Call For Entry for upcoming Carousel Fine Craft Show

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KINGSPORT - The City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is pleased to announce a call for entry for the upcoming Carousel Fine Craft Show.  In celebration of the amazing community project known as the Kingsport Carousel Project we present Kingsport’s new premier juried, high quality, fine arts and crafts show. This juried show of ~20 quality exhibitors is open to all fine artists, artisans, craftspeople, photographers and printmakers. The show will be juried by Kingsport Artisan Walt Turpening and will take place at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market. All work must be original hand-made works of fine craft/art. NO commercial items for resale, kits, imported or consigned goods will be accepted.

Applications are available through the Office of Cultural Arts or online at


The show will be opened up with a Gala Event on Friday March 22 from 6-9 pm.  This will be a special fundraiser for the Carousel Project. Carousel animals and paintings in progress will be prominently displayed.  The public will be encouraged to visit the show to see the progress of the Carousel Project and to interact with the carvers, painters and other volunteers as well as taking part in the Fine Craft Show. The future site of the Kingsport Carousel will be in the vicinity of the Kingsport Farmer’s Market

Dates/Times:               March 22-24, 2013.

Gala Event:                  Friday     March 22                   6 pm – 9 pm

Show hours:                 Saturday  March 23                10 am – 5 pm

Sunday    March 24                 10 am – 5 pm

Kingsport Contact Info


1st Floor, City Hall


225 West Center St.
Kingsport, TN 37660



(423) 229-9400


(423) 229-9350