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Visual Art ,
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Grace Bboonie

1865 Fest Vendor and Workshop Registration

Artists of all levels, Teaching Artists, Live Painters and Vendors! - Juneteenth Festival

Garfield Park (Madison St. between Central Park and Hamlin)

Event Dates: June 19-20 11am-8pm

Juneteenth History: Did you know in Chicago June 14, 2021 the Juneteenth flag will be recognized nationally for the first time downtown in Daley Plaza?

Artists and vendors help us celebrate 2 days of family, friends and fun, competitions, house music, special guests, games and food. Live painters, non profits, arts partners and Westside artists are strongly encouraged to apply. Great opportunity to build your portfolio as an artist or philanthropist and participate in a historical moment.

Description: Teaching artists submit workshop proposals to 

Teaching Artists Requirements:

  • RSVP here:
  • Guide a group through the activity using your style of art beginning and ending in 30 minutes or less
  • Artist Benefit: Introduce their own art and contribute to this historic day by facilitating Juneteenth/#1865 inspired artworks in their style
  • All works must be created to be mounted or created directly on your average yard/campaign sign
  • Materials must be accessible for all ages (crayons, markers, paint brushes, glitter, yarn etc.) If you want to teach a group another canvas (other than a yard sign) or have another idea/medium you want to use please supply it for the group or supply a budget. $20+ Recycled material is best!
  • Teaching Artists are being asked to teach at least 2 activities. If there are too many artists, you will be asked to limit it 1 :)

Vendor Requirements:

  • Sell your products, create live art, sell your art, promote your practice etc
  • Bring your own display booth, tables and chairs. Tents highly recommended!

We thank you in advance to all the teaching artists volunteering their time and talents to this Juneteenth Festival. Please feel free to use us as a reference as you build your art career and businesses.

Deadline: 06.17.2021
Name: Khira Grace
Address: 100 N. Central Park Chicago IL 60624
Phone: 7738296957