Demos & Presenters
Make. Take. Educate
Science is sure that what people want is experiences, not just things! That's why Arts on the Riverwalk is introducing opportunities to "make, take & educate" potential consumers this year! Areas throughout the festival will be designated to workshops, markets, demonstrations, lectures, and other activities emphasizing interactions with the arts.
If you would like to share your experience, simply pick a category and complete the form below. There is no charge to participate, unless you are selling goods or services. In that event, please complete an Art Market Application. Artists are welcome to demonstrate from their booths in the Art Market.
New & Inventive: digital arts, 3D printing, laser cutting or engraving, robotics, animation, upcycling/creative re-use, and new ways of growing (hydroponics/aeroponics).
Traditional: painting, drawing, ceramics, fiber arts, metalsmithing, wax/candles, glass, wood, basketry, and brewing
Lost Arts: calligraphy, illumination, needlework, costuming, herbalism, and medieval sport (such as archery, weapons, and equestrian)
Make & Take Workshops: intended for scheduled engagment in a classroom setting. Pre-registration requested. Materials fee ($5-$10) reimbursed to artist.
Make & Take Activities: Intended for interactive "walk-in" activities offered throughout the day. A 10x10 space will be provided under the activities tent.
Demonstration Only Booth (no sales): Intended for demonstrators remaining throughout the event (3-8 pm). 10x10 tent provided. Demonstrators provide their own equipment.
Staged Demonstrations, reenactments, lectures: Intended for a single presentation of short duration requiring a staged environment.
The deadline for demonstrators & presenters is August 12.
Set Up: Set up will begin at 9 am on Saturday, September 9. Booths should be complete and all vehicles moved to the parking garage by 2 pm.
Tear Down: Begins at 8 pm. All items must be removed that night.
Insurance: Insurance for personal property and personal injury of the artist and his/her representatives is the responsibility of the artist. Arts & Education at the Hoyt and the City of New Castle cannot be held liable for damage or injury of any kind, including theft, weather, accident or other unforeseen acts.
Parking: Reserved parking will be provided for all vendors in the Mercer Street Parking Garage. A parking pass will be included with your welcome packet.