We take great pleasure in inviting you to
participate in the Contemporary Native Arts Festival in Prescott,AZ on April 18 and 19, 2020.
The Contemporary Native Arts Festival is hosted by The Museum of Indigenous People of American Indian Art and Culture in partnership with the City of Prescott and the Granite Mountain Gourd Society. We welcome additional sponsors.
This family-focused festival will display, demonstrate and sell quality Native creations by contemporary Native artists. These will include fine art, music, tattoo art, skateboard design, comic book graphic art, dance, spoken word, and more!!!
The event will encompass an entire city block for this 2-day festival celebrating today’s Indigenous People and Art!
SAVE THESE DATES:
Friday, April 17, 2020
Vendor setup – no sales.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Vendors must be checked in by 8AM and set up by 10AM Selling hours 10 – 7
Sunday, April 19, 2020 Selling hours 10 – 5
Artist exhibits will be located along North Arizona Avenue. Skateboard artists will be located in front of the skate-park where there will be skating demonstrations. Tattoo artists and fine artists will be located in the Pueblo Building of the museum campus to insure privacy for tattoo artists, and safety for the art. Performances will include the Mr. and Miss Southwest Two-Spirit pageant, spoken word presentations, musical performances, and dance performances. The contest powwow of the Granite Mountain Gourd Society will be held on the beautifully maintained grass field at Ken Lindley Park.
~ Our Featured Artist ~
Tha 'Yoties are a Reggae/Rock band from Flagstaff, Arizona. The band is notable for their lively performances, catchy melodies, and conscious message. Their signature 'IrieZona Reggae-Rock' sound is greatly influenced by the cultures and concerns of the Native American populations of the Four Corners region.
Eligibility ALL Native American artists and fine crafts persons are welcome. All work MUST be original in design and concept and created by the artist. NO items made from commercial kits, prefabricated forms or molds may be displayed or sold. Mass-produced and imported items are NOT allowed. Promotion Event and artist promotion will take place through extensive local and regional advertising. This will include TV, radio, newspapers, various community and statewide publications, mailings, social media, and banners.
Want to reserve your space NOW? Vendor packets are available below! JOIN US!!
Mr. and Miss Southwest Two-Spirit Pageant
The Mr. and Miss Southwest Two-Spirit Pageant to be held on April 19, 2020 at the
Grace M. Sparkes Memorial Activity Center, 824 E. Gurley St., Prescott, Arizona.
The pageant is one of the key components of the Contemporary Native Arts Festival,
where Native creations and performances will abound.
Mr. Southwest Two Spirit 2019
Miss Southwest Two Spirit 2019