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WHAT: 6th Annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square

LOCATION:  Rockville Town Square, Rockville, Maryland

DATE:  Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 11am to 6pm
     Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 11am to 5pm

NOTEWORTHY
*Every Booth is a Corner!
*Limited to 160 artists 
*Estimated attendance: 10,000
*Hotel on-site with great artist rate
*Artists' Sunday breakfast
*Free artist parking
*24/7 police security
*Booth Sitters
*On-site festival staff
*Festival program - Direct mail prior to show to over 15,000 households 
*Extensive event marketing
*Jury/Booth Fees ($30/$445)

The 6th Annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square invites you to apply. This year we are promoting the show as the Affordable Art Festival to differentiate it from the other 2 fine art festivals in the area. Every artist will feature some work under $500. You are welcome to display and sell higher priced work but will need to have pieces that are more "affordable" as well.  Over the last 5 years our polling of the attendees clearly states that they are thrilled to be able to bring home a unique work of art and consider $500 and under affordable. We are sure that our patrons will be enthusiastic and you will have a great show. 

Our extensive marketing and PR campaigns include a multi-page glossy program which is sent direct mail to 15,000 high income single family homes, print ads in The Washington Post, The Washington Express, Bethesda Magazine, and Washingtonian to name a few.  We have contracted with a PR firm that is amazing at getting artist stories in the local papers and on television and we work extensively with the City of Rockville, VisArts and local business to promote the Festival. Our social media outreach is prolific and effective. This festival is organized and managed by the  Bethesda Row Arts Festival team. 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS on ZAPP
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Notification: February 6 2018
Booth Payment Due: March 1, 2018

For further information, please visit:  A-RTS.org
Email inquiries to: Robin Markowitz, Festival Director at
robin@bethesdarowarts.org  or call 301-637-5684. 

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