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64th Annual

Tallman Arts Festival

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

New in ’22: Two Days of Art, Food, Music and Fun!

Now in its 64th year, the Tallman Arts Festival is a highlight of the summer, drawing artists of all kinds and community members of all ages.

With more than 10 categories of art featured by artists nationwide, this year’s Tallman Arts Festival will feature an entire weekend of art, live music, food, exhibits, a beer tent with a variety of beverages, and a free family activity area.

Mark your calendar for Saturday and Sunday, August 6-7 for the arts festival. Plan to stay the weekend and explore Janesville’s many activities and attractions!

Looking for artist registration info? Click here.

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Date & time

  • When: Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (plus a band performance from 6 – 9 p.m.) and Sunday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Rock County Historical Society campus, 440 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI
  • Cost: $10 entrance fee (free for children under age 5).
    • Includes entrance for both days, and Saturday night’s feature band, Frank Martin Busch and The Names.

For more information

Send an email to [email protected]

Saturday, August 6 Schedule

  • Art, food trucks, silent auction and children’s activities: 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Music Line-up

  • 10:00 – 11:15 a.m. SWINGFish
  • 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Dang-Its
  • 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Gary McAdams Band
  • 3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Dulcimer and Ukulele Music Groups from the Janesville Senior Center
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. The MadTadders

Bonus Saturday Evening Music at RCHS:

  • 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Frank Martin Busch and The Names

(Beer, wine and more available through 9 p.m.)

Sunday, August 7 Schedule

  • Art, food trucks, beverages, silent auction and children’s activities: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Silent auction bidding ends at 3 p.m.

Music Line-up

  • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Gary the Band
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Neeno Fredricks Project
  • 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. JOE 2.0
  • 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. Harmonious Wall

Join The 2-Day 2022 Tallman Arts Festival

Calling All Artists & Food Vendors!

Be a part of the popular Tallman Arts Festival, expanded to two days in 2022! Now in its 64th year, TAF attracts thousands of people from around the region, who enjoy a variety of art, food, beverages, live music and family friendly activities.

Artists, food vendors, and nonprofit organizations are invited to register for this weekend-long event on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 outdoors on the grounds of the Rock County Historical Society, 440 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI. Exhibitors include fine artists, fine crafters, practical artists, and more.

Register now through Aug. 1, 2022.

To register or for more information, click on the Artist Registration button below. Also included below are buttons linking to registration information for interested food vendors and nonprofit organizations.


Tallman Arts Festival

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

Food Vendors

Click the button for more information and an application form.

Nonprofit Groups

Click the button for more information and an application form.