Where Past Meets Present

Calling All Artists: Join the 2021 Tallman Arts Festival!

We are happy to announce that TAF is back! Artists, food vendors, and nonprofit organizations are invited to register for the 63rd annual Tallman Arts Festival, to be held Sunday, August 1 outdoors on the grounds of the Rock County Historical Society, 440 N. Jackson St., Janesville.

People from around the region attend this popular arts fest for the variety of art, food, beverages, live music, and family friendly activities.

Exhibitors to this juried arts festival include fine artists, fine crafters, practical artists, and more.


Experience the Lincoln-Tallman House or take the newest tour of several buildings with thousands of artifacts!

Events & Programming

View our calendar, invite friends, buy tickets and most importantly, have fun!


Host your wedding, social event, or business meeting at one of our beautiful venues!


Receive members-only benefits while supporting our mission of collecting, preserving and sharing history!


Explore an array of fascinating collections and artifacts.


Discover your family’s roots, find historic photos, and much more in the Tallman Archives.