*Once you have applied to one show, no additional images are required for subsequent applications. We welcome all new images. However, if you have exhibited in the past 3 years, your images are kept on file.
Now in its21st yearand featuring 175 jury-selected artists from across the country, the Berkshires Arts Festival is recognized nationally as one of the country's most respected summer art events.The Berkshires Visitors Bureau rates the Berkshires Arts Festival as one of the top ten "Hot Spots" in Western Massachusetts. It is highly recommended as one ofTHE places to go for family get-togethers and an extraordinary shopping experience."With its relaxed atmosphere, great food, exceptional art & fine crafts, puppet shows, and live music, it's a great weekend for the entire family."
Once you visitwww.Berkshires.org, the Berkshires Visitors Bureau official site, you immediately understand why the Berkshires Arts festival thrives. July 4th weekend kicks off the summer cultural season, and The Berkshires Arts Festival has become a summer institution, the place for artists to meet thousands of potential clients who not only appreciate and support the arts community but they are "buyers."
This beautiful Ski Butternut venue provides artists with exhibition options that include Indoor Air-conditioned booths, large white tents as well as outdoor booths. New bathrooms in both lodges, abundant free parking, and a superb selection of specialty foods make our show appealing to people of all ages. There is alsoFree artist camping on site.
1. OUTDOOR Provide your own booth, under your own canopy. Most booths are fairly level on grassy surface. Electricity available for demonstrating artists only.
2. UNDER LARGE WHITE TENTS Provide your own booth. 500 watts electricity included.
3. UPPER LODGE INDOORS, air-conditioned. Provide your own booth. 500 watts electricity included. 35 spaces available. Most booths have a 7'6" height limit.
4. LOWER LODGE. Indoor. Corners not available Provide your own booth. 500 watts of electricity included.
"I wanted to write you and your wife a few words of appreciation in regards to the Berkshires Arts Festival. Thank you, your wife and crew for your hard work creating this years beautiful show. As you promised and predicted, the show was a great success. visitors commented on how they were impressed about the layout and quality of the show. Especially, i thank you for the accommodation which you provided for my work. I hope you enjoy the rest of the summer."
Friday, July 1: 10am-6pm Saturday, July 2: 10am-6pm Sunday, July 3: 10am-5pm
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
To complete the online application, you will need the following: Five (5) professional quality high-resolution jpeg images under 2.5MB each in size: Four (4) images of your work and one (1) of your booth. Images must be in jpeg format. High-resolution images are strongly preferred.
APPLICATION FEE & BOOTH FEE PAYMENT
Application fee: $35 (non refundable.)
If you apply to multiple shows atone time through AAM there is only one combined discounted application fee of $50.
Late Application Fee after posted deadline: $50
Deposit: $200. is due upon acceptance. Once accepted,deposits are non-refundable.
Booth Fee Payment: Balance due will be automatically charged to your credit card on file 90 days before the show.