Where Past Meets Present

65th Annual

Tallman Arts Festival

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

Don’t Miss Two Days of Art, Food, Music and Fun!

JACVB logoNow in its 65th 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 5-6 for the arts festival. It’s an ideal event for families and individuals!

Looking for artist or nonprofit registration info? Click here.


Date & time

  • When: Saturday, Aug. 5, and Sunday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Rock County Historical Society campus, 440 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI
  • Cost: $5 entrance fee per day (free for children under age 5)

For more information

Send an email to [email protected]

Saturday, August 5 Schedule

  • Art, food, silent auction and children’s activities: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Music Line-up

  • 10:30 – 12 Noon Red Hot Horn Dawgs
  • 12:30 – 2 p.m. Neeno Fredricks Project
  • 2:30 – 4 p.m. Koltrane

Sunday, August 6 Schedule

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

Music Line-up

  • 10:30 – 12 Noon Fox Crossing Stringband
  • 12:30 – 2 p.m. Power Take Off
  • 2:30 – 4 p.m. Frank Martin Busch & the Names

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Join The 2-Day 2023 Tallman Arts Festival

Calling All Artists & Nonprofits!

Be a part of the 65th annual Tallman Arts Festival, featuring two days of art, music, food and more on August 5th and 6th, 2023. The festival attracts thousands of people from around the region, who look forward to this weekend to browse, buy and enjoy. Help the Rock County Historical Society celebrate its 75th year!

Artists and nonprofit organizations are invited to register now for the Tallman Arts Festival. Register early for the best rates. The arts fest is held 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.

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 button below. Nonprofit organizations are also welcome! For more information or to register, please click on the appropriate form 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.