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Arts A’Fair returns in 2018 to celebrate Minnesota’s vibrant performing arts community. Entertaining fair guests with drumming, dance and theatrical scenes, performing artists will showcase their craft in pop-up performances throughout the fairgrounds.

We are now accepting proposals to participate in the 2018 Arts A’Fair project from Minnesota performing artists and performing arts organizations. Please download the 2018 Request for Proposals for more information. Submission deadline is May 1, 2018.

Past Arts A’Fair participants include: Black Storytellers Alliance, Carly Wicks, Children's Theatre Company, Chicks on Sticks, COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company, Dreamland Arts, Duniya Drum & Dance, Green T Productions, HUGE Improv Theater, Ifrah Mansour, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre, Interact Theater Company, Live Action Set, Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, Minnesota Centennial Showboat, Minnesota History Theatre, Mixed Precipitation, Mu Performing Arts, Open Eye Figure Theatre, Stages Theatre Company, Summerset Theatre, TaikoArts Midwest, Theater for the Thirsty, Theatre Elision, Theatre of Fools, Theatre Unbound, TigerLion Arts, Voice of Culture Drum & Dance, Z Puppets Rosenschnoz and Zorongo Flamenco Dance.

For further information, please email or call (651) 288-4395.


The 2018 Request for Proposals may be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or higher. If you do not have Acrobat Reader or have an older version, you may download the most current Acrobat Reader.