Congo Square Fest Call For Artists

Dec 3, 2012

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is taking online applications from artists and crafters for the arts market at the upcoming Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival, which takes place March 23-24 in Armstrong Park. The deadline to apply is Feb. 1.

Applications will be accepted until Feb. 1 for artists and craft-makers to participate in the arts market at the sixth annual Congo Square festival.

The event takes place in Armstrong Park and will feature a mix of talent representing the African diaspora, the Caribbean and the Gulf South.

There will also be great food, with a variety of gumbo from some of the city's best soul food kitchens.

For the arts market, the Foundation is especially looking for vendors who specialize in art inspired by Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Gulf South. Vendors selling their own hand-made arts and crafts are preferred.

There is no fee to apply. For those invited to participate in the arts market, the booth fee will be $150.

To apply online, please click here.