Artigras is a fine arts festival that is held in Green Bay. This event will offer patrons a chance to view and purchase the works of about 100 eclectic artists and craft persons from throughout the Midwest. Exhibited for sale are original works representing various media. Artist demonstrations take place throughout the event providing a close-up view of artists and their work during the creative process. Outstanding performances are a highlight at the event including songs and stories from Ireland, acoustic rock, powerful jazz, a classical string quartet, ballet and more. Children can get hands-on art experience through participation in a variety of creative art activities. Cultural Corner features information booths and special exhibits by area organizations giving visitors valuable information about the many community cultural opportunities in the area.
2020 Artigras Sponsors:
Green Bay Packaging, The George Kress Foundation, Exterior Custom Solutions, Foundation Chiropractic, Pick n Save, 103.1 WOGB, Wisconsin Public Radio, The Press Times, Festival Foods, AHT Wisconsin Windows, Tundraland, The Bridge Recording Studio, Webfitters and Made Ya Look.
Saturday and Sunday February 2021: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FREE parking is available on weekends in the Main Street Ramp. The parking ramp can be accessed from Main, Madison or Pine Street. There is a covered walkway that will lead you to the KI Convention Center.
Green Bay Visitor and Convention Bureau can assist you with your travel plans. Call (920) 494-9507 or toll-free (888) 867-3342 or visit www.greenbay.com.
Directions to Arti Gras
KI Convention Center | 333 Main Street | Green Bay, WI 54301 | Map & Directions
Green Bay Packaging Art Fair
The Art Fair offers festival patrons a chance to view and purchase the works of over 100 fine artists and craft persons from throughout the Midwest. Exhibited for sale are original works representing various media forms including basketry, ceramics, fiber art, glass, graphic art, jewelry, metal smithing, painting, paper art, photography, sculpture and woodwork. Artigras is a juried show ensuring high quality original artwork.
Providing a view of artists and their work during the creative process, patrons will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the artist’s work as well as purchase artwork.
Mosaic Art Gallery
Work by Mosaic member artists will be on display and for sale at the event. Mosaic members play an vital role in ensuring that the arts remain vibrant and valued in our community.
The Art Raffle features a fabulous collection of fine art donated by Arti Gras exhibiting artists as well as concert tickets, dinner gift certificates, overnight stays, and more donated by local businesses. Patrons will also have the chance to win many special items. Each art piece will be raffled separately with tickets sold at $1.00. Proceeds from the raffle support Mosaic’s year-round programming benefiting local artists, arts organizations, and the community.
Outstanding performances will be featured during the event. Local performing arts groups will present exciting classical music selections, powerful dance pieces, and soulful jazz. Event Schedule TBD for 2020
Artigras offers a multitude of creative activities for children giving kids the opportunity to create their own special art piece to take home. There will be facepainting, henna, balloon animals, painting, and more.
Information booths and special exhibits by community organizations are represented at Artigras. Visitors will learn valuable information about the many cultural opportunities in the Green Bay area.
An array of tasty treats is offered at the event including our own Mosaic Arts coffee, kettle corn, nuts, fudge, and more.
These are the artists who will be at Artigras 2020.
Artigras Art Fair Calendar
- Application Opens: September 2020
- Entry Deadline: December 2020
- Acceptance Notification: December 2020 (tentative)
- Art Fair Hours: February 2021 | 10:00 – 5:00 pm
- Art Fair Location: KI Convention Center
In the Rules of Entry (see below) section the selection procedure has been outlined to ensure every entrant that their work will receive fair and equitable consideration. Artstreet and Artigras award winners from 2018, 2019 and 2020 will be automatically accepted into Artigras. All other entrants must be juried.