NOVELTY APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, October 19th, 2018 

The Durham Art Walk Holiday Market is a festive fine arts and crafts event that celebrates the holiday season in downtown Durham!

The Holiday Market invites art lovers for a weekend full of art and sunshine including: dazzling examples of local artistic talent, ongoing live music, world-class restaurants, great shopping, innovative new businesses and fascinating historic sites.

Durham Art Walk Holiday Market will be held in downtown Durham on: Saturday, November 17 - 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Set-up), 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Festival Hours) Sunday, November 18 - 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Set-up), 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (Festival Hours) We invite you to sell specialty items or services that are inexpensive, fun and which enhance peoples’ experience at the festival, such as:

· Visual Arts Services- Services such as face painting, henna, caricatures, etc. 

RESTRICTIONS: 

· Craft Activities for children that require a fee do not qualify because we offer free craft activities for children as part of the Kids Corner at the Durham Arts Council. · Arts and Crafts items may not be sold; qualified vendors should apply in the Visual Artist category. 

· Consumable/perishable items such as plants, soap, lotions, candles, etc. may not be sold at the festival. 

*If you have any questions about what qualifies for a novelty booth applications, please contact ltannenbaum@durhamarts.org BEFORE applying*

Vendor Registration: As of 2014 North Carolina has a mandatory registration for all festival vendors. All vendors must supply DAC with their NC vendor registration and have a copy on hand at their booth. Registration is free. You can find more information at: http://www.dornc.com/electronic/registration/index.html

All operations must fit in a 10’x10’ booth space.

Vendors who do not submit a photo of their booth setup will NOT be considered, regardless of any prior affiliation with Art Walk. Vendors will be selected based on booth image, appearance of items described on their application and appropriateness for the festival. Durham Art Walk staff makes selections and all decisions are final. Acceptance to past Durham Art Walk events does not guarantee acceptance to the show each year.

PAYMENT

In addition to the cost of booth space, we also require a $50.00 refundable cleaning deposit check for each site. 

The space fee is $150.00,  and cleaning deposit of $50.00, for a total of $200.00 that will be due in full with your application by October 19th, 2018. The space fee and deposit will be refunded to you if you are not accepted to exhibit at Durham Art Walk Holiday Market.


PAYMENT DIRECTIONS

  • Please mail your check made payable to the Durham Arts Council, Inc. with your online application email confirmation to:

Durham Arts Council 

Holiday Art Market 

120 Morris Street 

Durham, NC 27701 


REQUIRED FEES: $150.00 - Novelty Vendor Booth Space (required) $50.00 - Cleaning Deposit (refundable) 

SECURITY:

  • All vehicles MUST be removed from the festival site area by 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17th and by 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18th. Items may be carried to booths after these times.
  • Durham Arts Council assumes no responsibility for theft, loss, or damage to any signage, product, display equipment or property.

RAINOUT PROCEDURE: Durham Art Walk Holiday Market is a “rain or shine” event; no rain dates! Participants should be prepared to continue in the case of light rain. No refunds will be made due to inclement weather or a participant’s decision to leave before the end.

Who may apply: 
Durham Arts Council Facility Grants provide short term use of the DAC building to support arts activities.
Only non-profits incorporated as a 501(c)3 organization or  individual artists are eligible to apply. If the project is being produced by an unincorporated group of artists an individual artist may apply on behalf of the group.   Applicants must be over the age of 18. 

What projects are eligible?
 Facility Grants support short term projects in all art forms.  Facility Grants will not be given to fundraising events. Facility Grants do not provide support for on-going operations, year round activities, and annual events.  For year round requests, apply to the Season Grant Program.  Facility grants cannot be used to request gallery space for exhibits in the building. To apply for an exhibit you must participate in the annual Call for Artists. Contact stierney@durhamarts.org or call 919-560-2719 for information about the Call for Artists. 

What may I ask for?
 Durham Arts Council manages a 52,000 sq. ft. public, community arts center that contains spaces for dance, theater and music rehearsals, meetings, workshops and performances. A Facility Grant may be used to request use of the facility with a total non-profit rental value of up to $1200 per fiscal year. Request value is calculated at the nonprofit arts & cultural rate rate posted on the DAC website: http://www.durhamarts.org/pdf/facility/Event%20Room%20Rates%20and%20Fees.pdf 

Applicants will only be granted one facility grant per fiscal year (July 1 -June 30). Facility Grants are for rent only and do not include technical, maintenance or security fees incurred by the recipient. All Facility Grants require a User Fee payment by the recipient (See below in Item #2).  If you are awarded a grant you will receive a contract itemizing fees and grant credits, at which time you will be able to adjust your project if necessary.

NOTE: You cannot apply for space using a Facility Grant if you have already made the same request using a Durham Arts Council Season Grant.

