Art Festival 2019

Wickford Art Festival, Wickford Art Association, Bob Ferraro, #WAF2019


The 57th Wickford Art Festival features over 200 fine art artists
exhibiting in Wickford Village, RI.

Wickford Art Festival, Festival Coordinator, Wickford Art Association, Job Posting









Wickford Art Association is seeking an experienced event planner to serve as Festival Coordinator of the 58th Wickford Art Festival, to be held on July 11 and 12, 2020. The successful applicant will serve as the face of this award-winning event, working with the Board of Directors and volunteer committees to plan and implement all aspects of the festival. This is a part-time position from November 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Recently named Rhode Island’s Best Art Festival (Rhode Island Monthly), this prestigious event features more than 200 juried fine artists and draws crowds of up to 75,000. Interested candidates can access the full job posting on the Wickford Art Association website,

Click here to download the Job Listing. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019.

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Frequently asked questions:

-Festival dates: Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 10 AM to 5 PM

-Free admission!

-Currently ranked #7 fine art festival in the USA by Sunshine Magazine.

-Over 200 fine art artists will exhibit in historic Wickford Village, located on Narragansett Bay.

-Check out the 2019 Festival Program and start planning your weekend!

-RI does not collect sales tax on fine art sales.

-Plenty of parking with a free shuttle into the festival.

-Transient docking for boats is available in Wickford with a 5-minute walk to the festival.

- Approximately 60,000 attendance over 2 days (per North Kingstown Police).

-The festival is outdoors along the streets of historic Wickford Village (rain or shine).

-Take a chance on winning of a piece of fine art in our Scholarship Raffle of Fine Art with over $11,000 worth of prizes!

Exhibiting Artist Information (application period is closed):

-Please visit the Artist Application page by clicking here.
-More information on RI Retail Sales Permits is here.

Our website will be updated regularly as the Wickford Art Festival approaches.
Questions? Please contact Wickford Art Association at 401-294-6840.


“Ranked best fine art show in New England, #7 in USA” - Sunshine Artist Magazine

"Best of" 2019 - Rhode Island Monthly

“Finest collection of artists found anywhere on the east coast.” - Providence Journal

“Top 100 shows in the country!” - Harris Poll

“A must-see show in a charming village.” - USA Today

Ranked #7 statewide for tourist attendance - State of Rhode Island

Wickford Art Association is grateful to our sponsors - please support their businesses and by doing so, you will support artists!