Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 8, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Downtown Inverness

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The Festival of the Arts is the longest-running juried art show in Citrus County and hosts over 100 artists with a wide variety of unique creations to include fine art, pottery, hobbies, crafts, weaving and more. This show focuses on high-quality artwork and provides purchase awards and prizes to selected artists.

Artists interested in exhibiting at the 2014 Festival of the Arts may download an application on www.Inverness-FL.gov or request a copy via email at festivalinfo42@yahoo.com. For questions regarding the application call 352-726-0366 or 352-476-6926. 

Background Information

The Festival of the Arts is held the first full weekend in November around the Courthouse Square in Inverness. This annual event features over 100 artists displaying a wide variety of unique creations, including fine arts and hobbies and crafts. Historically speaking, this Festival of the Arts is the longest running juried art show in Citrus County and is produced each year as a means to promote the Arts.

A community service event, the exhibitors' booths are set up around the courthouse square. Food vendors provide refreshments and a place for shoppers to relax. There is a special area for artists from local schools, featured in the "School Zone" along with children's activities. It's a "must see" when visiting the festival.

The Festival of the Arts Committee sponsors this event each year, along with the City of Inverness and the Citrus County Chronicle. While there is no general admission charge, net proceeds benefit the Scholarship Program.

Art Exhibitor Application
Application PDF
Completed applications go:
Festival of the Arts Committee, Inc.
P.O. Box 2383
Inverness, FL  34451-2383

For question regarding the application, call 352-726-0366 or 352-476-6926. The Festival is juried; assuring that only high-quality artwork is displayed. Purchase Awards and prize money are offered to winners.