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Moore Square Grand Opening Celebration

Downtown Raleigh – August 3, 2019

Join us for the long-awaited Grand Opening Celebration! The event will feature a plethora of activities that highlight the unique slate of programs and events planned for the Square. There will be vendors, entertainers, activities and Moore!

Artsplosure will be curating an art market and a hands on project by Kid Lab will be on display. The mainstage performances will include Raleigh Rockers, Oak City Voices, Sandbox Band, Shiloh Hill and Ellis Dyson and the Shambles. Come see all of the new features of the park and enjoy a fun day out with the family!

For more information on being an artist at the Moore Square Grand Opening Celebration, please email Hannah Liebel.

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Wide Open Bluegrass Art Market 2019

Downtown Raleigh – September 27-28

Artsplosure will present an artist’s market as part of Wide Open Bluegrass, a major public festival component of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass. The event is presented in partnership with IBMA, the City of Raleigh, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, and PineCone-The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. It will be held September 27-28.

Deadline: July 6, 2019

For more information on being an artist at the Wide Open Bluegrass 2019 Art Market, please email Hannah Liebel.

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Dreamville Festival 2019

Dorthea Dix Park – April 6

Artsplosure is creating an artist’s market as part of J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival. This is a one day event on Saturday, April 6, 2019 on the Big Field at Dorthea Dix Park in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Dreamville will present national and up and coming music performers, and celebrate local culture, food, and art.

The Dreamville art market is a one-of-a-kind showcase, designed to engage the community with local art. We are looking for artists and vendors who sell works that appeal to a hip hop loving audience.

For more information on being an artist at the Dreamville Festival, please email Art Market Coordinator, Hannah Liebel.

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Live & Local Spring Fest 2019

Hillsborough Street, Downtown Raleigh – June 8, 2019

Artsplosure is looking for artisans in a wide variety of crafts and goods, who live in or near the Triangle area, and are interested in exhibiting and selling their artwork/crafts at the Live & Local Spring Fest on Hillsborough Street. All work displayed or offered for sale must be of your own artistic creation.

This festival is produced by Artsplosure, the Raleigh Arts Festival, Inc. in partnership with Live it Up! Hillsborough Street and will take place along Hillsborough Street in Raleigh directly across NC State University. It will feature live music, art, food trucks, children and community activities.

For more information on being a artisan at the Live & Local Spring Fest 2018 Craft Market, please email Art Market Coordinator, Hannah Liebel.

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Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival 2019

Downtown Raleigh – May 18-19, 2019

Each fall, Artsplosure issues a “call for artists” interested in exhibiting and selling at its namesake festival held each year on the third weekend in May. All work displayed or offered for sale must be the artist’s own creation. Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival will be on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, 2019.

The final deadline for entries was February 1, 2019. If you are an Artist and was accepted in this year’s Art Market, please use the payment button below to pay for your booth fee. The booth fee is due no later than 5:00 pm on March 22, 2019.

For more information on being an artist at the Artsplosure 2019 Art Market, please email Art Market Coordinator, Hannah Liebel.

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