 1, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The site is the Lake Superior State University campus overlooking the St. Marys River in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. The space fee is $100 for a 10 x 10’ space. Jury is by photograph—three in each category to be displayed, with the exception of jewelry, which requires five. Photographs may be e-mailed digitally. Jury deadline is June 1.
The Sault Summer Arts Festival is a juried exhibition of fine arts and crafts, all displayed by the artists themselves. Entry is limited to the original work of the applicant. No dealers or agents are allowed nor is any work from commercial patterns or molds. Awards include:
- A $300 Olive Craig Best of Show Award
- Two $150 awards, one in painting and one for Best of Crafts
- A $75 Judge’s Choice Award and
- Nine $50 awards in various categories.
Licensed food vendors are also welcome to apply. The festival has entertainment from noon to 8 p.m. but entertainers, like all other festival officials and workers are all volunteers. Admission is free for the general public. The Sault Summer Arts Festival is sponsored by the Sault Area Arts Council, based in Alberta House Arts Center, and staffed and directed by volunteers. For information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jean Jones at 906-437-5463.
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