Echoes of Chicago is looking for Artists, Musicians, Performers, and Table Hosts for our upcoming event.
THE EVENT:Happy Birthday Chicago 2018Saturday April 7th // 6pm-1amHairpin Arts Center (2810 N Milwaukee Ave) $10 Suggested Donation
Along with arts and music, Echoes celebrates Chicago’s cultural roots of influential achievements in social justice work. Echoes produces themed events that connect to areas of social justice work, inviting local nonprofits to host informational tables and receive 100% of each event’s profits. Happy Birthday Chicago is Echoes’ annual fundraiser to support and expand our impact.
Typically, 200-350 guests attend our events. HBC 2018 will feature:
• Art Gallery featuring over 30 local artists• Local Music Performances • Local Beers and Spirits• Arts and Crafts tables at our Creative Corner• Themed Photo Booth• A marketplace featuring local Artisans, Businesses, and Food• Performances by The Echoes Superhero, Windy• And more!
YOUR PARTICIPATION:While we make our best efforts to promote our events, we stress the importance of promotion to all our participants as well. We not only seek to provide an experience of local talent unlike any other, but an opportunity to network. So, if you are going to particpate at one of the best shows in the city, then you should tell people about it!
Artists: Application Deadline March 25th• Art Dropoff: Sat March 31 & Sun April 1 at an Echoes' member's home• Art Pickup: Sun April 8 at Hairpin Arts Center• 4'x4' Space (with 3" between pieces)• $10 Hanging Fee (if your application is accepted) • 20% Commission (if your work sells)• Must attend event
We are looking for works of all mediums that fit the theme of “Chicago,” in all its interpretations. That includes anything from iconic Chicago images to pieces inspired by a connection to Chicago. The beauty of this show will be that it’s a snapshot of Chicago from the viewpoint of numerous artists.
Vendors: Application Deadline March 25th• 6' Table Space• $35 Not-For-Profit• $55 For-Profit-Vendor• $65 Business Promotion• Additional $10 to use one of our tables (while supplies last)• You keep 100% of your sales• Load-in between 2pm and 5:15pm on April 7th• Table Set and Ready by 5:45pm• Host your table from 6pm-10:30pm• Commitment to participate until at least 10:30pm*Food Vendors should email us directly (COI Required): email@example.com
Musicians and Performers: Deadline ASAP• Performances are from 7pm to 11:30pm
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD: www.echoesofchicago.org/call-for-participants
ABOUT US:Echoes of Chicago is a nonprofit whose mission is to create affordable, innovative arts and music events that promote Chicago culture and community while raising awareness and funds for local nonprofits. We are entirely volunteer-run and donate 100% of each event’s profits to local nonprofits.
More information about Echoes and past events: www.echoesofchicago.org
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