Call for Vendors
Spring Artist Market at Matthaei

Saturday, May 12 from 10 AM – 4 PM

Application deadline: March 16, 2018

Notifications: March 30, 2018


Spring Artists Market May 12

Matthaei Botanical Gardens invites you to apply for our Spring Artists Market in May! Here’s how it works. Submit your original work for consideration— it could be jewelry, sculpture, glass, photography, paintings, fiber, etc. We supply you with a table and seating. You sell your art directly to the public, keep the proceeds, and garner the exposure to the U-M and local communities. For details read more below.

$60 per table/space. Each set-up includes one 6’ or 8’ table and chairs (see below for table size info). The table and chairs will be set up for you before you arrive.

Extras: To enhance your booth you may request to add on these extras. Supplies are limited.

  • Easel – $2 each
  • White table cloth – $5 (supplies limited)
  • An additional  4’ x2’ table, creates L-shaped table configuration  $15
  • An additional  8’x18” table creates L-shaped table configuration  $15
  • An additional 8’ x 30” of floor space (good for sculpture or free standing display). $20

Rooms and Tables

Auditorium: Space for 20-30 booths. Each booth has an 8’x30” table. The space behind and to the sides of the booth is very limited. Vendors should plan on keeping their booth and items contained to the table/space that they pay for. There are a few L-shaped table configurations available with an extra 4” table (+$15) and one booth with extra 8’x30” of floor space ($20), this should be noted in your application.

To apply, fill out the application. Please fill out the application completely. Required fields are marked with a red asterisk *.

Payment required upon acceptance. Once accepted, instructions for payment will be sent to you and is expected within a week of acceptance.


**NOTE: This is a juried show. Sending in an application does not mean automatic acceptance into the market. Notifications will be sent out by end of day March 30, 2018 to let you know if you have been accepted into the market.

Any questions about the Market or application/jury process, please contact Event Supervisor, Sydney Richards at