Monday, April 14, 2008

The Providence Open Market

Deadline: Unspecified

The Providence Open Market
Providence, RI
Spring Market: May 31 - June 28, 2008
Fall Market: September 6 - October 25, 2008

The Providence Open Market is a juried show. All applicants will be reviewed for acceptance. It is our goal to have a wide variety of products offered at the Market with little or no duplication.

The Providence Open Market is divided into two season, spring and fall.

Spring Dates and Hours:
May: 31
June: 7, 14, 21, 28
12pm - 6pm

Fall Dates and Hours:
September: 6, 13, 20, 27
October: 4, 11, 18, 25
12pm - 5pm

Artists and Artisans - All artwork and crafts must be hand made using original designs.

All vendors must submit an application with 3 photos of their work. Submissions will then be reviewed and applicants will be notified of their acceptance status within 1 week if they submitted an online application or 2 weeks if they applied via snail mail.

Two vendors may share space at the Market. However both parties must submit applications and be approved.

The parking lot for the Providence Open Market is located on the corner of Weybosset Street and Union Street, across the street from the main gates at Johnson & Wales University.

Vendor Fees

Reserved Spaces (per Saturday)
10’X10’ - $50

Unreserved Spaces (per Saturday)
10’X10’ - $75 – paid day of event

Student Rates
Reserved Spaces (per Saturday)
10’X10’ – $25

Unreserved Spaces (per Saturday)
10’X10’ - $35

In order to receive this rate, applicants must send a photocopy or digital scan of their current student ID. Please include the following information in your application: college name, year, major and contact information for your school's administration office. Students applying must be 25 and under and enrolled full time in a credited art institute or college. Part time or continuing ed students will not be eligible for this discount. Click here to download the 2008 student application.

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Contact for questions regarding the market:
Phone - 617.481.2257
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