The City of Marquette announces the Call for Artists for Art Stroll 2023, an incredible opportunity for local artists to showcase their artwork during the City of Marquette Art Week. Beginning June 19 through June 24, Art Week will celebrate the local arts scene, and Art Stroll will make a highly anticipated return after a hiatus due to COVID. The City Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with the Marquette Downtown Development Authority, will connect local artists with businesses in the downtown area, transforming the district into a vibrant art gallery.
Art Week will feature the highlight event, Art Stroll, which will take place on Wednesday, June 21 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. During this event, artists are invited to host receptions, demonstrations, workshops, or pop-up displays of their work, creating an immersive and interactive experience for attendees. In addition to the Art Stroll Event, artwork will be displayed throughout the downtown district from Monday, June 19 to Saturday, June 24, during regular business hours of participating locations.
To be considered for participation, artists must submit their applications by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 5. The application should include the artist's contact information, a brief artist statement, a high-resolution image of the artwork, and any other relevant details. Submissions are welcomed from artists of all ages and mediums. Artwork must be family-friendly in content. Apply via the form linked on the Art Week website or here: https://form.jotform.com/231414692351149
For more information about Art Week and to access the application form, please visit the official City of Marquette Art Week website at www.mqtcompass.com/artweek/. Questions? Please contact the City Office of Arts & Culture at 906-228-0472.