Call for Artists – Maryhill Arts Festival

Maryhill Arts Festival
Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2, 2016

Sept 1, 2016 (postmark)

Maryhill Museum of Art invites artists of the Pacific Northwest to apply to exhibit at the 2016 Maryhill Arts Festival.  Exhibiting artists working in all 2D and 3D media, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, printmaking, jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, fiber arts and glass, will be juried into the festival based on quality and creativity.

Download an application now.


Maryhill Arts Festival is a tradition in the Columbia River Gorge. The festival includes an average of 50 artists exhibiting and selling work in a variety of media.

:: Booth space is 10 x 10 feet. Booth fees are $50.00 for non-electrical, $75.00 for electrical spaces. A 10% commission will be charged on sales. Booth fee is due on acceptance to the festival.

:: All work must be created by the artist. No mass-produced, commercially manufactured work, or work manufactured from kits or molds is eligible.

:: Artists are expected to be onsite throughout the festival. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2016 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday October 2, 2016. Exhibiting artists may camp at the museum on Friday and/or Saturday night and will receive complimentary admission to the museum.

:: The festival is promoted to museum members and the general public through a variety of channels, including print and radio advertising, social media, posters, and more. Maryhill will also be partnering with the Goldendale Motor Sports Association to get the word out.

Download an application now.


Maryhill combines the Arts Festival with Car is King Weekend in this two-day celebration of creativity in all its forms. The Concours de Maryhill held on Saturday features dozens of classic, sport and customized cars on view, competing for prizes such as best original, classic, hot rod and muscle car. This is an open car show and anyone with a special car may enter. Organized by the Goldendale Motorsports Association.

On Sunday at the historic Maryhill Loops Road is the classic Hill Climb race featuring vintage sport cars in a timed race.  On the museum grounds, the Maryhill Arts Festival will continue into a second day. Both Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2 feature food vendors and hands-on art activities for children and families. All activities are free on the museum grounds or at the historic Maryhill Loops Road.

Questions? Call Jacque Francois, Event Manager at 509-773-3733×33 or email