Juried art fair confirmsJefferson Pointe dates


The Fort Wayne Arts Festival attracted an estimated 10,000 guests in 2017.


The Fort Wayne Arts Festival has announced the dates of the 2018 celebration. Artists’ tents will fill the courtyard of Jefferson Pointe in southwest Fort Wayne on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9. Area musicians will perform at the center Courtyard Fountain from 6-8 p.m. Saturday.

“Applications are now being accepted for this popular and prestigious juried outdoor show featuring the best of local and regional fine artists offering an array of masterful works in clay, fiber, photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry and more,” the organization said in an announcement. To be considered, artists must submit a completed application form, images of their work, and a $25 nonrefundable jury fee. Spaces are limited. Applications and guidelines are available at JeffersonShopping.com, the Jefferson Pointe Mall Office, or by email request at Ten21Creatives@gmail.com. The application deadline is May 16.

The organization said more than 10,000 people attended the festival’s successful return in 2017.