Wire | Be an Articipant in Art Detour 26

January 15th, 2014

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Call for Artists, Galleries, Art Spaces and Businesses—Be an Art Detour 26 Articipant

DEADLINE TO APPLY: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014

This year’s Art Detour 26 will be an exceptional celebration of the artists, art spaces and galleries and their important contribution to the renewed vibrancy in downtown Phoenix. Detour activities this year will include the Art d’Core Gala on Saturday, March 1 at Crescent Ballroom and the free two-day Art Detour self-guided tour the following weekend, on March 8 and 9.

Art Detour Articipants enjoy a variety of year-round benefits from Artlink.  Apply now.

Artist Studios ($48)

The Artist Studio category is intended for artists with working studio space in downtown Phoenix. No more than three artists per Artist Studio listing. This category of articipant benefits include:

  • Open studio listing on Art Detour map* and on First Friday maps throughout the year, if applicable
  • Included in Art d’Core Gala video**
  • Included in Art Detour Pop Up Gallery***
  • Opportunity to submit promotional information to bi-weekly newsletter
  • Eligible to apply to Artlink Annual Juried Exhibition
  • Eligible to apply to Artlink year-round Pop Up Program (more details to come)
  • Listed on Artlink website
  • Other promotional opportunities throughout the year

Galleries/Art Spaces ($72)

The Art Space category is intended for venues that regularly exhibit artwork including alternative art spaces, art galleries, museums, and other cultural venues with regular changing exhibitions of artwork. This category also includes “Multiple Studio” locations (i.e., more than one studio at the same address). Multiple studios will receive a single brochure listing. This category of articipant benefits include:

  • Listing on the Art Detour map and on First Friday maps throughout the year
  • Opportunity to submit promotional info to bi-weekly newsletter
  • Eligible to apply to participate in Artlink Collectors Tours
  • Listed on Artlink website
  • Other promotional opportunities throughout the year

Restaurant/Bar/Retail ($96)

This category is for any venue that is primarily a restaurant, bar or retailer that wants to participate in Art Detour. This category of articipant benefits include:

  • Listing on the Art Detour map and on First Friday maps throughout the year
  • Listed on the Artlink website
  • Other promotional opportunities throughout the year

More Details on Art Detour 26 Elements:

Art D’Core Gala – Saturday, March 1, Crescent Ballroom, 6 pm – 10 pm (one week before Detour weekend) Artlink is working in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Downtown Phoenix, Inc. to present the Art d’Core Gala, an event that will spotlight the impact of the arts in downtown. The festivities will include music and dancing; fabulous food and drink; a special address by Mayor Greg Stanton; and participating Articipants will be the centerpiece of the produced video** and the overall event.

The Art d’Core Gala, which is free to attend, will be a fundraiser for Artlink and other downtown organizations. The audience will be large, much broader than we would have garnered on our own, and will provide a high impact opportunity to raise even more awareness of our downtown arts community.

*** Pop Up Gallery for Participating Artists Participating artists will have the opportunity to showcase a representative piece of art in a highly visible pop-up gallery along the Detour Trolley route and can participate in the gallery opening that night.

Art Detour 26 – Saturday and Sunday, March 8 and 9
Articipants are the focus of this a free, two-day, self-guided tour of art spaces in downtown Phoenix and are included on the Art Detour 26 map. Through a partnership with the Arizona Republic, Artlink will distribute 100,000 maps to Phoenix residents as an insert in their weekly paper in the week before the gala; at the Art d’Core Gala; as well as make them available for Articipants to distribute at their venues; and Artlink will distribute them at Detour Trolley hubs at the Phoenix Art Museum, Grand Avenue, CityScape, the Arizona Center, and the Roosevelt Row A.R.T.S. Market.

Become an Articipant today and be a part of everything Artlink does throughout the year!