William Edmondson Arts & Culture Fest - Eventeny
William Edmondson Arts & Culture Fest
Starts on Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
About the event
Celebrate Nashville's rich and diverse arts and culture scene with an Art & Craft Fair, live music and other performances, a Kids Zone full of activities for all ages, and live artist demos. Free admission and parking. This annual event celebrates the artistic legacy of groundbreaking sculptor William Edmondson, the first African American to receive a solo exhibit at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 1937.
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Oct 28, 2023 · 10:00 AM - Oct 28, 2023 · 4:00 PM(GMT-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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Deadline: Oct 20, 2023 (Deadline passed)
Only $75 thru Sept 30! We're seeking visual artists and craftspeople for the second annual William Edmondson Arts & Culture Festival!
 
For Established Artists: This marketplace area is for "Established Artists", defined as artists and craftspeople with art fair experience and their own tent and display materials
 
This festival will honor and celebrate the legacy of Edgehill’s famous historical artist William Edmondson, by promoting and nurturing the arts in Nashville. A large section of the festival will be set up just for artists to sell their creations and bring awareness to their work. 
 
Additionally, there will be time slots available on the main stage for vocalists, instrumentalists, dancers, and other performing artists. 
 
Benefits 
  • Network and build relationships with other Artists
  • Opportunity to sell and display art
  • You handle your sales keep all proceeds 
  • Be mentioned in press releases, promo material and social media platform
  • Priority invitation to Future Events 
 
Established Artists (see definition above) details:
  • We will provide space for a 10x10 foot pop-up tent in our “artist marketplace” area
  • You will provide your own tent, with suitable safety weights
  • You will provide your own display materials; ie., shelves, displays, tables, chairs, etc. 
 
Details for All Artists:
  • Setup begins at 7:30AM. Must be ready to go by 9:30AM. Show starts promptly at 10:00AM and runs until 4:00PM.
  • No electric power. Generators not allowed. All electrical must be battery-powered
  • You handle your sales and keep all proceeds 
  • You will handle your own payments, wrapping/packing materials etc.
  • Street and lot parking only. Be prepared with carts or wagons if you need. No vehicles allowed on the park grounds at any time including setup or teardown.
  • Volunteers MAY be available to assist with setup/teardown, but are not guaranteed.
 
Requirements for All Artists:
  • Original artwork or craft only. All media are welcome.
  • Artwork produced mostly by assistants with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms, or other commercial methods, is not permitted
  • Any commercially-made embellishments must be subordinate to the handcrafted work
  • Upcycled/Recycled artwork, the finished pieces must show a substantial manipulation of the materials and originality in design and medium to be eligible 
  • Lewd or Profane content is prohibited; must be friendly to all age groups
  • Copyrighted designs not owned by the artist may not be used, nor may commercially manufactured artwork be shown
  • Nashville-area artists are prioritized
Cost: Established Artists (individual tent):
  • Early Bird Registration- $50 if signed up by 9/10!
  • Standard Registration fee of $75 until 9/30
  • Last Minute Registration fee of $100 if registered 10/1-10/13
Deadline: Oct 20, 2023 (Deadline passed)
We're seeking visual artists and craftspeople for the second annual William Edmondson Arts & Culture Festival!

The Emerging Artist tent is an area set aside for artists with limited selling/marketplace experience and/or without setup equipment; Inquire for more details
 
This festival will honor and celebrate the legacy of Edgehill’s famous historical artist William Edmondson, by promoting and nurturing the arts in Nashville. A large section of the festival will be set up just for artists and craftspeople to sell their creations and bring awareness to their work. 
 
Additionally, there will be time slots available on the main stage for vocalists, instrumentalists, dancers, and other performing artists. 
 
 
Benefits 
  • Network and build relationships with other Artists
  • Opportunity to sell and display art and keep all proceeds 
  • Be mentioned in press releases, promo material and social media platform
  • Priority invitation to Future Events 

“Emerging Artists” (see definition above) details:
  • We will provide roughly eight linear feet of space for each artist in our large “Emerging Artists” tent, including a 6 foot table and two chairs
  • Depending on the number of participants, more space and more tables may be available
  • You will provide any other display materials; ie., shelves, displays, tableclothes etc. 
 
Details for All Artists:
  • Setup begins at 7:30AM. Must be ready to go by 9:30AM. Show starts promptly at 10:00AM and runs until 4:00PM.
  • No electric power. Generators not allowed. All electrical must be battery-powered
  • You will handle your own payments, wrapping/packing materials etc.
  • Artists keep all proceeds from sales.
  • Street and lot parking only. Be prepared with carts or wagons if you need. No vehicles allowed on the park grounds at any time including setup or teardown.
  • Volunteers MAY be available to assist with setup/teardown, but are not guaranteed.
 
