Vendors should have a white tent and be self sustaining. Electric access is available. There is no reliable wi-fi at this location. Please read the eligibility and guidelines described below before purchasing a booth in order to ensure proper qualifications are met.
- The Arts Market is a producer-only event (artists must create what they sell). Eligible items include, but are not limited to: jewelry, painting, pottery, quilts, stained and blown glass, heritage crafts, photography, woodwork, sculpture, and mixed media.
- Offset printing, to include reproductions such as giclee, digital reproductions, postcards, calendars, and posters of the Artist Vendor’s originals must comprise 30% or less of the artwork in the booth and must be clearly identified as such.
- Photography must be from original negatives or original digital images and produced or supervised by the photographer. The photographs must be archival quality.
- Printed works must be produced from hand manipulated screens, plates, or stones by the Artist Vendor.
- Two artists may apply together only if both artists collectively produce the artwork. Include a clear description of each artist’s involvement.
Ineligible items include: Arts/crafts made from store-bought kits or molds, manufactured items that have been assembled, work of other artists/craftsmen. At this time the Arts Market does not accept applications for food or spices.
- Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge reserves the right to reject a booth purchased that does not meet the above guidelines.
Arts Market Guidelines and Procedures
- Artist Vendors must enter at designated spot TBD.
- Set up may begin at 6:00am on the day of the Market. Artist Vendors may set up in assigned locations only.
- During load-in, Artist Vendors must unpack vehicle completely and park the vehicle off site before booth set up begins. All vehicles must be off the lot by 8:30am.
- Booths and displays must be completely ready for patronage by 9:00am.
- Artist Vendors will provide their own white 10’ x 10’ tent, and all necessary display materials to properly showcase their work.
- Artist Vendors will remain open to the public for the duration of the Arts Market, and promptly begin taking down and packing all art and display materials at 8:00pm.
- Breakdown and pack all items before bringing your vehicle onto the lot to load it.
- Artist Vendors are responsible for disposing all trash in their area.
- The following items are prohibited: amplified music, megaphones, pets (except assistance dogs), firearms, alcoholic beverages.
- Booth assignments are first come first serve, and chosen by the Artist Vendor at the time of purchase. Requests are accepted, but there is no guarantee that the space will be available. Booth spots may be subject to change based on attendance and participation.
- The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge reserves the right to alter the guidelines of the Arts Market at any time.