What are the criteria by which Durham Arts Council (DAC) evaluates applications? 
Criteria for evaluating applications are: Quality of Art or Arts Experience, Project Implementation and Impact of the Grant on the quality of the project. Facility Grants are dependent on scheduling restrictions and event compatibility. 

EIGHT THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND AS YOU CONSIDER APPLYING FOR THIS GRANT: 
1. You may not apply if you have any outstanding bills or late grant reports due to DAC. 
2. If you are requesting use of the Peoples Security Insurance Theatre, please note that if you are approved for this grant we require payment of a non-refundable, non-transferable User Fee of $70 per performance day in the theatre. If you are applying to use any non performance space at DAC, we require payment of a non-refundable, non-transferable User Fee of $10 for each 4 hour use. This will be due with your signed contract. If you cancel your performance, rehearsal or meeting you lose this deposit. If using the Theatre, we will also require you to meet with the DAC Technical Director at least two weeks prior to event. 
3. Any time you occupy or enter Peoples Security Insurance Theatre, whether for performance, load-in, load-out, rehearsal or other reasons, DAC’s Technical Director must be present at a cost to you of $40.00 per hour. Overtime rates may apply if your use requires more than 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week of the technician’s time. This grant does not cover technician fees.
4. Normal Durham Arts Council building activity hours are 9:00 AM-9:00 PM, Monday through Saturday and 1:00-6:00 PM on Sunday. Any access to the building before or after these hours must be requested ahead of time and will result in extra charges to you. 
5. Although use of tables, chairs and music stands can be included as part of the grant request, the recipient is responsible for setting them up and taking them down. 
6. Although we can usually provide a piano, it is provided with tuning “as is”. If you will require tuning beyond this level, DAC will schedule the tuning and bill you. 
7. We do not check date availability or reserve dates prior to receipt of a Facility Grant application.
8. Durham Arts Council reserves the right to require a security deposit depending on the type of activity and/or applicant’s previous credit history or lack of history. If you need further information about Durham Arts Council or have questions about this grant, contact the Office of Artist Services at 919-560-2720 or 560-2719. DAC reserves the right to request more information before making a decision about the award. You will generally receive notification in 6-8 weeks after due date. Please note that fees quoted in this document are current as of June 2016 and are subject to change without notice.

Thank you for applying to the Durham Arts Council's CAPS Program!

USING SUBMITTABLE & LOGGING IN: Please create an account with Submittable so that you can save and return to your application. Create an account below.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION DIRECTIONS: Before proceeding and to aid you in completing the online application, please read the Application Guidelines and print the Application Checklist located at the following link: https://durhamartscouncilcaps.com/artists/become-a-caps-artist/

Doing so will allow you to review and prepare for application content, questions, and uploads required to complete the online application.

TIP: Before completing the online application, type answers to description/narrative questions in a word document and copy/paste the answers into the corresponding question fields in the online application.

Additionally, prepare and save your lesson plans so that they can be uploaded when prompted by the online application. These steps will save you time, allow you to calculate the word count, and provide you with a copy of your answers in the event of an application error (i.e. answers disappear or answers are not saved).

SAVE APPLICATION REGULARLY AS YOU ARE WORKING ON IT. The save draft button is at the end of the application.


Thank you for applying to the Durham Arts Council's CAPS Program!

USING SUBMITTABLE & LOGGING IN: Please create an account with Submittable so that you can save and return to your application.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION DIRECTIONS: Before proceeding and to aid you in completing the online application, please read the Application Guidelines and print the Application Checklist located at the following link: Becoming A CAPS Artist. Doing so will allow you to review and prepare for application content, questions, and uploads required to complete the online application.

TIP: Before completing the online application, type answers to description/narrative questions in a word document and copy/paste the answers into the corresponding question fields in the online application.

Additionally, prepare and save your lesson plans so that they can be uploaded when prompted by the online application. These steps will save you time, allow you to calculate the word count, and provide you with a copy of your answers in the event of an application error (i.e. answers disappear or answers are not saved).


 

Thank you for applying to the Durham Arts Council's CAPS Program!

USING SUBMITTABLE & LOGGING IN: Please create an account with Submittable so that you can save and return to your application.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION DIRECTIONS: Before proceeding and to aid you in completing the online application, please read the Application Guidelines and print the Application Checklist located at the following link: Becoming A CAPS Artist. Doing so will allow you to review and prepare for application content, questions, and uploads required to complete the online application.

TIP: Before completing the online application, type answers to description/narrative questions in a word document and copy/paste the answers into the corresponding question fields in the online application.

Additionally, prepare and save your lesson plans so that they can be uploaded when prompted by the online application. These steps will save you time, allow you to calculate the word count, and provide you with a copy of your answers in the event of an application error (i.e. answers disappear or answers are not saved).


 

Durham Arts Council