Columbia Festival of the Arts
Invitational Fine Arts & Crafts Show Call for Entries
Columbia Festival of the Arts’ LakeFest event is returning to the Columbia Lakefront June 16-18, 2023 for a spectacular celebration. Included in this not-to-be-missed free outdoor weekend is our Invitational Fine Arts & Crafts Show along with the live performances from national, regional and local artists on the LakeStage, interactive children’s activities, festival foods, and fun for the entire family!
Our juried, Invitational Fine Arts & Crafts Show is currently seeking artisans with original work, representing a breadth of media including functional and wearable art, to participate in this June 16-18, 2023, free outdoor weekend in Columbia, Maryland. DON’T MISS this opportunity to showcase your original artwork.
Non-Refundable $275 Show Fee upon juried acceptance into the show. ($200 if NFPA 701 Fire Code Certified tent is provided by artist)* Additional $50 Fee if Electricity Requested, available on a limited basis. All artists are responsible for providing any display fixtures, tables, signage, etc. Artists invited into the show will be required to participate for all 3 days; no exceptions will be made.
*Fee includes the rental of one (1) NFPA 701 Fire Code Certified 10’x10′ tent. If using your own NFPA 701 Fire Code Certified 10’x10′ tent (Certification proof is required), you will receive a $75 credit towards the show fee, reducing it to $200.
Columbia Festival of the Arts LakeFest
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional funding is also provided by Washington County Government and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.
The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of County Arts Agencies of Maryland, Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.