Where Past Meets Present

66th Annual

Tallman Arts Festival

Patrons of the Tallman Arts Festival browse artists' works underneath tents, with the Lincoln-Tallman House in the background

A Weekend of Art!

2021 RCHS LogoNow in its 66th year, the Tallman Arts Festival is a highlight of the summer, drawing artists of all kinds and visitors of all ages.

Featuring the work of artists of nationwide, the Tallman Arts Festival is an entire weekend of shopping unique art and crafts on the gorgeous RCHS Campus. Your experience is enhanced by music, food and drink, exhibits, and a free family activity area.

Mark your calendar for Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4 for the arts festival.

Looking for artist or nonprofit registration info? Click here.


Date & time

  • When: Saturday, Aug. 3, and Sunday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Rock County Historical Society campus, 440 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI
  • Cost: $10 entrance fee per day supports preservation of historic buildings on the RCHS Campus.

For more information

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Join us at the 2024 Tallman Arts Festival

Calling All Artists & Nonprofits!

Be a part of the 66th annual Tallman Arts Festival August 3rd and 4th, 2024. Featuring two days of art, music, food and more, the festival attracts thousands of visitors from around the region, who look forward to this fun-filled weekend.

Artists and nonprofit organizations are invited to register now for the Tallman Arts Festival. Held outdoors on the grounds of the Rock County Historical Society, 44o N. Jackson St. Janesville, WI, exhibitors include fine artists and crafters, practical artists, and more.

The Tallman Arts Festival is a fundraiser for the Rock County Historical Society. Proceeds are used to maintain the historic buildings on campus.

To register or for more information, click on the Artist Registration or Nonprofit registration buttons below.


Tallman Arts Festival

Click the button to view the Artist Entry Form and learn all the details.

Nonprofit Groups

Click the button for more information and an application form.

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The Rock County Historical Society enriches and engages the communities in Rock County, Wisconsin through preservation and dissemination of the unique history and heritage of our area.


Gathering here today in the Rock River Valley, the Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) acknowledges the Indigenous People whose ancestors thrived for thousands of years in this region. RCHS welcomes all the First Nations as the nations pass along their native language and traditions to younger generations.

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RCHS Museum & Visitor Center
426 N. Jackson St.
Janesville, WI  53548
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Janesville, WI  53548
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