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Boston “ahts” Festival Call to Visual and Craft Artists

ahtslogoThe 2011 (ähts): The Boston Arts Festival Call to Visual and Craft Artists is now available for download (pdf).

The festival will be entering its 9th year and will be returning to its original format as a two-day festival.

The 2011 festival will be held Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th. There will be a specially built artist village in Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park that will showcase over 60-juried visual artists who exhibit and sell one-of-a-kind and limited edition works of art including painting, sculpture, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, fine glasswork, woodwork, mixed media and photography.

The festival is designed to launch Boston’s arts season with a diverse and vibrant performing arts program, its visual and craft artist village and family-friendly activities.  Past performances have included the Boston Ballet, BalletRox, Zili Misik, Boston Lyric Opera, Chu Ling Dance, Blue Man Group and several other incredible acts. The festival celebrates the Boston arts scene in its many forms and attracts over 50,000 people each year.

The deadline for applications is April 15th at 5 p.m. We look forward to receiving and reviewing your applications and äht submissions!

For more information about (ähts): The Boston Arts Festival visit:

or contact the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at 617-635-3911 or email us at

2 Replies to “Boston “ahts” Festival Call to Visual and Craft Artists

  1. I love this festival, we go every year. Lots of good local art to buy. And the park is always beautiful.

  2. Thank you, Heather, from the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park. (FOCCP) We work very hard all year to keep the Park looking beautiful and this Festival is so important to us to show off our efforts. 🙂

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