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Mulvane Art Fair (Topeka, KS) – Call For Artists

Mulvane Art Fair (Topeka, KS) – Call For Artists

[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The Mulvane Art Museum announces a call for artists for the Mulvane Art Fair in Topeka, Kansas, to be held June 2024.

In 2024, the 30th annual Mulvane Art Fair, a juried event, will feature more the 85 artists from across the country and draw thousands of art lovers. With a focus on quality and variety, the fine art event is a favorite in the community and region. Proceeds from the event support the mission and programs of the Mulvane Art Museum, which is Topeka’s only art museum and on the Washburn University campus.

High standards for art are key to the success of the 2024 Mulvane Art Fair.

Click here for the application / registration

Enter by: 23 February 2024

The Mulvane Art Fair has been an annual favorite among artists and art appreciators since 1992. During this two-day event, thousands of people visit the beautiful grounds of Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Even more special, this year, the Mulvane Art Musuem is celebrating its centennial and will be promoting this incredible milestone. The Museum is providing community art engagement activities in the months leading up to the show to organically promote the anniversary. They have increased the entertainment options as part of the celebration. It will be a remarkable year!

In 2023, Purchase Patrons who pledged $27,500 in advance to purchase art, spent over $70,000. The Musuem expects Purchase Patron pledges to be even greater in 2024.

On-site judging of the artists’ booths will take place 10 AM – 1 PM the Saturday of the Art Fair. The Award Presentation will occur at 3pm on Saturday.

Cash Awards

  • $500 Best of Show
  • $300 Best of 2-Dimensional
  • $300 Best of 3-Dimensional

“Love the patron program and purchase awards. Love the on-campus housing option, the relaxed Friday setup. All volunteers and organizers were very helpful and friendly.” ~Landscape Painter/exhibiting artist from 2023 (anonymous artist survey)

About Mulvane Art Museum

The Mulvane Art Museum exists to facilitate creative thought and intellectual growth. They offer free admission to a nationally accredited facility with over 9,000 square feet of exhibition space, four art classrooms, two sculpture gardens, an interactive artmaking space, and over 6,000 works of art. As a Department of Washburn University that is sustained by memberships, donations, and grants, they rely on support to provide free access to exhibitions and the ArtLab.

For more information, contact stacy.ash@washburn.edu