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The 36th Annual
Art on the Commons
Fine Arts and Crafts Festival
presented by Rosewood Arts Center
August 11, 2024
11 am - 5pm

Back for its 36th year, the Art on the Commons Fine Arts and Crafts Festival features approximately one hundred artists from around the country. Located in a scenic park within the vibrant Dayton area, the festival's live music and top notch artists make Art on the Commons a destination for several thousand art lovers every year. Art on the Commons is organized by Rosewood Arts Center, a division of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts department of the City of Kettering.

Artist applications will be accepted from January 1 - March 31, 2024, with jurying occurring in April 2024.  Click here to learn more and apply through Zapplication!

Important 2024 Dates
Applications open: January 1
Application Deadline: March 31
Jurying: April 2024
Artist Notifications Sent Out: May 10
Accept Invitation Deadline: May 28
Booth Payment Due: May 28
Cancellation Deadline: June 14
Waitlist/Alternates Contacted: May 28- August 1
Artist Networking Event: August 10
Festival Date: August 11



Congratulations to our 2023 Award Winners!

Best of Show: Greg Kussman
2nd Place: Molly Pletcher
3rd Place:  Michael West
Best Presentation: David & Lisa Dault
Featured Artist:  Emily Howard
Ohio's Best:  Katie Swartz
People's Choice Award Winners:  Matt Breunig, Lauren Blackwell, Joey Chessey

Thank you to all our artists, volunteers, committee members, staff, and patrons for a truly wonderful 35th Art on the Commons!  See you all in 2024!


Thank you to our 2023 sponsors, including our event sponsor, The Dayton Daily News, and our supporting sponsors The Modern College of Design, 91.3 WYSO, Robert K. Jones Insurance,  Waker Plumbing Inc.,  Eudora Brewing, and Dayton Art Solutions.

Thanks to our 2023 Event Sponsors!

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Art on the Commons
Coordinated by Rosewood Arts Center

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