#ArtsAliveBSL Artist (Vendor) Registration 2023

  • 15 Apr 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • The Depot Arts District in Bay St. Louis
  • 58

Registration

  • Standard registration is available from November 1,2022 through February 15, 2023. During #ArtsAlive BSL, artists and artisans will be hosted at many locations throughout The Depot Arts District. Several will demonstrate their work and be on hand to talk about their creative process.



    In order to register for this event, you must first be a member of The Arts, Hancock County. You can join by going to hancockarts.org and clicking on the join-us button. As soon as you join, you can register for this event. Thanks for your support.
  • Standard registration is available from November 1,2022 through February 15, 2023. During #ArtsAlive BSL, artists and artisans will be hosted at many locations throughout The Depot Arts District. Several will demonstrate their work and be on hand to talk about their creative process.
  • Late registration is available from February 16, 2023 through March 15, 2023. During #ArtsAliveBSL, artists and artisans will be hosted at many locations throughout The Depot Arts District.
    Thanks for your support. Last minute registrants may not be listed in print and online marketing materials due to time constraint.

Register

#ArtsAliveBSL is an innovative art festival, where music, art, and theater mix it up for an unforgettable experience in the historic coastal community of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Dozens of artists will show work and/or demonstrate technique and share their creative process with customers at locations across The Depot Arts District.

 #ArtsAliveBSL will be located in the Depot Arts District on the newly installed grounds & facilities in front of THE DEPOT and  Community Hall located on Blaize Avenue.  Please note that the festival does not include access to the Depot building.

In order to register for this event, you must first be a member of The Arts, Hancock County.  You can join at https://hancockarts.org/join-us.  As soon as you join, you can register for this event.  Thanks for your support!

#ArtsAliveBSL Refund/ Cancellation Policy:

In the event of circumstances beyond the control of The Arts,

Hancock County (War, natural disaster, threatening weather, public

health emergency or other acts of God) which force the cancellation

of #ArtsAliveBSL, the following refund policy will be in effect.


If The Arts, Hancock County is forced to cancel #ArtsAliveBSL, artists will receive a 50% refund of registration fee. 

                                                                                   

If an artists cancels for any reason, the following refund policies apply: 

  • An artist cancellation by February 15, 2023, will receive a 75% refund.
  • An artist cancellation by March 15, 2023, will receive a 50% refund.
  • An artist cancellation after March 15, 2023, will not receive a refund.

This is a rain or shine event.  If the possibility of rain is predicted 48 hours prior to the start of the festival, the board of The Arts, Hancock County will make a determination about relocation of festival activities indoors.

Artists are responsible for providing their own set-up, including tents, displays, tables, and chairs

Thank you for participationg in the 2023 Arts Alive BSL Artist Festival. We wanted to let you know about some important information regarding your role in the Arts Alive festival.

1. Artist check-ins is in the Community Hall meeting rooms(west end of Hall by parking lot).Check-in is from 7:30am until 9:00am on the day of the festival. At this time, you will also pick up your Welcome Packet, which will include information about the location and set up of your booth.

2. Artist booths will be located in the park at the east end of the Community Hall and in the park in front of the Depot.

3. Booth set-up time is immediately following check-in (7:30am-10am). Booths must be ready to open to the public at 10:00am. The festival hours are 10:00-5:00pm. Artists are not to begin teardown until the end of the Festival at 5:pm.

4. Parking in The Depot Arts District is limited. It is recommended that artists unload their vehicles near their assigned booth space. After you unload, please park in the lot at the corner of Sycamore Street and Blaize Avenue.

5. Artists are responsible for all sales and transactions. Artists are to bring their own money, cash box, change, credit card reader, receipt book, and anything else needed to process customer transactions.

6. Artists are responsible for collecting 7% Mississippi Sales tax on all customer purchases. Completed Sales Tax forms and a check/cash for collected taxes must be in a the Check-in Room in the Community Hall no later than 6:00pm. The Arts, Hancock County is responsible for submitting all sales tax to the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

7. All artist tents must be adequately secured against high winds. Serious damage and injury have occurred from unsecured tents in previous years. The Arts, Hancock County reserves the right to have a tent taken down if it isn't properly secured.

8. Artists are responsible for their own signage, bags, and packing materials.

9. This is a rain or shine event. If the possibility of rain is predicted 48 hours prior to the start of the festival, the board of The Arts,Hancock County will decide about moving the festival activities indoor.




Email:
hancockarts@gmail.com

405 Blaize Avenue
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
228-342-4521

Mailing Address:
PO Box 3498
Bay St Louis, MS 39520

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