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Join The 2021 Tallman Arts Festival

Calling All Artists!

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We are happy to announce that TAF is back! Artists, food vendors, and nonprofit organizations are invited to register for this 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.

Register early for the best pricing! Open registration runs from April 1 – June 30. Late registration dates are July 1 – July 20, 2021.

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.


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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.

Join the fun at the 63rd Annual

Tallman Arts Festival

Join Us For Art, Food, Music and Fun

Now in its 63rd year, the Tallman Arts Festival is a highlight of the summer, drawing artists of all kinds and community members of all ages.

People visit the grounds of the Rock County Historical Society to view works by nationwide artists and craftspeople. The juried festival features more than 10 categories, including ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, photography, wood, and mixed media. From canvas to metal sculpture, fine art and much more, there’s lots to see and do at the Tallman Arts Festival!

While browsing or buying, enjoy live music by a variety of bands all day long, plus food trucks, a beer garden with a variety of beverages, a silent auction, exhibits, and a free family activity area.

Mark your calendar now for Sunday, August 1, 2021, and plan to attend!

NOTE: We will be following all of the Pandemic Guidelines that Rock County Government will have laid out for us nearing the end of July 2021. We want to do all we can to ensure the health and safety of all of our artists, guests, staff and volunteers.

Date & time

  • When: Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Rock County Historical Society campus, 440 N. Jackson Street, Janesville, WI
  • Cost: $5 entrance fee

For more information

Send an email to [email protected]

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