Art Festival 2019

The 57th Wickford Art Festival application will be available for download on our website 0n January 15, 2019. Festival applications will be accepted up until 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.

-The Wickford Art Festival is juried ~ a re-jury list will be posted here in January. 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 50,000 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.

More information will be available here soon. In the meantime, questions may be directed to the WAAA 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    

Check out the Art Festival 2018


Thank you to
RI State Council on the Arts
for their continued
support of College Row