We are now accepting applications for Performers and the Young Artist Market!

Performance Application – deadline June 1

Musicians, poets, dancers, and other creative performers are invited to apply to Arts in the Heart of Augusta 2017 to perform on one of five stages of entertainment offered throughout the festival. This is a great chance to find new fans and have your work seen by a large, diverse audience! Free to apply,Deadline is June 1, 2017CLICK HERE FOR PERFORMER APPLICATION.

Young Artists Market
Every year, Arts in the Heart of Augusta welcomes young artists to sell their arts and crafts in the Young Artists Market. It is a free opportunity for school-age artists under the age of 18 to begin their art careers and hone their business skills. Artists in the Young Artist Market are free to sell for as long or as little as they want, though the space is first-come-first-serve. Please pre-register your young artist today to receive important updates and give the planning committee an idea of how many artists to expect. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUNG ARTIST MARKET

Fine Arts and Crafts Market Application NOW CLOSED

The Fine Arts and Crafts Market is an incredibly popular feature of the festival every year, with nearly 130 local and regional artisans selling handmade pieces of artwork in a juried exhibition. With over 88,000 attendees, Arts in the Heart of Augusta is a fantastic event for an artist to reach the community.  Application fee is $30, deadline is May 12, 2017. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.


Festivities will take place at the Augusta Common (836 Reynolds Street) and Broad Street from 7th to 10th .  The Festival will comprise the Global Food Village with authentic international foods from 25 countries; a Fine Arts and Crafts Market with over 130 juried fine arts and crafts booths; an interactive Family Area; a Young Artists Market where school-aged artists sell their work; five stages stacked with live local and regional talent, and a craft beer garden.

Admission badges will be available for sale in early August. Badges are good for the entire weekend of the festival and cost $5 in advance, $10 at the gate.

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