Exhibit

Imagine! RiverArts 10th Anniversary Street Fair - September 2022

Calling all artists to come join us for "Imagine! Chestertown RiverArts Celebration of Community, Creativity and Connection"- A street fair held on Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 1:00 - 6:00 pm!

As part of our 10th Anniversary celebration, RiverArts is hosting a one-day, fun-filled community street fair in Downtown Chestertown. It’s our way of saying "thank you" for all the support we’ve received from our members and the community over the past 10 years. 

The fair will celebrate the amazing talent and art of our local and regional artists. RiverArts invites all artists to sign up for a space to display and sell their work. Registration is open to everyone but spaces are limited so if you would like to participate, please scroll down for more information, Artists will not need to be members of RiverArts, but those who are will be able to register early, thereby ensuring a space. 

In addition to featuring the wonderful art of regional artists, there will be great music, food and drink and RiverArts Clay Studio, ArtsAlive and KidSPOT will be sponsoring art activities for all ages. 

!magine, a RiverArts celebration of community, creativity and connection!

General information: 

  • The Street Fair will be held on September 11th from 1:00 – 6:00pm
  • The Fair will be located in Downtown Chestertown on High Street between Water and Mill Streets and in Fountain Park, including Park Row. 
  • All artists wishing to participate in the Fair must fill out a registration form (below)
  • Registration is open to the public. The fee to register is $20 per space. 
  • More than one artist may share a space but please list each participating artist on the registration form so they can be included in the complete list of artists.
  • Artists do not need to be a member of RiverArts to participate but members who register by the early deadline will be guaranteed a space. if you would like to become a member of RiverArts CLICK HERE to join.
  • RiverArts members’ early registrations must be received by July 18th in order to take advantage of early registration guarantee.
  • Registration for all artists closes August 1st. 
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate all artists who register by the deadline of August 1st, however, spaces are limited. Artists will be notified if their registration has been accepted by email by August 8th..
  • An accepted application will reserve a space approximately 10’ deep x 15’ wide. 
  • Artists are responsible for handling their own sales. There will be no commission charged for art sold on the day of the Fair. 
  • Maryland Sales Tax of 6% is the responsibility of the individual artists.
  • Artists must set up their own spaces and provide any items needed to display and sell their art, including tents, tables, chairs, displays, hanging racks, easels, cash box, change, bags etc. 
  • No electricity will be provided.
  • RiverArts does not cover your liability and accepts no liability for loss or injury due to weather, accidental damage, or theft. 
  • Signs with the artist’s name will be provided by RiverArts
  • A list of participating artists will be available to the public by August 15th.

Dates to remember:

  • July 18, 2022 Early registration closes for RiverArts members
  • August 1, 2022 Registration deadline for all artists
  • August 8, 2022 Artists notified of acceptance
  • August 15, 2022 Final list of participating artists 
  • September 11, 2022 Fair open to the public hours 1:00 - 6:00 pm

Registration Info

  • Registration is open to the public. The fee to register is $20 per space. 
  • More than one artist may share a space but please list each participating artist on the registration form so they can be included in the complete list of artists.


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