Requirements for All Artists:
  • Original artwork or craft only. All media are welcome.
  • Artwork produced mostly by assistants with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms, or other commercial methods, is not permitted
  • Any commercially-made embellishments must be subordinate to the handcrafted work
  • Upcycled/Recycled artwork, the finished pieces must show a substantial manipulation of the materials and originality in design and medium to be eligible 
  • Lewd or Profane content is prohibited; must be friendly to all age groups
  • Copyrighted designs not owned by the artist may not be used, nor may commercially manufactured artwork be shown
  • Nashville-area artists are prioritized
 
Cost: Emerging Artists (large shared tent): 
  • $25 registration fee (may be waived based on financial need)
  • Limited Spaces available 
Deadline: Oct 20, 2023 (Deadline passed)
The Friends of the William Edmondson Homesite is gearing up for the second annual William Edmondson Arts & Culture Festival!
 
Your non-profit or public agency is invited to spread your message and mission, at no cost! Sponsorship and other opportunities are also available.
 
This festival will honor and celebrate the legacy of Edgehill’s famous historical artist William Edmondson by promoting and nurturing the arts in Nashville. This will be a family-friendly event for the neighborhood and the city at large. Various artists will be present providing lessons and live demos, as well as offering artwork for sale. Performing artists and special guests will also be present!
 
We hope your organization will consider contributing to the festival and showcasing your mission and offers to the community, by doing one or more of the following: 
 
  • Set up a booth. Reserve a 10x10 foot space, at no cost, to share information about your non-profit organization at the festival. We encourage you to provide interactive, kid-friendly engagement activities, such as displays, artist demos, or performances
 
  • Join us in the Kids' Zone! Sponsor or provide your display or performance inside our shared Kids' Zone tent! 
 
  • Partner with us to provide volunteers, resources, or in-kind gifts to help make the event successful. 
 
  • Spread the word about the festival with your email and personal networks, and Social Media
Let's brainstorm creative and impactful ways for you to be involved! Apply today!
Deadline: Oct 20, 2023 (Deadline passed)
Calling all Food Trucks! Join us at the Second Annual William Edmondson Arts & Culture Festival in Edgehill!

This festival will honor and celebrate the legacy of Edgehill’s famous historical artist William Edmondson, by promoting and nurturing the arts in Nashville. 
 
The multi-acre site will be teeming with attendees; interacting with art and craft exhibitors, enjoying mainstage performances, and participating in family-friendly activities including kids' painting lessons, puppetry, and more! Last year we had over a thousand attendees; this year we expect double that attendance or more! 
 
Benefits
  • You handle your sales keep all proceeds 
  • Be mentioned in press releases, advance promo material and social media
  • Priority invitation to Future Events
  • Limited food trucks will be allowed on-site, with a variety of offerings, to limit direct competition and allow you maximum revenue!
Details
  • A portion of the festival site will be set aside as a "food court", for Trucks and tent vendors, with limited seating and lots of open space for picnicking. This is near the Kids Zone and artist tents, for visiblity and traffic.
  • Setup begins at 7:30AM. Must be ready to go by 9:30AM. Show starts promptly at 10:00AM and runs until 4:00PM. For safety of attendees, food trucks may not be removed from site before 4:00PM
  • Food trucks must be self-contained, with your own power source, if needed. No electric power is available on site. Small generators are allowed. Must be safely situated. 
  • Trailer-style setups are acceptable but must be unhitched from the hauling vehicle, and the hauling vehicle parked offsite.
 
Deadline: Oct 23, 2023 (Deadline passed)
Calling all Food Tent Vendors! Only $75 Thru Sept 30! Join us at the Second Annual William Edmondson Arts & Culture Festival in Edgehill!
  • This festival will honor and celebrate the legacy of Edgehill’s famous historical artist William Edmondson, by promoting and nurturing the arts in Nashville. Apply here to "pitch your tent" in one of our 10x10ft booth spaces.
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  • The multi-acre site will be teeming with attendees; interacting with art and craft exhibitors, enjoying mainstage performances, and participating in family-friendly activities including kids' painting lessons, puppetry, and more! Last year we had over a thousand attendees; this year we expect double that attendance or more! 
Benefits
  • No application fee, low registration fee
  • You handle your sales & keep all proceeds 
  • Be mentioned in press releases, advance promo material and social media
  • Priority invitation to Future Events
  • Limited food vendors will be allowed on-site, with a variety of offerings, to limit direct competition and allow you maximum revenue!
Details
  • A portion of the festival site will be set aside as a "food court", for Trucks and tent vendors, with limited seating and lots of open space for picnicking. This is near the Kids Zone and artist tents, for visibility and traffic.
  • Setup begins at 7:30AM. Must be ready to go by 9:30AM. Show starts promptly at 10:00AM and runs until 4:00PM. For safety of attendees, tents may not be removed from site before 4:00PM
  • Food trucks must be self-contained, with your own battery power source, if needed. No electric power is available on site. Generators are not allowed in any "tent booth spaces". Only Food Trucks will be allowed generators
  • Trailer-style setups are considered Food Trucks. Apply as a Food Truck if you have a detached trailer. Contact us if you have questions.
Cost: (individual 10x10 space for your own tent):
  • Early Bird Registration- $50 if signed up by 9/8!
  • For food vendors with your own tent and display materials
  • Standard Registration fee of $75 until 9/30
  • Last Minute Registration fee of $100 if registered 10/1-10/13
 
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Hosted by Friends of the William Edmondson Homesite Park and Gardens
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