CALL FOR ENTRIES!  The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell will begin accepting crafts applications for the 2019 event on Monday, October 8 at 12:01AM Central Time.

The Festival will once again showcase three unique craft areas:

Congo Square African Marketplace:  features unique, handcrafted artwork that reflects cultural influences seen throughout the African Diaspora.  Presentations by artists and vendors resonate with the rich African-Caribbean cultural legacy in Congo Square. 

Contemporary Crafts:  presents work by both Louisiana and the nation’s most talented contemporary artists.  It features original, handcrafted, one-of-a-kind designs and accepts applicants from all crafts media and disciplines. 

Louisiana Marketplace:  introduces Festivalgoers to a variety of  handcrafted works by onlyLouisiana artisans and craftspeople.  The Marketplace showcases works that express various aspects of the state’s unique cultural heritage.

Crafts ‹ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS. Contemporary Crafts, set among blues, jazz and gospel music tents in Heritage Square, is a nationally recognized showcase of alluring handcrafted clothing, beautiful leather goods and musical instruments, along with a brilliant array of paintings, photographs, sculptures and irresistible jewelry.Certain to please your creative inquiries, observe ongoing skilled ...

Application Fee: $30.00

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 

Festival Dates: April 26 - May 5, 2019 

For more information: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Crafts Department 365 Canal Street, Suite 2250, New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 410-4100, fax (504) 410-4122

Please specify the craft department(s) needed: Congo, Contemporary, or Louisiana Marketplace

Artists may submit an application to more than one craft area, but may exhibit in ONLY ONE craft area of the Festival.  ONLY Congo Square allows vending of handcrafted imports.

Jazz Fest Crafts Application Social
Thursday, October 18, 5:30 to 7:00 PM
La GUILD at Canal Place
333 Canal Street – Suite 205 - Second Floor

Kelli Welch