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Juried Art Shows in Illinois 2021–2022.

Attend the Best Art Shows in Illinois

When was the last time you attended an art show that you couldn’t stop raving about? If nothing comes to mind, it’s been way too long. Finding the perfect art show is a struggle, to say the least. If you’re tired of endlessly browsing through dozens of sites and asking your friends for recommendations, you don’t have to go down those rabbit holes again. At FestivalNet, we’ve put together an updated, vetted, and comprehensive database of holiday art shows online. Whether you’re looking for fine art fairs or juried art shows, you’ll manage to find dozens of great options that help you have an exciting, fun, and memorable day! Ready to get started? Get browsing! Our collection features art fairs for art lovers, kids, families, couples, and friend groups. Finalize your pick to get started!

Deer Path Art Fair on the Square

September 5 - 6, 2021

(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

September 11 - 12, 2021

carillon-rees.org

(217) 306-1838
Washington Park - Beautiful Botanical Gardens - Springfield, IL

Juried fine art fair loved by artists & patrons for size, location, & quality of artwork. Ranked in Best 100 Art Fairs in the U.S. for 6 consecutive years, the ONLY art fair in Springfield & Central IL with this distinction. Wonderful catering volunteers with show director on-site & attentive all weekend. Next to neighborhood of art-buying patrons. Capitol with higher-ed, medical & professionals. Free bev/snacks all weekend!

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Juried Art Shows — upcoming

Show Canceled Events
Alsip Community Expo & Craft Show
March 20, 2021

Alsip Community Expo & Craft Show

Prairie Jr. High School, Alsip, IL

Status: Updated 11/18/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 50
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Step by Step Promotions
March 27 - 28, 2021

Grayslake Festival of Arts and Crafts

Lake County Fairgrounds, Grayslake, IL

Status: Updated 5/22/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 258
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Spring Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair
April 16 - 18, 2021

Spring Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair

The Odeum, Villa Park, IL

Status: Updated 4/15/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 350
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $420
One of a Kind Spring Show and Sale Chicago
April 23 - 25, 2021

One of a Kind Spring Show and Sale Chicago

The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 4/15/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 600
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Hecho en Arts and Craft Fair
May 15 - 16, 2021

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
D & W Events, Inc.
May 22 - 23, 2021

Art at the Lake

Paulus Park, Lake Zurich, IL

Status: Updated 6/19/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
D & W Events, Inc.
May 22 - 23, 2021

RAW - Riverside Arts Weekend

Guthrie Park, Riverside, IL

Status: Updated 6/11/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $tba
Northbrook Art in the Park
May 22 - 23, 2021

Northbrook Art in the Park

Northbrook Park District - Village Green, Northbrook, IL

Status: Updated 11/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 80
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Barrington Art Festival
May 29 - 30, 2021

Barrington Art Festival

Downtown Barrington, Barrington, IL

Status: Updated 11/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 125
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Prairie Arts Festival
May 29 - 30, 2021

Prairie Arts Festival

Robert Atcher Municipal Center Grounds, Schaumburg, IL

Status: Updated 5/18/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 130
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $1,800
Fifty-Seventh Street Art Fair
June 5 - 6, 2021

Fifty-Seventh Street Art Fair

Hyde Park Neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 260
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $5,000
Amdur Productions, Inc.
June 5 - 6, 2021

Lincolnshire Art Festival

Village Green, Lincolnshire, IL

Status: Updated 11/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 100
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Canton Main Street
June 5 - 6, 2021

Art on Main Arts Festival

Jones Park, Canton, IL

Status: Updated 6/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 35
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $3,350
Kankakee Strawberry Jazz Festival
June 6, 2021

Kankakee Strawberry Jazz Festival

Gov. Small Memorial Park, Kankakee, IL

Status: Updated 6/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 90
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Crete Farmer's Market - June
June 7 - 28, 2021

Crete Farmer's Market - June

Downtown, Crete, IL

Status: Updated 8/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Lockport Old Canal Days Festival
June 10 - 13, 2021

Lockport Old Canal Days Festival

Downtown, Lockport, IL

Status: Updated 4/28/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 125
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $tba
Naperville Fine Art & Artisan Fair
June 12 - 13, 2021

Naperville Fine Art & Artisan Fair

Naperville Settlement, Naperville, IL

Status: Updated 5/29/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 120
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $2,500+
Old Town Art Fair
June 12 - 13, 2021

Old Town Art Fair

Old Town Triangle District, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 4/20/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 250
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $900 Total
Art in the Village
June 12 - 13, 2021

Art in the Village

Hubbard Woods Park, Winnetka, IL

Status: Updated 6/9/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 80
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $3,000
Andersonville Midsommarfest
June 18 - 20, 2021

Andersonville Midsommarfest

Andersonville, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 75
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Promenade of Art
June 19 - 20, 2021

Promenade of Art

Downtown, Arlington Heights, IL

Status: Updated 11/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 130
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Q-Fest Quincy, IL Arts Festival
June 25 - 27, 2021

Q-Fest Quincy, IL Arts Festival

Washington Park, Quincy, IL

Status: Updated 6/9/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: 55
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: $5,000
Taste of Randolph Street
June 25 - 27, 2021

Taste of Randolph Street

West Loop, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/12/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na
Amdur Productions, Inc.
June 26 - 27, 2021

Deer Park Art Show

Deer Park Town Center, Deer Park, IL

Status: Updated 11/16/2020

  • # of Exhibitors: tba
  • Juried: yes
  • Prize Money: na