July 1-3, 2023

Ski Butternut, Great Barrington, MA

Deadline: January 15

Invitations emailed: February 8





Set-Up: Thursday, July 4

Friday, July 5,  10 am-6 pm

Saturday, July 6,  10 am-6 pm

 Sunday, July 7,  10 am-5 pm


 About The Producers & Gallery Owners


Richard and Joanna Rothbard, founders and directors of American Art Marketing, have launched and produced art fairs and craft shows for over 40 years. In addition to 

their current summer Berkshires Arts Festivals and Crafts at the Cathedral, their past productions include the American Craft Show Sarasota, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Museum, Art Festival at Rockefeller Center, Contemporary Art Fair NYC, and American Fine Craft Show NYC and Washington DC.


 About An American Craftsman Galleries

About The Producers,

40 Plus Years Retailing American Crafts

 An American Craftsman Galleries was founded by Richard & Joanna Rothbard as an exhibition space for contemporary American artists working in all craft media. The Rothbards, artists and art show organizers, opened the first AAC in Greenwich Village in 1980. Since then, An American Craftsman has had over ten locations throughout NYC and is currently located in Lenox, MA, and Manhattan.



 If you are an artist looking for that customer who has both the appreciation of exceptional work and the financial capability to make significant purchases?

You will find this show has a loyal following of sophisticated art collectors. 

Now in its 23rd year and featuring 175 artists, 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 of The 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."


The July 4th weekend kicks off the summer cultural season, and The Berkshires Arts Festival has become a summer institution. 

Once you visit www.Berkshires.org, the official site of the Berkshires Visitors Bureau, you immediately understand why the Berkshires Arts Festival is the place for artists to meet thousands of potential clients who not only appreciate and support the arts community but have become loyal buyers year after year.


Artist Amenities

The beautiful Ski Butternut show site provides artists with Indoor air-conditioned and carpeted space, large white tents, and outdoor space. There is Free Overnight Camping and new restrooms in both lodges. Shower at the community center in town.





 Smithsonian Magazine ranked Great Barrington as No. 1 among small towns in the United States in its 2012 May issue, citing its "big-city" smarts and its New England sensibilities.





Show Information


 *No images are required for prior exhibitors

who have exhibited in the past three years.

Although you can Apply through ZAPP

Zapplication non-refundable application fee is $45


We prefer that you apply here on our website.



AAM non-refundable application fee is $35.





Outdoor, Tented, and Indoor paces are available.

Upper Lodge is air-conditioned & carpeted.



 Provide your own booth and canopy. Most booths are fairly level and are on a grassy surface.

 Electricity is available for demonstrating artists only.

10'x10'............  $595

 10'x15'............  $892


 Corner............  $145




 Provide your own booth. 500 watts of electricity included.



 Corner..........  $225



3. UPPER LODGE INDOORS, air-conditioned.

 Provide your own booth. 500 watts of electricity included. 35 spaces available.

 Most booths have a 7'6" height limit.  

7'x9'................  $545

 8'x10'..............  $665

10'x10'........... .  $745

 8'x15'-16'....... $845

 Corner...........   $80




 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 year's beautiful show. As you promised and predicted, the show was a great success. Visitors commented on how they were impressed with the layout and quality of the show. I especially thank you for the accommodation you provided for my work. I hope you enjoy the rest of the summer."


 Kind regards,


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