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The 11 year success of the June Park Hill Art Festival in Denver has been tremendous. Now, ColoradoArtShows.com opens a new chapter with our 2nd show in Park Hill. The August Park Hill Arts Fest - "Summer Edition" August 17 & 18 at the same great location in Denver's historic Park Hill neighborhood.
The show is an outdoor juried fine art/fine craft show on the grounds of the Park Hill Masonic lodge (Montview Blvd between Dahlia and Eudora street).
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Denver's Park Hill is a historic neighborhood in Denver and is a perfect setting for an art festival. Home to former Colorado Governor now Senator John Hickenlooper (he attended one of our shows by the way!), Park Hill has a median income of $98,479 (well above the city's overall median income of $55,128.62) and 5% of residents make over $150,000, 10% make $100,00 to $150,00, and 20% make $60,000 to $150,00. The show is located in the southern part of Park Hill among these affluent residents. The show location is less than a mile from Denver's City Park, Denver Zoo, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Denver, CO * Park Hill Neighborhood * Park Hill Masonic Lodge grounds, 4819 Montview Blvd, Denver, CO 80207
DEADLINES & NOTIFICATIONS
All forms of original fine art and fine crafts. Painting, Sculpture, Metal, Glass, Printmaking/Drawing, Ceramics, Mixed Media, Jewelry, Wood, Fiber and Photography.
IMAGES & REQUIREMENTS
4 digital images of your work and 1 image of your display. The 5th image must be an image of your display that should include the same kind of work shown in the other four images. Images must be only of the work and category to be displayed (if you wish to display more than one category, you must jury 4 images of each category and be accepted in each category applied for).
The Artist must be present to exhibit and exhibit only their own original work - No Exceptions.
A Picture ID will be required at check-in. Reps will be asked to leave with forfeiture of fees.
No buy/sell. Artists must design and craft all the work. Only white tents are allowed.
A) The application fee is $40 and is non-refundable. Your credit card will be charged immediately for this fee. You must pay $40 for each juried category in the show. Example: If a person wants to apply in both Painting and Jewelry, pay $40 twice for the application fee. Only the categories accepted by the Jury may be displayed.
B) Booth fees due upon acceptance.
Single 10 x 10 = only $375
Single 10 x 10 w/Corner = only $450
Dbl 10 x 20 = only $750
Dbl 10 x 20 w/corner = only $850
Dbl 10 x 20 w/ 2 corners = only $975
Like all of our shows, set up will be the day/evening before the show. Yay! Electricity might be available - please email us to inquire. For this show, some booths are a very short dolly onto the grass and others you can drive right up to your booth.
Approximately 10 x 10 feet. All spaces are on grass or pavement outside. No inside or covered spaces are available.
ColoradoArtShows.com - 4214 East Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220
Phone: 303-324-5956 - E-mail: email@example.com
Where is the site of the festival?
On the grounds of the Park Hill Masonic Lodge, 4819 E Montview Blvd, Denver, CO
Is the show a "block off the streets" event, in a park, or other?
You could think of it as a park event. It is on the grounds of the lodge. Put the address into Google maps and do a street view.
When can we load in?
Load in will be Friday.
When do we need to be all packed up and gone on Sunday?
9 pm Sunday night.
"Is there any money back guarantee if for some reason the shows are shut down due to COVID 19?"
In 2022, we were was still able to hold art festivals even amidst the COVID situation. Safety protocols and distanced booths resulted in fantastic shows: the health officials approved our approach, patrons attended and were buying, and artists made money!
We learned a lot last year. Being one of the only promoters in Colorado to successfully hold multiple events, our extensive experience in this "new normal" predicts great success for the 2022 season.
Once you have been accepted to our shows, we have a no refund policy. However, if you stick with us to the point that a government agency shuts us down for any reason, we will give you your money back for that show.
"Is there any money back guarantee if for some reason the shows are shut down due to weather?"
In Colorado, we deal with all manner of weather. We proceed with our events regardless. If however there is weather that is threatening to artists or patrons, we may call off a day of a show or we may call a show over early. This does not constitute a refund of any funds to artists.
Do you have a version of the application you could email me?
No email versions but we can do the app over the phone - 3033245956
What type of over night security will you be providing?
Professional, licensed, and insured security person will be on site all night.
When is the app deadline for this show?
A promoter's first responsibility is to bring patron's to the show. We at ColoradoArtShows.com take this responsibility very earnestly. Your success is what makes a show grow and thrive. We wanted to share how we will accomplish that first responsibility.
1. 3 - 1/2 page and 1 - full page ad in the newspaper that reaches to the heart of the homes in Park Hill; The Greater Park Hill News. The 1/2 pages will run March and April. The full page ad will run May 1st.
Here is a bit about the paper: The Greater Park Hill News is published monthly for the benefit of the residents of the Park Hill area. The newspaper is distributed on the first of the month to 14,000 homes in Greater Park Hill. They also distribute to businesses and retail districts in the surrounding neighborhoods.
2. One month before the festival, we distributed 2000 full color 8.5 x 11" flyers door to door to homes in the immediate area.
3. One week before the festival, 3000 3x8" full color drawing tickets were delivered to the homes in the immediate vicinity of the festival.
4. 200 11x17" posters in businesses, community centers, bulletin boards, and parks through the show area.
5. Full page ad in Denver Post's "The Hub" and Denver Events calendar posting on City Spark for Denver Post placement with premium promotion package.
6. Press releases to select Denver mass media including Denver Metro newspapers like The Denver Post.
7. Four weeks before the festival, our huge banner up on the festival site. The banner reinforced all of our advertising to our core audience.
8. Two week feature on a marquee on east bound Colfax Ave announcing the art festival. This marquee is 1 block east of the busiest intersection in Colorado.