Visitor Information at Arts and Acts

The Northville Art House welcomes the public to the 12th annual, 3-day Arts and Acts Festival featuring unique fine artisans and crafters in the Art in the Sun Juried Art Fair as well as the annual Short on Words and Chalk Festival events. We invite everyone to safely support our festival artists, vendors, and local businesses and community partners. Be a pART of it!


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June 17 – 19, 2022

Presented by Northville Art House

 June 17, 3 pm – 8 pm | June 18, 10 am – 8 pm | June 19, 10 am – 3 pm


NORTHVILLE ART HOUSE

Northville Art House Inc. is 501(c)3 non-profit art facility where artists and the community come together to gain exposure and appreciation for the visual arts, experiment and learn art techniques, and unleash their imagination and self-expression in exciting ways!

All proceeds for the Arts and Acts Festival help the Northville Art House fulfill its mission to cultivate the Arts through creative experiences and educational programs in the Metro Detroit community. Be a pART of it!


ADMISSION

Free and open to the public. The Chalk Festival requires registration and a small fee. 


LOCATION 

The  2022 Arts and Acts Festival is plan to be held on N Wing Street (between W. Main and Dunlap) and W. Main (Between N. Wing and Center). Downtown Northville’s Social District, The Twist, is currently adjacent to the festival with a number of restaurants with expanded outdoor dining, weekend Food Stands, Dining pods, cocktails to go and shopping. Several parking areas are located with within walking distance of the festival in historic Downtown Northville.

Arts and Acts Festival – Main Information
215 West Cady Street
Northville, MI 48167
events@northvillearthouse.org
248-344-0497

Google Map (Posted when location confirmed)


SCAN QR CODE OR DOWNLOAD VISITOR INFORMATION

Visitor Information PDF document includes:

  • Poster with Event Schedule
  • Festival Map
  • Artists and Booths in the Art in the Sun Juried Art Fair
  • NonProfit, Business and Sponsor Vendors
  • Downtown Northville Parking, Restaurants and Businesses Map

Coming Spring 2022


FESTIVAL MAP

Proposed 2022 Arts and Acts Festival map


COVID-19 SAFETY

The Arts and Acts Festival will follow all current COVID-19 City of Northville, State of Michigan, and CDC guidelines with face coverings recommended to be worn by unvaccinated visitors for the protection of everyone. Visitors are asked to keep a safe social distance from others, avoid standing in crowded areas, and wash their hands frequently. Hand washing stations and sanitizer will be available throughout the festival. Thank you!


EXTREME WEATHER SAFETY

Northville Square, located at 133 W Main St, east of the festival, is the designated evacuation center in case of a tornado and extreme weather.


PARKING

There is free public parking in Downtown Northville in several parking lots and street spots within walking distance of the festival. 

 

Click map to view & download in a PDF document.


34TH ANNUAL ART IN THE SUN JURIED ART FAIR

Print

Art in the Sun showcases contemporary art, handicraft work, and unique creations by fine artists and crafters from Michigan and around the country competing for monetary awards based on original artwork and booth presentation. Artists are selected by jury made up of Northville Art House staff, artists, instructors, collectors and community leaders. 

 


ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Arts and Acts features a number of family-friendly art activities through partnerships with local artists, business and community organizations including the annual Short on Words and Chalk Festival events as well as the new Paws for Applause Dog Show.

Short on Words, organized by Preservation Dental, the Office of Dr. William S. Demray, highlights the art of literature by inviting writers of all ages to share their original short stories and poetry inspired by a photograph or theme.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 7 – 8 pm | TBD
 

At the Chalk Festival artists transform the pavement into a checkered pattern of color and imagination while visitors can view a variety of chalk art at their feet, then vote online for their favorite!
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 10 am – 4 pm | S. Center Street (between Main St and Mary Alexander Court)


CONTACT: 

For more information, contact the Northville Art House
events@northvillearthouse.org
(248) 344-0497