Art Festival 2019

The 57th Wickford Art Festival application is now available for download on our website.
Festival applications must be received by April 15, 2019.

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

-The Wickford Art Festival accepts fine art artists only: no functional art (furniture, housewares, crafts, etc.), no jewelry and no apparel/accessories.

-The Wickford Art Festival is juried ~ the re-jury list is posted, please check to see if you are up for re-jury if you exhibited last year. Artists who have never exhibited OR did not exhibit in 2018 OR have exhibited 3 years in a row will need to submit a jury package with their completed application.

-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.

- Approximately 60,000 attendance over 2 days. No admission fee.

-The festival is outdoors in Wickford Village, therefore rain or shine (we prefer shine!).

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

-Artists retain 100% of their sales.

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

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

Our website will be updated regularly as the festival approaches.
Questions may be directed to the WAA Gallery 401-294-6840.


200-best-logo-2014_gold “Ranked best fine art show in New England, #7 in USA” - Sunshine Artist “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 “I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.” - Ernest Fischer    

Wickford Art Association is grateful for our festival supporters

Free Lodging for Festival Artists

RISCA Supports College Row