Shows and Events

       

      December 2-4, 2022- NMAI Art Market - National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C., and New York, NY Show Information

       

      December 3-4, 2022- SWAIA Santa Fe Winter Indian Market - Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM Show Information

      January 14 & 15, 2023- Litchfield Park Native American Fine Arts Festival
      Litchfield, AZ- Show Information and Application

       

      January 13-15, 2023- The 41th Annual Colorado Indian Market- Denver, CO. Show Information

      March 4-5, 2023- 65th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ - Show Information and Applications

      May 6-7, 2023- 6th Annual Bernalillo Indian Arts Festival -
      Loretto Park in Bernalillo, NM - Show Information and Applications

       

      May TBD, 2023- Abbe Museum Indian Market- downtown Bar Harbor, Maine
      Show Information

      May 26-28, 2023- Native Treasures: Indian Arts Festival- Santa Fe, NM Show Information

       

      June 3-4, 2023 - The 22nd Annual Indian Market & Powwow-Tesoro Cultural Center, Morrison, CO- Show information

       

      June 11-12, 2023- American Indian Arts Marketplace - Autry Museum, Los Angeles, CA Show Information and Application

       

      June 24-25, 2023- Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival, Indianapolis, IN - Show Information and Application

       

      June TBD, 2023 - Red Earth Festival- Oklahoma City, OK - Show information

      June/July TBD, 2023 Heritage Festival- Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ Show Information


      August TBD, 2023- Gallup Native Arts Market- Gallup, NM - Show Information and Application

      August TBD, 2023- 100th Gallup Inter Tribal Indian Ceremonial- Gallup, NM
      Show Information

       

      August, 19-20, 2023- Free Indian Market - Federal Park & Scottish Rite Temple, Santa Fe, NM Show Information

       

      August, 19-20, 2023- SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market - Santa Fe Plaza, Santa Fe, NM Show Information

       

      September TBD, 2023 - Prescott Indian Art Market - Sharlot Hall Museum- Prescott, AZ- Show Information and Application


      October TBD, 2023- Cherokee Art Market, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, OK. Show Information


      October TBD, 2023- Indian Art Market- Natural History Museum of Utah. Rio Tinto Center, University of Utah | Salt Lake City, UT
      Show Information

Tips for attending shows-planning ahead?

 

  • Get rest the night before so you can be at your best to sell
  • Get your sales pitch ready- be able to speak about your work to engage your customers
  • Create a checklist well in advance (They have apps for that now (Google keep, Evernote)
  • Cloth/ display
  • Business cards
  • Pics/photo album of previous work Camera- Good idea to take photo of client wearing item they bought for your records and memory
  • Mirrors Cords- if you're in a show that allows you to set up with lights - Pliers and extra findings
  • Sand paper Polishing cloth
  • Hammer (Especially if settup canopy)
  • Rain coats n plastic cover up 4 table
  • Receipt book
  • Credit card gadgets- Square etc...
  • Be on time and stay until the end
  • Be professional, and communicate

 

Credit card processing companies

http://www.squareup.com

http://intuit-gopayment.com/iPhone 2

 

Avoiding Fraud

 

- Avoid using checks

- If you must take a check, get a valid phone #

- ask to see drivers licence and make copy, take photo.

- Some credit card services also carry check reader's too.

 

Booth Tips

Booth Tips

 

Retail Fixuring and Display

 

Dynamic Display Systems

 

Keeping it Cool




 

 

 


 

 

Other Show Resources