Kids Creative Space

Art at the Park 2020 will again feature an interactive art zone for children of all ages. Businesses, organizations, and artists who would like to offer an art activity are encouraged to apply for a space in this area of the park.

Who: Businesses and Organizations Artists
What: Any Wisconsin business or organization that would like to offer a children’s art activity at Art at the Park is encouraged to apply for a booth space.  Artists 18 and older that would like to offer an art demonstration or interactive art experience are encouraged to apply for a booth space.  
Examples of what we’re looking for: Children’s easel painting, tape resist art, collage art, clay sculptures, printmaking, etc.  Face painters, potters, balloon artists, cartoonists, chalk artists, etc. 
You will receive:
  • 10’x10’ booth space 
  • Name and activity included in the Art at the Park event booklet or app
  • Business name and activity advertised on the Art at the Park social media accounts
  • 10’x10’ booth space 
  • Name and activity included in the Art at the Park event booklet or app 
  • Name and activity advertised on the Art at the Park social media accounts 

Rules and Regulations:

Friday, May 1, 2020
Application deadline.

Friday, May 30, 2020
Notification of jury results.

Friday, June 12, 2020
Artist invitation acceptance must be complete and $50 booth fee paid. Booth fees are nonrefundable. No exceptions made.

Friday, July 24, 2020
2pm-4pm, booth setup

July 25 & 26, 2020
Booths MUST be set up by 9:00 a.m. Saturday
Festival hours: Saturday 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Sunday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

  • Completed application does not guarantee participation in Art at the Park
  • Once notified of acceptance, applicant must send in a $50 booth fee by June 12, 2020, unless offering a free activity.
  • Participation in previous years of the event does not guarantee participation in Art at the Park 2020.
  • An independent, anonymous group of jurors will select applicants to participate in Art at the Park 2020.
  • The jurors’ decisions are final. No exceptions will be made.
  • Accepted artists/applicants will be notified via email by May 30, 2020.
  • Digital images submitted for jurying must be representative of the work that will be exhibited at Art at the Park. They should represent current work and represent the majority of the work exhibited. On the days of Art at the Park, the compliance committee has the authority to require that any items deemed not consistent with the submitted material, ineligible, or otherwise inappropriate, be put away.
  • Applicants are required to provide a Wisconsin Tax Account Number (if applicable) and the last four digits of their Social Security Number (SSN) or Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN). A SSN or FEIN is required of all participants in compliance with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue Temporary Events Program. Participants not conforming to Wisconsin Department of Revenue regulations may not exhibit.
  • Applications cannot be processed until all required materials (application and images, signed legal agreement, and tax information) are received.
  • If you will not be charging a fee for your activity/demonstration, please disregard. 

Booth Setup

  • Participants must supply their own 10’x10’ tents, tent stakes, tables, chairs, and other equipment.
  • Participants are responsible for their own booth display setup. 
  • Booths should be set up beginning at 2:00pm on Friday, July 24, 2020. They must be completely set up and ready for visitors by 9:00am on Saturday. 
  • Booth spaces will be assigned – assignments are final. No exceptions will be made. 
  • No sharing of booth spaces  
  • All equipment and materials must stay within assigned 10’x10’ booth space 
  • All booth spaces will be on the grass 
  • All tents must be staked or weighted down 
  • Electricity is limited, and you must indicate on your application if you need electricity. Prior approval is needed to access the park’s electricity.

Selling 

  • Participants will be responsible for their own financial exchanges. 
  • Financial exchanges may begin at 9:00am Saturday and must end by 4:00pm on Sunday. 

Attendance 

  • The accepted business/participant must be present the day of Art at the Park and personally manage her or his booth. Once accepted, no refunds will be granted for applicants who withdraw from the show. Refunds will not be granted for those withdrawing their application. The event will be held rain or shine. In case of severe inclement weather, no refunds will be given. 

Pets 

  • Per City of Appleton ordinance, pets are not allowed in City Park. Non-service animals will need to be removed from the event. 

Art at the Park Kids Creative Space Application

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Electricity

    If you will need electricity, please include specifications below (leave blank if no electricity is needed)
  • Project Description

  • This does not affect your eligibility for the Kids Creative Space area.
  • Images

    Please include 3 photos that accurately represent your artwork, activity, or demonstration.
  • For advertising use.
  • Wavier