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Juried Art Shows in Illinois 2020–2021.

Research local & national fine art events & calls for entry

Glenview Summer Art Fair

July 24 - 25, 2021

glenviewartleague.org

(847) 502-2384
Lyon School Grounds - Glenview, IL

Summer Outdoor Art Fair is always the last weekend in July. All original fine art. Hours of the fair are 11a to 5p on both days. Food from local vendor; children's activities, Youth Art Fair winner, Scholarship winner. Local music and dance.

Deer Path Art Fair on the Square

September 6 - 7, 2020

(847) 234-3743
Market Square - Lake Forest, IL

The nationally top rated Deer Path Art Fair on the Square, is held at historic Lake Forest Market Square and Western Avenue. The juried fine arts show features 160 artists representing a wide variety of design mediums in a wide variety of price points. Artists are selected from across the country and are present to meet and discuss their work and technique with the art patrons. A wonderful show in a beautiful setting!

Art Spectacular at the Carillon - Juried Fine Art Fair

September 12 - 13, 2020

carillon-rees.org

(217) 306-1838
Washington Park - Springfield, IL

#25P of Best Art Shows in the Country by Sunshine Artist Magazine! Artists selling original artwork & numbered series on the lawn of beautiful park setting - rain or shine. Art Spectacular is loved by art-buying community. Great artist amenities! Music provided by 67-bell carillon and invited local musicians. Free admission. Fundraiser for Rees Memorial Carillon. No pets - Only service animals allowed.

Sixty-Fifth Park Forest Art Fair

September 19 - 20, 2020

tallgrassarts.org

(708) 748-5123
Downtown - Park Forest, IL

Annual fine art fair. First time artists must be juried. Applications on website. Second oldest juried fair in Chicagoland. Exceptionally artist-friendly. Breakfast and dinner for artists on Saturday. Volunteers provide water, assistance and relief all day, both days. All media welcome including painting, photography, glass and wood, jewelry, etc. Fair is promoted in print media, on-line and on WBBM (WBBM is during drive time).

Grayslake Fall Festival of Arts & Crafts

October 3 - 4, 2020

stepbysteppromotions.com

(847) 301-8543
Lake County Fairgrounds - Grayslake, IL

A Handmade juried Fine Arts and Craft Show. We showcase 270 indoor booths of quality hand-crafted items by exhibitors from 7 states. You'll find oil paintings, water colors, portraits, photography, ceramics, furniture, painted windows, pottery, carved wood pieces, stained glass, metal art, gourds and various home decor items. A quality show!

Craft Productions, Inc.

November 7 - 8, 2020

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Gym - Glen Ellyn, IL

This show is in a nice facility with easy load-in. It is held in the newly remodeled athletic arena. 200 exhibitors all in one room with a strong and loyal customer base

Christmas in the Country

November 14 - 15, 2020

craftshowsinthecountry.com

(630) 677-2946
Sandwich High Schools, Sandwich Middle School,& Haskin Grade School - Sandwich, IL

Over 1500 visit this annual spring craft show at Sandwich High School, Middle School, & Lynn G Haskin Elementary schools to support the Sandwich Band Parents Association. Free school buses take visitors from each school, so park once and visit all of our locations. Every craft and art object is one-of-a-kind and handmade. The $5 one time entry fee can be paid at any school, find our coupon in the news paper and on our website or Facebook.

Craft Productions, Inc.

December 12 - 13, 2020

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Gym - Glen Ellyn, IL

This is the 9th year for the December show, and our 29th year running craft shows at this facility. All craft categories are limited, and all products must be handmade. This show is heavily advertised with an extremely loyal customer base. Easy load in and out.

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Juried Art Shows — upcoming

Show Canceled Events
Virtual Sugar Creek Arts Festival
July 11, 2020

Virtual Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Online only at

Status: Updated 6/17/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 130
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $1,200
Markets For Makers
July 11 - 12, 2020

Chicago Market For Makers - April

Artifact Event Center, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 4/3/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 90
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Hecho en Arts and Craft Fair
July 25 - 26, 2020

Hecho en Arts and Craft Fair

Hecho En Arts and Craft Fair, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 4/24/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 150
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Sleepy Creek Vineyards Art & Music Festival
July 25 - 26, 2020

Sleepy Creek Vineyards Art & Music Festival

Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Fairmount, IL

Status: Updated 7/2/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Geneseo Music Festival
August 1, 2020

Geneseo Music Festival

City Park, Geneseo, IL

Status: Updated 6/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Amdur Productions, Inc.
August 1 - 2, 2020

Art at the Glen

Glen Town Center, Glenview, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 175
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Ottawa Art League
August 1 - 2, 2020

Ottawa Art League's Art in the Park

Washington Square Park, Ottawa, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: Artists
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $425
Make It Happen Dupage
August 6 - 27, 2020

Bolingbrook Farmer's Market - August

Bolingbrook Promenade, Bolingbrook, IL

Status: Updated 4/7/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 40
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Market House Square Arts Festival
August 8 - 9, 2020

Market House Square Arts Festival

Market House Square, Galena, IL

Status: Updated 6/10/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 45
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $50 to $3 Booths
Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival
August 15 - 16, 2020

Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival

Burlington Park, Hinsdale, IL

Status: Updated 6/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $2,475
Amdur Productions, Inc.
August 15 - 16, 2020

Lincolnshire Art Festival

Village Green, Lincolnshire, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
DARE Car Show
August 16, 2020

DARE Car Show

Edwardsville High School, Edwardsville, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 45
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Amdur Productions, Inc.
August 16, 2020

Wrigleyville Art Market

Gallagher Way, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/2/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Amdur Productions, Inc.
August 21 - 23, 2020

Art and Big Fork Festival

Downtown, Evanston, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 150
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Countryside Village Gifts~Village Market
August 22, 2020

Village Market - August

Countryside Village Gifts, Braidwood, IL

Status: Updated 11/19/2019

  • # of Exhibitors: 65
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Festival of the Arts in Glen Ellyn
August 22 - 23, 2020

Festival of the Arts in Glen Ellyn

Lake Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, IL

Status: Updated 1/15/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 70
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Wells Street Art Festival
August 29 - 30, 2020

Wells Street Art Festival

Wells Street & North Avenue, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/10/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 250
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Amdur Productions, Inc.
August 29 - 30, 2020

Port Clinton Art Festival

Port Clinton Square, Highland Park, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 260
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Sculpture in the Park Exhibit
May 1 - September 30, 2020

Sculpture in the Park Exhibit

Mount Saint Mary Park, Saint Charles, IL

Status: Updated 12/17/2019

  • # of Exhibitors: na
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $1,000