Call for Artists

The 10th Annual Craft Festival at Fruitlands is back, September 24 & 25,  after a 2-year Covid-19 hiatus. Fruitlands Museum is seeking applications from New England Craft Artisans making original and handmade work. The festival is a two-day outdoor show featuring 48 juried artisans. Set on the picturesque grounds at Fruitlands Museum, the show’s quality of craft, museum offerings, and stunning views has made the festival a popular September destination.

Please download the Festival application here, and direct further questions to: Harriet Friedrich,

Artisans interested in exhibiting should submit a completed Craft Festival application, an image of your booth, and 3-5 images of relevant work to The Festival consists of two 160’x40’ event tents with each artisan occupying a 10’x10’ booth space within the tents. Overnight security is provided by Fruitlands Museum. There is no electricity available. Exhibitors are responsible for bringing their own tables, chairs, tablecloths, and other display materials. The cost for a one-sided regular booth is $300, and a two-sided corner booth is $400.

There is food available for sale courtesy of Fruitlands Café, and the Harvard Lions food truck. Admission to the Festival includes entry to Fruitlands Museum galleries, exhibits, and trails.