Art in Autumn 2020
Saturday, September 19th, 10 – 6 pm
A juried art and crafts festival: 14 years on Main Street, Weaverville, NC
The 13th annual Art in Autumn Outdoor Arts and Crafts Festival takes place Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, on Main Street in downtown Weaverville, North Carolina, located in Buncombe county 7 miles from downtown Asheville.
The festival features 114 juried artists and craftspeople, as well as food and live music. Artists will be juried by our esteemed judge to receive awards of $1000 for best of show, $500 for second place, and $300 for third, as well as 4 $50 honorable mentions.
We have not yet announced the judge for the 2020 festival. The 2019 judge for Art in Autumn was Nikki Josheff, curator of Collections and Exhibitions for the Southern Highland Craft Guild, a non-profit organization whose mission is cultivating the crafts and makers of the Southern Highlands for the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation. She received her BA in Art History from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and lives in Arden, NC with her husband and daughter.
Weaverville has established itself as a culturally rich destination point, with its now well-established street festival each September. It has earned a reputation for its quaint atmosphere, artistic spirit, and distinctive shops and restaurants. The annual Art in Autumn festival brings a jovial celebration of community and fine art and craft to the Main Street of this lovely small town. All are welcome. Admission and parking are free. Lots are located at Weaverville Primary School (https://goo.gl/maps/8qBhcFfcZm32), First Presbyterian Church (https://goo.gl/maps/3HTSdiekc7N2), and West Funeral Home (https://goo.gl/maps/diRt6CzSNm12); handicapped parking is available at Weaverville United Methodist Church (https://goo.gl/maps/sd5rN6wiDVF2).
Interested in Applying to Art in Autumn?
Our juried application process is conducted online through ZAPP: https://www.
The application to apply for Art in Autumn 2020 will be available online through ZAPP from February 1st – June 15th, 2020.
Applications to Art in Autumn will require 3 images of work to be juried, along with a booth shot. The application fee is $25, and the the booth fee for accepted artists is $135.
STAY TUNED for more information about the 2020 festival!