Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to assist during the event.

Volunteers are needed for activities such as:

  • Registering Artists and Performers
  • Helping Scene Managers place artists at their booths
  • Staffing the information booths
  • General support to artists with setup etc.
  • Assist with a Community Art Project (no prior art experience required)

Please email us by going to the Contact link above and specify how you would like to help.

Event Registration

EVENT REGISTRATION BEGINS MARCH 1, 2014

Eligibility: Artists living in the following counties are eligible for participation: St. Joseph, Elkhart, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke counties in Indiana and Berrien and Cass counties in Michigan.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Artists & Performers who submit their applications by the early registration deadline, will be given a higher preference on their booth location or performance time.

Registration deadline is June 6th 2014.

RAIN POLICY

In case of severe weather, the event will be delayed 24 hours until Sunday, August 17, Noon - 8 p.m. Event organizers will make this call by 5 a.m. on Saturday, August 16 and notify all participating artists by email as well as post information on the Art Beat website, and DTSB's Facebook and Twitter pages.

JURY
All Art Beat entries will be juried by a committee. Accepted applicants will be informed of their selection soon after the jury is completed. Upon acceptance, visual artists will have the opportunity to choose their scene preference for a nominal fee (limited availability; first come, first served).

APPLICATION FORMS

There are four different registration forms:

1. Visual Artists

2. Performing Artists

3. Culinary Artists

4. Arts & Non Profit Organizations and Educational Institutions

1. VISUAL ARTISTS:

Visual Artists (paintings, jewelry, sculpture, ceramic etc) will need to fill out the online application through ZAPP. Click on the ZAPP logo to be taken to the ZAPP web site where you can sign up for participation in Art Beat 2014.

PROCESS:

  • Apply online (registration begins on  March, 1st).
  • If you are not a member, then please sign up on the ZAPP web site- its free and easy.
  • ZAPP members can click on Participating shows from the ZAPP home page and find Art Beat in the list of events.
  • Next click on "Apply to this Show" on the top right and you will be taken to the simple application form. You can submit your sample of work photographs from last year but are encouraged to upload new one if possible.

2. PERFORMING ARTISTS

Performing Artists (dance, theater, acoustic, bands, etc) will need to fill out the form below and email, mail or fax it in to us. The form is in editable MS Word format so you can fill it out and email back to us at cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com.

Registration form for 2014 .Performing Artist 2014

3. CULINARY ARTISTS

Fill out the attached form and mail or fax it in to us. The form is in editable MS Word format so you can fill it out and email back to us at cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com.

Registration form for 2014 Culinary Arts 2014

4. ARTS ORGANIZATIONS & NON PROFITS

NOTE: ONLY NON-PROFITS CONDUCTING AN ARTS ACTIVITY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PARTICIATION IN ART BEAT

Fill out the attached form and mail or fax it in to us. The form is in editable MS Word format so you can fill it out and email back to us at cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com.

Registration form for 2014 Arts Organization-Non Profit 2014



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