All You Need to Know About The Jazz Fest Crafts Application Process

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La GUILD at Canal Place

333 Canal Street

Store 206

New Orleans, LA 70130

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Join us with the Jazz Fest staff for an evening of mingling and getting your application questions answered. Refreshments will be provided.

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Artist Happy Hour Social: All You Need to Know About The Jazz Fest Crafts Application Process

Are you interested in selling your original artwork and crafts at the 2020 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival?

Get your questions answered by Jazz Fest staff, meet both peers and experienced Festival artists during this happy hour event. This fun and informative gathering will be held at La GUILD on the 2nd floor of Canal Place.

Join us with the Jazz Fest staff for an evening of mingling and getting your application questions answered. Refreshments will be provided.

BEGINNING IN 1970 WITH A HANDFUL OF ARTISANS – from self-taught painter and street preacher Sister Gertrude Morgan, to acclaimed jewelry designer Mignon Faget and Louisiana Coushatta basket weavers – the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival’s Crafts now include the diverse works of hundreds of local & national artists showcased in three distinct craft marketplaces.

Each marketplace utilizes an outside panel of peers & art professionals to review and select exhibitors through a juried process. Learn from Festival staff at this event which marketplace will best suit your work and what you need to apply.

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Learn more about the three different marketplaces and the application process here: http://www.nojazzfest.com/crafts/

The 2020 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell is scheduled for April 23 through May 3. The deadline to apply is December 2, 2019 at midnight CST.

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Learn more about the three marketplaces that feature artists’ work below.

CONGO SQUARE AFRICAN MARKETPLACE

Filled with music, art, and energy, the Congo Square African Marketplace is alive with the culture and spirit which helped create the jazz and heritage for which New Orleans is known. You will find an array of local, national and international artisans exhibiting ancient crafting techniques, as well as modern variations and adaptations of those techniques. Enjoy the exchange of wares, customs and ideas that embodies a true marketplace experience as you encounter people and art from throughout the African Diaspora.

CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS

Contemporary Crafts, set among blues, jazz and gospel music tents in Heritage Square, is a nationally recognized showcase of alluring handcrafted clothing, beautiful leather goods and musical instruments, along with a brilliant array of paintings, photographs, sculptures and irresistible jewelry. Certain to please your creative inquiries, observe ongoing skilled demonstrations of metal work and printmaking, as well as pottery turning.

LOUISIANA MARKETPLACE

In the Louisiana Marketplace, the state’s finest traditional and contemporary artists display and sell hand-colored photographs, Creole and Acadian furniture, whimsical jewelry and other creations that evoke the state’s unique cultural landscape.

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La GUILD at Canal Place

333 Canal Street

Store 206

New Orleans, LA 70130

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